Evanston bicyclists of all ages are invited to join Wheel & Sprocket and Bucephalus Bikes for a tour of the City’s new Dodge Avenue Protected Bike Lane on Thursday, July 28.

The free, 4-mile guided ride will begin at 6:45 p.m. at the Church Street and Dodge Avenue Divvy Bike station, traveling south on Dodge Avenue to the Levy Senior Center before returning north to the starting point. Bicyclists will get to experience the City’s newest bike infrastructure while also receiving tips for safe riding.

Participants should meet at the Church Street and Dodge Avenue Divvy Bike Station at 6:45 p.m., or at 6:30 p.m. at Wheel & Sprocket, 1027 Davis St. Prior to 6 p.m., Bucephalus Bikes, at 1424 Lake St., and Wheel & Sprocket will be providing free bike safety checks and tire pump-ups at their respective locations.

All participants must provide their own bicycle, or may rent one from the Divvy Station. Divvy pricing information can be found atdivvybikes.com/pricing. All riders are strongly encouraged to wear a helmet; helmets are required for those under the age of 18.

Community members can learn more about the Divvy Bike Share program and receive a special summer discount code for a $75 Divvy annual membership by stopping by the Church Street and Dodge Avenue Divvy station this afternoon, Wednesday, July 27, between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.