The Spring Chicago Green Bike Tour has been scheduled for May 1st, rain, (snow) or shine. The event kicks off with a Bike Riding Safety & Readiness Maintenance Workshop followed by a tour of Green Sites in Humboldt Park, Palmer Square and Logan Square.
Learn to love your bike at the “fix-a-flat, oil your chain, adjust your bike seat, tighten your brakes, true your wheel and more” workshop. Visit sites that promote sustainable urbanism and environmental awareness on the bike tour. Find your tribe of fellow bicycle enthusiasts at the social.
There will also be presentations supporting alternative transportation options, urban bike culture, and healthy streets initiatives. Kids are welcome, too, and may navigate a possible bicycle maze and obstacle course during the workshop.
Events to take place on May 1st, starting at the Humboldt Park Boat House:
- bike readiness workshop 10:00-11:30
- green neighborhoods bike tour 11:30-3:00
- socializing & discussions “after party” 3:00-4:00
To reserve your spot on the bike tour, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information or a detailed schedule visit Empirical Opera.
The event is organized by the Empirical Opera and supported by the Chicago Conservation Corps, Ciclo Urbano & West Town Bikes, Active Transportation Alliance, 26th Ward Alderman Roberto Maldanado.