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Tuesday CCC Updates

- Evening edition!

- Looks like a bunch of people learned a bunch of great stuff on Saturday with Tim Johnson, Pete Webber, and the Spidermonkeys.

Photo: Edmund White

- Looks like even more people had a great time at the unofficial kickoff to the Chicagoland CX season at xXx Racing’s Relay Cross. Thanks again to Tim Johnson for having some fun with us and to everyone who donated cash dollars to the Junior Mud Fund. See photos here, here, and here. Please post links to your photos in the comments below.

- Next up CX season takes a little break so everyone can work on their remounting skills, turning skills, hand up skills, you know… skills. But get back into the action on Saturday 9/7 in Rantoul at Patriot CX. See the full schedule for the rest of the season over on our Schedule Page.

- Speaking of schedules, a few really great people are working behind the scenes to bring the Mid-West Regional CX Championships to Chicagoland this December. Stay tuned for details!

- The CX Sitters are available again this season to watch your kiddies while you race. The sitter(s) won’t be at every race, but will play it by request… so please contact them ahead of time.

- Speaking of ladies, BBVP Racing Team is looking for dedicated, hard working women, predominantly from the south side of Chicago or surrounding area who are riding at any level to form a Elite Women’s Team. More details on the BBVP site here.

- Speaking of women, check out the recently formed Women’s Cycling Association.

- Last call for Series Sponsors and Series Volunteers!!! We can always add you in mid-season, but we have to send some soft goods to print very soon. Let us know ASAP if you want to be involved.

- Just for fun.

- And finally… like coffee? Okay, do you love really great coffee? Starting Friday (August 30th), Intelligentsia is giving all cyclists 15% off drinks at any of their 6 Chicago stores. To be eligible for this discount, one must be an identifiable cyclist, wearing at least one of the following:  Helmet, Cycling jersey, Cycling shorts, or Cycling shoes. Follow @intelliCHI

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  1. 08/28/2013 at 8:51 am | #1

    Thanks to all the Chicago people that have signed up so far, hope more will. just a reminder, we have many great prizes for winners. the biggest prize, a set of Easton 38mm carbon wheels, will be raffled at the end of the races. all paid prereg racers get 2 tickets, day of get 1. need to be present to win.

    Thanks,
    Karl C.
    Wild Card Cycling

  2. C.N.
    08/28/2013 at 5:39 pm | #2

    just curious, will results be posted sometime/somewhere?

    • chicagocrosscup
      08/28/2013 at 8:46 pm | #3

      Yes, Relay CX results will be uploaded to USAC soon. Please hold tight, the Relay format is a bit harder to deal with.

      • C.N.
        08/28/2013 at 9:08 pm | #4

        Awesome! thank you

  3. FH
    08/30/2013 at 10:29 am | #5

    I’d like to throw a big shout out this year to USAC!!! I love the fact that their rules are so friendly towards recreational racers like myself!. My category REQUIRES an annual license in which I will only be able to make a couple races, so there is no benefit there. And I cannot downgrade either to race on One-Days, because I’m clearly trying to sandbag the mid-pack of CAT5.

    Looks like I won’t be racing at all this year :-/

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