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Pothole Art Bike Tour
$25

Pothole Art Bike Tour 11/19/2017

A uniquely Chicago urban treasure hunt – by bike! Jim Bachor’s stunning and sometimes snarky mosaic works are the centerpiece of this casual group ride, tracking down each and every existing pothole Jim has lovingly adorned with unique mosaics since 2013. And, the artist will join us! Meetup is inside the Thorndale Red Line Station, where Bachor’s commission, entitled “Thrive,” was installed in 2014. We’ll then ride a winding west to east to south route that catches up with up to 25 pothole artworks, including two private commissions. Please bring cash for a lunch and drinks stop, tentatively scheduled for 1pm, and another possible drink stop along the way.

$25

Steelworkers Pilgrimage Cycling Tour 4/9/2017

Ride with us to explore the Steelworkers life in South Chicago and Northern Indiana. We will explore various sites including The Steelworkers ParkThe Ore Wall,  James P. Fitzgibbons Memorial MuseumMarktown’s Historical District, plus various additional points of interest along the way.

$25

Pedal To Pullman Cycling Tour 06/04/2017

Join us for a cycling adventure back in time to the first successful working factory city in the United States founded by railroad car mogul George M. Pullman. Once we arrive, we will visit the Pullman National Monument and the Pullman Visitors Center, participate in an in-depth walking tour of the Pullman Factory Buildings, The Hotel Florence, and a neighborhood walking tour.  We will also go on a cycling tour of the labor movement street art created resident artist JB Daniel and tours of the Back Alley Street Art Paradise created by another prominent resident artist Ian Lantz.

$25

Graffiti and Gears Cycling Tour 07/16/2017

We will be traversing the city on our bicycles on an art tour to visit many of the city’s Murals, Graffiti Walls, and Street Art. Key points of interests include the Pilsen Mural Wall, Hubbard Street Murals, The 606 Murals, Permission Logan, Vivian Maier Mural, The Mile of Murals, and hidden gems in between all of these sites I have been tracking.

$25

Bike and Canoe to Bahá’í Temple Cycling Tour 09/04/2016

Bike from the Totem Pole on the Lake Front Trail @ Addison St. down Lawrence Ave., then up the North Shore Channel Trail through the Skokie North Shore Sculpture Park. We will continue our Cycling Adventure to the Evanston Community Center. We will then take a guided canoeing trip facilitated by the Evanston Ecology Center up the North Branch of the Chicago River to the Bahá’í Temple and back.