Happy Valentine’s Day


Happy Valentine’s Day! Keep your heart pumping and maintain your fitness with cycling. Whether you have big goals for the upcoming season, or just want to be fit to enjoy the great outdoors, cycling will get you there. There are plenty of group fitness classes and competitions to keep you going during the winter months. Check below for what’s ahead.


Chicago Bike Swap – There’s still time and the opportunity to get in on a good deal on bike parts and equipment. Attend the 6th annual Chicago Bike Swap at Jak’s Tap, located at 901 West Jackson Blvd on Saturday from 11am to 4pm. For more information, click here.

Coming Up:

Team Snow Bike Enduro –Fat bikes are fun, but a fat bike team race is even better. The race is just over the border where there’s still plenty of snow and groomed trails. Rentals available if you don’t own a fat bike, so don’t delay and secure your spot. For information on the event, click here.

Specialized Indoor Time Trial Race Series – Event #4 – The next event in this series will be held at Higher Gear in Wilmette on Saturday, February 21. For information or to register, click here.

ABD Indoor TT Series Race #3 – This week’s race is a rolling course, but there’s no coasting on the downhill if you want to win! All the indoor races will be held at the Winfield Central School in Winfield, IL. For details on the event, click here.

Movie Night @ BFF Bikes – Attend Movie Night at BFF bikes on Saturday, February 28. The featured movie is Wadja, which is about a Saudi Arabian girl who goes to great lengths to get her first bicycle. The event is free. Please rsvp to annie@bffbikes.com.

Key Words Cycling Clinic – The racing season is coming soon, and each year Half Acre Cycling presents the Gapers Block criterium series for new racers. In advance of the series, Half Acre is partnering with Chicago Women’s Elite Cycling (CWEC) to put on this clinic to prep riders for a great start to the season. This clinic is great for all cyclists, including new racers, experienced racers and commuters. The event will be held at Johnny Sprockets on Saturday, March 7. More details to follow.

Have a great weekend!



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