It’s been another brutal weather week in Chicago, but if you look ahead, things are definitely looking up. The forecast for the coming week includes temps in the forties, and that’ll feel downright balmy compared to ZERO! The days are also getting longer and by the end of the month, we’ll see a noticeable difference. Keep your focus and power through this season. It’ll all pay off very soon.
There’s still quite a bit of action in the cycling world with national championships out east and some fun events at home. Check the listings below for details.
USA Cyclocross Nationals – All eyes have been on Hartford, Connecticut this week as the USA Cyclocross Nationals are underway. Chicagoland’s very own Sydney Guagliardo took the win in the women’s 35-39 race. We’re so proud!! There’s more ahead and changing course conditions to boot! For event details, click here.
ABD Cycling Indoor TT Series Event # 1 – Whether you’re looking for a little motivation for your winter training or you’re looking to keep your racing edge sharp, this time trial series is for you! The first event is this Sunday at the Windfield Central High School. This weekend’s race is a 10K flat course, which is all about power. For information or to register, click here.
Cyclocross Nationals Viewing Party – Join your fellow cycling friends to watch the Elite Men’s and Women’s Cyclocross Nationals races at Rapha Chicago on Sunday from noon till 2pm. For event details or to RSVP, click here.
Winter Bike to Work Rally – Have you been braving the cold this season and continued commuting to work? Or, are you looking for a little motivation to get back out? Join fellow cyclists at Daly Plaza on January 13 from 6:30am til 8am to kick-off the Winter Bike Challenge. They’ll have Dark Matter coffee, Eli’s cheesecake and lots of giveaways. You’ll have a chance to mix and mingle and get you commuter challenge off to a good start. For more information, click here.
Winter Bike Challenge – Participate in this two week bike challenge from January 13-27. The contest provides incentives for both new riders as well as seasoned veterans. For more information and to register, click here.
Have a great weekend!