We have a sweet weekend ahead with bike swaps, bike races and doughnuts! With all the options, there’s sure to be something cycling related for you. Check the list below for all the upcoming cycling activities in our area.
Kenosha Velodrome Swap Meet– Looking for a good deal on bike parts and equipment? A bike swap is a sure bet for finding gems; new and old. The event is Saturday from 9am to 3pm at the Local 72 Union Hall. For more information, click here.
Chicago Women’s Bike Clothing Swap – This is kind of a last minute add, but if you’re looking for some new to you cycling clothing or are looking to unload a few favorites, this is a great event. It’s tomorrow from 4-6pm and it’ll be a bit of a cycling social as well. For more information, click here.
Kenosha Velosport Pre-season Races – It’s the final event in this 3 weekend series in Kenosha. The course is a 1.2 mile loop near the Kenosha Airport. For race information, click here.
Pastry-Brest-Pastry – It’s 65 miles of self-supported, mixed terrain riding and there are 4 checkpoints where you can refuel with doughnuts! The event begins at the Pedal & Spoke in North Aurora. For more information, click here.
Screw City Cyclocross Classic – You may think that cyclocross racing is in the rear view mirror, but it’s alive and well in Rockford! Head out this Sunday for some off-road fun. For more information, click here.
Skyway Crit Series Recon Ride – If you’re thinking of participating in the upcoming beginner race series, this recon ride is a great opportunity to prepare you for what’s ahead. You’ll get a chance to ride the course, ask questions and set your mind at ease so you’re ready to roll when the races begin. For more information, click here.
Plan Ahead: The last week of the month is a little bit quiet with the Easter holiday, but the quiet ends and the racing action begins the very next weekend. From Saturday, April 7 through Thursday, April 12 it’s bike racing time!
Rough Road 100 – Head out to this spring gravel classic which begins in Morris on Saturday, April 7. You can choose from either 64k or 100K. For more information, click here.
Spring Super Crit – You’ll switch gears from Saturday’s gravel to Sunday’s solid surface on the race track at the Blackhawk Farms Raceway. It’s become a great pre-season race with its unique location which offers wide open corners and indoor restroom facilities! For more information, click here.
Skyway Classic Crit Series – Are you curious about bike racing and looking for an opportunity to give it a try? The Skyway Classic series is designed to introduce you to the sport without all the hubbub of a large scale event. There are four consecutive days of criterium racing (April 9-12), which gives you the opportunity to try and see what works and what doesn’t. For more information, click here.
Have a great weekend!