The saying goes, “March rolls in like a lion and out like a lamb”, but that isn’t exactly the case for 2018 in Chicago. Who knows what or if we can expect any crazy weather over the next month, but right now, it’s pretty tame! Gather your gear and head out to your favorite group ride, do your intervals or just enjoy a scenic route at your own pace. Check below for ride options nearby.
Stay Rad Groad Ride – For those gearing up for the spring gravel races or for those just looking to get in some miles in a group setting, you’re all set with this one. It’s just over 63 miles of mixed surface road riding, beginning in Aurora. It’s a no-drop group ride, so there’s no fear of getting left behind! For more information, click here.
Kenosha Velosport Pre-season Races – Get a jump on your racing season by participating in this annual series. The first event will be next Sunday and continue 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.
ABD’s Indoor Time Trial Series – This is the third and final indoor event in this time trial series, with the fourth being held outside. Once again, the course is set for rolling hills. Go for the win or to improve your time from the previous race. 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. The second will be at the Kenosha Velodrome on May 6th. Plan ahead so you’re ready to roll when the season begins. More information to follow.
Have a great weekend!