Now that its Spring;

its time to go a little Bike Crazy!

There are a number of rides, tours and bike-related events happening all over the city in the upcoming months. The Empirical Opera has been instrumental in organizing and sponsoring the May 1st Spring Green Bike Tour as well as organizing a series of kid & family-focused bike rides with the Kiddical Mass group. Read on below and pick a tour….

Come on out and join us for fun in the sun and some educational experiences to boot.

Kidical Mass Neighborhood Rides
Join the Kidical Mass for slow, easy-going, fun, group rides focused on kids (of all ages) and families that will tour various neighborhoods and parks. Playground play-time will be included on most rides at beginning and end of rides.

Open to the public; all ages welcome. Please wear helmets! Invite your friends to join us!

Palmer Square & Logan Square
Saturday April 10, from 10:30am to 1:00pm
Meet: Bunny Playground in Palmer Square
3100 W. Palmer Blvd. (btwn Kedzie & Humboldt Blvds)

Lincoln Square & Surrounding Streets
Saturday April 17 from 9:00am to 11:00am
Meet: near Lincoln Square in the small park adjacent to Cafe Selmarie
4731 N. Lincoln Ave. (Near Western Ave. & Lawrence Ave.)

Rogers Park & Indian Boundary Park
Saturday May 15 from 10:30am to 1:00pm
Meet: Warren Park / Ice Rink Parking Lot
6601 N. Western Ave. (Between Pratt Blvd. & Devon Ave.)

See this poster for more details: Kidical Mass Poster

Ride with your kids. (Bike trailers, Kid Seats & Add-a-bikes welcome for the little ones). Kids on their own bikes will stay together and explore the neighborhood and enjoy the fun, parade and spectacle of a group mass bike ride. Parents are required to accompany their children while tour guides lead the route and assist in navigating intersections and stopping points.

Riders are expected to wear helmets during the tour. Tours are free and open to the public. Invite your friends to come!

Sponsored by E.O. member, Jason Greenberg