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July 14th: Tour de Crystal Lake presented by McHenry County CVB
This high-energy competition features international Pro male and female cyclists racing at speeds exceeding 35mph!
Downtown Crystal Lake will come alive as residents and visitors enjoy this FREE, fun family event featuring a Family Fun Race, Entertainment, local culinary fare, favorite summertime beverages, merchant sales, live music and more!
For Sponsorship Opportunities, Event Details and more contact Laura Witlox at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815.893.6280.
|9:00a||Men Cat 5||30 minutes|
|9:40a||Women Cat 3/4||40 minutes|
|10:30a||Men Cat 4||50 minutes|
|11:30a||Masters 35+ Cat 3/4||50 minutes|
|12:30p||Men Cat 2/3||50 minutes|
|1:30p||Masters 35+ Cat 1/2/3||70 minutes|
|2:50p||Pro Women Cat 1/2||60 minutes|
|3:50p||Local Event||40 minutes|
|4:30p||Pro Men Cat 1/2||90 minutes|
8:00am-7:00pm Bike to the Race and corral your bike at Wheel Werks Bike Valet! (Home State Bank Parking Lot - Grant & Brink Street)
9:00am-6:00pm Family Fun Expo Area (Brink Street Parking Lot) - Enjoy children's games and merchant sales.
9:00am-6:00pm Live Acoustic Music - Enjoy some of the area's best up and coming musicians. Presented by A Place to Shine Music and Cassandra Vohs Demann.
9:00am-8:00pm Breakfast, Live Music, Beer Garden Food & Drink specials - The Cottage, 6 East Crystal Lake Avenue. Don't miss out on the area's hottest music!
10:00am-2:00pm Bike Rodeo (Brink Street Parking Lot) - Test your bike skills and learn how to be safe while riding. Kids can bring their own bike and then leave it at the Wheel Werks Bike Valet or just borrow one from us. Don't forget your bike helmet!
10:00am-6:00pm Visit "The Art of the Bicycle" at The Raue Center For The Arts were more than 30 custom and vintage bicycles will be exhibited. The event is presented by Wheel Werks Custom Bicycles of Crystal Lake.
1:00pm-3:00pm Jimmy Nick and the Mamas Band at The Cottage.
3:30pm-5:30pm Dangerous Joe's Band at The Cottage.
3:50pm-4:20pm Family Fun Race-Bike to the Race and get in on the action! Ride the race course and experience the challenge!
6:00pm-8:00pm Hans & the Hormones Band at The Cottage.
Bicycling-related art featuring paintings by Jeff Curtis Williams (Bicycle Times June 2012 cover) and Kara Ginther (hand-carved Brooks saddles) will be displayed alongside the bicycles. A cash bar and refreshments will be available. There is no admission fee.
The exhibition will cover a broad range of historical bicycles and materials including steel, chromoly, carbon fiber, titanium and bamboo. Bob Olsen, owner of Wheel Werks Custom Bicycle, also will present his recent trip to Africa and the local production of bamboo bicycle frames.
Holiday Inn Chicago-Crystal Lake Conference Center
$99.00/night + tax, while available. Must book by July 1, 2013. Please call (815) 477-7000 and mention "PSCS" for reservations or go to www.ihg.com.
- Outdoor Bike Wash Area with hose / Indoor Bike Wipe Down Room
- Complimentary High Speed Internet
- Complimentary Continental Breakfast
GPS Location: Raue Center, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014