Did You Know?

While the Chicago region’s population grew by 18 percent since 1980, the traffic increased by 66 percent in the same period.

Top Ten reasons to attend Chicago Cycle Swap on Saturday

1. Great deals on bikes and bike stuff…more than 50 bike shops, merchants, nonprofits and individuals will be exhibiting!

2. Unlimited $5 off admission coupons…print as many as you need at

3. Amazing presentations and performances including an exclusive sneak peek of the new Chicago Velo Campus with John Vande Velde (former U.S. Olympic cyclist).

4. Goose Island Beer! (plus coffee, soda and snacks)

5. Try out bike trailers, Dutch bikes, adaptive cycles in our Demo Area (plus more awesome presentations like winter biking, family biking and an all-female BMX and dance performance, come on!)

6. Support the nonprofit Active Transportation Alliance and our partner Chicago Bike Winter…consider joining Active Trans and getting into the Swap for $20.

7. Meet new bike friends!

8. Did we mention the Goose Island Beer?

9. A great precursor to the Bicycle Film Festival Saturday evening.

10. It will make you a cooler, hipper and better equipped bicyclist…100% guaranteed. Plus, Goose Island Beer.