The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events

Why do the routes have different colors? The colors are only different so one route can easily be distinguished from another.

Motorcycle Roads in Illinois

Illinois (IL), often referred to as the "Land of Lincoln", offers a nice variety of scenic Midwestern motorcycle rides, interesting history, and notable cultural attractions. Cultural and tourist highlights include the Anderson Japanese Gardens, the numerous Amish villages throughout the state, and the Southern and Southwestern Illinois wine trails. Scenic attractions include Starved Rock State Park, the Garden of the Gods, the Shawnee National Forest, and Spoon River Valley. Historical places of interest include the homes of Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Ronald Reagan, the Illinois Railway Museum, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, and the Cahokia mounds.

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

Illinois

Scenic Lake Route

The route has a beautiful canopy of trees that on a few occasions almost create a tunnel to drive through (a great place to ride in the early fall when the trees are turning.). you will also get a chance to see many types of wildlife. There are many ...

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Illinois

"Baby Face Nelson's Last Day" Ride

The Lake Geneva area is a great place to shop, eat and enjoy the scenic lake and community. A ride around the lake is well worth the time. The route to Barrington is mainly farm land with a couple of nice towns along the way. Old way side at the Wis/...

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Illinois

Practice Your Counter-Steering on Rt 126

Corn fields... but you are there for the practice of counter steering....

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Illinois

Galena/Freeport Loop

Go from the prairies to the "mountains" of Illinois while enjoying some really winding roads with great scenery and riding thrills....

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Illinois

Thomson Loop

The trip starts out in rural Sterling Township with views of local farms and gently rolling hills. The closer one gets to Thompson the more dramitic the vistas and views become. There is at least one state nature preserve on the way, signs will direc...

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