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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

Thank You for a Successful 2016/17 Indoor Season

Higher Gear Wilmette CompuTrainer CompuTraining Indoor Cycling Studio

Whether your intention was to start off the 2017 cycling season with less weight or more power… Whether you rode consistently throughout the winter season or you popped in when you had a break in between business trips… Whether you …

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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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Pepe’s 2017 Winter Training Camp

Specialized Venge aero road racing bike bicycle Joe Pepe Sullivan Spain Espagne

Yeah. That’s a warm, sunny beach. In February. In Spain. Jealous? So I’m not sure where I got the good idea. Maybe it came after watching years of my friends go off to “team camp.” Maybe it came with this …

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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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