Crisp Fall Weather

A change of season and a change in temperature can mean a change in scenery. Many folks use this time of the year to hit the trails and enjoy the fall colors. There are several great trails in the Chicagoland area and if you haven’t seen them in a while, this may be the prompting you’ve been waiting for. Mix things up and hit the trails this weekend, see below for your ride options.


Saturday No Drop Ride. This 2 hour ride departs from Higher Gear Wilmette at 7AM. Riders enjoy a scenic ride along Sheridan Road.

Sunday Ride. Fredo will lead our Sunday ride this week. He’ll be hitting the DPR trail departing from the Daniel Wright woods (intersection of St. Mary’s and Everett) at 8AM for a 2+ hour ride.

Fredo’s Ride.  Fredo’s Thursday ride will be hitting the Greenbay trail this Thursday. Bring your cross bike and lights for a bit of an adventure! The ride departs from HG Wilmette at 5:30PM.


Fall Fling. This is the second week of racing for the Fall Fling. One last opportunity to race the road! For details on the events click here.

Chicross Cup Series Race #2. Head out to corn country in Dekalb and enjoy some great cross racing on the Hopkins park course. For race details click here.

Coming up:

Chicross Cup Series Race #3 – Next week it’s back to the south side of Chicago at the Dan Ryan Woods course. For event and series details click here.

Ed Rudolph 2012 Track Banquet. The awards dinner and silent raffle will be held at EJ’s Place on Sunday, October 7 at 5PM. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $30.00. Don’t miss out, there’s a lot to celebrate!

Kit up & Chat Ride. Mark your calendars for the annual Project 5 Racing ladies team invitational ride and picnic. The event will be held at Twin Lakes park in Westmont. This is always a highlight to my season. Make plans & there will be more details to follow.


Have a great weekend!


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