PBC team takes win at Wolfgang Freitag Memorial Two Man Team Time Trial

Congratulations to Charlotte Schmitz, Sarah Gray, Mike Haedicke and Charlie Rodgers who competed in the  50 kilometer Wolfgang Freitag Memorial Two Man Team Time Trial in Herscher, IL, part of the ABR Mid America Time Trial Series. These riders have been training together one to two times per week in group rides and additional workouts […]

New PBC Racer, Casey Schumm takes 3 podiums at O’Fallon

                      I raced master 30+ 4/5 Friday night.  The rain cleared just in time for the race.  The roads were wet but otherwise a gray course.  They did have to shorten it to 9 miles due to flooding.   I had a great result winning my […]

Greg Springborn takes 2nd in Masters 40+ Cat 1/2/3 at O’Fallon Road Race

Greg Springborn finished 2nd in the Masters 40+ race the O’Fallon Road Race on Saturday.  The 60 mile race included 3 laps in the rolling hills north of O’Fallon.  On Lap #1 a four man break occurred as everyone else settled into a steady tempo and climbing temperatures (88 deg by race end).  On Lap […]

Matt Bohm takes 1st in Masters 3/4 at TOAD at East Troy

Friday I had the power to stay up front for the final laps, then had the right line in the final corner for the short sprint.  The other two riders in front caught themselves too far inside and lost their momentum.  Giving me a clear shot at the finish without having to slow through the […]

Lori Hinds finishes 4th in Women’s Cat 4 race at Cobb Park Race in Kankakee!

The Kankakee race was pretty intense for me.  I am still a “Rookie” at this racing thing; this was only my 4th race to enter.  It was freezing when I first got up there to warm up, the temp was 46 and the wind was gusting to 25mph. I rode around trying to loosen up […]

Sarah Gray takes 3rd, Womens Cat 4 at Elgin Classic 2015

Race Report Elgin Classic May 16, 2015 New teamate, Ellen Shinogle, who attended our Spring Bicycle Clinic was eager to get her feet wet in crit racing. At the last minute, the two of us decided to drive up and race the Elgin Classic. We had a bit of trouble locating the race, thinking it […]

Fun in the Mud! : Dirty Mudd’r race/ride report

  I just wanted to fill folks in on the Recent Dirty Mudd’r ride out of Streator IL.   It has 61 and 35 mile options, 90% gravel with almost no traffic. I had no idea that there were so many gravel roads left in Central Illinois. The surfaces were reasonable hardpack, but quite sandy […]

Belgian Waffle Century – Saturday April 4th

Hello Everyone – This years Belgium Waffle Century Ride (100 miles) is scheduled for Saturday, April 4th (day before Easter). To add some fun, socialization and food into the event, I would like to invite everyone over to the Springborn house for some Belgian waffles, coffee and fruit prior to the ride. Grandma Katz is back for […]

2015 Bicycle Racing Development Series

Once again, the Peoria Bicycle Club and the Illinois Valley Wheelmen are host a development series April 12th and 26th at Illinois Community College.  The Flyer is attached.  Hope to see everyone make it.   2015 racer clinic

Women’s Level 1 Beginner Ride Sept 11

There will be a women’s beginner level 1 ride led by PBC members Erica Mueller and Sarah Gray . The ride leaves from the Bushwhacker parking lot on Thursday, September 11 at 5:30 . Note, this is a beginner no-drop ride open to all women who want to come out and ride. Looking forward to […]