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 (Novice: 7th Overall, 3rd Age 40-49, and 3rd Fat Bike)
- Art Fessler (Novice: 3rd Overall and 1st Age 50-59)
- Chris Rechtsteiner (Comp: 50 Overall and 1st Fat Bike)
- David Pohlmeier (Novice: 23rd Overall and 2nd Clydesdale)