Techweek hosts a 7-day series of events with a 2-day technology conference and expo to bring together a mixture of entrepreneurs, visionaries, and thought leaders. This weeklong celebration of technology and innovation brings the local community together and we then shine a large global spotlight on the exciting developments in that community.
Past speakers at Techweek include: Jonah Peretti (Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed), Karen Sumberg (Diversity Pod Leader, Google), Travis Kalanick (CEO, Uber), Reshma Saujani (Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code), Craig Newmark (Founder, Craigslist), Nyla Koncurat (Co-founder & Managing Partner, Karlani Capital), Barney Harford (CEO, Orbitz), Dan Gilbert (Founder, Quicken Loans), Alexis Ohanian (Co-founder, Reddit & Partner, Y Combinator), Rahm Emanuel (Mayor, Chicago), and Kathryn Minshew (Founder, The Muse).
Bike and Roll Chicago is very proud to announce that coming next month (June) 2012, we will be introducing Bike Appétit Chicago Food Tours by Bicycle!
There will be 3 different tours offered multiple times per week:
Big Shoulders Food Tour features Chicago favorites such as deep-dish pizza, Italian beef sandwiches, and Chicago-style hot dogs.
Chicago Bikes, Blues, & BBQ Tour includes top blues clubs, BBQ joints, and other food favorites all in Historic Hyde Park and Kenwood.
Sweet Home Chicago Food Tour the Sweet Home Chicago tour is a sweet-tooth’s dream with samples of top pastries, candies, gelatos, and more!
For more information on pricing, departure dates & times, and more – please visit: http://www.bikechicago.com/chicago-tours/food
See you out in Chicago for some great eats and great sites soon!
The best way to get to and from the Lollapalooza Music Festival and all of the official aftershows is by bike. Jump on your bike, ride down to the festival, park it at the complimentary bicycle valet at the Southeast Corner of Lakeshore and Monroe courtesy of our friends from the Active Transportation Alliance. This year we’ve put together an extra special bike rental deal for all Lollapalooza attendees!
5 day bike rental = $65 (67% OFF)
3 day bike rental = $45 (62% OFF)
1 day bike rental = $20 (49% OFF)
ALL bike rentals are all-inclusive and include: bicycle lock, riding map, & a helmet. As an added bonus ALL Lollapalooza attendees receive $10 OFF anysegway tour, bicycle tour, or food tour by bike. Bikes are going quick so please reserve your bike rental today at firstname.lastname@example.org please indicate that you’re a Lollapalooza attendee.
For additional info, please check out our website Lollapalooza Page here
New Belgium Brewing Company’s annual Tour de Fat benefiting West Town Bikes roll’s into Chicago’s Palmer Square this Saturday, July 13th!
Want to participate in the bike parade, but need a bicycle? We have a very special bike rental offer just for the Tour de Fat! Click here for reservations for the Tour de Fat bike rental special
For questions please visit Bike and Roll Chicago or call 312-729-1000
Event and Music Schedule as follows:
10am: Parade Registration
11am: Danger Zone Parade Launch
12pm: Scot Nery Show
12:30pm: Honeymoon Caberet
1:15pm: Slow Ride
1:30pm: Mucca Pazza
2:15pm: Stunt Pepper Dance Contest
2:40pm: Yo-Yo People
3:30pm: Car for Bike Trade
4:00pm: Reggie Watts
Refreshments to be served
(Be responsible: please don’t drink and bicycle)