The main event of Rapha Rides Chicago is the Transfer Ride, a two-day trip over some of the best roads the city and its surrounding area has to offer. This two day self supported ride will venture north to Lake Geneva. While you carry your minimalist overnight needs on your bike, Rapha will supply a memorable culinary experience. Sign up now to guarantee your spot. See product details for ride specifics.
The cost of the Transfer Ride is $150, which covers:
- Two days of riding - 93 miles on Saturday, 96 miles on Sunday, 3732 ft of climbing over two days
- Breakfast on both mornings, gourmet ride food, Saturday night dinner, and a recovery meal on Sunday evening
- A Special Edition Gift
The ride sets out from Rapha Chicago on Saturday morning, on a route that heads for the Wisconsin State line and Geneva Lake . The ride ends with dinner in the village of Fontana, and the following day riders will ride back from Geneva Lake to Chicago. All riders will carry their essentials for the weekend - we recommend a full kit suitable for changeable weather, and aprés-ride clothing - and all riders will be required to use front and rear lights.
The Transfer Ride promises to be a ride to remember, but space is limited to 100 - please book asap to avoid disappointment.
Riders are responsible for booking their own accommodation in Fontana, Saturday September 16th.
- The Abbey Resort (preferred accommodation, see details below)
- Fontana Village Inn
- Bayside Motel
Availability is limited throughout the region. We have arranged a special block of 25 rooms for riders of The Transfer Ride at The Abbey Resort. You must call (800) 709 1323 Press #2 and mention 'Rapha Transfer Ride' to book a room at the preferred rate ($209 plus local tax). There are king bed with roll-away and double queen bed rooms available.
If you would like to share a room with another rider, we've created a shared public document where you can post your availability and find others seeking a bunkmate.
Upon signing up to this event, your email address will be added to the Rapha mailing list.
*Should the trip be cancelled for any reason, you will be refunded the $150. However, we will not be liable for any flight, hotel or insurance costs you have incurred.
The deadline for registration/purchase of the Chicago Transfer Ride is Septmember 1st.