|The North Shore Century offers incredibly scenic biking. You'll experience luxurious neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tranquil tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan. Open it up in the flat to rolling countryside between Chicago and Wisconsin.
North Shore centiry offers a variety of well-mapped and well-marked rides for biking enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Annotated cue sheets and painted street markers guide you. All routes share the same first 5 miles. This ride is fully supported with bike mechanics at all rest stops and SAG wagons along the route.
The Classic Century
This 100-mile ride is what the North ShoreCentury is famous for, starting in Evanston and stretching into Kenosha, Wisconsin. Before you head back, you'll cycle through some of the most elegant communities in Illinois.
The Diamond Century
For those who want more than a Metric Century but may not be up to doing a full Century, this 70-mile route is calling you.
The Metric Century
This 62 miler winds its way through quiet rural streets and picturesque towns and villages, past handsome homes, parks and lovely village greens.
The Half Century
North Shores most popular ride! This 50-mile ride goes to beautiful Lake Forest before your journey takes you back towards Evanston, riding past mansions on Sheridan Road.
The Quarter Century
A wonderful 25-mile ride for those of you who want a leisurely day out on your bike and an opportunity to see some of the most architecturally impressive homes around.
LRF registration is open from 6:00 am - 8:00 am. All routes depart from and finish at Evanston's Dawes Park. All routes close at 6:00 pm.
Please note Evanston requires cyclists under the age of 18 to wear a helmet.