PRESS RELEASE: Celebrate Winter Bike to Work Day at Daley Plaza in Chicago’s Loop on Jan. 21 for the annual celebration of cyclists who don’t let low temperatures or snow stop them from pedaling to work. Warm up with free Dark Matter coffee and slices of Eli’s Cheesecake from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Daley Plaza, located at Washington and Dearborn Streets. Hot chocolate and tea will also be available.
Get a jump on your summer when online registration opens at 6:30 a.m. the same day for this year’s MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive to be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014. Save $7 registering online at www.bikethedrive.org through Sunday, Feb 2. Get an additional $2 off and a free CamelBak™ water bottle when you stop by an MB Banking Center for an online promotion code good through Feb 2.
Rally attendees will receive a raffle ticket for several great prizes, including $100 MB Financial Bank gift card, $100 REI gift card, a case of Clif Bars and a free MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive registration.
Winter Bike to Work Day, organized by the Active Transportation Alliance, commemorates the coldest day in Chicago history—Jan. 20, 1985—when the official temperature at O’Hare International Airport was 27 degrees below zero.
MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive allows cyclists to enjoy the city skyline and stellar views of Lake Michigan on the only day of the year when Lake Shore Drive is open to cyclists and closed to car traffic.