Racing Resource Center

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Welcome to your bicycle racing resource center brought to you by Active Trans and XXX Racing-Athletico, one of Chicagoland’s local race teams. You can learn about different types of racing, check out local races and teams and get pro tips in the Coach’s Corner. We also have a calendar of races and links to other resources to get you up to racing speed.

Recent blog posts about racing:

phalupka 10/19/2012 - 3:49pm

Throughout my life, I have found a great deal of enjoyment on a bicycle; as a child careening about on a Huffy with a coaster brake; as a teenager bombing down mountain trails in Alabama; in my ear

barbcornew 07/18/2011 - 1:10pm

There's still time to enter the Senior Olympics Bicycle Race in Hoffman Estates for this Wednesday, July 20.

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Brian Morrissey 03/12/2011 - 5:34pm

"Riders ready...!"

Here's a run-down of the 2011 local road racing season. Each of these races features a beginners-only field:

espotts 02/24/2011 - 2:50pm

Our friends at Chicago Velo Campus just got covered this week in

barbcornew 01/28/2011 - 4:53pm

A Des Plaines Journal article reported that an area bike riding association and other local cyclis

Brian Morrissey 01/25/2011 - 10:56am

Active Trans is excited to learn that Chicago may soon be home to North America's newest state-of-the-art cycling facility, The Chicago Velo Campus.<

Brian Morrissey 11/23/2010 - 11:25am

Cyclocross returns to Chicago on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

Brian Morrissey 09/13/2010 - 5:13pm

After the boffo breakout season in 2009, the eagerly awaited 2010 edition of the

Brian Morrissey 09/09/2010 - 8:23am

Tonight is the 2010 closing night for track racing at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Northbrook, Chicagoland's home for track racing.

Brian Morrissey 08/09/2010 - 10:40am

To bike racers and racing fans alike, August in Chicagoland means one thing - the USPRO National Criterium Championships.  And this year, it's even easier than ever for most of us to ride ther

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