Spring Racing and Riding Options


Hold on to your helmets, a great rush of springtime events is heading our way. Make sure you’re ready and map out a course for your best season ever. There are rides, races and plenty of clinics ahead, so do your best to take it all in. Check the listing below for a glimpse at the current cycling events.



Half Acre Time Trial Series – The final Friday night Half Acre/hpiChicago computrainer series event is this evening. One more opportunity to power through a competition ahead of your weekend fun.  For more information, click here.

St Patrick’s Day Ride – Join the Wheeling Wheelmen for their annual spring ride. Ride options include 16, 20 and 36 mile routes in scenic Wauconda, IL. For event details, click here.

Kenosha Velosport Spring Training Races #2 –It’s round #2 in this spring series. Will you be looking to correct the mistakes made in race #1 or add to your success in the overall? It’s a great series and if you’re looking for a tune-up before the main season, these races are a great option. For race information, click here.

Coming Up:

Kenosha Velosport Spring Training Races #3 –It’s the final race in this spring series and your last chance to execute the perfect strategy for a win. For race information, click here.

The (Unofficial) Illinois State Goldsprints Spring Championships – Challenge your competitors to a sprint competition and raise money for the Northbrook Velodrome resurfacing fund. For more information, click here.

Lincoln Park Criterium – This race is located at Montrose and the lakefront and since it’s springtime, you’re almost guaranteed wind and some type of weather. The course has long straight-aways and a hairpin turn, which make for a fun and exciting race. For more information, click here.

Road Racing Clinic –Looking for a little more guidance before heading into the Gaper’s Block crit series? Attend this clinic taught by Greg Meeker and gain some valuable knowledge for racing your bike. For more information, click here.

Gapers Block Criterium Series – Calling all new racers to the line! It’s springtime and it’s Gapers Block time. This four day series is designed to immerse you in crit racing, by racing the same course and most likely the same competitors, day after day. If you’re new to racing, this is a great opportunity for you! For information on the series, click here.

CWEC’s Development Series Event #2-Want to improve your confidence on the bike? Attend this skills clinic and practice everything from balancing to bumping –safely! The clinic is in conjunction with the Super Crit on April 11. For more information, click here.

Have a great weekend!


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