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Electric Scooters at Evanston Ecology Center

February 19, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
The Chicago area has not yet permitted scooter companies to start ride-sharing services that are available in other cities.  Proponents say that electric scooters could be useful for trips to and from transit and to fill the gap in options for short-hop trips and could help more households do without a car although there are critics.  Leading a discussion of the pros and cons and what we might expect in micro-mobility transportation options will be Maggie Melin, an Advocacy Manager at the…See More
Feb 18
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Bring your Bike With You: Car Racks Demystified at Evanston Ecology Center

April 16, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
At some point everyone wants to go on a bike ride a distance from your front door and that is where a car rack becomes a useful utility.  From roof, trunk, hitch, spare tire, and truck, which rack is the right one to get you around with your bike?  What are the cost and installation considerations?  William Wakefield, Store Manager at Rack Attack in Skokie will share tips for selecting and installing the best rack for you, your bike, and your car. See More
Jan 21
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Tom Limon liked chiearthrider's event Antique Bicycles
Aug 16, 2018
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Antique Bicycles at Evanston Ecology Center

August 21, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Carey Williams is the National Captain of The Wheelmen, an international group dedicated to the research, preservation, collecting and riding of antique bicycles from 1931 and before. The organization seeks to preserve early bicycles, many of which were instrumental in The Good Roads Movement from which America has benefited to this day, and encourages cycling as a part of modern living. Carey will share the history of early bicycles and will bring an old bicycle to the presentation. See More
Jul 10, 2018
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Jun 30, 2018
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Mountain Biking, Mtb Bike Patrol, and Interscholastic Cycling at Evanston Ecology Center

June 19, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join us at the June Evanston Bicycle Club meeting for a presentation about mountain biking.  George Pastorino started mountain biking in 1997 and immediately became a fan of the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits.  He is both a road and mountain biker but finds an advantage in biking off road away from cars.  George will speak about mountain biking and share his experience as a volunteer with the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s (IMBA) National Mountain Bike Patrol and it’s…See More
May 31, 2018
Greg Valent commented on chiearthrider's event History of Cycling in Chicago by Chris McAuliffe
"I'm up for a HARDCOVER copy, if they will be available."
Apr 14, 2018
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History of Cycling in Chicago by Chris McAuliffe at Evanston Ecology Center

April 17, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Chris McAuliffe is the author of the book “Cycling in Chicago” which chronicles cycling starting in the late 19th century, when Chicago was the center of bicycle manufacturing in the United States.  As an early industrial and transportation center, two-thirds of all bicycles manufactured in the United States were from Chicago—it was the Detroit of bike manufacturing.  For decades, Chicago was also a center for cycling track and road racing. Chris will talk about Chicago’s rich cycling heritage…See More
Apr 14, 2018
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History of Cycling in Chicago by Chris McAuliffe at Evanston Ecology Center

April 17, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Chris McAuliffe is the author of the book “Cycling in Chicago” which chronicles cycling starting in the late 19th century, when Chicago was the center of bicycle manufacturing in the United States.  As an early industrial and transportation center, two-thirds of all bicycles manufactured in the United States were from Chicago—it was the Detroit of bike manufacturing.  For decades, Chicago was also a center for cycling track and road racing. Chris will talk about Chicago’s rich cycling heritage…See More
Mar 29, 2018
Ryan Ortega liked chiearthrider's event Biking Across America
Mar 16, 2018
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Biking Across America at Evanston Ecology Center

March 21, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Patty Brummet rode her bike across America—three times!  In 2014 she rode across North America - Astoria, OR to Portsmouth, NH to fulfill a dream and honor a promise she made to her dad the night he died.  In 2015 she rode again, this time biking across the middle part of America, San Francisco to Portsmouth, NH.  In the spring of 2017, Patty rode across the southern part of America, from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, FL.  On all three rides she raised money for Rush University Cancer center.…See More
Feb 26, 2018
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Mad City Biking Weekend at Panera Bread

August 17, 2018 to August 19, 2018
Join us for one, two, or three days of cycling in Madison, WI and see why Madison was awarded Platinum and Fitchburg Silver Bicycle Friendly Community status by the League of American Bicyclists.  This year we are partnering with Bike Fitchburg, who will help us experience the best roads and trails, innovative bike infrastructure (including a “bicycle roundabout”), and scenery for cycling in the area as only a local can know.  Besides moderately paced rides Fri., Sat., and Sun. this year we…See More
Feb 18, 2018
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Biking Across America at Evanston Ecology Center

March 21, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Patty Brummet rode her bike across America—three times!  In 2014 she rode across North America - Astoria, OR to Portsmouth, NH to fulfill a dream and honor a promise she made to her dad the night he died.  In 2015 she rode again, this time biking across the middle part of America, San Francisco to Portsmouth, NH.  In the spring of 2017, Patty rode across the southern part of America, from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, FL.  On all three rides she raised money for Rush University Cancer center.…See More
Feb 7, 2018
Ken Hickey liked chiearthrider's event Biking Across America
Feb 7, 2018
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Jan 24, 2018

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