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Bike Chicago - Chicago Bike Week Events

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Bike Chicago Film in Millennium Park

(events are subject to change)

 

FREE Kickstart by Mountain Dew Bike Valet at the Chicago Blues Festival

Friday, June 12-Sunday, June 14, 2015

Grant Park, Butler Field (Southeast corner of Columbus and Monroe)

11am-9:30pm

Help kick-off Chicago Bike Week and bike to Blues Fest...parking’s on us. Cyclists are encouraged to bike to the festival in Grant Park and enjoy the complimentary Kickstart by Mountain Dew Bike Valet. See the full line-up visit www.chicagobluesfestival.us.

 

Bike Commuter Challenge

Friday, June 12-Friday, June 19, 2015

Various Locations and times

The Bike Commuter Challenge is a week-long annual event produced by the Active Transportation Alliance! In 2014 alone, 6,000 participants from across 650 Chicagoland companies and organizations including Groupon and Orbitz took part in the event. Participation is easy - you don’t have to bike all the way every day, just biking to your local bus or train stop counts.

 

South Loop Bike Tour, led by Chicago Neighborhood Bike Tours

Monday, June 15, 2015

Grant Park (Meet at Buckingham Fountain)

Starts at 6pm

Join us for a FREE 2-hour bike tour of the South Loop, including the Museum Campus and Northerly Island.

 

Bike Chicago Film in Millennium Park featuring Napoleon Dynamite

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion (201 E. Randolph St.)

Starts at 6:30pm

Don’t miss this quirky, offbeat 2004 comedy featuring the socially-awkward, yet endearing, teenage Napoleon as he helps his new friend win the class presidency in their small-town high school while dealing with his eccentric family life at home.

 

Two Wheels, One City Ride: Celebrating Chicago's Diversity on Bicycles

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.

6pm Ride

Cyclists of all levels and backgrounds are encouraged to join this ride highlighting Slow Roll Chicago’s work to create a diverse and equitable bicycle culture.

 

Chicago Triathlon Checkpoint Challenge

Thursday, June 18, 2015 (This event has been cancelled)

Meet at Millennium Park’s Cloud Gate, aka “The Bean”

Event starts at 6pm

Chicago’s first ever, bike-centric adventure race! Participating cyclists will receive a set of clues, identifying the location of several checkpoints throughout the city. Cyclists will earn points as they traverse the city, snap photos and complete various challenges.

 

Bike Fashion Show and Pop-up Shops

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.

7am-3pm, Pop-up Sale; 12 Noon, Fashion Show

The runway meets the practical in this fashion show and pop-up sale spotlighting the hottest biking and sportswear brands for men and women from some of Chicago’s very own designers and boutiques.

 

Bike to Work Rally

Friday, June 19, 2015

Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.

7-9am

The week’s festivities culminate on Friday, June 19, from 7 to 9am at the Bike to Work Rally presented by the City of Chicago and Goose Island Beer Company on Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington). Join thousands of cyclists for camaraderie and a FREE continental breakfast provided by 7-Eleven.