Ride Schedule

Mount Prospect Bike Club Ride Options





Evening Rides

Thursday, 6:30 pm

15-20 miles

Beginner pace. Start at Lions Park, 6:30 P.M. sharp staring in April. (6:00 in September)  

Fitness Ride

Sunday 8:00 am except last Sunday

20-30 miles

Advanced Pace.  Start at Starbucks, 100 W. Northwest Highway, Mt. Prospect.  Coffee 7:30 A.M. Ride at 8:00 A.M.  

Touring Rides

2nd and 4th Sunday Mornings

20-45 miles

Intermediate Pace.  Starting location and times vary.  Starts times are between 9am and 10 am.  See calendar for details.  Includes a lunch stop if >35 miles.

Fat Tire Rides

Occasional Saturdays - 8am

15-20 miles

Intermediate Pace.  Get out your mountain bike and ride up the Des Plaines River trail. Pre-teens and Teens encouraged to join their parents on exploring the trails.

We ride if the temp is > 40 F, and the roads are dry and ice-free.

Ride and Event Calendar
(click the event titles for details.)

MPBC Rides and Events

Ride Leaders:  Send completed sign-in sheets to Ewa Weir, 13 S. Owen, MP 60056

Frequent Start Locations:

Starbucks:  90 E Northwest Hwy, Mt Prospect, IL 60056

Lions Park: 411 S. Maple St., Mt. Prospect, IL.  Located on Maple and Lincoln Streets, one block south of the R.R tracks, 2 blocks east of Route 83.  One block south of Busse Car Wash.  We meet in the parking lot.   (Mapquest directions:    http://mapq.st/YRZCpQ  --  3.92 miles from Frontier Park)

Frontier Park: 1933 North Kennicott Drive, Arlington Heights, IL.  Located north of Palatine Rd. on Kennicott Drive.

Meadows Park: 1401 W. Gregory St., Mt. Prospect, IL.  Just north of Northwest Highway at Waterman Ave. (on the border with A.H.)

  *** WEATHER POLICY:    All rides will take place as scheduled if the pavement is dry and it is not raining or snowing at the start time of the ride.  We do not ride when there are dangerous road conditions.

*** NO DROP POLICY:     No riders are left behind during the ride.

*** RIDE UPDATES:         Check the website for updates to this list.

Pace Guidelines:

Beginner Pace:  ~10-12 MPH on flat ground

Intermediate Pace: ~14 MPH on flat ground

Advance Pace: 16-18 MPH on flat ground