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Illinois Governor's Ride to Springfield (Celebrating the Illinois Bicentenn...

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Start: Conrad's Harley Davidson

19356 NE Frontage Road

Shorewood, Illinois 60404

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Riders, mark your calendars! August 26th we’re hitting Route 66 celebration 200 years of Illinois! Get ready for some wind in your hair as we travel to Governor’s Mansion for post-ride BBQ and music.

The ride kicks off at Conrad’s Harley Davidson in Shorewood, motors along Historic Route 66 — the Mother Road — with stops in Pontiac, Lexington, Lincoln and ends in Springfield for the dedication of Illinois Bicentennial Plaza.

The event is FREE.

Start points and times are:


Conrad’s Harley Davidson in Shorewood: 7 am - 8 am

19356 NE Frontage Rd. Shorewood, IL


Pontiac: 10:05 am - 10:50 am

Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum

110 W Howard St. Pontiac, IL


Lexington: 11:35 am - 12:20 pm

Kelly’s on 66

905 W. Main St. Lexington, IL


Lincoln: 1:25 pm - 2:10 pm

The Mill Museum on Route 66

1018 1st St. Lincoln, IL


Springfield (final stop): 3:00 pm

Bicentennial Plaza Dedication

Illinois REALTORS®

428 S. Fifth St. Springfield, IL


Governor’s Ride Barbeque (Registered Riders Only)

Governor’s Mansion

410 E. Jackson St. Springfield, IL

Note: Times subject to change.


FAQ

Is there ride escorted?

The ride will be fully escorted by ISP.

Can I join at stops along the way?

Yes! Check-in will be available for participants at each stop.

Is the BBQ open to everyone?

The barbecue is open to registered riders only.

Can other vehicles join?

The ride is open to motorcyclists only.

What if it rains?

We’re hitting the road rain or shine.

Will there be refreshments?

Refreshments along the way. Lunch available for purchase at Kelly’s during Lexington stop. Free BBQ at the Governor’s Mansion for riders.

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Start: Conrad's Harley Davidson

19356 NE Frontage Road

Shorewood, Illinois 60404

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