Time: January 18, 2013 from 6:30am to 9am
Location: Daley Plaza
Street: Dearborn and Washington
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/aZq2A
Event Type: bike, rally
Organized By: Active Transportation Alliance
Latest Activity: Jan 18
Warm up with free Caribou coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, as well as free slices of Eli’s Cheesecake from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Daley Plaza, located at Washington Street and Dearborn Street. Winter Bike to Work Day has long been celebrated in the shadow of City Hall and The Picasso, and is now even more accessible for Chicago’s cyclists via the new Dearborn Street protected bike lane, which opened shortly before Christmas, 2012.
Rally attendees will receive free fleece balaclavas, courtesy of The Chainlink and Bike Winter. There will also be a raffle for several great prizes, which include a case of Clif Bars and a free registration to MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive.
Jan. 18 also marks the opening of registration for Bike the Drive. Get a jump on your summer by signing up for this world-class bike ride, to be held on May 26.
Winter Bike to Work Day, organized by the Active Transportation Alliance, commemorates the coldest day in Chicago history—Jan. 20, 1985—when the official temperature at O’Hare International Airport was 27 degrees below zero.