• Winter Trail Conditions

    Important Winter Trail Information

    Winter weather is here and local trails will be experiencing freeze thaw cycles. This means conditions will be unsuitable for riding (as well as foot traffic) until the ground freezes solid and daytime temperatures stay well below freezing. Click here to learn more.

  • 4xF - Frozen Fat Fondo Fest 2018

    Get ready for the 2018 Frozen Fat Fondo Fest!

    Get ready for the fourth iteration of the Frozen Fat Fondo!

    A fat biking challenge ride along the banks of the mighty Mississippi on Credit Island. Ride solo or as a 3-person relay team. See who can crank out the most laps in 3 hours around a challenge filled course. Stick around after the main event for a healthy dose of shenanigans!

    Online registration closes Thurs. Jan. 25th at 10:00 pm.

    Full event details here.

    Want to volunteer at this event? Have other questions? Click here.

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  • Sylvan Island Stampede

    2018 Sylvan Island Stampede
    Sylvan Island Stampede X
    Sunday April 8th | Sylvan Island - Moline, IL.

    Don't forget to put this one on your schedule. It's back and better than ever! Just like the good old days, the Stampede will be the premier race of the 2018 Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series and the Illinois State Championship Race Series.
    Online registration will open soon!

  • Dorrance Trail Work Days

    Freshly dug singletrack at Dorrance Forest Preserve.
    Currently Working On Total Length Distance To Go Percent Complete
    Blue Loop - Section #2 900 yds 0 yds 100%

    We're finished with the Loam Ranger trail!

    Stay tuned for phase III: the Black Loop. We're in the process of flagging the route and will plan a few corridor clearing days over the winter.

    Also, check out the info below if you want to learn more and get involved with the Dorrance trails project!

  • Tugfest Steps Up and Donates $1000 for Dorrance Trails!

    Port Byron Tugfest

    Massive shout out and thank you to Port Byron Tug Fest for their donation of $1000 to help build trails at Dorrance Park! For the past six years Tug Fest has donated a portion of event proceeds to an organization that is positively impacting the local community. FORC is thrilled to be this year's choice and will put this donation to good use purchasing tools and construction materials to make multi-use trails at Dorrance Park a reality. Click here to learn more about the project.

  • FORC Homepage RSS Feed

    Who are the Friends of Off Road Cycling (or FORC for short)? We are a group of dedicated volunteers on a mission to improve local mountain biking opportunities by building new trail, maintaining existing trail, hosting MTB related educational events, and building the mountain bike community right here in the QC. If you'd like to be a part of this, become a member and let's get to work. Click here to find out more about what we do.

  • Upcoming Events

    Frozen Fat Fondo Fest IV

    Sat. Jan. 27th 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

    Bike Swap Meet

    Sun. Mar. 11th 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Sylvan Island Stampede - X

    Sun. Apr. 8th 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Illiniwek Abermination V

    Sun. May. 6th 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

  • Local Trail Conditions

    Sylvan Island




    Scott County Park




    Westbrook Park


    Stephens Park


    Prairie Park


    Dorrance Park