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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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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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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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June 2017 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

Glencoe Grand Prix Pro Cycling Bike Race Racing

  We are in the heat of it, folks. The weather has finally turned a corner. The opportunities for racing, riding and spectating are happening all around us. If you blink, you’re sure to miss a few. That’s why we’ve …

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May 2017 Cycling Races, Rides & Events

Monsters of Midway Criterium Crit Joe Sullivan Pepe Higher Gear Gearhead bike bicycle race racing

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. If you’re not up for riding to work, there are plenty of other cycling events …

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2017 Chicagoland Cycling Calendar

Evanston Grand Prix Higher Gear downtown pro cycling racing road bikes

We in the Midwest tend to pack in a lot of fun into the few months of beautiful cycling weather we have here. The good news is that there is something for every cycling enthusiast on the calendar! Below are …

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