Events, Clinics, Rides & Special Events at Trek Bicycles of Highland Park
NEW! Ladies Group Ride ~ Tuesdays ~ 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday Ladies Social Ride
Arrive early to change or prep your bike and be ready to roll out at 5:30pm.
Bike type: Road hybrid (like the Trek FX) or road bike
Pace: Mild 11-14 mph Adjectives to describe this ride: beginner friendly, conversational, social, fun, recovery.
Ladies Night: Flat Repair ~ Thursday, August 2nd ~ 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join Ashton for a fun WOMENS ONLY Flat Repair Clinic
Bring your bike and flat repair kit. Don't have a flat repair kit, we'll help you build one.
We will teach you step by step how to take your wheel off the bike, remove the tire and tube, check what caused the flat, use a C02 inflator and cartridge, and reinstall your tube, tire and wheel.
Space is limited.
Flat Repair Clinic ~ Every Last Thursday of the month
FLAT REPAIRS & BUILDING A FLAT REPAIR KIT
Get hands on experience at changing a flat tire. We will teach you step by step how it is done. How to take your wheel off the bike, how to remove the tire and tube, how to check what caused the flat, how to use a C02 inflator and cartridge, how to reinstall your tube, tire and wheel.
Also, be prepared on your ride. Always have a flat repair kit with you. If you don't have a kit, we will help you build one, so you have the emergency supplies you need to take on your ride.
Group Ride 101 ~ Every second Wednesday of the month
JOIN US FOR GROUP RIDE 101
We will go over the basics and then put what we learn into practice on a 15 miles, leisure paced (~13-15mph) ride on the Skokie Valley Trail.
What to bring:
- Flat repair kit (tube, co2)
- Cycling attire (can change in our locker room)
* Skokie Valley trail is a paved trail that goes north and south along Highway 41
Wednesday Outdoor Ride ~ Wednesdays @ 5:30 PM
The "No Drop Wednesday Ride" is an event open to all levels of riders and takes off from the Trek Bicycle Store of Highland Park every Wednesday, weather permitting. Arrive early to change or prep your bike and be ready to roll out at 5:30pm.
Our Wednesday night group ride consists of two groups: Group A and Group B so no one is left behind!
- Group A 18-20 miles,17-21mph, fast paced ride, ideal for road bike and those who are looking for a great work out
- Group B 18-20miles,14-17mph, social ride, great for road and road hybrid