Rodger Delange Race

Last night was the Rodger Delange race at the Northbrook velodrome. It was special evening celebrating the life of Rodger Delange, who had dedicated so much of his time to the cycling community. Also honored was Franco Panveno, a fixture at the track and the entire cycling community. His race number was retired in a ceremony just before the racing got underway. It was a spectacular evening with high-speed racing, just the way Roger and Franco would have loved!
If your passion is cycling, then don’t waste a minute and get out and enjoy all that is offered. Life is too short to have excuses. Check the listings below for all your upcoming cycling opportunities.
Events:
Kirk Vie 20K Time Trial – This time trial is touted to be the most scenic course in the MATTS series. The course has varied terrain including steady straight-aways, challenging uphills and speed-seeking descents. Sound fun? For more information on tomorrow’s race, click here.
Village Verdigris Junior CX Clinic – Juniors, don’t miss out on tomorrow’s cross clinic with instruction by Team USA’s David Lombardo along with SRAM’s 4 time Illinois Cat 1 Champ Scott McLaughlin.
The clinic is open to all, however is limited to 30 riders. For more information, click here.
Villa Park Grand Prix – This race is close to home, but offers the basics of what crit racers love. It’s flat, fast and has four corners! Head out and enjoy some great local competition. For more information, click here.
Coming Up:
Bloomington Jaycee Criterium – This race is held on the streets of historic downtown Bloomington. It’s a 1K course, which means the laps will go fast. It’s just a short 2 hour drive away, so don’t miss out on the fun. For more information, click here.
Double Bong Time Trial – It’s the Wisconsin State Time trial held on the infamous Bong Recreational Center course in southern Wisconsin. For details on the event, click here.
Jackson Park Two Person Relay Cross – I can’t believe this race is upon us, but it is! Such a fun way to start the cross season with this competitive, but light-hearted team competition. It’s located in Jackson Park, which is on the south side of the city and so close to home! Get your partner and get in a practice or two to be ready to this year’s event. For details, click here.
Tri Smart 101 Ride to Support Breast Cancer Research – Mark your calendars for a great ride to support breast cancer research. The ride is on September 15 in New Lennox, IL. For ride information and to register, click here.
Have a great weekend!

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