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  • It’s now legal for drivers to cross a solid centerline in order to safely pass a cyclist, bike on the shoulder of the road and use a tail light instead of a rear reflector when riding at nigh…It’s now legal for drivers to cross a solid centerline in order to safely pass a cyclist, bike on the shoulder of the road and use a tail light instead of a rear reflector when riding at nigh…
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  • Nice and short video to help motivate you and your biking goals for 2018! Please share and spread the word!
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  • Even though it bone chilling cold, we just don’t stop thinking about riding a bike. Happy New Year!Even though it bone chilling cold, we just don’t stop thinking about riding a bike. Happy New Year!
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  • PRINCETON — Illinois has joined in partnership with First Responders Network Authority (FirstNet) in a bid to make public safety information more accessible to first responders.PRINCETON — Illinois has joined in partnership with First Responders Network Authority (FirstNet) in a bid to make public safety information more accessible to first responders.
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  • Join us for the 8th Annual Z tour Bike Ride on Saturday, July 21 in Princeton, Illinois.Join us for the 8th Annual Z tour Bike Ride on Saturday, July 21 in Princeton, Illinois.
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  • We have been fortunate to have some really great riding weather recently but Winter is on the way! With sub-zero temperatures and snow right around the corner you just need to be prepared for the riding conditions. Winter weather shouldn’t stop you from year round cycling. Here are winter riding t...We have been fortunate to have some really great riding weather recently but Winter is on the way! With sub-zero temperatures and snow right around the corner you just need to be prepared for the riding conditions. Winter weather shouldn’t stop you from year round cycling. Here are winter riding t...
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Rider Testimonials

Here are a few kind words from riders in past Z-Tour Bike Rides.

"You did it again. What an awesome ride. Great weather along with great routes. We truly enjoyed all SAG stops along the way. Keep up the great work. We loved it!!!!!!" - Rick M.

"Rode the Z-Tour yesterday, for the first time, and it will definitely not be my last. This was my 45th century and, beyond a doubt, the best to date. This was the best marked route EVER. I took a map with me and did not need it. The warnings at railroad crossings were much appreciated. The actual person warning about the tight u-turn at the bottom of a steep hill, was above and beyond my expectation. The volunteers who manned the sag stops and hydration stations were great ambassadors for your ride. The sag stops were plentiful and well stocked. Please share with everyone involved how much the Z-Tour impressed a Muscatinian century rider. The Z-Tour is a benchmark for how rides should be organized." - Bill T.

"his was the first year for the Z-tour and I must say it was a wonderful experience. The SAG stops, abundant food, road cues and especially all of the friendly volunteers made for a great ride. Thanks for putting together such a wonderful event. I will definitely be back." - Brad P.

"Everything was great! This was a very organized, well planned event with excellent route sinage directions. SAG crews were very friendly and helpful. I will definately be back next year!" - Kayla L.

"Excellent route. Very good food and fruit. Very nice volunteers." - Kathy M.

"The route was wonderful and the people were very friendly and helpful. Thank You!" - Kathy P.

"Excellent from start to finish. family friendly route. Looking forward to next year. Thanks to all involved in planning and working and delivering this fine event." - Joanne H.

"Appreciate police and volunteers. Everyone was courteous, even cars along the route! WE really enjoyed our ride!" - Jeff, Terry & Amy H.

"Absolutely recommend this ride. registration was quick and smoth. Wyanet SAG was a very friendly group! I've been on a lot of rides, and this one was one of the top three - amazing that this is your first one! Very well organized, well marked, good route, appreciate police/SAG support....Please do it again next year!!!" - Lisa R.

"This was our first organized ride - I'm so impressed - Had a great time!" - Pam K.

"The music and ladies at the SAG were awesome!! Excellent, please repeat! We ride a lot and enjoyed this!!" - Tammy L.

"Never had to look at my cue sheet, every dangerous intersection was staffed. For a 1st time Z-Tour, I was impressed." - Chris M.