Our rides average

3,000

miles a year. Really.

See our extensive list of public motorcycle rides and events. Attending meetings, rides and events earns points to get you more stars.

Note: times listed are strict leave times. Please arrive at least 15 minutes earlier so the road captain can inform you of any last minute changes. Also, be sure to arrive with a full tank of gas!

Sunday January 6, 9:00 am

Monthly Meeting: discuss latest club news and events

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Sunday February 10, 9:00 am

Ride Planning

Meet point: Members Only

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Saturday February 16, 9:00 am

Progressive International Motorcycle Show: meet at 12:15 at the entrance stairs for a group photo, lunch at Brauhaus

Meet point: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Sunday March 3, 9:00 am

Monthly Meeting: Discuss latest club news and events.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Saturday March 30, 11:00 am

Fix a Bike Day: Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade fries — bring a dish to share. Let's install  your Christmas chrome or other small bike projects.

Meet point: Members Only

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Sunday April 7, 9:00 am

Monthly Meeting: Discuss latest club news and events.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday April 14, 9:00 am

Calico Café: There is always something to ride home about when you visit the Café. Breakfast or lunch — you can't go wrong.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 140

RESCHEDULED: Saturday May 11, 8:00 am

Awareness Ride: Annual Ride for Motorcycle Awareness. We will meet at Denny's and ride to the starting point at Heritage Harley Davidson in Lisle.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday April 28, 9:00 am

Bike Blessing and Lowden Ride: Bike blessing, then head out to Lowden State Park. Lunch stop at Sam’s Drive In in Byron. Then along the Rock River and back home.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 140

Saturday May 4, 9:00 am

Christian Riders - Run for the Son: The Cruisers help the CMA touch millions of souls with the Good News of Jesus Christ through the efforts of Run for the Son. You too can make a difference!

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday May 5, 9:00 am

Monthly Meeting & Brat Stop Ride: Discuss latest club news and events. The world famous Brat Stop is known for its bratwurst, beer, cheese and family friendly atmosphere.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 120

Sunday May 19, 10:00 am

The Bunker Bar - Waterford, WI: Very neat place, with a lot of military paraphernalia inside and out. They get cute with the names of food to make them have military names.

Meet point: BP/McDonald's, Round Lake

Approx. ride miles: 115

Saturday May 25-27, 8:00 am

Memorial Day Weekend, Dayton, OH - Air Force Museum: Walk amongst the USAF National Museum's vast collection of aircraft from early 1900s to the space shuttle exhibit.

Meet point: Hinsdale Tollway Oasis

Approx. ride miles: 680

Sunday June 2, 9:00 am

Monthly Meeting & Baby Back Blues Ride: Discuss latest club news and events. Baby Back Blues is perfect for your on-the-go lunch or family outing.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 100

Sunday June 9, 8:30 am; 2nd pick-up point at Mobil Rt 14 and McGuire Rd, Harvard, IL

New Glarus, WI: "Americana's little Switzerland" is a showcase of Swiss heritage with architecture, customs and cuisine unique to the small town.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 250

Saturday June 15, 8:00 am

LaCrosse, WI: Approximately an 8 hour ride! Great scenic ride with sweeps and very few stops.

Meet point: Casey's General Store, Harvard

Approx. ride miles: 400+

Saturday June 22-23, 8:00 am

Wolf Park: Another great overnight adventure. We're visiting a wolf habitat community/research center. Note there is an extra charge for those that want to be up close and personal with the wolves.

Meet point: Hinsdale Tollway Oasis

Approx. ride miles: 280

Sunday June 30, 9:00 am

The Long Way to Byron: What's in Byron? Besides the nuclear generating station, Byron is considered to be the gateway to the Rock River Valley.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: at least 140

Sunday July 7, 9:00 am

Monthly Meeting & Fred's Burgers and Frozen Custard, Burlington, WI: Best burgers in the world, or so they say. Let's check it out and see if they're right.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 160

Sunday July 14, time TBD

Ride for Kids®: Ride with us on this fund raiser to cure childhood brain cancer.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday July 21, 9:00 am

Ride to Shoot, McMillers, WI: Have gun will travel to Wisconsin's premier outdoor public shooting range.

Meet point: BP/McDonald's, Round Lake

Approx. ride miles: 170

Saturday July 27, 8:00 am

Baraboo, WI: The Cruisers will be traveling through some of the best and most picturesque sites this area in Wisconsin has to offer.

Meet point: Casey's General Store, Harvard

Approx. ride miles: 230

Saturday August 3, 10:00 am

Go-Carts — Newville, WI and Pool Party & General Meeting at Bob & Rain's: A great go-kart raceway in Newville. Where is Newville? It's by Bob and Rain's house in Milton. Where is Milton? It's by Janesville.

