Weekend Guide Activities.
A variety of activity options for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are listed in our Weekend Guide (UNDER DEVELOPMENT). Take a Fun Ride with a cue sheet, or take a shuttle downtown for food & drink, music, fine arts and cultural activities!
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
--On-Site Check-In & Registration. Check in or register for the event at the Illinois State Fair Campgrounds (Gate 11). Option to add camping at the Fairgrounds or a hotel stay. Choose an activity from our Weekend Guide.
Saturday 10:00 AM
--Metric/half metric ride. Ride from the Fairgrounds across the Sangamon River on the longest rails-to-trails bridge in Illinois. Visit Petersburg (metric) or Athens (half metric). Ride leaders, maps, and a water/snack stop for riders in Athens.
Saturday 1:00 PM
--Tour of Historic Sites. Take a casual 8-mile neighborhood-style ride from the Fairgrounds that visits Lincoln and other historic sites in Springfield. Ride marshals stay with each group to ensure no one is left behind.
Saturday 5:00-9:00 PM
--Packet Pickup Party at The Shed. Enjoy live music, appetizers and libations at The Shed on the Fairgrounds Saturday evening. Pick up your CCC packet and skip the lines on Sunday. Last chance to register at a discount!
Sunday 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
--46th Annual SBC Classic (Capital City Century). Join us on our classic Century ride! Ride options Include a 20-mile ride and four century options - half metric, metric, 100-mile, and double metric. Food stops, SAG service, marked routes, maps, and info stations. Long distance riders visit our Chatham lunch stop and add mileage loops from there. A 6-mile FREE family ride is also available on Sunday (no registration required).
Sunday Noon-5:00 PM--Post Pedalin’ Party.
After completing your ride, enjoy a post-ride meal, libations, live music and more!