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.

Red Trails: Existing Bike Route/Lane
A road designated for use in mixed traffic, an on-street painted lane, or an off-street shared use path that is 8-10 feet wide.

Purple Trails: Major Route Sidewalk
A sidewalk along a major arterial that can be used by bicyclists that is 4-5 feet wide.

Blue Trails: Fun Route/Lane
Sidewalks or streets often used to get to destination hubs.

Want to see your location relative to the trails?
In order to see your location relative to the trails, click here to view the map on your phone or tablet. This will prompt Google Maps to open. Make sure to select “Allow” when asked to provide your current location. Once Google Maps is loaded, use the Current Location button.

Upcoming Events

Green Infrastructure Bike Tour

We encourage you to join us on a bicycle tour of Glenview’s green infrastructure August 15th at 10:30 a.m. (8.6-mile round trip). We will view sites between the basin and downtown Glenview where naturalized shoreline stabilization and other innovative practices are improving water quality in Glenview’s largest watershed – the West Fork!

 

Meet At the northern edge of the Techny Basin bike path at 10:30 a.m. Please park at Richardson Park: 1950 Westleigh Dr., Glenview, IL 60025.

The tour is limited to 25 riders. Please contact Robyn Flakne at 847-904-4536 by August 12th to register

Instructional Videos and Bike Safety Tips

Gallery Park Bike Repair Station

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How to Adjust Your Seat

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ABCs Bike Precheck

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Proper Helmet Fit

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