2010 cycling calendars are here
Time to start crossing names off your holiday shopping list: Chicago Bike Racing calendars are here! Perfect for all the coaches, wrenches, parents and significant others in your life.
New this year: A cyclocross-only calendar!
Buying 10 or more? $12.50 each.
As in previous years, this is not a big money maker for me. It’s just a chance to share some of my favorite photos with some of my favorite people. Note that there are still several cross races I expect to shoot. If I get any gems, I may publish an update in December. Stay tuned.
All photos are from the 2009 season, and all your favorite races and racers are included:
Road and cross
Cover: Ryan Freund (ABD) cruises through the BK Stacker at the Evanston Grand Prix.
January: A masters races makes its way up the challenging Circuit of Sauk climb.
February: Debbie Dust (PACT/Dish Network) beats Kristen Meshberg (Team BH USA) in an exciting sprint at the Winfield Twilight Criterium.
March: Wayne Simon (Verdigris) leads the charge up the ski hill at the Fox River Grove Cycling Challenge.
April: Devon Haskell (Team BH USA) negotiates a wet corner off the front at the Glencoe Grand Prix.
May: April showers lead to May flowers: Some color at the Cat 3 Tour of Elk Grove.
June: Adam Lesniakowski (PACT/Dish Network) had a perfect endgame to win the Downers Grove Cat 2 race.
July: Ryan Freund (ABD) bridges to a move in the Chicago Criterium P/1/2 race.
August: Who will ever forget Rahsaan Bahati (Rock Racing) and the thrilling end to the USPRO National Championship?
September: Seth Meyer (XXX Racing-AthletiCo) gives it full gas on the final climb in Willow Springs to claim the 2009 state championship.
October: Bobby Lea (Team OUCH) takes Turn 8 at the Downers Grove pro-am.
November: State champion Scott McLaughlin (SRAM) is first up the hill at the Dan Ryan Woods cyclocross race.
December: It takes a village: Heckle Hill gives every kind of encouragement to Jacob Thom (Half Acre Cycling) as he gamely rides up through the thick mud.
Cover: Jacques Cartier (XXX Racing-AthletiCo) leaps over a barrier at Jackson Park.
January: It was a cloud of dirt and fury as the 4A’s charged across a softball field at Jackson Park.
February: Pony Shop is there, so this must be near the front of the race.
March: Robin Williams (Mercy-Specialized) rolled through the women’s 1/2/3 field at Dekalb.
April: Uh-oh. Something has made Henry Loud (Team Pegasus) angry at Dekalb
May: That’s Ed White (Half Acre Cycling) escaping from the 4B scrum at Dan Ryan Woods.
June: Cat 4 powerhouses Brittany Barran-Stanley (Verdigris) and Janette Rho (Bouledogue Tout Noir) march up the Dan Ryan Woods run-up.
July: Andrew Yeoman (Team Pegasus) shows good shoulder form at Dan Ryan Woods.
August: Ara Oggoian (Bicycle Heaven) leads the P/1/2/3’s over the barriers at Sunrise Park.
September: Dave Norton (The Bonebell) pops a wheelie for the adoring tifosi at Sunrise Park.
October: Ah, fall. Tim Boundy (Verdigris) gives Andy Daley (Burhnam Racing) a nice draft at Sunrise Park.
November: The crowd erupts as Jacob Thom (Half Acre Cycling) tops Heckle Hill.
December: The shot you’ve been waiting all year for: Super Girl is queen of the hill, and dozens of her loyal subjects cheer the latest muddy pratfall.