Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 10.00AM – 7.00PM
Sat: 8.00AM – 7.00PM
Sun: 8.00AM – 5.00PM

Rides

We will be hosting regular Rapha Cycling Club (RCC) Rides for members as well as RCC Open Rides for non-members, all meeting at the Clubhouse for a pre-ride coffee and snack. Rides are free but please RSVP to reserve your spot.

All rides listed are weather permitting as we want to provide a safe and enjoyable riding experience. Cancellations may happen based on freezing temperatures, snow, sleet or rain and will be at the discretion of the ride leader. Please RSVP in order to get weather updates from our ride leaders. Cancellations may be made up to 1 hour before the ride. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Ride requirements:

  • Helmet
  • Foot retention
  • Road bike
  • No TT or aero bars allowed
  • Mandatory signed wavier

Giro d'Italia 100K Tribute Ride

- Sunday May 7-28 8:00AM

RSVP

Join us at Rapha Chicago at 8AM for a Giro d'Italia tribute ride to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Italy's greatest race. A 64 mile route north to Fort Sheridan with shorter route options built in to allow riders to flip early. This route take riders through the Skokie Lagoons, Fort Sheridan, and back through the North Shore passing by the Bahai Temple.

View the route here.

Sunday RCC Open Ride

- Sundays at 8am

RSVP

Join us as we head to the northern suburbs of Chicago for a 42 mile ride. We will head north to the Skokie Lagoons and then down Green Bay Road for a mid-ride snack stop in Glencoe. The the ride takes us south following Green Bay Road before cutting over to Sheridan Road past the beautiful Bahai Temple, through the city of Evanston, and back into downtown. This is a great way to meet new fellow road riders and get in a few miles.

Time: Meet at 8am, Ride at 8:30am

Distance: 42 miles with a mid ride stop for coffee

Pace: Pace is recreational yet spirited at times. Our rides have a “no drop” policy and we allow several chances to regroup.

Route: See GPS here. From the Clubhouse on Milwaukee Ave, up Damen, to the Skokie Lagoons, then down Green Bay Road for a coffee stop at Glencoe Roast Coffee, and back down to the Clubhouse in the city.

Terrain: Please note that while our rides stick primarily to the road, it is not uncommon for them to feature an off-road section.

Requirements: For your enjoyment road bikes, helmets and foot retention are required. Please remember to bring flat changing tools and an extra tube. Riding snacks and water are also strongly suggested. TT bars are not allowed on any of our rides and RSVP is required.

Women's Coffee Ride

- Every Friday, 6:30am Meet Up, 6:40am Ride

RSVP

Join Rapha Chicago’s women’s ambassadors for our weekly social Women’s Coffee Ride open to new road riders. Start your Friday at the Clubhouse at 6:30am, then roll out for a ride at 6:40am. We head down Milwaukee Ave, through downtown Chicago, to the Lakefront Trail, then south down to Hyde Park for mid-ride coffee and pastries at Bonjour Cafe before heading back north on the LFT to downtown Chicago.

Every Friday, Meet 6:30am, Depart 6:40am

Distance: 25 miles with a mid ride stop for coffee

Pace: This is a social pace ride, and is great for newer cyclist wanting to learn how to ride in the city in a group.

Route: See the route here.

Terrain: Please note that while our rides stick primarily to the road, it is not uncommon for them to feature an off-road section.

Requirements: For your enjoyment road bikes, helmets and foot retention are required. Please remember to bring flat changing tools and an extra tube. Riding snacks and water are also strongly suggested. TT bars are not allowed on any of our rides and RSVP is required.

CycloFemme Women's Ride

- May 14th 1:30pm

RSVP

This May 14th weekend, join Rapha Chicago women's ambassadors Meesa Maeng with women around the globe, as we band together on bikes to set a movement in motion. We will head to Hartigan's Ice Cream Shoppe in Evanston, loop through the Bahai Temple and head back to the clubhouse for tacos. This is a 31 miles ride. This ride will meet at Rapha Chicago at 1:30pm and roll out at 2:00pm. Post ride food provided by Rapha from Big Star.

Time: 1:30pm (Ride at 2pm)

See the ride route.

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