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Pepe’s Race Report: 2017 Intelligentsia Cup

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Every year the whole Chicagoland area gets fired up for the same short period in July (except you cyclocrossers who have already given up on road season): the Intelligentsia Cup.     For me, it was a chance to crush …

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2017 Hundo Winners

2017 Gran Fondo Hundo Higher Gear World Bicycle Relief WBR Kenosha Kingfish Wilmette Robin Brian Pomeroy

July 23rd, 2017 went down as a “W” in our book. Sadly, the day didn’t go to the Kingfish on the field, but everyone else who “played” that day was a winner.     The winners included everyone who pedaled …

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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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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

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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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