This weekend has many options for riders. If you’re looking for fast technical courses with lots of competition, head out to the Intelligentsia Cup series. If you’re looking to solo your efforts, then go for the time trial. Master’s track racers have a full schedule of events in the Illinois State track championships. And, finally, for those looking to get out and get some miles in with a great women’s group, there is the Rapha Women’s 100. It’s going to be beautiful this weekend, so don’t miss out on all your summer cycling options.
Intelligentsia Cup –The Intelligentsia Cup race series kicks off this evening with the Beverly Hills Cycling Classic. There’ll be eight races in ten days, spread across the city and suburbs with some exciting and challenging courses. There are also additional women’s fields, which is a real bonus for those wanting a group in which they can be competitive. For series information, click here.
Rapha Women’s 100 Chicago – Be part of this special women’s event that spans across the globe! In Chicago, we’ll be departing from Heritage Bicycles on Sunday, July 17th. The group will head out on a 102K ride which will include stops for treats! For those looking for a few more miles, a group will continue on to complete a 157K loop. For more information, click here.
Dr. Craig Schultz Memorial Time Trial – The ABR Regional time trial championship is Sunday, July 17 in Cordova, Illinois. Juniors will compete in a 20K race, all others will compete in the in the 40K distance. It’s a super flat and out and back, L-shaped course, which is great for power and speed! For more information, click here.
Illinois State Masters Track Championships – The Illinois State Master’s track championships are this Saturday, July 16 at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Northbrook. Events will include all timed, team and sprint events. For more information, click here.
Intelligentsia Cup Continues – There’s a short break in the racing after Sunday, but things pick up again on Wednesday with the West Dundee River Challenge. The racing continues through next Sunday with the Goose Island Grand Prix for the finale. Lots of fun and good competition ahead. For details, click here.
Tour of Bloomington – That’s Bloomington, Indiana, the location where the famous cycling film, “Breaking Away” was filmed! Be part of this three stage omnium series, which includes a time trial, criterium and road race. The event begins next Friday, July 22. For more information, click here.
Venus de Miles Women’s Ride – Take part in this all-women’s event which includes a 60 or 25 mile ride, or a 5K run. There’s always a great post ride party with lots of pampering perks! The event raises money for the Greenhouse Scholars. For more information, click here.
Have a great weekend!