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10th Annual Historic Bronzeville Bike Tour - Join Us!

On June 29th, the Bronzeville Area Residents' and Commerce Council (BARCC), along with sponsors AARP Illinois, Alderman Burns and Alderman Dowell, will host the 10th Annual Historic Bronzeville Bike Tour. The bike tour beings at 8 AM and ends at 1 PM at 51st and King Blvd. Cyclists will ride a 16-mile course through Historic Bronzeville, complete with music and recorded speeches of famous residents such as Nat King Cole, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Minnie Riperton and Louis Armstrong.  Cyclists will also have the opportunity to sample food from local eateries. Join us for this unique opportunity to celebrate historic Bronzeville - and get some exercise too!

WHAT:  10TH Annual Historic Bronzeville Bike Tour

WHEN: Saturday, June 29th, 2013

8:00am – 1:00pm

WHERE: Tour begins and ends at 51st and King Boulevard

CONTACT: Beverly Washington, (312) 339-1918;

NOTE: Riders must be 13 years or older and ALL riding participants must wear helmets. There will be NO exceptions.


Tickets may be purchased in advance for $25 on or at  Ain't She Sweet Cafe (526 E 43rd St.) or at C'Est Si Bon Cafe (643 E 47th St.). Tickets may also be purchased at the start of the Tour for $35.

The Bronzeville Area Residents' & Commerce Council (BARCC) is a non-profit organization with over 3,000 members serving homeowners, condominium owners, renters and commerce enterprises in Chicago's Historic Bronzeville neighborhood. BARCC’s mission is to create and maintain a safe, clean, enjoyable neighborhood for families to live and businesses to thrive. 

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