Starting this week, you might notice a lot more bikers out on the road. That’s because the 2019 Bike to Work Challenge kicks off this Friday.
The two-week challenge is the most anticipated part of the annual Chicago Bike Week, which runs from June 21 to 28.
Morning Shift checks in with seasoned cyclists about some pointers to keep in mind for this year's challenge.
GUESTS: John Greenfield, editor of Streetsblog Chicago
Monica Eng, WBEZ reporter
LEARN MORE: Chicago Bike Week (Active Transportation Alliance)
New City Bike Map Includes Upcoming Greenways, Safety Tips for Motorists (Streetsblog Chicago 6/7/19)
The Mellow Chicago Bike Map: Our guide to the lowest-stress routes in the city (Chicago Reader 6/20/18)