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June 2016 Cycling Racing, Rides & Events

Glencoe Grand Prix

If you’re interested in pro cycling, don’t miss one of our team member’s experience at the Tour of California >>   We’ve been fighting a battle with Mother Nature. Our Saturday Morning Group Ride has ridden in sun, snow and …

Posted in Bicycle Touring, Group Riding, Local Events, News & Tips, Racing

2016 TOC – Stage 4 Start

Amgen Tour of California CA TOC 2016 Morro Rock Stage 4 Joy Aaron Sherrick Peter Saga Tinkoff

As many of you are aware, I packed up and moved out west last fall. Check out my North Shore farewell “tour” >>   Living in California offers great year-round training – with hills and with very little weather. And …

Posted in Customer Stories, News & Tips, Racing

Join the Bicycle Revolution

Claire Geiger World Bicycle Relief WBR Africa Rides Zambia Buffalo Bike

When the only transportation option is walking, a Buffalo Bicycle is so much more than a bike. It’s a revolution in an individual’s life. For National Bike Month, you are invited to join the #BicycleRevolution.     World Bicycle Relief …

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A Great Team: Hundo + WBR

Higher Gear Gran Fondo Hundo second annual WBR World Bicycle Relief Wilmette Kenosha Kingfish charity ride metric century bike biking cycling Team Higney

When is a bike more than a bike? When it’s a powerful tool for change. And when is a fun ride more than a fun ride? When your participation can make a difference. For the third year in a row, …

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3rd Annual Gran Fondo Hundo p/b Higher Gear

Higher Gear Gran Fondo Hundo second annual WBR World Bicycle Relief Wilmette Kenosha Kingfish charity ride metric century bike biking cycling

The Gran Fondo Hundo presented by Higher Gear is back for a “triple play!” We’re in our third year and, once again, we’re ready to hit it out of the ballpark! Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 31st. This year, …

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May 2016 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

Joe Sullivan Pepe Higher Gear Gearhead road racing Monsters of Midway Specialized Venge Fiona

May is National Bike Month. Dust off your bike and get it in to Higher Gear for your Spring Tune-Up, so you’re ready to ride.   Whether you’re looking to jump into cycling action yourself or you’re looking for family-friendly …

Posted in Bicycle Touring, Group Riding, Junior Racing, Local Events, News & Tips, Racing, Training