Thursday’s Races and the Ongoing Effort

We’re looking forward to seeing you at Thursday’s Intelligentsia Cup South Chicago Kermesse Road Race next to the velodrome- all day festival and with a new 3 mile (?) loop. We’re trying to secure a short-term land use agreement and insurance policy so we can open the track to the public for the event and should have that determined Tuesday (looking for volunteers). […]

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Likely Final Weekend to Ride

This weekend is likely your final chance to ride the South Chicago Velodrome. Jim will have the gate open today at 1pm with Carl closing around sunset (8:30ish). Carl volunteered to be gatekeeper tomorrow too- 10am until he’s too worn out to continue. SCVA’s land lease and insurance policy expire Sunday night and the way things are developing- it doesn’t […]

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Velodrome Hours The Next Few Days

We’re trying to put together open hours for the weekend- currently Jim wants to open the gate Saturday afternoon but his spirit would benefit from a few rider or helper commitments. Friday the 15th will be open 10am-8:30pm with John offering coaching 3-7pm. Sunday- we don’t have anyone scheduled to open the gate. One week from today is Intelligentsia Cup powered by SRAM’s […]

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Velodrome Open Today; Need Weekend Support

TODAY- South Chicago Velodrome is open today from 10am until 8:30pm.  Stop by for any reason- to ride, help out for a bit, to say “hi” or to re-supply pizza or icy drinks 🙂 Carl will be opening the gate by 10 with helper Jim showing up around 1pm.  Psimet rider and category 2 racer John Cline will come around to lead workouts 3:30-7pm. […]

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Track Open: Independence Weekend

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all tracks are created to be ridden.  The South Chicago Velodrome is open today and tomorrow (Sat & Sun July 2, 3) from 10am until sunset (about 8:30pm).  We might have the gates open Monday but don’t have a committed gatekeeper yet (stay posted). Carl is in charge leading any activities which might […]

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