Illinois Joining Forces

(Illinois Joining Forces (IJF) is a statewide, public-private network of veteran and military serving organizations. We collaborate in person and online to help service members, veterans, and their families identify and marshal resources and services available to them throughout the state.)
"​Wish you the best of luck on your cross-country trip - Keep that helmet strapped tight…you’re in for a long ride!)

Wheeling Wheelmen  Bicycle Club

Founded by Phyllis Harmon, had its first meeting on April 26, 1970 . Since that time, the club has grown to almost 300 men and women serving the Northwest Chicagoland area with organized rides, social outings, informative meetings, bicycle advocacy, and a lot of friendship.

"Good Luck and happy Peddling"

Illinois Amvets

(Illinois Amvets has been at the forefront of community and veterans' service for the State of Illinois)

Loyal 2 Community

Amazing people in an amazing community, doing amazing things. We wish you the best in this incredible journey! God Bless

Gail Rosen

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs

(The mission of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) is to empower veterans and their families to thrive.)

"Thank you for supporting our Veterans!"



Warm Showers Org
(A Community for touring cyclist and hosts)

Best of luck on your tour

We will be utilizing WarmShowers on our Journey!

Village of New Lenox - Mayor Tim Baldermann

Good luck and thank you for your service


VFW Harry E Anderson Post 9545

323 Old Hickory Rd, New Lenox IL 60451

Adventure Cycle Association
(Non Profit Organization to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle established in 1973)

Best of Luck to you on your ride!


8th District, Illinois - Raja Krishnamoorthi

Good Luck!

Cross Country Cycle 4 Vets

WheelingAmvets Post 66

(Wheeling Amvets Post 66 has been at the forefront of community and veterans' service for the Residents of Wheeling area)

Together We Served

(Connecting Military, Veteran Together for a Stronger Bond)