The Joliet Bicycle Club
4th of July Century – 2019
The routes have been finalized, and we ended up with 30, 50, 75, and 100 mile routes.
All riders will depart the Plainfield South High School, and head out to the Plattville SAG stop. From Plattville, there will be multiple cloverleaf routes which start and end in Plattville. All riders will turn right on Ashley road when exiting Plattville, then follow the colored arrows. The longer the route, the more loops the rider will ride. Each cloverleaf loop uses different colored arrows for road markings.
Maps and cue sheets for all the routes will be available at Registration. There will also be 18” x 24” maps available for viewing at Registration and Plattville. Links to RideWithGPS.com for all the routes will be available on our website the last week in June.
Start Time for 2019
Each year, there are multiple calls and e-mails about the start time. Registration and check in opens at 7:00 AM, and all riders must stop by the registration tent prior to heading out. All riders must be off the road by 4:00 PM (this includes the Century Route Riders). Please plan your time accordingly!
There are several ways to register for the ride.
1) Online Pre-Registration : Click here This is the quickest and easiest way to register. Pre-registration will be $20.00. Online registration is open from April 1st thru July 3rd 2019. Please bring legal identification when you check in the day of the ride.
2) Mail-in Pre-Registration: Download a registration form HERE. Mail in pre-registrations must be postmarked by June 27th, 2019. Make all checks payable to “The Joliet Bicycle Club”. Mail your Registration Form(s) and payments to: Joliet Bicycle Club, P.O. 2758, Joliet, IL 60434. One Registration Form for each rider. Please bring legal identification when you check in the day of the ride.
3) Day of Ride Registration: For riders wanting to register the day of the ride, registration will be open on the morning of July 4th from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. Cost for registering the day of the ride is $30.00. Payment by cash or check only will be permitted on the day of the ride. Downloading and completing a Registration Form prior to the ride will get you on the road faster!
4) Active.com: You may pre-register through Active.com if you prefer. Please bring legal identification when you check in the day of the ride.
Ride Start Location
Plainfield South High School
7800 W. Caton Farm Road, Plainfield, IL 60586
(SE Corner of Ridge and Caton Farm Roads)
Click Here to see Map
The t-shirts will be “Wicking Material”, and will be priced at $17.00 when pre-registering, and $18.00 if purchased the day of the ride. Due to the high demand in the past few years, we are once again increasing quantities of the t-shirts we are ordering. T-shirts will be available for purchase when pre-registering or on the day of the ride while supplies last.
View T-Shirt Design & Sizing Chart