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Fall 2017 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

North Shore Century 2015 Evanston Bicycle Club Higher Gear Elyer Sherrick

The sun is setting on another summer well-spent on two wheels. We’ve enjoyed the company of friends on our group rides, for another “winning” Gran Fondo Hundo and at the races. But we’re not done yet! 2017 still has a …

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Another Hundo “W”

2017 Gran Fondo Hundo Higher Gear WBR World Bicycle Relief century ride Kenosha Kingfish bike bicycle group charity ride

Many believe that Moses parted the Red Sea. Some credit freak weather conditions for exposing the sea floor. Whatever the cause, we’re calling the relief from rain and flooding on July 23rd – the day of our 4th annual Gran …

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August 2017 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

Winfield Criterium Crit Higher Gear Joe Pepe Sullivan

Do you hear that sound? That’s the sound of summer passing by as quickly as Chris Froome attacking on a mountain stage. It’s here and then it’s gone. That’s why you’ve got to make the most of it, folks. By …

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4th Annual Gran Fondo Hundo FAQs

Higher Gear Gran Fondo Hundo WBR World Bicycle Relief 3 third annual Kenosha Kingfish Gearhead volunteers

Click here to open a printable version of the Hundo FAQs >> Important Info   Higher Gear Higher Gear is located at 1515 Sheridan Road, Wilmette. We are towards the back of the Plaza del Lago shopping center, across from …

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Will You Hundo With Us?

8th annual Higher Gear bike ride to Wrigley Field WFRT WBR World Bicycle Relief Chicago Cubs cycling Gran Fondo Hundo

Our Hundo riders come from many directions. They ride for as many reasons. Some of our regular Hundo riders just love a good day out on the bike with friends, with a baseball game as a destination. Others are in …

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July 2017 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

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

This is it, folks! Summer in the Midwest has finally arrived. We suffer through the hardships of winter and the cruel taunting of spring along the lakefront for this. July and August in Chicago are perfect. Taking advantage of the …

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