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Deep Winter Overhaul Class
Sun Jan 20th 2-5pm
The Recyclery, 7628 N Paulina St
Join us for our six-session Deep Winter Overhaul Class, taught by Katie! We will be meeting Sundays from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, January 20th through March 3rd, skipping February 10th.
You'll learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and adjust each major mechanical system of your bicycle, week-by-week. We recommend taking our Tune Up Class before this if you are not used to basic tool use and repairs like fixing a flat. Registration is required, and space is limited, so…… 773-262-5900
Critical Mass Polka Ride
Fri Jan 25th 5:30-11:45pm
Daley Plaza, 50 West Washington
In keeping with the annual tradition, a roughly 10-mile "Polka Ride" Critical Mass bike route is proposed from Daly Plaza, 50 West Washington, to the Independence Tap, 3932 West Irving Park in the Old Irving Park neighborhood, to see the high-energy polka trio The Polkaholics. The power-pop trio The Cloud Corporation opens the show. The ride assembles after 5:30 PM at the plaza, departing a little after 6 PM.… 312-560-3966
Chicago Critical Mass
Fri Jan 25th 6-11pm
Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.
THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.
Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.
Lakecomers use 
Chi.Bike or text WHERE to to catchup.… 773-33-MASS-8

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Friends of Big Marsh: Leaving the Nest, Taking Flight Campaign Kickoff party!
Tue Jan 29th 5:30-8:30pm
Lagunitas Tap Room and Beer Sanctuary, 2607 W 17th St
In 2019, Friends of Big Marsh is launching a new campaign: Leaving the Nest, Taking Flight. Please join us to support the further development of Big Marsh Park as a centerpiece of the Calumet Region! 

Leaving the Nest
 - Imagine the nearly 300 acres of Big Marsh being accessible through a multi-use trail, multiple links between the North and South end of the park, and nature…
OOFD Monthly Event
Tue Feb 5th 7:30-9pm
On Tour Brewing Co, 1725 W Hubbard St
Looking for some new adventures for 2019, come out to Out Our Front Door's monthly hangout at On Tour Brewing.
Learn more about what OOFD has to offer and how you can get involved.
Electric Scooters
Tue Feb 19th 7:30-9pm
Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd, Evanston
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…
http://www.evanstonbicycleclu… 7734422549
March Tune Up Class
Sun Mar 3rd 6-9pm
The Recyclery Collective, 7628 N Paulina St
Our two-part bicycle Tune Up Class will be taught by Katie, an experienced Recyclery crew mechanic. This class will introduce you to basic bicycle maintenance. We’ll cover tool and component terminology, fixing a flat, chain maintenance, brake pad replacement, and basic shifting adjustments.
This class will be held on the Sunday evenings of March 3rd & 10th, 6-9PM. Cost for the 2 session course is $75.
Bring your own bike to the…… 773-262-5900
Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council
Wed Mar 6th 3-4:30pm
Chicago City Hall, 121 N LaSalle Street, Room 1103
Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council
The Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) includes members representing a broad spectrum of backgrounds, from health care and enforcement and community groups. Several City departments are also represented.
MBAC focuses on a wide range of bicycle issues: safety, education, enforcement, and infrastructure investment. The Council will help identify issues, discuss ideas and set priorities for bicycle planning in Chicago.
MBAC is…
St. Patrick's Day Ride by Wheeling Wheelmen
Sun Mar 17th 8am-1pm
Wauconda High School, 555 N. Main Street, Wauconda, IL 60084…
Let's go that way! Planning a Self-supported Bike Tour
Tue Mar 19th 7:30-9pm
Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd, Evanston
Is there a place you’ve always wanted to explore by bike but didn’t know how to plan the trip? Can you really just step off a plane, train, or automobile with your bicycle and start riding? EBC club members Robb Geiger and Peter Glaser will share their experience in planning a self-supported bike tour. They’ll cover the essentials: route planning resources, equipment, finding places to stay and eat, navigation, and more.  This is a monthly meeting of the Evanston Bicycle Club.  Meeting is…
http://www.evanstonbicycleclu… 773-442-2549

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