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April 2017 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

Andre Odendaal Gearhead Higher Gear 2014 Barry Roubaix

We’ve been spoiled this winter with great weather. Let’s hope the days of warm weather and sunny skies were a foreshadowing of the season to come. Whatever weather is to come, we’re heading into the official 2017 cycling season. As …

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

CompuTrainer Season Extended

Higher Gear Wilmette CompuTrainer CompuTraining Indoor Cycling Studio

Have you looked out your window yet? Don’t. We recommend curling up under the covers with a cup of hot coffee and your favorite weekly newsletter. Maybe even catch up on past newsletter editions. But whatever you do, don’t step …

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March On In – Ride With Us

Higher Gear Computrainer Indoor Training Cycling Wilmette

Would you like to get a leg up on the competition this spring? Or perhaps you have a charity ride in mind? Get a head start on your spring training by coming into Higher Gear. Ride with us this March. …

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6 More Weeks (Give or Take) to Ride Indoors With Us

Higher Gear Wilmette CompuTrainer CompuTraining Indoor Cycling Studio

If we put any faith in the weather-predicting abilities of a rodent, we’re doomed to another long winter this year. Even a long winter lacking in snow can present challenges to outdoor enthusiasts. If you’re itching to get back on …

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Ride With Us This January

CompuTrainer CT CompuTrain Studio Power Group Ride Higher Gear Wilmette

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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Pro Ride and Future Pros

Higher Gear Group Ride Astellas Pro Cycling Team

Some weeks are good. Some weeks are great. This past week at Higher Gear was awesome! Tuesday night, we once again hosted the Astellas Professional Cycling Team – our local pro team based out of Lake Zurich, Illinois – for …

Posted in Featured Cyclists, Group Riding, Junior Racing, Local Events, Racing