Event: Cycle Across Illinois


The 15th Annual Cycle Across Illinois benefiting IL COPS will take place Thursday, July 18 – Sunday July 21, 2019.  Wednesday, July 17th will be the travel to and dinner/safety meeting in Pontoon Beach, IL.

The Cycle Across Illinois bicycle ride recognizes and honors the extraordinary contributions of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

We will be riding for:

Corporal Cesar Velazquez

     EOW: 05/15/2009     Hainesville Police Department

Commander Paul R. Bauer

     EOW: 02/13/2018     Chicago Police Department

Officer Samuel Jimenez

     EOW: 11/19/2018     Chicago Police Department

Officer Conrad Gary

     EOW: 12/17/2018     Chicago Police Department

Officer Eduardo Marmolejo

     EOW: 12/17/2018     Chicago Police Department

10 Year Anniversary Officers

Officer Alejandro “Alex” Valadez

     EOW: 06/01/2009     Chicago Police Department

Lieutenant Gregory Jonas

     EOW: 06/02/2009     Centreville Police Department

For this year’s ride we will be travelling over 330 miles.

  • Ride Day 1 – Alton to Springfield will be approximately 92 miles
  • Ride Day 2 – Springfield to Normal will be approximately 75 miles
  • Ride Day 3 – Normal to Romeoville will most likely will be 100 plus miles
  • Ride Day 4 – We will end in Chicago after riding approximately 45 miles.

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