Meet point: Casey's General Store, Harvard

Approx. ride miles: 100

Sunday August 4, 9:00 am

Buddy Ride #2: Got a buddy? Look in your Directory and give someone a call to ride with you.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday August 11, 9:00 am

Poopy's: Biker friendly bar and American grill. "Where prices are cheaper than @#%&"

Meet point: BP/McDonald's, Round Lake

Approx. ride miles: 230

Sunday August 18, 9:00 am

Rockton Chicken, Rockton, WI: You want some chicken that tastes like chicken? This is the place, more than enough to go around.

Meet point: BP/McDonald's, Round Lake

Approx. ride miles: 380

Sunday August 25, 9:00 am

South Moon BBQ, Hinckley, IL: Down-home joint featuring BBQ sandwiches and homestyle sides, plus a large selection of craft beer.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 100

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Saturday August 31-September 2, 9:00 am

Tale of the Cow, La Crosse, WI: You heard of the Tail of the Dragon, well Wisconsin has it's own Tail of the Cow. Some of the best riding that you will find in Wisconsin. This is a weekend ride.

Meet point: Casey's General Store, Harvard

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday September 8, 9:00 am

General Meeting & Rock Cut State Park Ride: Discuss latest club news and events. Then we're off to this beautiful Illinois state park with two lakes that set off the park's 3,092 acres.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 120

Sunday September 15, 8:00 am; 2nd pick-up at Road Ranger at 9:15am

Field of Dreams Movie Site, Iowa: Build it and they will come. So will we.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park, second pickup at Road Ranger, Winnebago

Approx. ride miles: 360

Sunday 22, 9:00 am

Route 66: Get your kicks on Route 66 with the Cruisers going down to Pontiac, Illinois.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 115

Sunday September 29, 10:00 am

Holy Hill — Fall Colors Ride: Hilltop Roman Catholic church constructed in neo-Romanesque style in 1926, with soaring twin towers. A church well worth seeing.

Meet point: BP/McDonald's, Round Lake

Approx. ride miles: 160

Sunday October 6, 9:00 am

General Meeting & Epic Deli Ride, McHenry, IL: Discuss latest club news and events. After breakfast we head to lunch at Epic Deli where you'll find sandwiches of epic proportions. They're so big Cavin can only eat two.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 90

Sunday October 13, 9:00 am

Psycho Silo Saloon Ride: That's where it's at. A destination biker bar in Langley, Illinois.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 240

Saturday October 19, 9:00 am

Cemetery Ride: Get in the mood for Halloween with the Cemetery Ride featuring all kinds of spooky stuff.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Saturday October 26, 3:00 pm

PJ's & Slipper Party at Jim G's — optional sleep over: Put on your PJ and bring your slippers for a different kind of party.

Meet point: Members Only

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Sunday October 27, 9:00 am

Rain Date - Cemetery Ride or Bristol Tap Ride (note cash only): Rain date for the Cemetery Ride. If not the Cemetery Ride, we'll head to the Bristol Tap.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: 80 (Bristol Tap)

Sunday November 3, 9:00 am

General Meeting: Relax and discuss the latest club news, past rides and events.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Saturday November 9, time TBD

Ride Planning Meeting: Members get together to plan rides and events for 2020.

Meet point: Members Only

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Sunday November 17, time TBD

TBD: Maybe we'll do something, maybe we won't - depends on global warming!

Meet point: TBD

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday November 24, time TBD

TBD: Maybe we'll do something, maybe we won't - depends on global warming!

Meet point: TBD

Approx. ride miles: TBD

December 1, 6:30 am

Toys for Tots®: Bundle up and join us if you can stand the cold — bring a toy for a tot.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday December 8, 9:00 am

General Meeting and Election: The Chicago Cruisers elect their Board. Discuss the latest club news, past rides and events.

Meet point: Denny's, Hanover Park

Approx. ride miles: n/a

Saturday December 14, 4:00 pm

Cruiser Christmas Party at Bob & Rain's: Christmas in Janesville, WI. Come for a good time with lots of laughs and a secret Santa gift.

Meet point: Members Only

Approx. ride miles: n/a

December 22, time TBD

TBD: Maybe we'll do something, maybe we won't - depends on global warming!

Meet point: TBD

Approx. ride miles: TBD

Sunday December 29, time TBD

TBD: Maybe we'll do something, maybe we won't - depends on global warming!

Meet point: TBD

Approx. ride miles: TBD

 

 

 

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