Events

May is Bike Month in Schaumburg!

The Village of Schaumburg celebrated National Bike Month by organizing a full month of activities for everyone to participate. Whether you are a resident, student, or just work in Schaumburg, there was sure to be something for you.

Calendar of Events

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Business Bike Classic

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The village hosted a successful Business Bike Classic that featured 31 teams from Schaumburg businesses and organizations. The rules for the Classic is that Teams of 4 recorded their bicycled mileage during the month of May .The team with the most miles recorded in May won the traveling Business Bike Classic trophy and prizes. The second and third place teams also won some exciting prizes, and every team that biked more than 400 miles was entered into a raffle for additional prizes.

VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG CONGRATULATES Team “Zurich – Classic Cycling” 
Winners of the 1st Annual Village of Schaumburg  Business Bike Classic

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Also, congratulations to 2nd Place Team: Zurich – Z Cycle De Lego and 3rd Place Team: Village of Schaumburg – Kicking Asphalt

Random Prize Winning Team (400 + miles): Team Rittal 1 

Team Name

Total Miles

Overall Rank

Zurich - Classic Cycling

2,202

1

Zurich - Z Cycle De Lego

1,753

2

Schaumburg - Kicking Asphalt

1,714

3

Motorola - Mostly Harmless

1,569

4

Schaumburg - Got Wheels at EPW

1,135

5

Schaumburg - Hose Rollers

1,074

6

Motorola – Cranks

946

7

BBQSauce!

928

8

Schaumburg - Flatlanders

802

9

Zurick - FitFam

765

10

Nova - Fire

744

11

Schaumburg - Not Fast, Just FABULOUS

668

12

Zurich - Chain Gang

639

13

MV - 2 Wheelers

631

14

Zurich’s EZWheelerZ

587

15

Motorola - CMSO

582

16

Bike Connection - 4 Saul

499

17

MV - Flat Tires

475

18

Team Rittal 1

462

19

Team Rittal 2

455

20

Motorola - Moto Rollers

454

21

Motorola - Flat Tires

440

22

Motorola - Tour De Finance

425

23

Bisco - Spin Doctors

383

24

Motorola - Solo

344

25

Motorola - Cash Kings

247

26

Systems in Motion - SIM ROCKSTARS

243

27

Schaumburg - 4 Wheelers

216

28

IDOT - i.Bike Team 1

200

29

Schaumburg Park District - SPIN or DIE

186

30

Zurich’s Not Fast, Just Furious

185

31

 

For questions about the Schaumburg Bike Classic, contact Richard Bascomb (rbascomb@schaumburg.com 847.923.3862) or Patrick Knapp (pknapp@schaumburg.com 847.923.3856)

Sponsors: Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts, Bike Connection, F45 Training Schaumburg, Julianne’s Salon and Spa, Medieval Times, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Schaumburg Bicycle Club, Schaumburg Park District, & Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center Hotel


Restaurant of the Week

Customers who presenedt a selfie of themselves on their bicycle to staff at participating restaurants received a free appetizer or entree during the week that the participating restaurant is "Restaurant of the Week".

• May 5 - May 11: Miller's Ale House, free 'Zingers' appetizer
• May 12 - May 18: Bonefish Grill, free 'Bang Bang Shrimp' appetizer
• May 19 - May 25: Riccardo's Ristorante, free appetizer. Chose from:
Bruschetta topped with fresh tomato, garlic, parmesan cheese, & basil
Fried Mushrooms, Onions, or Zucchini all served with a ranch dipping sauce,
Spinach Medallions – spinach and ricotta dough rolled into medallions then deep fried and baked with a marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese on top
• May 26 - May 31: Pilot Pete's, free 'Chicken Finger' appetizer


iWalk/Bike to School Events

iWalk/Bike to School Day is a specially designated day designed to encourage parents and students to walk or bike to school. On the iWalk/Bike to School Day, Village of Schaumburg and school staff hand out rewards, such as pencils, to students who participate by walking or bicycling from home to school that morning. More information on this program is available here.


Bike Rides, Clinics, and Classes

Schaumburg Park District

Spin Classes at the Community Recreation Center
• Wednesday, May 1 from 6:00 - 7:00 am
• Thursday, May 9 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm
• Saturday, May 18 from  9:15 - 10:14 am
• Thursday, May 30 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Spin Classes at Schaumburg Tennis Plus (STP)
• Friday, May 24 from 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

After April 29, participants can call 847.490.7015 to reserve a spot. The classes to have limits, so it will be first-come-first-serve.

Schaumburg Bicycle Club

Group Bike Rides, Riders welcome as "guest" of SBC for their first ride. Helmets are required. For subsequent rides, riders will need to join the SBC. Check www.schaumburgbicycleclub.org  for updates and ride information.
• Tuesdays & Thursdays in May at 5:30 pm: Meet at Town Square in the parking lot closest to the Clock Tower.
• Saturdays in May : Time and starting points vary.
• Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00 pm: 
SBC Monthly Meeting at the Barn. The meeting will feature a presentation on the Fox River Trail.

