The Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb invites cyclers to DeKalb for the 20th annual Biking with Beanzie ride on Sunday.
Beanzie is a family-friendly, recreational ride with varying distances to suit both the novice and the experienced rider. It starts and ends at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road in DeKalb. Participants can choose a road ride of approximately 25, 46, 62, 80 or 101 miles. Each has well-marked directional signage throughout. Off-road routes also are offered that follow a local bike pathway. Distances of 3, 5 and 8 miles can be chosen on the bike pathways with a cost of $10 for adults.
Participants are encouraged to register early at www.active.com. Registration also is available for walk-ups the day of the event beginning at 6:30 a.m. Registration costs $35. The event is free for children ages 12 and younger when riding with a parent or guardian.
Registration includes cue sheets for the routes, a number of rest stops with refreshments, SAG (support and gear) support, post-ride access to showers and food options, and a T-shirt.