Hey little dog by the mud pit, if you’re gonna bite me during my race, at least buy me dinner first.
Masters 45+ Sunday
Jrs 9-14 in the mud.
Thanks to those who gave hand ups during the Women’s 4/5 race! We love them too!!
That wasn’t a dog, that was Charlie The Dead Raccoon.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by INTENT and Spidermonkey for our raffle and bake sale. We raised $260 which was split between West Town bikes and Blackstone Bicycle Works. Denise Karlin was the baker and my partner in this!
Brian, that was not a dog, it was Omar. He’s bitten you every race this year.
Unfortunate start to the 45+ race.
Junior mud pit action Lap 1
Here is the full video from the 45+ Sunday.
I really enjoyed the course Saturday. As one friend said Sunday was like racing on Black Ice.
I’ve never done Pheasant Run before, are both days always the exact same course? At least Woodstock reversed the course with some tweaks. I admit Sunday’s course raced completely different but I was hoping for more like an Indian Lakes change up.
Cat 4/5 – complete with podium presentation!
I broke one the pawls in my Sram shifter on Saturday.
Any recommendation for a shop that could fix it by this weekend for Region Riot Cross?
I’m near the southwest suburbs.
Chris, would be happy to help, but we’re in
Evanston. What shifter?
LK, its a Sram Force CX1
Chris you can try the Bike Hub in Glen Ellyn, just call and see if they have it in. Tell Mark that Paige and Stephen recommended them.
Thanks to the South Chicago Wheelmen we were able to enjoy 2 days of action packed cyclocross racing over the pre-Thanksgiving weekend at Pheasant Run Resort.
Our photos from both days at can be found here:
Saturday – https://www.snowymountainphotography.com/Sports/Cyclocross/2019-Cyclocross/CCC1909PheasantRun-Day-1/
Happy Thanksgiving from both of us,
Morleigh and Nathan
Thank you Nathan and Morleigh for catching all the perfect “death by cyclocross” faces this weekend. So amazing! <3
Sunday Cat 3 Back of the pack https://youtu.be/bVERtvF-oKA
Sunday SS Midpack https://youtu.be/QClAbTLuBIo
Thank you to the organizers and community. I really appreciate everything you have done.
Thanks to everyone in the ChiCross community for a great weekend and making us feel welcome. It was a an awesome event and we had a blast!
Special thanks to announcer Kenny Labbe whose expertise and excitement really made it memorable for our young racer and all of our local family who came out to watch their first CX race.
You’ve got a great thing going here, and we are looking forward to seeing you all next year.
All the best,
Ed, Melinda, and Henry Walsh
Some pictures from Sunday race.
Anyone find a black & white Giro helmet with light blue gloves?
Pretty sure I left them by the Bonkers/Comrade/BFF/Half Acre super tent
Thank you to everyone who organized this event. As a first timer I didn’t know what to expect, but it was a great atmosphere and I had a great time. Maybe next time I won’t have to do the race with only one gear! Also, sorry if i offended anyone by NOT drinking the entire beer that was given to me or NOT eating the entire apple pie that was given to me. They were both delicious. I went back for the beer after the race, but it was gone. 🙁
After two days of racing and taking photos I have finally gone through the rest of photos from Sunday. Enjoy!
Here is the link:https://salz.smugmug.com/ChiCrossCup-2019/n-4bt6bv/Pheasant-Run-Sun-2019
Higher quality images available for download.
If sharing in social media world: @dhsalz13
Have a great Thanksgiving holiday, see you at Montrose!
Here is my footage from Pheasant Run Sunday Single Speed, there was a full Squadron of Sasquatches, 14 sightings!