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Bike to Work Week

bike commuter challenge logoJoin us for the Chicagoland Bike-to-Work Week June 12 - 19. The NU Bike Commuter Challenge team will compete against other local institutions to see which team logs the most biking trips during the week.

To sign up on the Northwestern University Bike Commuter Challenge team:

  • Go to bikecommuterchallenge.org.
  • Click the blue button, "Sign Up Now!"
  • Click the second button, "Join a Team."
  • Search for "Northwestern University."
  • Click the green button "Join."
  • Use the password: nubikes
  • Choose "Register for free."
  • Don't forget to log your trips by clicking on the day you rode.

Any biking trip counts whether you ride a few blocks to the Metra or all the way to campus. The Commuter Challenge offers tips and tools to make it easy to bike to work/school. Please join the Northwestern team!

Questions? Email Bike Commuter Challenge Team Leader, Elizabeth Adamczyk.

Campus Pit Stops

In celebration of Bike to Work Week, NU hosts Bike Commuter Stations on the Chicago and Evanston campus. Bicyclists will be able to purchase Kryptonite locks “at cost” from University Police and bike mechanics will offer free safety checks, lube, and air. There will also be refreshments, bike maps, and raffle prizes.

Evanston Campus Pit Stop
Tuesday, June 16
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
In front of Jacobs Center Plaza (2001 Sheridan Rd)

Chicago Campus Pit Stop
Wednesday, June 17
7:00 am - 9:00 am

Learn More about Biking at NU

If you are interested in connecting with other bike commuters, please join the Northwestern Bike Commuter Listserv by sending a blank subject line email to listserv@listserv.it.northwestern.edu with SUBSCRIBE bike-commuters Firstname Lastname in the message.

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