Ancien Cycles - Hyde Park, Chicago

Updated July 2, 2017

Bevvs: Cafe and coffee shop, fresh juice, fair trade coffee and teas

Activities: Bicycle repair shop, kid friendly

Ancien Cycles is a biker's cafe (as in bicyclist) where you can get a flat changed while sipping espresso. The cafe serves coffee drinks as well as breakfast, brunch and lunch food such as paninis.


After a great ride you may be craving a different kind of cold brew. In that case, you can BYOB!

It's that special time of day! #cycling #cyclinglife #simplertimesbeer #anciencycles

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You might get the urge to swing from this chandelier - don't do it.

Love this

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Ancien is more than a bicycle shop and cafe. Ancien regulars make up Chicago's bike community that works to make Chicago as bike-friendly as possible. 



The Arts


Get your laugh on at Ancien's free comedy show by Guest List Comedy every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Bring cash for the donation bar and be sure to RSVP so your ticket is free!


📸 by @melodykamali

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Live Music

Ancien also hosts musicians after hours.


Visual Art

Discover and/or support local artists at art shows and events, which occur as they're scheduled - check the Ancien calendar for upcoming dates. 




Nom noms for everyone.


Follow Ancien Cycles on Instagram, and visit in real life at 688 N. Milwaukee Ave Chicago, Illinois, 60642 in West Town or 1558 E 53rd St Chicago, Illinois, 60615 in Hyde Park, or online.