Group Rides – 2017

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This year, we are adding several new group rides and dates. Please be sure to follow our Cycling Republic group on Google+ for all updates and any potential scheduling changes. Follow us on Google+ 2017 Group Ride Schedule Tuesday Mountain Bike 7:00pm @ Raceway Woods – Rt. 31 Entrance – 5 to 8 miles Thursday Mountain … Read More

Fight for Air Ride 2017

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Cycling Republic is happy to help promote the 2017 Fight for Air Ride sponsored by the American Lung Association. Visit fightforairride.org for more information. June 9-11 – Ride 2 or 3 days, 50 miles per day, from Crystal Lake, IL to Lake Geneva, WI. Download Ride 101 Two Ride Options, One Breathtaking Event 3-Day Ride: … Read More

ABD Sunrise Park CX

By David PohlmeierRide Report 1 Comment

  This past Sunday, CX Racers descended upon Bartlett, IL for the latest week of racing in the Chicago Cross Cup CX Series. The course was dry, the warm wind blew strong, and the sun was bright. It couldn’t have been a more perfect fall day for racing. Enjoy these photos of David Corey, Art … Read More

Carpenter Park CX

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  A run-down playground, monkey bars with no children swinging, an old boarded up school, and mud. Lots of mud. That was the scene set for the Carpenter Park CX event on Sunday, October 16, 2016. On an unseasonably humid fall day, racers descended upon the site of the old Woodland School in Carpentersville, IL … Read More

Trek CXC Cup Preview Day with Sven Nys

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Prior to race day, I was invited to preview the 2016 Trek CXC Cup course and had the amazing opportunity to do so with Sven Nys. For those of you who don’t know Sven, he’s a cyclocross racing legend. With two world championships and over 140 competitive victories, he’s often considered one of the greatest … Read More

Night Bison 2016: Ride Report

By Ben GreyNews, Ride Report 7 Comments

A gravel ride is a very emblematic experience. It serves to tell you a lot about yourself in some expected and unexpected ways. A night gravel ride makes it all the more so. This was my first for both. Perhaps a bit about the details of the experience itself before sharing what I learned through … Read More

Jackson Park Relay Cross – 2016

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Cyclocross season is here! Congrats to our Cycling Republic friends Art, Dave, Chris, Ben, Nolan, David, and Patrick (not pictured) who raced this year at the Jackson Park Relay Cross. It was warm and the race was tough, but the team had an awesome time and all finished in the top half. What a great kickoff!

Palos Meltdown – 2016

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Each year, mountain bikers from across Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and the mid-west descend upon Palos Forest Preserve for the annual Palos Meltdown. The Palos Meltdown features mountain bike races for all skill levels and age groups. This year, Cycling Republic was proud to have a few riders race on behalf of the shop. Ben Grey … Read More

4th of July Weekend Celebration

By Rob SandersNews, Shop Event

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the shop for our 4th of July sale this past weekend! The weather was amazing as was everyone who stopped by. We appreciate everyone who stopped by to celebrate with us. If you purchased a new bike, enjoy your riding this summer! We hope you enjoy the roads, trails, … Read More