Biking

Peoria Area Mountain Bike Association (PAMBA)

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The most incredible local organization of trail builders and bikers. 

Local Mountain Bike Race Calender

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Click the link below to see a list of the latest mountain bike races in the area, courtesy of PAMBA. 

Bushwhacker

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The one stop shop for all of your outdoor supply needs-from bikes to skis to boats and camping. 

Illinois Cycle

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Located in Peoria

Russell's Cycling

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Located in Washington

Little Ades

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Located in Pekin

More biking

Illinois Valley Wheelmen

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 With more than 250 member households in the Peoria area, the IVW is a diverse group. Their bike rides range from casual trail rides to double centuries. Social events are held throughout the year. 

Central IL Bike Tours

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  The Central Illinois Bicycle Touring is a cycling group based in Peoria, IL. While the goal for this group is to provide opportunities for people to get involved in bicycle touring, there will be plenty of plain old riding going on as well 

Bike Sharing Program

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Don't own a bike? No problem. You can rent a bike from various locations throughout Peoria and take it for a spin and drop it offer and the same or a different location. 

Corba

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CORBA is the Bloomington Il Mountain Bike club, responsible for the great Mud, Sweat and Gears race every year at Comlara Park. 

Fatbiking at Wildlife Prairie Park

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Great article about fatbiking the trails at Wildlife Prairie Park featured in Peoria Magazine

Great Peoria Preferred Bike Routes and Trails Map

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A very detail map of some preferred bike routes throughout the Peoria area. 

Peoria Co-op

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 Bike Peoria Co-op is an cooperative organization of bicycle users whose mission is to educate and empower the community by providing a welcoming space to learn about bicycle repair, maintenance practices, and road safety through outreach and advocacy activities.  https://www.facebook.com/BikePeoria/ 

Gravel Dogs

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This group is set up to promote gravel riding going to local and Regional gravel grinder rides sharing techniques and ideas promoting a gravel ride in Peoria this fall. Click the link below to see their Facebook group.  

Wildlife Prairie Park Fat Bike Trail

WIldlife Prairie Park Fat Bike Trail

 The new wave of mountain biking has taken over Central Illinois. Larger tires make it easy for outdoor enthusiasts to cut through terrain like snow or sand. Check out the 5 miles of groomed trails on the East Side. Includes Whispering Trail, Herbert B White and Floodplain trails. 

Ride Illinois

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 Great site loaded with trail information and rides all over the great state of Illinois.  Ride Illinois is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving bicycling conditions throughout the state. We are the advocate for all Illinois bicyclists, promoting bicycle access, education, and safety. 

Sandridge State Forest Bikepacking Weekend

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Read about a fun 2 day Bikepacking trip to Sandridge State Forest-located about 30 miles south of Peoria. Video and pics are in the link.

Some biking videos

Local mountain bike video

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Short video of some clips from the Rock Island Trail and Willdlife Prairie Park mountain biking. 

Jubilee Challenge MTB race

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Some scenes from the 2016 Jubilee Challenge mountain bike race held at Jubilee College State Park in Brimfield

Wildlife Prairie Park Fat Biking

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Here's a clip from a snowy fat bike ride at Wildlife Prairie Park

Wildlife Prairie Park on a unicycle

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The title says it all.