Illini Cycling Officers: President: John “TSK” Meyers Treasurer: Sean “Sweeper” Keefer Sponsorship: Erik “E-Mart” Martin Mtn. VP: Adam Honegger Road VP: Jess Cole Womens Captains: Jess Cole, Lindsay “AY” Koren
Illini Cycling We like bikes. We ride bikes. We race bikes.
Illini Cycling We like bikes: Advocate cycling locally Run a bi-annual fix-a-thon for the U of I Support local bike shops
Illini Cycling We Ride Bikes: Road & Mountain group rides of all ability levels. 5+ scheduled group rides per week Check out our website for details! www.illinicycling.com Women Only Rides, Mountain Bike Rides ???
Illini Cycling Group Rides, What You Need: Bike HELMET (NO EXCEPTIONS) Common sense Suggested Items: Spare tube Flat repair kit Pump/CO2 Multi tool Cycling specific clothing: Cycling Shorts, Jersey, Shoes
Illini Cycling • We race bikes! • Mountain bike racing: Fall (Aug.-Oct.) (Nats Oct. 26-28, NC) • Cross Country (10-30 Miles Depending on Category) • Short Track (15-30 Minutes) • Dual Slalom & Downhill • Road bike racing: Spring (Feb.-May) (Nats ~May 15) • Road Races (20-100 Miles) • Criteriums (20-90 Minutes) • Time Trials, Individual Time Trials • Cyclocross Nats: Dec. 14-16, KS • Track Nats: Sept 14-16, CA
Illini Cycling MWCCC • To name a Few... • Notre Dame • IU • Purdue • Michigan • Michigan State • UW Madison • UW Milwakee • University of Chicago • Mizzou • Murray St. • Marian College • Lindsay Wilson I
Illini Cycling Women’s Captains: Jess Cole & Lindsay Koren • Women’s only rides weekly: TBA - new women come out regardless of skill level or equipment • Women’s points count equally towards team qualification for National Championships • Women’s races are competitive and growing fields from 30-70 people per race • Jess Cole placed 10th and 11th at ‘06 road nationals! • Women's Race Categories • B’s: Beginner/Intermediate • A’s: Intermediate/Advanced Mtn Road 10-15miles 20-30 miles 15-25miles 40-60 miles Women are welcome to all group ride and team events. Women are allowed to race men’s categories during collegiate racing.
Illini Cycling Sponsorship: Sponsorship Chair: Erik Martin Discounts on gear available to racing members of team Must commit to minimum of 3 race weekends to qualify NEVER CONTACT OUR SPONSORS PERSONALLY.
Illini Cycling How To Join: Fill out membership form! $20 Membership (Covers team expenses, helps fund team events) Commitment levels: Self decided (Recreational rider, Diehard Racer) Old members—please still fill out name/email on form in order for membership to be officially confirmed on website.
Illini Cycling RACING THIS WEEKEND: Two options: Mizzou (Collegiate) Race in Columbia, MO Leave Friday afternoon from Colonel Wolf School (SE Corner of 4th & Healey), return Sunday afternoon. Kickapoo (NORBA) Race at Kickapoo State Park Sunday only. Novice/Clydesdale Racing starts at 10AM. Sport/Expert starts at 12. Leave Colonel Wolf School (SE Corner of 4th & Healey) at 7:30AM.
Illini Cycling • RACING THIS WEEKEND: • What you need: • Bike • Helmet • License • (More detailed list to be posted on website/email). • Go to usacycling.org My USACycling Create an account Purchase New License • Collegiate license: $30 as primary, $0 when added on at time of purchase of NORBA/USCF license • NORBA/USCF License: $60 primary, $30 add on.