2013 Pedal Peoria Series – the 14th year!
Sponsored by the Peoria Riverfront Museum
& the Illinois Valley Wheelm’n
2013 Selected Rides co-sponsored by the Peoria Historical Society†
All rides are designed for the casual rider, 12 – 15 miles (one steep hill)
(for a printable schedule, please click HERE)
May 15th – Wednesday; 6:30 p.m.; Ride of Silence Start at Glen Oak Park amphitheater parking lot 9 miles. Largest one-day event held globally to remember bicyclists who have been injured or killed while riding. www.rideofsilence.org -OR www.ivwheelmn.org
May 23rd – Thursday; 6:00 p.m.; Grandview Ride Start at corner of Lake and Knoxville – Highlights: Views from Grandview Drive & Prospect Rd., High Point Dr., Lindbergh’s airmail flight plaque
May 30th – Thursday - 6:00 p.m. - History Ride† – Start at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (Water St. entrance) - Highlights: River front, Springdale Cemetery, Randolph-Roanoke-High Street homes, Giant Oak Park, Moss Ave Homes, Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wrong Homes.
June 6th – Thursday – 6:00 p.m. – Sculpture Ride – Start at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (Water St. entrance)j - Highlights: Public Sculptures around Peoria, Including Sonar Tide, Peace & Harvest, Mother Theresa, Ingersoll, various Riverfront Park sculptures & various Bradley University public sculptures.
June 27th – Thursday – 6:00 p.m. – Prairie to Prairie Ride† – Start at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (Water St. entrance) - Highlights: Two prairie restorations inside the city, plus selected historic sights
July 11th – Thursday – 6:00 p.m. – Eric’s West Peoria Ride – Start at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (Water St. entrance) – Highlights: West Peoria, Pettengill-Morron House, Moss Avenue homes, Glen Oak Park
July 25th – Thursday – 6:00 p.m. – 50’s Soft Serve Ride – Start at corner of Lake and Knoxville - Highlights: 3 classic soft serve Ice Cream stands, ending at Lou’s Drive In
August 8th – Thursday – 6:00 p.m. – Garden Ride – Start at Luthy Botanical Gardens, Glen Oak Park - Highlights: Luthy Botanical Gardens & selected city gardens
August 15th – Thursday – 6:00 p.m. – Springdale Cemetery Ride – Start at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (Water St. entrance) - Highlights: Discover how large the cemetery really is and how much of Peoria’s history is hidden within as we ride ALL of the loops of the cemetery.
All are welcome! No fee or registration
For Information Call Ride Leader Sheldon Schafer 686-7000 or email@example.com