Afterglow - A Cyclocross Race
Chicago Cuttin' Crew comes together to give you a few cooldown laps after all the Chicago Cross Cup races are over and the State Championship jerseys have been given out. Now we race because we love cyclocross. When the snow starts to fall and the morning greets us with darkness, we will venture out and endure because it's the competition that keeps us going.
Blackstone Bicycle Works and West Town Bikes continue to be our beneficiaries because no one does local youth cycling programs better. Consider donating a couple more bucks to go directly toward their cyclocross teams! We will have a snazzy donation box for your best bike parts, warm cycling clothing, and cash donations on-site as well.
Blackstone Bicycle Works
Blackstone Bicycle Works is a community bike shop and youth education program of the Experimental Station. The mission of Blackstone is to provide educational and vocational opportunities to youth from some of Chicago's most underserved neighborhoods. Blackstone is structured as a retail, full-service bike shop that offers "earn and learn," hands-on bicycle mechanics curriculum to its participants. The Blackstone Youth Racing Club participates in the Chicago Cross Cup, and our support empowers young people to race with their hearts each fall.