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New Year, New You

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New Year, New You! Oh, phooey! How many of your New Year’s resolutions went unresolved through the years? How many promises to yourself have you broken? How many items on your self-improvement to-do list remain un-checked? How little would you …

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Ride With Us This January

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Where have you been the last six weeks? Sometimes Thanksgiving stuffing-our-faces turns into holiday shopping stress-eating and then that rolls into holiday indulgences… Now it’s time to roll yourself on into our CompuTrainer Studio. It’s time to pedal off some …

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Our Town

Baha'i Temple Wilmette Illinois Sheridan Road

“You know those sinewy, Lycra-clad guys speeding up Sheridan Road on Sunday mornings? They probably bought their tricked-out bikes here.” – or so says Chicago Magazine about Higher Gear.     Special thanks to Chicago Magazine for the shout out …

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Holiday (Or All Your) Shopping – Online!

Higher Gear Wilmette Plaza del Lago

The weather outside is frightful – and it can really drain the holiday spirit out of your holiday shopping. Now you can shop local with us from the convenience of your own home and on your schedule. Our online shop …

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A Way Forward

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“You educate a girl, you educate a nation.” – Dianah Mwanika   Around the world, 29 million girls do not attend secondary school. In rural Africa, distance, inequity and early marriage stand between these young girls and their futures. With …

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Welcome Runner’s Edge

The Runners Edge Wilmette Illinois Plaza del Lago Higher Gear

We have new neighbors! The Runner’s Edge, Wilmette’s locally-owned running and swim specialty store moved from their previous west Wilmette location of 13 years to be our neighbors in Plaza del Lago. The Runner’s Edge will be celebrating its 24th year …

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