The Intelligentsia Cup is thrilled to announce the addition of a new venue for the 2022 race series. The Village of Northbrook is set to join the series and the “Northbrook Grand Prix” will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022. “Northbrook is well-known in the local cycling community, and an incredible venue for both […]Continue reading
Intelligentsia Cup is a 10-day crit racing series set in and around Chicagoland. The stages are different each day, offering new challenges and a daily opportunity for an epic win, and an excellent experience overall.
Each stage is designed with spectators in mind because crits are fun and exciting to watch! As a spectator you will be close to the action – the failures, the triumphs… and yes, the crashes.
For the 2022 series we will have 10 total stages, with a brand new stage set in Northbrook. Registration is set to open mid-late April, so please like and follow us on social media to stay up to date!
2022 Race Locations:
July 22 – West Dundee
July 23 – Glen Ellyn
July 24 – Winfield
July 25 – Mundelein
July 26 – Lombard
July 27 – South Chicago
July 28 – Northbrook
July 29 – Elgin
July 30 – Lake Bluff
July 31 – Fulton St
We’re thrilled to announce registration for the Intelligentsia Cup 2022 will be opening May 1! Early registrants will receive a 20% discount for a limited time (set to expire May 15). This year we will have 10 days of racing, and we are adding a new venue to our docket – Northbrook! Northbrook is a […]Continue reading
New this year is the ability to listen to our race announcers live, from anywhere in the world! From your mother wanting to hear you go for that prime, to you, in the parking lot, wondering when the weather delay will be over (shhhh, don’t jinx it!).Continue reading
It’s been a minute since we’ve done this (all of us). so please be patient as we remember how to do bike racing, and tell your friends who don’t read these emails what’s up. Reminder: day-of registration will only be online via BikeReg and will open for that day’s racing each morning, with each category […]Continue reading
We are excited to announce the creation of a beginner racer program for women new to bike racing, including coaching/mentoring from elite women racing in the Intelli Cup! Thanks to the support from MiiR and TrainingPeaks. Find out more information here.Continue reading
We are excited to reveal our full lineup of venues and other details of this year’s series! But before we get to that, we want to thank you for your patience and understanding this year. Not to belabor the point, but it has been a lift. Of course, there is always going to be some […]Continue reading