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Fyxation Open – Fixed Gear Street Crit Saturday June 26th


Pre-register here for this thirty minute crit taking place on the Chicago Criterium Course this Saturday, and save $5 off day-of registration! No license required. We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the first annual Fyxation Open fixed gear criterium in Chicago, IL on July 26th, 2014. This high energy fixed gear only criterium will be held…

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All City Championship 2014 July 10th-12th


Three days of racing and a sloppy sweaty drunk afterparty? Minneapolis knows how to do it. Here’s the full rundown of the City Championship this year, via the Bike Jerks blog. Thursday July 10th – Bandit Cross Hobo Camp Bryn Mawr Meadows 7pm Free to all and open to all types of bikes, though we prefer singlespeeds if you’ve got…

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BBQ Cat Chicago: June 28th


This Minneapolis mainstay is hitting Chicago this year! Ride bikes all over town, hitting a different cookout for every checkpoint, all while raising funds for this year’s North American Cycle Courier Championship.

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support your shop: celebrate Ciclo Urbano & West Town Bikes


Save your Saturday, guys: on May 3, there’s a block party to celebrate the 5th anniversary of West Town Bikes and Ciclo Urbano and their new fabrication workshop space. Details: Free bbq and a performance by Africaribe! Skateboards and BMX demos and bikes ahoy (Campbell will be closed to traffic for this too)! 12:00 – 6:00 pm 2459 W. Division St.…

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Save the Date: All City Championships 2014


Photo: John Watson This year’s All City Championships are coming at you July 10th-12th. Three full days of getting rad in the the Twin Cities, including bandit cross (imagine the mud and sweat of cyclocross having a baby with the lawlessness and DIY-spirit of an alleycat), a track crit, and of course a giant mass-start alleycat. My bike-messenger-turned-bike-mechanic-best-friend just moved…

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Spring Alleycat Calendar & Other Bike Events


Thursday April 17th Spring Cleaning Jersey and Clothing Swap (6:00 – 9:00 at BFF Bikes, 2113 W Armitage, Chicago) Trade out those unworn jerseys for something that you’ll actually wear! There’s also snacks, drinks, and a raffle with free registration to Cobb Park Criterium, Monsters of the Midway, and Northbrook Velodrome up for grabs. Sunday, April 20th FOUR TWENTY LOL…

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Upcoming Bike Events + Bonus Alleycat Hint


BFF Bikes co-owner Vanessa Buccella lipsyncs Yonce’s “Countdown” on rollers It must be spring, because I cut my first pair of jorts of the season; fittingly, there’s a lot of bike events coming up through the end of the end of March. If all these parties and socials aren’t enough for you, keep your ear to the ground for details…

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