Happy Friday the 13th!
It’s another action packed Spring weekend. Lots of racing and riding – and dodging the rain! Be optimistic and plan to get your riding in during the perfect window. Check the racing schedule below or join the Higher Gear crew on the following rides:
Saturday Intensity ride. The ride will depart from HG Highland Park at 6:45AM. The focus of this ride is to get in an intensity workout. It will be a drop ride.
Thursday Group Ride. This ride will depart from HG Wilmette at 5:30PM and return to the shop by 8PM. The ride will average 20mph.
Our Women’s and Sunday rides will start soon!
Hillsboro Roubaix. This race is like the season opener for road racers. There’s always great competition and the course and field conditions always make for a challenging race. Good luck to everyone competing! For race details click here.
Ladies Dirt Days #1. Head out to Palos and ride the trails in a fun and non-competitive environment. For details on the event click here.
Cherry Valley 20K TT. If time trials are more your style, gear up to give it all you’ve got. Cherry Valley is part of the MATT’s series, so if you’re going for the overall, be sure to get in this early season race. For details click here.
Leland Kermese. Get in your Belgian Spring classic fix in Leland, Illinois. This race will challenge even the heartiest of racers with gravel, whipping winds and whatever else Mother Nature dreams up. Practice up on your handling skills and crafty racing tactics and you’ll do well. For race details click here.
Women’s Cycling Clinic. Whether you’re an experienced racer trying to gain an edge or you like riding but don’t feel comfortable in all situations, our clinic is what you’re looking for! We have a great lineup of instructors including US Master’s Road Race champion, Wayne Simon. The event will be stationed at the Highland Park High School (in case of bad weather, we have use of the indoor track), for details or to register click here.
Women’s Track Clinic. Come out to the women’s clinic and learn the ins and outs of riding and racing at the velodrome. For details on the event click here