Are you thinking, what am I going to do this weekend? Having Tour de France withdrawl? Don’t fear I have a few solutions for you to have a fun weekend full of cycling events. Whether as a spectator or participant you’re sure to have a good time.
Herman Miller Grand Cycling Classic, Saturday, July 28, Grand Rapids:
Come on out, whether as a spectator or racer, to the Herman Miller Cycling Classisc. Through out the day there will be amateur and kids races. Kids races are free for children 9 and under. The event will conclude with the Pro Women’s race followed by the Men’s Pro Race. The Pro racers will be zipping around corners and zooming across the brick roads of Grand Rapids at speeds up to 40mph. Yup, that fast.
The Pro Men will be racing for the stars and stripes jersey and to earn the prestigious title of USA Cycling Men’s Pro National Criterium Champion.
Here is the link for more information about the Herman Miller Grand Cycling Classic, http://www.grcyclingclassic.com/.
Milford (State Championship) Criterium, Sunday, July 29, Milford:
Who wants to be crowned State Criterium Champion? If you do this is the race to be at. Come on out for an exciting day of racing in downtown Milford. Great crowds, great venue, fun and technical course. All the elements for a good criterium race.
Here is the link for more info and to register for the race, http://www.milfordcrit.org
Black Bear Bicycle Tour, Sunday July 29, Grayling:
Criterium racing not your thing? Maybe you’re looking for a fun 100 mile competitive road tour. Check out the Black Bear. Our own Leslie Gaine, member of the Team Priority Health Women’s Team, is the Queen of this race. She’s been the first female for the last several years. She’s even featured on the website, http://blackbearbicycletour.com/tourInfo.html. Any questions about her experience at this event, I’m sure she would be more than happy to answer them for you.
For more information visit, http://blackbearbicycletour.com