The 2nd Annual Kickstand Classic will take place on Sunday, October 1, 2017. 

No spandex required! Racers are electronically timed and grouped with people of similar abilities on a car-free course in beautiful Northwest Suburban Bartlett.

New this year

New this year- kids can now participate in Kickstand Classic and enjoy activities at the festival after their car-free ride! Kids want to feel the wind in their hair too – make some lasting family memories together!

On-line registration has been closed.   Day of Registration will open at 5 AM on Sunday morning. Spots are still available and on a first come first serve basis in the Fire Barn located at 218 S. Main Street.


Participants will race on a car-free, loop course and are grouped into waves with people who bike at similar speeds. See how fast you can ride for this 10, 14.5 or 19-mile race. You choose the distance. Each participant is electronically chip timed for accuracy.


Registration includes a commemorative cotton tee shirt, on-course technical bike support, a rest stop with light snacks and water, age group awards, and access to a post ride festival featuring a free beer by Revolution Brewing, entertainment and more. Sizes of events shirts can not guarantee after Sept 19th.  

Where and when

Kickstand Classic is October 1, 2017, in beautiful northwest suburban Bartlett, which is 30 miles or less from both the north and west sides of Chicago and not much further from the south.  Accessible by Metra, with free parking for motorists. 

Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Active Transportation Alliance. Learn more about our work to make bicycling safer and more convenient throughout the Chicagoland Region.