Good Things Happen When You Pedal!
Bike Glenview is a community-wide initiative & resource to promote biking as a healthy, cost-effective and low-polluting way to travel around our beautiful village. The initiative is made possible through a cooperative effort with the Village of Glenview, Glenview Park District, Glenview Library, Glenview Chamber of Commerce, and the Glenview Natural Resources Commission.
Read the Glenview Community Bike Initiative Assessment by Ryan Donald and Mark Kopec.
Glenview Trail Map
Before you hop on your bike, check out Glenview’s bike trails by clicking on the Bike Glenview Trail Map below. You can also pick up a free paper trail map at Glenview Village Hall, Glenview Public Library, Glenview Park Center and local bike shops. The map shows existing bike routes, and paths, sidewalks along major arterials that can be used by bicycles; “Fun” routes through neighborhoods that link 20 Glenview hubs and attractions in downtown Glenview, The Glen, Gallery Park, The Grove and more; and a tour of Glenview’s most interesting and beautiful natural areas. Bike map signs are posted at key route locations around town to help traveling bikers.
Five Instructional Videos give you great tips on how to maintain and adjust your bike for comfortable safe riding, properly fitting your helmet, and how to use the repair tools at the Bike Station located in Little Bear Park in Gallery Park:
- Tools at the Bike Repair Station (located near Little Bear Park in Gallery Park)
- Adjusting Your Seat
- Maintenance Essentials
- ABC’s Precheck
- Does My Helmet Fit?
Love to Bike and Love to Read? The Glenview Public Library staff has compiled lists of their favorite cycling books just for you!
Great biking events for you and your family. Check out the complete listing below and be sure to check back frequently for newly added events.
Bike Glenview Resources
|Bike Glenview Trail Map
Green Infrastructure Bike Tour Map
Top Reasons to Ride Your Bike
Bike Safety Tips
Getting Your Bike on Pace Buses
2016 Bike Glenview Events
June 11-July 31: Story Walk
July 23: Bike Glenview at the Glenview Farmers Market Green Table
Learn more about Bike Glenview with Ron Ganim of the Village of Glenview Natural Resources Commission.
The Recyclery will be collecting bikes to recycle.
August 21: Forest Preserves Bike Ride
Bike from Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview up to the Skokie Lagoons and back with Friends of the Forest Preserves. We will stop for a snack at the lagoons and chat about the ecology of the preserves we have just traveled through. Meet at the Blue Star Memorial parking lot for a prompt departure at 1 p.m. The ride will last about 1.5 to 2 hours round trip.