Between 2006 and 2012, people driving cars hit nearly 19,000 children who were walking or biking in Illinois, and 54 percent of those children were hit within one block of a school.
Getting involved in a bicycling club is the ideal way to meet and ride with others who share your enthusiasm for biking.
Whether you're looking for fast-paced training rides, leisurely strolls, or just a chance to meet some new people, there's probably a club for you. Check out the following links for a club in your area:
Suburban clubs and racing teams
City clubs and racing teams
Northwest Indiana clubs and teams
Regional clubs and racing teams