Bike Connection

• Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5: Bike Connection Annual Bike Sale
• Tuesday, May 7 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Flat Tire Clinic, Free Hands on Class to learn how to deal with a flat tire. Limited to 10 pre-registered attendees.
• Tuesday, May 14 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Basic Maintenance Clinic, Free Hands On Class to learn basic bike maintenance. Limited to 10 pre-registered attendees.
• Tuesday, May 21 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Flat Tire Clinic, Free Hands on Class to learn how to deal with a flat tire. Limited to 10 pre-registered attendees.
• Tuesday, May 28 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Basic Maintenance Clinic, Free Hands On Class to learn basic bike maintenance. Limited to 10 pre-registered attendees.

Crank Revolution

• Group Bike Rides, A helmet and a functional bike are required. On site leader will provide a waiver required for the ride. Check their Facebook page or call 224.500.1046 for additional ride information and notifications.
• Saturday, May 4 & Saturday May 18 at 8:30 am: Popular Creek Bike Ride, 1-2 hour, family-friendly, casual-paced ride on paved trails. Meet at Barrington Rd Pond (west side of Barrington Rd between Golf Rd & Higgins Rd).
• Saturday, May 11 & Saturday May 25 at 8:30 am: Paul Douglas Bike Ride, 1-2 hour, family-friendly, casual-paced ride on paved trails. Meet at 1280 W Central Rd in Hoffman Estates (between Freeman Rd & Ela Rd)
• Sunday, May 5 & Sunday May 12 at 7:30 am: Popular Creek Bike Ride, 40-80 mile, training ride. This ride is designed to progressively build endurance towards a goal of 100 miles in a single ride. Meet at Barrington Rd Pond (west side of Barrington Rd between Golf Rd & Higgins Rd).


Friday, May 17 - Bike to Work Day Celebration

Friday, May 17 is Bike to Work Day and the village encouraged commuters to bike to work by hosting two Fuel Stations.

Schaumburg Metra Station - Village staff were onsite near the bicycle lockers for the 7:02, 7:16, 7:21, 7:50 and 8:07 trains to greet bicyclists with a voucher toward a free cup of coffee and snack at Johnny’s Coffee Mart located inside the Schaumburg Metra Station. There are 24 covered bicycle racks on the Schaumburg side (north side) of the train tracks that can accommodate up to 48 bicycles and there are additional covered bicycle racks on the Roselle side (south side) of the train tracks. 

Olympic Park - Schaumburg Park District staff assisted the village in passing out Dunkin' Donuts coffee and bagels to riders who participated in a ride planned from Olympic Park to the office buildings along the Martingale Road Corridor. Participants were welcome to park and leave their vehicle at Olympic Park. Staff was onsite between 7:15 am and 8:15 am.


Fahrrad Tour von Schaumburg

Translated from German to English, Fahrrad Tour von Schaumburg means Bicycle Route Tour of Schaumburg.  Each year the village invites all to come celebrate Schaumburg’s heritage and extensive bike route network with a five-mile ride on off-street bike paths and on-street bike lanes. This year's event started and ended at the Robert Atcher Municipal Center grounds where lunch was served and entertainment was provided. This event is co-sponsored with the Schaumburg Park District.

This year's event took place on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at noon.

View the Fahrrad Tour von Schaumburg Map



Discover Schaumburg by Bike

Below are 4 great places to bike around Schaumburg!

  • Municipal Center & Heritage Farm - A 4.2 mile loop that links Village Hall, Al Larson Prairie center for the Arts, the Sculpture Garden, Heritage Farm, Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary, Lancer Creek Bike Path, Meineke Community Center, and Abrahamsen Park.
  • Municipal Center to Busse Woods/Ned Brown Forest Preserve - Busse Woods is only 3.5 miles away from the Municipal Center and features a 10.8 miles of bike path.
  • Municipal Center to Poplar Creek Forest Preserve - Poplar Creek Forest Preserve is only a 6.2 mile bike ride from the Municipal Center (the last 1/4 mile is in Hoffman Estates). Poplar Creek features 10.4 miles of bike trails
  • Town Square - Town Square is easily accessed by bike! Visit the Schaumburg Public Library, Bonefish Grill, Lou Malnati's, Walker Bros. Pancake House, Trickster Art Gallery, Menchies, and Oberweis,
  • BIKE PATH CONNECTION COMING SOON - Connection to Paul Douglas Forest Preserve - Paul Douglas Forest Preserve features a 7.2 mile bike trail that circles the park. While technically not in the Village of Schaumburg, the village is currently constructing a bike bridge of Central Road to connect bicyclists to the forest preserve bike path loop.

    New Bike Path over Central Rd