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West Town Bike Gang

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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: Feb 12

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 Tom A.K. on February 12, 2018 at 1:07pm

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/wisniewski/ct-met-bik...

Humboldt Park (232) and West Town (127), in top ten areas for 2017 Chicago bike citations, police data shows.

Comment by Tom A.K. on February 10, 2018 at 3:16pm

Blizzard Blasted! . . .

forgot to thank 'Ice House' for the cameo appearance during the crawl/ride.
snowed in huh?! . . .

Comment by Tom A.K. on February 10, 2018 at 1:40pm

Thanks Yukon Jack, Suzie Snowflake and Nanook of the North!

my head still hertzz . . .

Comment by Tom A.K. on February 9, 2018 at 5:29pm

Looks like there will be even more fresh snow falling during the gang's *Snow Crawl / Bike Blizzard Blast Ride *

Comment by Tom A.K. on February 8, 2018 at 1:54pm


*Snow Crawl *2-9-18* Bike Blizzard Blast* 7:15pm-till?

Meet up at EZ INN 921 n. Western/Playlot (nextdoor) for snow fun (optional)

Crawl location choices:
*Sportsman Club 948 n.Western
*Blind Robin 853 n. Western
*Lockdown Bar & Grill 1024 n. Western
*Tumans Tap 2159 n. Chicago
*Roots Pizza 1924 w. Chicago
*TBA?

Hosts: Yukon Jack * Suzie Snowflake * Nannook of the North * Tom IceHouse*
(or who ever arrives and survives in this blizzard) . . .

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

 

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