Bikers at Big Marsh Park and Summer of Cycling logo

Join the Fun: Summer of Cycling 2024

Join Team Envision for cycling fun this summer and 
a chance to learn about our innovative program 
that empowers people with disabilities.    

We’ve planned a range of cycling experiences so      
there’s something for everyone.      

You’re all invited!    

So many ways to participate
Cycle with Envision Unlimited members* and supporters
Become a Buddy Biking cycling volunteer 
Simply attend our events for the fun of it
Donate to support our Adaptive Cycling program and mission  

Become a Team Envision VIP and raise awareness and funds for the Envision Unlimited innovative programs. Learn more and register here

Become an event sponsor. Learn more here
 
Check out scenes from last year's rides
 

 ~ ROSTER OF MONTHLY EVENTS ~


Summer of Cycling Kick Off on
Chicago's Lakefront Trail
Tuesday, May 14 from 11am-1:30pm

Due to predictions of inclement weather, 
the Envision Unlimited Summer of Cycling kick off bike ride is postponed. 
New date to be determined. 
We’ll keep you informed.

Margaret T. Burroughs Beach and Park
at 31st St and DuSable Lake Shore Drive

Join us as we pedal along Lake Michigan with the backdrop of the Chicago Skyline. 

Learn more and register here.


Cycling the Track at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome     
Saturday, June 1 from 10am-2pm
1479 Maple Avenue, Northbrook

Ride with Team Envision at Northbrook's famed Velodrome, a track designed just for cycling and join in a full day of cycling events. Ride your own bike or check out the Envision Unlimited diverse fleet of cycles including singles, tandems, tricycles and duet bikes. 

Learn more and register here


Journey of Hope Friendship Visit Ride Along     
Wednesday, July 24 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Envision Unlimited Westtown Center
1801 North Spaulding Avenue, Chicago

The Journey of Hope is a cross-country bike ride sponsored by Pi Kappa Phi to bring awareness to people with disabilities. Join them for their stop in Chicago at the 606 Trail and learn more about the Envision Unlimited Adaptive Cycling program. 

Learn more and register here,

Pictures from Journey of Hope and logo


Ride the Trail at Big Marsh Park
Saturday, August 17 from 10am-2pm
11559 S Stony Island Avenue, Chicago 

Join Envision Unlimited members and volunteers for a ride on the unique bike paths at Chicago Park District’s Big Marsh Park. Known for its flora, fauna and wetlands, we may pass blue herons or variety of ducks on the nature-filled trails. Bring your own bike, rent a bike at the park or volunteer to ride with a member on one of the bikes from our adaptive cycling fleet.

Learn more and register here.

Cyclists at Big Marsh Park
 


Bike the Drive with Team Envision    
Sunday, September 1 from 6am – 12pm     
Butler Field, DuSable Lake Shore Drive and East Monroe Street

Join Team Envision for a great day of riding on Chicago’s DuSable Lake Shore Drive when the roadway is opened exclusively for bikes and bikers of all abilities. 

Details and registration to come.
Join the Summer of Cycling mailing list for updates. 

Bikers on Lake Shore Drive

Bike the North Shore Century
Sunday, September 15
Dawes Park, 1700 Sheridan Road, Evanston

Join Team Envision at one of Chicagoland’s premiere cycling events. We'll ride through beautiful neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan while enjoying the flat to rolling countryside between Chicago and Wisconsin. There are a variety of routes available including a 5-mile ride for adaptive bike riders led by Envision Unlimited members.

Details and registration to come.
Join the Summer of Cycling mailing list for updates. 

Team Envision at Bike the Drive 2023

*We call our clients with disabilities “members”, because that is how they prefer to be known.


Summer of Cycling 2024 is supported by