North Shore Century

2022 will mark the 37th annual North Shore Century, one of the Chicago regions most popular cycling events.  The event is produced by Evanston Bicycle Club and offers a unique route spanning beautiful neighborhoods, views of unique architectural treasures,  tree-lined streets, Lake Michigan, and flat to rolling countryside between Chicago and Wisconsin.  There are 4 ride lengths starting with the century, the metric century (62 miles), the half Century, and finally the quarter century.  The event offers:

  • Paper and/or digitally downloadable cue sheets and clear pavement markings for all routes
  • Fabulous food – fresh fruit, home made baked goods, 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

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.