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Free bike parking at Pitchfork Festival

Headed to Pitchfork?

The Chicago Reader is teaming up with some of the city’s most vital and vibrant bicycle advocacy organizations and businesses to present the official bike parking facilities and amenities at Pitchfork Music Festival this year! Located at the southwest corner of the festival grounds at Ashland and Warren, the Chicago Reader’s Biker Village Presented by CLIF Bar’s 2 Mile Challenge will provide 9,500 square feet of secure and staffed bicycle parking for festival attendees. Additionally, we’ll have free air for tires, lubrication for chains, and hand washing stations for cleaning up before entering the festival. Stolen Bike Registry will be on site to demonstrate safe bike lock practices and sign cyclists up for the registry.

Inside the festival, the Chicago Reader will be joined by over a dozen bicycle advocacy group under their tent, including: Big Shoulders Realty, Active Transportation Alliance, The Chainlink, Chicago Cycling Club, Stolen Bike Registry, West Town Bikes, Break the Gridlock, Derailleur, Bike Winter, Midnight Marauders, Cycling Sisters, and Ride of Silence. Come check out the Village to find out how you can become more greatly involved in your cycling community!

Drop off your bike and don't forget to say hi to us!