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2017 Hundo Fundraising Deadline

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

  Our Gran Fondo Hundo riders aren’t the only ones who are winners! Our ride is a charity event for World Bicycle Relief. The fundraising our Hundo participants do directly puts bicycles in the hands of students (mostly girls) and …

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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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Catch Him While You Can

Higher Gear Wilmette Saturday Morning Group Ride Joe Pepe Sullivan John McCormick Ed Brill

We may have shed a tear or two over bidding farewell to Higher Gear’s Joe “Pepe” Sullivan. We may have gone to great lengths to cross paths with him in Belgium. Now, guess who is back?     And, just …

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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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The First Ride of 2017

Higher Gear Wilmette Bike Shop Group Ride Cycling Saturday Morning First 2017

Our First Ride of Spring is an annual tradition at Higher Gear. It’s the day we kick off our amazing outdoor group rides that last all spring, summer and fall. With the addition of our CompuTrainer Studio, we’ve been able …

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