Rolls in Like a Lion

They say March rolls in like a lion and out like a lamb. In Chicago we’ve got a bit of rain/snow, but no real roar. Plus, next week we’ll see temps approaching 60 degrees. Make the best of the mild weather and get out and ride!

For more specific training or for a sure-thing, weather-wise, head to Higher Gear’s Computrainer studio. There are classes and open sessions all week long. To view the training times or to reserve a spot click here.

 

Races:

Kenosha Velosport 33rd Annual Spring Training Races. Want to check out what criterium racing is all about? Head out to this annual spring series for a little pre-season tune-up. For details on the series click here.

Gapers Block Crits. There’s a lot of buzz about this weekday series, especially for women! Racing is ½ price for women and if you race all 4 nights, purchasing a one-day license for each, Half Acre will cover the balance of an annual license. For details on the series and a full list of the specials for women click here.

Spring Super Criterium. This spring crit is held at Blackhawk Farms, an automobile race track. There are some fun corners and the course is more exciting than your average 4-corner crit. For details on the race click here.

 

Events:

Chicago Bike Swap. For great deals and great finds head to the bike swap on Saturday, March 3. In addition to items for sale/swap, there will also be various presentations related to cycling. For more info click here.

Rays Indoor Mountain Bike Park Women’s Weekend. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get a little coaching from the pro’s and a full weekend of practice. No matter what kind of rider you are, improving your skills on any bike will make you a better and safer cyclist. For details on the event click here.

Women’s Cycling Clinic. We’ve got a great event planned for this year’s Women’s Cycling Clinic. From an in-depth cornering session to racing tactics taught by Wayne Simon (US Master’s Road Cycling Champion), there’s something for everyone. For more details or to register for the event click here.

Women’s Track Cycling Clinic. Interested in riding a fixed gear bike or racing at the velodrome? Attend this women-only track cycling clinic and learn what you need to know to get started. For details on the event click here.

 

Have a great weekend!

 

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