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WBR: Empowering Change

Claire Geiger World Bicycle Relief WBR Africa Rides Zambia Buffalo Bike

This #GivingTuesday, give the Power of Bicycles >>   World Bicycle Relief mobilizes people through The Power of Bicycles. They are committed to helping people conquer the challenge of distance, achieve independence and thrive. For many people in rural regions …

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2016/17 CT Studio Pre-Season Pricing

Kiki Demopoulos Dave Hessert Higher Gear CompuTraining CompuTrain Studio

Are you checking the forecast each morning with suspicion? Are you dreading the day that it will be too cold to pull your bike out of the garage? Sadly, daylight is dwindling and so are the temperatures. But don’t give …

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Specialized HQ

Specialized HQ Morgan Hill Higher Gear Joy Aaron Sherrick

There are bikes and then there are bikes. There are bike manufacturers and then there are true innovators.     We at Higher Gear are huge fans of Specialized. That’s no surprise. What you may not fully comprehend is why. …

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Specialized Demo Truck at R&BR CX Race

2015 Higher Gear Rhythm Blues Revue Cyclocross CX Cross Race Wilmette Canal Shores Gearheads Specialized #TestTheBest demo fleet

Were you one of the lucky ones who got out for a Specialized test ride during our wet and wild 3rd annual Rhythm & Blues Revue CX Race?                       This …

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4th Annual Rhythm & Blues Revue CX Race

Higher Gear Rhythm Blues Revue Cyclocross CX Cross Race Bike Bicycle Canal Shores Evanston Wilmette

We’re getting the band back together – for the fourth year in a row! The Rhythm and Blues Revue Cyclocross Race is back, bringing all the excitement to the north shore! Get on your costumes and grab the kiddos. Join …

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Rhythm & Blues Revue Returns for Fourth Year

Higher Gear Rhythm Blues Revue Cyclocross CX race racing Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course Gearheads 2013 Blues Brothers

The Indianapolis branch of Gearheads tweeted: “It’s 178 miles to Evanston, We’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of embro and a flask of Hammer Nutrition, it’s dark and we’re wearing protective eye wear.”   That can …

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