Tomorrow, Saturday, March 8 is International Women’s Day. On this day we can reflect on and be inspired by the women who have done so much to move us forward. It’s also a day to bring awareness to what we still need to strive for. On the cycling front, much has been done to bring equality to our sport. Women have been campaigning to get equal opportunities for all levels of racers. Do your part to get involved and keep the momentum going. You can make it happen! For more information on the International Women’s Day, click
It’s one thing to be inspired, it’s another to get out there and do something. There are plenty of events planned to help you keep moving towards the target, just check the list below.
Ray’s MTB Women’s Weekend – Women’s weekend is well underway at Ray’s in Milwaukee. Today is filled with clinics for every level of mountain biker. The rest of the weekend, ladies get half off the price of admission and an assortment of other perks. It’s not too late to be part of the fun. For information, click ..
Clothing Swap & Bike Shorts (short films) – The racing season will be here soon and what better way to get inspired than to hang out with fellow cyclists, watch a few cycling films and swap out some cycling clothing. The event will be held at West Town Bikes this Wednesday. For more information, click .
Road Racing Clinic – The Tuxedo Thunder cycling team is putting on a skills and drills road clinic on Sunday, March 16. If you’re curious about racing on the road or need to practice your bike handling skills, this is the perfect opportunity. For more information, click .
Kenosha Velosport Training Crits – This is the 35th annual spring crit series and over the years cyclists have raced in wind (always), snow, rain and sunshine. We’ll see what this year holds, but we’ll be hoping for good weather. The races will be held at the Business Park of Kenosha on March 16th & 23rd, and at Silver Lake Park on March 30th. Get a jump on racing and make plans to head out to this annual event. For details, click .
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Women’s Track Cycling Clinics at Northbrook: Interested in learning how to ride a track bike or race on the Velodrome? This summer the Northbrook Velodrome is offering two women’s clinics. The first will be held on May 3rd and it will be more of an introduction to the sport. On July 12, a second clinic will continue from where the May 3rd clinic left off.
Women’s Track Cycling Clinic at Chicago Velo Campus- The CVC track, at first glance, can be a little more intimidating, but with a little education and encouragement, it can be a wonderful place to ride. Come and see what it’s all about at the Women’s clinic on June 14th. Write it down!!
Remember to Spring Forward this weekend and have a great one!