Take advantage of our Bike Valet service provided by the Bike PalatineClub and Palatine Park District. Anyone riding their bikes to Palatine's Hometown Fest and fireworks on Friday, July 3 from 5:00-10:00 p.m. can enjoy this FREE service! Bikes can be dropped off at the tennis courts near the Park District office on Wood Street and will remain secured inside the fenced in tennis courts for later pick-up. Club Members are welcome to join us in the viewing area for the fireworks show.
Join us on Saturday, July 4th as we celebrate our nation's birthday with a bang! The 4th of July Parade Ride kicks off at 11:00 a.m. in Position #21. Show your support for bicycling in Palatine and line-up between 9:00-10:30 a.m. Bring your bikes, your helmets, a water bottle and sunscreen! Parade starting at Wilson and Cedar, taking Slade to Brockway, north on Brockway to Wood and east on Wood to Oak. Read more hometownfest.com or palatinejaycees.org.
Join us on Saturday, August 29, 2015 our biggest ride of the year! CycleFest is geared for all ages with three routes of 9, 15 and 23 miles for riders of various skill levels. Part of the village’s StreetFest celebration, CycleFest rolls along scenic streets and bike paths in the Palatine area. Read more and REGISTER to today! Don't miss out of this family-friendly ride.
Join us after the Thursday Casual Bike Ride on July 23 @ 7:30 p.m. at JJ Twigs on Northwest Hwy. Details of the 2015 season recapping the Longest Day Ride, Bike Valet and 4th of July Parade. Plans for CycleFest and Oktoberfest will be discussed. Your input is needed! Agenda items are welcome at email@example.com
Thanks to those that came out to celebrate summer's longest day by riding in this event that began and ended at Mikes Bike Shop; 155 N. NW Hwy. Palatine, IL on Friday, June 19th. Departing slightly after 7 p.m., the ride highlighted a 13 mile loop through Deer Grove. Join us next summer by contacting Wayne Mikes at 847-358-0948.
On Saturday, June 13, beginning at 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. the Bike Palatine Club and the Palatine Park District offered a cycling safety skills clinic for children, ages 3-10. Thanks to all the young riders and their families that came out as well as the Sponsors and volunteers. It was fun and educational! Participants were also able to register their bikes with the Village of Palatine for free. View photo albums on our Facebook page or on the Palatine Parks page!
What a fun day! Beautiful weather for Bike Palatine Club's first-ever Bike Scavenger Hunt in Palatine. Great group of riders too...7 teams made up of 2-5 people solved clues to get thru 10 destinations recording it all on their smartphones. Thanks to Palatine Park District for allowing us the use of the newly renovated Palatine Hills Golf Course club house's lower level. It was the perfect staging area! View the entire photo album on our Facebook page!
View the SLIDE SHOW from the event (44.10 MB)
Enthusiastic riders rode on May 16 for our first Dirt N' Durty Ride from Durty Nellies Pub to Deer Grove Forest Preserve and back! Despite the early morning storms, it turned out nice. Thanks to Durty Nellie's for honoring a $5 off per adult lunch coupon. Our durtiest/muddiest rider took home a BPC coffee mug. More pictures here and on Facebook!
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