Women on Wheels 1 Day Bike Fest This Saturday!

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Just in time with some much needed warmer weather here in Chicago,  is this year’s Women on Wheels event!  Running from 9am to 2pm this Saturday (April 12th) in Pilsen, the 4-hour event will be full of great bike information, demos, and the chance to test ride a variety of bikes too.

Here’s the schedule of events:
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m:  Registration
9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m:  Opening presentation by Angela Ford
10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m:  Commuting by bike    OR     Cultural differences in biking
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon: What you need to know when you visit a bike shop OR How to plan a group ride or form a riding group
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m:  Recreational side of biking OR Comfort, style, and safety on the bike
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m:  Drawing

Other Activities:

  • From 10:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m., three moms who ride with their children will be available in the child care area to answer your questions about how to have fun and ride safely with the kids.
  • Some of the girls from the Girls Bike Club at West Town Bikes will be on hand to demonstrate simple bike repairs you can do yourself.
  • Along with the various test bikes will be Divvy bikes too, to test ride and check out!


And.. there’s  free drawing as well, with some great prizes!

Registration is Free (here) so get on your bike and ride on down to Pilsen for a great Saturday bike event!