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Bike Club & Community Org Membership

Local bike clubs, advocacy groups, and community organizations are invited to become an affiliated organization by making an annual contribution to Ride Illinois. These memberships are open to clubs and organizations that promote and share the many benefits of biking to adults and children in Illinois.

Bike Club & Community Organization membership levels, and a list of current affiliated clubs and organizations, is available on our Affiliated Bike Clubs & Community Organizations page.

Donations in any amount are appreciated and will be used in line with Ride Illinois’ mission to make Illinois better through biking. The benefits of a Bike Club & Community Organization membership include:

  • Your club/org listed in our annual Ride Guide. This publication reaches over 25,000 people and is shared with 200 bike shops in Illinois. Contact info@rideillinois.org to purchase an ad in our Ride Guide.
  • A pin with info about your club/org on our Bicycle Friendly Illinois map
  • Alerts about federal and state legislation related to bicycling, safety, and infrastructure
  • A trusted resource for advocacy efforts in your community
  • Supplies of our Illinois Bike Law cards, BikeSafetyQuiz cards, stickers, and other materials (by request)
  • Our printed summer Upshift newsletter
  • The opportunity to invite Ride Illinois to speak at a future club/organization meeting.
  • The opportunity to share your programs, events, and accomplishments in Tailwinds (our monthly newsletter) and on Ride Illinois social media

Share your successes (and struggles) via email to info@rideillinois.org or call (630) 216-9282. We’re happy to share our expertise and enjoy collaborating with local organizations that are making a difference!

Ride Illinois’ work is funded by contributions from individuals, bike clubs & community organizations, and Corporate Members. Their generosity helps to increase our influence and impact in Washington D.C., Springfield., and at the local level. Thank you!

To become an affiliated club or organization, simply make a donation online or mail a check to Ride Illinois, 815 Leicester Rd #314, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. Email info@rideillinois.org for more information.