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North Shore Century Bike Ride--Sponsored by Evanston Bike Club

Sunday, September 19, 2021, 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Dawes Park
North Shore Century Location
1700 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL  60201
Additional Info:
Marty J Monaghan
773-972-8351 (c)
Event with non-member option
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
No Fee
North Shore Century Bike Ride -- Sunday, September 19, 2021


Join regional bike riders on Sunday, September 19th, 2021 when the Evanston Bicycle Club (EBC) presents the 36th annual North Shore Century (NSC)--one of Chicagoland’s premiere invitational rides.  You’ll ride through beautiful neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan while enjoying the flat to rolling countryside between Chicago and Wisconsin. Meet-up with other LSSC members and friends for a great shared experience.

The North Shore Century features . . .

  • A range of “centuries” from which to choose – Classic, Metric, Half or Quarter
  • Paper and/or digitally downloadable cue sheets and clear pavement markings for all routes
  • Fabulous food – fresh fruit, PB&Js, bagels, snack bars, Nuun energy drinks – plus something special and unique to each rest stop
  • Mechanical support from a local bike shop at each rest stop
  • Radio-directed SAG vehicles providing mid-ride assistance for emergencies
  • A certificate of completion to impress your friends

IMPORTANT!!! Your registration for this event is not complete until you register on their site: North Shore Century Registration.

Note: You can also register at Dawes Park the morning of the ride.

Cost: It is free to Register on our site but the event organizers are charging a fee to register on their site.


Bike Rentals:  From out of town?  Don’t own a bike?  Ride whatever route you choose in the North Shore Century on a rental bike.  Professionally maintained road, hybrid, and ebikes are available from Earth Rider Cycling for the day and can be picked up and dropped off at the ride start/end at Dawes Park in Evanston. Advanced reservations are required.  To view bike models, check availability and make a reservation with Earth Rider for a rental bike click here.

***The Evanston Bicycle Club will comply with all state and local COVID-19 guidance in effect at the time of the 2021 North Shore Century, including any requirements pertaining to face coverings, maintaining social distancing, and sanitizing.