WE SUPPORT SAFE ROUTES AND BIKE/WALK TO SCHOOL DAYS!



 

SCHOOLS DONATE HERE FOR 3X MATCHING RAFFLE GIFTS!


Via Mail: Bike Palatine Club

c/o Mikes Bike Shop

155 N. Northwest Hwy.

Palatine, IL 60074


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Traffic Safety Skills 101 - Ride Leader Seminar

at Mikes Bike Shop in Palatine 

On April 3, 2016, a class was offered to everyone over 14 wishing to improve their bike handling skills. This was a great way to help refine and refresh attendees cycling skills; encourage riding a bike confidently and safely for transportation, for fitness and recreation, in traffic and on trails. Lessons on how to be visible and predictable, to ride between and through intersections, to ride in groups, and to avoid crashes were also discussed as well a list of bicycle safety checks.  Many existing and new Bike Palatine Club Ride Leaders attended making for more Ride Leaders. Pictured here at the Rotary Club of Palatine sign.

 

2016 Graduates

Past Graduates

TS101- Traffic Safety Skills Class for Adults

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 2015 BIKE SUMMIT 

Wayne and Kevin-Advocates at the 2015 Bike Summit

 



EDUCATIONAL VIDEO / PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

In response to the kind offer from Village Manager Reid Ottesen to develop some Public Service Announcements (PSAs) using the village’s videography staff, task force members met with Sam Trakas to discuss potential topics. View a short public service video aired at the Dist 15 elementary schools promoting International Walk and Bike to School Day. The video is intended as a last-minute promotion/reminder to students to participate! Link to the village’s video library:


http://www.palatine.il.us/video/default.aspx?id=26 



$150 BIKE CAMPER DIY PLANS

Paul Elkins fell for micro-camping in 2002 when he toured the country in his cabover “stealth camper”. He posted this how-to video on building your very own bicycle camper.  Click here to view it out on YouTube.





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