Bike Shaker 2021
Whether you’re a Shaker native or a tourist, spend this summer with the Shaker Historical Society to learn about Shaker Heights while enjoying everything the city has to offer!
Bike Shaker 2021 will feature a monthly guided tour in May through August. A map with historical information for each tour will be available to download for self-guided tours after the guided tour.
Sunday, May 16, 2021 | 11am-1pm: Welcome to Shaker Heights History Ride - DOWNLOAD THE TOUR GUIDE
Sunday, June 13, 2021 | 11am-1pm: History-Making Homes - DOWNLOAD THE TOUR GUIDE
Sunday, July 18, 2021 | 11am-1pm: Exclusion & Inclusion: Shaker Heights' Racial Past - DOWNLOAD THE TOUR GUIDE
Sunday, August 15, 2021 | 11am-1pm: The Moreland Neighborhood **NOTE: This tour has been transitioned to a walking tour due to navigation and road safety concerns.** - REGISTER NOW
**NOTE: This tour has been transitioned to a walking tour due to navigation and road safety concerns.**
Our August tour of the Moreland Neighborhood is a great introduction to Shaker Heights history. This tour will take place Sunday, August 15, 2021 and will visit historically significant sites in the Moreland neighborhood based on extensive research and oral histories collected by neighborhood residents during the Moreland History Project in 2017. A map with historical information will be available to download for self-guided tours after this guided tour.
This tour is capped at 20 participants with a minimum of 3 participants. A rain date will be set if necessary.
"The Moreland Neighborhood" Tour — August 15, 2021 — 11am-1pm
• Non-Member Adult - $12
• Member Adult - $10
• Non-Member Youth (17 and under) - $8
• Member Youth (17 and under) - $5
• Moreland residents - FREE
Bike Shaker 2021 is a collaborative effort and partnership between the Shaker Historical Society, the Human Relations Task Force of the City of Shaker Heights, the Shaker Heights Development Corporation, and the Shaker Heights Public Library. Special thanks to Hazel Smith, SHS Junior Board Member, for helping develop these tours!
Don’t have a bike? Need more bikes?
The Shaker Historical Society has 8 adult-size bikes and helmets available to rent this summer on a first-come, first-served basis. Bikes can be picked up after 11am on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Bikes must be returned by 4:30pm Wednesday-Friday. There is a $10 nonrefundable fee per bike, which covers the first hour. Each additional hour is $10/hour per bike for nonmembers and $7/hour per bike for members. You will be required to sign a liability waiver, registration form, and provide your driver’s license or government issued ID for the museum to keep until you return the bikes. You will be charged $200 per bike if a bike is not returned.
Please note that you may use our bikes for free when participating in a Bike Shaker 2021 guided tour.
Wednesday: 11am-3:30pm Return by: 4:30pm
Thursday: 11am-3:30pm Return by: 4:30pm
Friday: 11am-3:30pm Return by: 4:30pm
First hour: $10 non-refundable deposit per bike
Each additional hour: $10/hour per bike for non-members, $7/hour per bike for members
About Bike Shaker
Founded by the Shaker Historical Society in 2011 under the direction of Ann Cicarella, Bike Shaker is a guided bike tour program (until this year!). Since its inception, Bike Shaker has been involved in advocacy with the City of Shaker Heights to encourage the painting of sharrows (shared lane markings) and the erection of signs to remind drivers that cyclists have the right to a full lane. Bike Shaker was also involved in a crowdfunded campaign to erect bicycle racks around the city and has developed a public forum on Facebook to discuss all things bicycle. For several years, the Shaker Historical Society was the only nonprofit organization in Cleveland to ride in VeloSano beside the Cleveland Clinic.