Pre-season road racing gets underway this weekend with the Kenosha criterium series. There’ll be a chill in the air, but you can get out and test the legs and your competition. We spring forward somewhere between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, so be sure to set your clock ahead and get to bed early so you’re ready for racing.
Kenosha Velosport Pre-season Races – Get a jump on your racing season by participating in this annual series. The first event is on Sunday and the series continues for the next two Sunday’s. This year’s course is a 1.2 mile loop near the Kenosha Airport. For race information, click here.
St Patrick’s Day Ride – It’s the annual Wheeling Wheelmen spring ride. Select from either 16, 20 or 36 mile routes. The event begins in Wauconda, so you can escape from the city and enjoy a few miles on scenic country roads. 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, which gives you the opportunity to try and see what works and what doesn’t. For more information, click here.
Women’s Track Clinics – Interested in learning to ride and race a fixed gear bike on the velodrome? There are two upcoming beginner clinics.
The first is at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Northbrook on April 21st. For information, click here.
The second will be at the Washington Park Velodrome in Kenosha on May 6th. For information, click here.
Plan ahead so you’re ready to roll when the season begins.
Have a great weekend!