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FAHRRAD TOUR von SCHAUMBURG
April 30, 2017, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking

Join in the fun at the Fahrrad Tour von Schaumburg Bike Ride and Picnic!

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 come celebrate Schaumburg’s heritage and extensive bike route network with a seven mile ride on off-street bike paths and on-street bike lanes before winding up at the grounds of Schaumburg’s beautiful Atcher Municipal Center.

The ride will begin at 12:00 at Blackwell Elementary School, 345 N. Walnut Lane, Schaumburg.  We will finish the ride at 2:15 at the Atcher Municipal Center where there will be food and entertainment.

Pre-registration is not required for this free event.  Beginners and riders with training wheels are not advised to participate.

Event sponsors:  Schaumburg Park District and Village of Schaumburg.  For more information, call 847-985-2115.



BIKE TO WORK WEEK!
April 23, 2017, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking

The League of American Bicyclists is sponsoring Bike To Work Week from 15-19, 2017.

In commemoration of National Bike To Work Day, you can meet at Meineke Park on Friday, May 19  for a bike ride to inspire you to continue biking as an option to driving.  The ride will kick off at the park at 220 E. Weathersfield Way at 9:30 a.m.

The ride will end at the Municipal Center at 101 Schaumburg Court off of Summit.

Event sponsor:  The Village of Schaumburg and Bicycle Connection.



Bicycle Drop-Off Sites
June 3, 2015, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking, Local Drop-off Sites

Bike RidingDo you have an operating bike that you no longer need and would like to recycle?  If so, you might want to consider donating it through the Working Bikes Cooperative.   Schaumburg Township’s drop-off site is:

Alan Lloyd residence
1834 Carlisle Court
Schaumburg, IL 60194
847-843-0189
Contact Mr. Lloyd at adl2k@yahoo.com to schedule a drop-off
Working bicycles only.

Bike Connection
1226 N. Roselle Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60195
847-882-7728
bikeconnection.com



BIKE YOUR WAY TO SCHAUMBURG’S METRA STATION!
February 26, 2012, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking

If you’re interested in biking to Schaumburg’s Metra Station, it’s a nice ride along Springinsguth and Spring South Road.  Or, you can take the newly completed segment of bike path along Irving Park Road between Wright Boulevard and Springinsguth Road.  It’s never been easier–or greener.

Once you get there, the village offers 25 covered parking spaces in addition to 20 enclosed bicycle lockers at the station.

Give it a try this year when you want to hop on the Metra Line!