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

Bike Glenview North Branch Ride

Sunday, June 27 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

> Register

Bike Clinic

Sunday, June 6 | 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Behind the Library in Jackman Park

Get your bike ready for summer and learn how to keep it in shape. Alan Rubin of Glenview Cycle talks about bike maintenance and repair and offers his expert advice.

> Registration Opens May 7

Bike to Work

May is National Bike Month. Celebrate the occasion by participating in  Bike to Work Week or Bike to Work Day!

Bike to Work Week: May 17-23, 2021
Bike to Work Day: May 21

Instructional Videos and Bike Safety Tips

Gallery Park Bike Repair Station

see video

How to Adjust Your Seat

see video

ABCs Bike Precheck

see video

Proper Helmet Fit

see video