Closed Labor Day

Mikes Bike Shop will be closed Sunday Sept 1st & Monday Sept 2nd for some much needed bike riding and relaxation.  As this unofficially marks the start of the best part of the cycling season.  We will be back with our regular hours on Tuesday.

Tour de Palatine

August 24th  8:30-11:00 am The first and best bike ride in Palatine is CycleFest – Tour of Palatine.  Join the Bike Palatine Club for a 9, 15, or 23 mile signed + escorted casual bike ride and help support the bike club to make Palatine a more bike friendly...

Tuesday Casual Ride

Ride leaves from Birchwood Park Each Tuesday till the end of September, the BPC hosts casual rides start at 6:15pm and cover 7-8 miles in an hour on residential streets and bike trails.  Meet in the Birchwood Park pool parking lot for a fun ride through Palatine....

Casual Ride Thursday

Casual rides start at 6:15pm and cover 7-8 miles in an hour on residential streets and bike trails.  Meet in the back parking lot for a fun ride through Palatine.  Family members of all ages are welcome.  A ride leader from Bike Palatine Club accompanies the last...

Sunday Road Rides

Join the List Road rides starting at the shop Sunday mornings during the summer months. The group meets in Mikes Bike Shop’s rear parking lot at 7:45am and rolls at 8:00am. Remember to wear your helmet, carry water, a pump, and spare tube. If you drive, please park on...

Trainers got Smart

Off season blues and winter doldrums are a thing of the past, cycling trainers have gotten “Smart” and virtual.  Say, “good bye” to the days of trying to push against a trainer as you watch a movie, hopefully of an inspirational ride, or trying not to fall off...