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West Town Bike Gang

Think mini-flash mob on two wheels on the West Side. This group is for local spontaneous meetups with fellow riders. If you live in Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village, Logan Square, Wicker Park, Bucktown etc, you're in!

Location: Chicago, IL
Members: 52
Latest Activity: Sep 14

Summon the gang!

Follow us! https://twitter.com/westtowngang

Don't worry. We only tweet when we're looking to gather up. This is most likely to happen in the evenings at various drinking establishments, or public private hang-outs, like metra overpasses and parks.

Join twitter. Follow us. Set your phone to receive text updates. Be sure to get text updates from our twitter account. (Optional: set your own account to limit what hours you get messages.) Done!

Want to message the gang? Send an email with your location to: ob3ndc[@]ping[.]fm. It will update the twitter feed and our followers will get your update! Standard limit of 140 characters applies.

Discussion Forum

Preferred Watering Holes 8 Replies

I think it's worth identifying preferred re-filling stations on the west side. What's your favorite nook, cranny, or bartender? I'm drunk-riding distance home from the Clipper, so that's my default. Continue

Started by Ruby Red. Last reply by Phil Dembinski Jul 18, 2012.

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Comment by Pedal To The People on September 14, 2017 at 11:27pm

Hey Gang! Please stop by our bike shop at 2030 W. Hubbard. As you probably know, Hubbard is a great commute route. Hope to see you soon! 

Comment by Tom A.K. on September 10, 2017 at 12:07am

Great time! Thanks! See you all down the road! . . .

Comment by Tom A.K. on September 7, 2017 at 8:50pm

Movie in the Parks at Smith Park. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 7:45 till 9:30pm. 

2526 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, Il.60612. 1-312-742-2556.

Fee: Free

Age Range: Any

Movies in the Parks is Chicago's favorite summertime tradition, bringing big-screen entertainment to a park near you!

Join us for a evening under the stars catching a family-friendly flick.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

PG-13 | 1hrs 43 minutes | 1986

Time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.

Comment by Tom A.K. on September 5, 2017 at 11:24pm

Nearby West Town Bike Gang event for whomever is interested for Saturday night 9-9-17, 7:30pm till 10pm at Smith Park, Grand Ave. at Campbell St. in West Town. Free movie in the park - "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". Bike in and bring a blanket and BYO'refreshments'/snacks. All options for after movie activities are open to vote.

W.T.B.G. Reunion/Sign-up/Farewell/Retirement/Season-Finale/Party Event! 

:-) See Ya' There . . . !

Comment by Tom A.K. on September 3, 2017 at 1:39pm

Comment by Tom A.K. on May 25, 2017 at 4:51pm
Comment by Yasmeen on July 6, 2016 at 3:08pm

Here's this year's event and schedule for TdF. Hope to see you there!

http://www.thechainlink.org/events/tour-de-fat-2016

Comment by Tom A.K. on July 6, 2016 at 3:05pm
Yo, West Town Bike Gang! Let's ('try to') have a special meet-up before the Tour de Fat parade Saturday. We could ride together in the parade as a 'gang' and show our colors and protect our 'hood. (Sorry, just stoopid gang talk) Meet up 10:30-11am at the Palmer Square water fountain(north of kids play area). I'll 'try' to have a sign, "Beware, West Town Bike Gang Hangs Out Here!" Others could wear signs and 'gang costumes' during the parade, Beware! 'WestTown Bike Gang'. Let's get dis' party started! Just Sayin'! Yo, Let's Roll! See Ya! . . .
Comment by Ruby Red on July 22, 2015 at 3:40pm
Haven't heard back from anyone else yet, and there's also a rat bike ride tonight which I know a few folks are going to. So I'm going to suggest Thursday and if a couple of you materialize for Thursday let's do it. Either we can shoot up the channel trail, Head out west or any other place your little hearts desire.

I'm shooting for after sundown: between 8:30 and 9 PM start time, and go for an hour-ish max so the working folks can still get up in the morning.
Comment by Ruby Red on July 20, 2015 at 11:02pm

I'm thinkin' Wednesday night. Meet up around the northside of Humboldt Park. Head somewhere North/South or West? Who's in?

 

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