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The Chicago region’s current hub-and-spoke transit system leaves nearly half a million Cook County residents stranded in transit deserts.

Small group rides offered this summer

Do you love scenic bike rides but wish you could stop to learn more about the hidden gems Chicagoland has to offer?

New for summer 2018, Active Trans brings you Pedal Chicagoland, our small group ride series!

We will take you through some of Chicagoland’s most treasured spots via bike at a casual, no-drop pace.

These one-of-a-kind experiences are open to cyclists of all skill levels. Check out the available group rides below:

Visit some of Chicago’s most interesting and spectacular water fountains

Date: Sunday August 5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Guide: Greg Borzo, author of Where to Bike Chicago, Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains and other books.

You’ll learn the unique stories of these fountains within the broader history of Chicago, while enjoying a beautiful summer ride through downtown Chicago and the north side. Guided tour with bike repair support if needed.

Route: Approximately 8 miles at an easy pace with stops at water fountains. Riding on streets, using bike lanes as much as possible, and the Lakefront Trail.

Maximum number of riders: 15

Register here. 

Don’t miss a chance to participate in rides led by some of the most qualified guides Chicago has to offer! Spaces are limited so be sure to sign up early. Don’t forget a water bottle and snacks to keep you powered up!

Become a member of Active Transportation Alliance and receive a discount for your rides! Your support allows us to advocate for safer, more convenient travel for people who bike, walk and use transit.

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