Intelligentsia Cup


The heat has finally made it to Chicago and just in time for the hot competition you’ll find at the races this weekend. Things kick off this evening with the Beverly Classic and continue on all weekend. Get out, race, spectate and have some summer fun.


2015 Intelligentsia Cup –The Intelligentsia Cup series begins today with the Beverly Classic, followed by the South Chicago Bike Race and finishing off the weekend with the Illinois State Road race in Willow Springs. For information on all the races, click here.

Dr Craig C Schultz 40K Memorial TT – This 40K TT in Cordova, Illinois is a super flat out and back course with smooth roads! Can’t get much better for super-fast times, so if you’re looking to PR in this distance, this is a great course. For race information, click here.

Track Events:

Sprinters Omnium III – Tomorrow is the third and final sprinters omnium for the season at the Ed Rudolph velodrome. The event with feature match sprints, 4 lap scratch races and win and out. For details on the event, click here.

Fast Friday 2 & Master’s Prep – This weekend Indy has a big lineup of racing. Whether you’re gearing up for a National event or just looking for some good competition, this event will be worth your while. The featured races will be the elimination, points the scratch. For details on the event, click here.

Coming Up:

2015 Intelligentsia Cup Continued – The racing continues next week with two very technical courses and another two that are a little less so. First up is the Waukegan crit, which is a four corner crit in the downtown area. Friday the series heads to Elmhurst for slightly technical course and a slight grade into the start/finish area. Saturday is the Lake Bluff crit, which is technical due to tight corners and narrow roads. Finally, the series wraps up in Chicago with the Chicago crit in the west loop. This is another 4 corner crit, which is a bit more forgiving than Saturday. Head out for all the fun! For details, click here.

Venus de Miles – If you’re looking to spend the day doing all the things you love, then you should head out to the Venus de Miles ride (or run) this Sunday. This women’s event begins with either a 25 or 62 mile ride and then you’ll be welcomed back to food and all types of pampering activities. The event benefits the Greenhouse Scholars Foundation. For details, click here.

Have a great weekend!


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