From June 13-June 20, Chicagoans are welcome to participate in a citywide event that emphasizes commuting to work by bike during Chicago Bike Week. With numerous participants and organizations involved in its vision, the week will inspire residents and visitors alike to step out into the sunshine and commute to work and beyond in a more sustainable fashion.
The week includes a variety of cycling-inspired events, concluding with the Bike To Work Rally, a jam-packed celebration in Daley Plaza, providing complimentary breakfast for participants, and businesses hosting a small fair to provide biking knowledge and tips to the Rally’s numerous visitors. For insight into the plethora of events offered, please find a complete schedule below for all of the Chicago Bike Week events available to you.
Kickstart by Mountain Dew Bike Valet at the Chicago Blues Festival
Friday, June 13 – Sunday, June 15, 2014, at 11am & 9:30pm
Grant Park, Butler Field (Southeast corner of Columbus and Monroe)
Complimentary bike valet will be offered by Kickstart by Mountain Dew for those who ride their bike to Grant Park’s Chicago Blues Festival throughout the entire weekend.
Bike Chicago Film in Millennium Park featuring Rushmore
Monday, June 16, 2014, at 8:30pm
Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion (201 E. Randolph St.)
The protagonist in film Rushmore can be seen riding his bicycle everywhere he goes; celebrate the bicycle’s role in modern cinema with this free movie screening in Millennium Park.
Divvy Style Pop-Up Shops
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from 8:30am-3pm
Federal Plaza Farmers Market, 230 S. Dearborn
Visit a fair of fun pop-up shops celebrating bike fashion featuring Chicago designers with this Divvy Bike sponsored market.
Near North Bike Tour
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 6:30pm
Starts at Buckingham Fountain
Join fellow avid bike enthusiasts with a complimentary two-hour bicycle tour of the Near North Side, featuring a tour guide from Chicago Neighborhood Bike Tours.
Life Time Cycle Palooza
Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 5:30pm
Cloud Gate in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.)
Join other cyclists for what may be the largest complimentary outdoor spin class, with over 200 participants. A DJ and certified spin instructor will provide a fun and energized workout, and bikes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.