Mass Ave Criterium


We’re heading into August, but there’s still plenty of racing on the horizon. From big to small, dirt to road, there’s something for every cyclist. Check the listings below and make the best of this sunny summer weekend on your bike.


Mass Ave Criterium – This weekend’s big event is the Mass Ave Criterium in downtown Indianapolis. There’ll be fast racing, big prize money and an all-day festival with lots of fans. For information on the event, click here.

Women’s Dirt Days #4 – The group is headed back to Palos and just in time for a preview of next week’s Palos Meltdown race. As always, these events are open to women of any ability and are a great opportunity to have fun on the trails. For more information, click here.

Bryce Master 19K Time Trial –Looking for a fast time trial course? This course is flat with only a few sweeping turns, and with the improved road surface, you’re sure to hit top cruising speeds. For information on the event, click here.

Two Rivers Road Race – This is a flatlander’s road race, located near Kankakee. It’s also the ABR Illinois State Road Race, so there are lots of jerseys on the line. Head south on Sunday and be prepared to ride! For details on the event, click here.

Track Events:

Madison Night – There are many exciting races on the track, but the Madison is always a crowd favorite. It’s a mass start event with two-person teams exchanging positions throughout the race by hand sling. It takes a lot of skill and good tactics to do well. Come out to race or spectate, it’s going to be a good night! For information on the races, click here.

Coming Up:

ABR Illinois State Criterium Championship – Located in Wood Dale, this course is an oldie but goodie. It’s not too technical, it’s close to home and there’s another jersey on the line! Check the ABR website for details.

Villa Park Grand Prix – Looking for a race that’s local and is a basic, flat, four corner crit? Villa Park is your answer! Click here for information on the event.

Palos Meltdown – The trails have finally dried up and they are in good condition for this local mountain bike race. This year’s course will feature a newly developed section of trail, so it should be better than ever. For more information, click here.

Double Bong Time Trial – We’ve gone around once, added a half and now it’s a double for the Wisconsin State time trial championships on the Bong TT course. For details on the event, click here.

Have a great weekend and enjoy the big blue moon tonight!


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