Wrigleyville Road Tour

This past Wednesday, we were treated to an awesome cycling clinic with Rahsaan Bahati. We covered everything from cornering to sprinting. Rahsaan’s mission is to give back to the sport that helped him succeed. Check out this short video and consider making a donation to his Foundation.  Bahati youtube video.

Now that you’re inspired, it’s time to get out and ride. See the rides and races below to keep you on track with your training!


Sunday ride. This Sunday is Higher Gear’s main event, the Wrigleyville Road Tour. Its 100 miles of fun, followed by a big party at Wrigley Field. For event details click here.

Tuesday Women’s ride. This ride departs from HG Wilmette at 9:30AM. The 1.5 hour ride is split into groups based on ability.

Wednesday Women’s ride. Join us for pacelines and group riding skills. The ride departs from HG HP at 6:30PM and will average above 17mph.  

Fredo’s Ride.  Join Fredo on a fast paced group ride each Thursday night during the summer. The ride departs from HG Wilmette at 5:30PM and averages 20+mph. 


Villa Park Grand Prix. New to the local racing calendar is the Villa Park Grand Prix. With the road season coming to a close, this is a welcome event. For more details click here.

State Points Race. There’s great racing every Thursday at the Northbrook Velodrome, but this coming Thursday is the State Points Race, sponsored by Chicago Chiropractic and Higher Gear. Come out and race or come out and cheer on your favorite athletes. For details click here.

Coming Up:

Jackson Park Relay Cross. It’s hard to believe that we are almost in cross season. Everyone’s favorite warm-up race is next week in Jackson Park. Get your bike tuned up, get your partner and head down to the side for a little cross action. For details click here.

Have a great weekend!


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