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And the Winner Is…

Higher Gear Gran Fondo Hundo WBR World Bicycle Relief 3 third annual Kenosha Kingfish Gearhead Ruth Anne Renaud

World Bicycle Relief (WBR) is dedicated to mobilizing people through The Power of Bicycles. They accomplish this by designing, manufacturing and distributing high quality bicycles that withstand the challenging terrain and conditions in rural Africa. Each one of WBR’s Buffalo …

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Pro Ride and Future Pros

Higher Gear Group Ride Astellas Pro Cycling Team

Some weeks are good. Some weeks are great. This past week at Higher Gear was awesome! Tuesday night, we once again hosted the Astellas Professional Cycling Team – our local pro team based out of Lake Zurich, Illinois – for …

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2015 Gran Fondo Hundo Dream Bike – Revealed

Higher Gear Wilmette Specialized Venge SRAM eTap John McCormick

In 2015, we DOUBLED our fundraising goal of distributing 200 Buffalo Bikes to students (70% girls), teachers and educational workers in rural Kenya! Our team’s success was due to everyone who stepped up to the plate to raise funds for …

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Pepe’s Race Report: Glencoe Grand Prix

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The 10th edition of the Glencoe Grand Prix, my 5th start, was the first race I truly peaked for. In racing, cyclists will choose races in advance to “peak” for.  All the training will revolve around these races.  Riders will …

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A Ride With the Pros

Higher Gear Astellas Pro Professional Cycling Team Wilmette Group Ride Gearhead

  Are you a pro? At home? At work? In the community? In the saddle on Saturday mornings? While we all make great efforts to strive in our pursuits to be Pro. it is entirely different matter to ride with actual Pros. …

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Bike the Drive, Family Style

Bike the Drive Ride Chicago Sullivan Higher Gear

       

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