Biking with Beanzie (Click here)

2018 Video of Biking with Beanzie- compliments of Bob Myers Drone Photography. 

Bob Myer’s Drone Photography, Hawk Aerial Imagery, FAA Licensed, Insured.
Beanzie Video: 

Biking with Beanzie Ride: Registration & General Info “Order Form”  2018
Beanzie2018 Trifold Flyer

Beanzie Central Phone # posted two days prior to event.


Maps:   Color Printer needed to print 2018
Beanzie 2018 Color Map  **click here
Color Map 2018 PDF 1.5 MB   1.5 MB Version
<Posted 7/12/18 8:15 p.m.>

Cue, Turn by Turn Sheets– Road Ride Routes, Please print, download, save as needed. MS Exc
 ** click here Beanzie Cue 2018-07-13 Final

2018- Rest Stops 
(Full Refreshment Stands)
Whiskey Acres Distilled Co. 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115 (Routes: 40, 64, 85, 102)
Muingan Park site at the corner of E. Garfield St. and N Walnut St. Waterman, IL 60556
(Routes: 64, 85, 102)
Jonamac Orchard 19412 Shabbona Road  Malta, IL 60150               (Routes: 64, 85, 102)
Milan Township Hall (Perry and Shabbona Road) 14989 Shabbona Rd. Malta, IL 60150
(Routes: 64, 85, 102)

(“Limited” Refreshment Stands)
Rollo Park, 2266 Suydam Road, Earlville, IL 60518                           (Routes: 102)
Compton Park (First St., Main St., Cherry St.) 61318                          (Routes: 102)
(Water Only)
Cortland Community Park 70 S Llanos St Cortland IL 60112           (Routes: 23, 40, 64, 85, 102)

Village Park, Chicago Rd & Chapman St., 362 Chicago Rd, Paw Paw, IL 613534  (Route: 102)    
St. Mary’s School Gurler Rd 210 Gurler Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115 (Routes:  23, 40)

General Ride Information

Biking with Beanzie (BwB) is a recreational ride presented by Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb and sponsored by KishHealth System part of Northwestern Medicine.  Profits from this ride go to support DeKalb County Bike Pathway Projects and other community service projects in DeKalb County and worldwide.

Ride starts and ends at DeKalb High School (DHS), 501 W. Dresser Road, DeKalb, IL  60115

  • Long Distance Routes (25, 46, 64, 80, or 101 approximate miles)
    2019 Route Maps & Cue/Turn-by-Turn Sheets will be available here, two days prior to event.
    **If there is questionable weather, please check with Registration/Check-in by 6:15 a.m. before you leave the high school for any updates.   You can also call the Beanzie Central phone number listed on the Cue Sheets.   Safety first.   With the number of riders participating in our event, it is difficult to communicate with everyone (although we try).   
  • Family/Community Routes (3, 5, 8 mile routes & can be repeated)
    Beanzie Bike Pathway Community Ride Map

All ride routes are provided with rest stops and water stops, regardless of the length of the route chosen. Bagels, fruit, beverages and a variety of other food options will be provided at rest stops. Our ride is easy to navigate with well-marked routes, route maps, and cue sheets. Friendly sag wagon drivers are knowledgeable about the route and bicycling.

Beanzie2018 Trifold Flyer   2018

Registration Times & Start Times
<Walkup/”Day of” Registrations accepted.  Cash or check.>

6:30 to 9:30 a.m. – Long Distance Routes (25, 46, 64, 80, or 101 approximate miles)

  • Start between 6:15 & 7:30 a.m. (80/101 mile routes)
  • Start between 6:15 & 9:30 a.m. (25/46/64 mile routes)

9:45 to 11:45 a.m. – Family/Community Routes (3, 5, 8 routes & can be repeated)

All riders must be finished with the ride and the DeKalb High School facilities by 3:30 p.m.

Registration Cost

T-shirt will be guaranteed to those that register by July 6, 2019.

Additional T-Shirts may be purchased for $15.00, if still available.

Adult-Long-Distance Routes
$27:00 with pre-registration by July 6.
T-shirt will be guaranteed to those that register by July 6, 2019. 
$35.00 after July 6 and day of event

Adult-Community Routes
$15.00 with pre-registration or day of event.

Youth Riders
Registered Youth age 12 and under ride FREE on all routes with paid adult rider.
Please email child’s name & age to
Please do not register Youth under 12 on .
T-shirt will be guaranteed to those that register by July 6, 2019. 

Registering for the Ride

Register by U.S. Postal mail including a Beanzie2018 Trifold Flyer to PO Box 1007 DeKalb, IL 60115
Post marked registration by 7/6/2019 are guaranteed a t-shirt.

  •  ( Registration Closes at Midnight of July 6, 2019)
    $3.61 online registration fee
  •  (YMCA registration closes July 6, 2019)
    Login YMCA > Search Beanzie > Free Registration on the Kishwaukee YMCA website for members.

More Information
PO Box 1007, DeKalb, IL 60115

Additional Ride Details

Safety and Support    
All riders are strongly encouraged to wear helmets and follow the rules of the road. SAG wagon and rest stops will be provided until 3:30.

Post Ride Activities 2018
Includes free access to the DHS showers, towels (for nominal fee, as they last), Conference Bike rides, & ice cold watermelon. Other tasty treats will be available from Barb City Bagels, from Culvers, & from Papa Johns, as supplies last .


Check out our Beanzie Biking Jersey!! Contact TBA. Primal Wear Jersey fits close to the body. For a looser fit, please order one size larger. Mens or Womens: XS, SM, MD, LG, XL, 2XL, 3XL.

Primal Wear fit guide:

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