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Cycling Wed Nov 19 2008

Woodstock this weekend

This weekend get ready for Woodstock, no, not that Woodstock, rather the Woodstock, IL ChiCrossCup race, the last one before the Illinois State Championships. Instead of hordes of smelly, mud-covered hippies, dancing to CSNY, Canned Heat and Hendrix, expect to see in this variation hordes of smelly, mud-covered cyclocrossers, dripping with sweat and accompanied by the sounds of cowbells clanging (and lots of heckling!)

With last week's cold blast in Lansing reminding all of us that the season's winding down, there are now only two races left with which to accumulate points to be series leader. In many of the categories, only a number of points separate the leaders - a DNF due to a broken bike or a no-show because of illness may contribute to an upset and some of our top dogs could find themselves usurped. Exciting stuff, all.

Mark on your calendars now the ChiCrossCup annual banquet. More information after the jump.

The Chicago Cyclocross Cup banquet is scheduled for Sunday, January 11, 2009 beginning at 4:00 p.m. The cash bar banquet is a family friendly affair and we encourage you to bring the kids and siblings along. The banquet will be held at EJs Place in Skokie.

Plan ahead and save some moolah by registering on-line and taking advantage of the 'early bird special'. Beginning Wed Oct 8 to Sat Dec 7 you pay $5.00 (under 18 years) and $15.00 (over 18 years). To get the special you must register on-line

Regular Pricing begins Monday, December 8 with $10 (under 18 years of age) (till Wednesday, December 31), $20 (over 18 years of age) (till Wednesday, December 31)
Snail Mail Registration, mail check to:
Main Street Bicycles
52 East Main Street
Carpentersville, IL 60110
*** Checks payable to Chicago Cyclocross Cup***

Post-marked prior to Sunday, December 7 pays the Early Bird Special Pricing. Post-marked after Sunday, December 7 pays the Regular Pricing. Your integrity will be showing loud and clear if you send the incorrect amount.

In the end, all envelopes must be postmarked by Thursday, January 1, 2009. If we do not receive your payment or if it is lost/misdirected then you will be required to pay the day-of-registration fees, likely at higher prices.

The evening events will be as follows: (not necc in this order)
- Award distribution
- Raffle for the donated frames courtesy of Yojimbo's Garage
- Dinner and dessert serving
- Lots of socializing

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