Meetings & Events

The Des Plaines Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (DPBPAC) meets

the 1st or 2nd Monday of each month

7:00 PM at the Des Plaines Public Library located at 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016.


Sept. 7th, 2019- 7th Annual

River Trail Bike Ride

at Methodist Campground Des Plaines, IL.


Check back for updates! If the event is canceled due to weather conditions

updates will be posted here.  All riders will be notified by 7 AM the day of the event.

Complete our online registration
form to the right or download here.

Register now for the 7th Annual River Trail Bike Ride Sep. 7, 2019


Flyer - download our Announcement Flyer and post in your office or on local community boards to help us spread the word.


Sponsors  - download sponsorship letter/form.  Support our mission and help us continue to provide programs that promote the benefits of cycling, and associate your business with the positive goals of a healthy lifestyle and safe bicycling.

TIPS.  Anyone planning to participate in a ride should bring along the following equipment at a minimum. (Even if you don't know how to change a flat tire, someone will be there to help you if you have the following...

  • A flat kit consisting of tire levers and a patch kit or spare inner tube and portable air pump.

  • 6" adjustable wrench if either wheel bolts on.

  • A hydration bottle or bag.

  • Some form of Identification (in case of an emergency)

  • And always bring your sense of adventure! 


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