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Bushwhacker CX a Cyclocross Event

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On October 27th,  join us as area cyclists ride and race over the terrain at Bradley Park.  Expect to be cheered on as you ride around a 1.5 mile course across grass, sand, the Japanese bridge, and more.  You’ll start near the pavilion by the tennis and sand volleyball courts. This February’s event brought snow, mud, laughter, and cheers at Expo Gardens and now we’re ready to do the same at Laura Bradley Park.

With the success and popularity cyclocross has earned over the last few years, a group of central Illinois race directors decided to join in on the fun and start a race series. Bushwhacker jumped on board to sponsor the first event in the Peoria area.  The race is expected to have near 100 cyclists compete in four different categories. The event starts with a first timer/beginner friendly 40 minute race, followed by the 50 minute expert race, a 40 minute women’s and juniors race, and finish up with an open race for everyone to participate in. The course will offer something for everyone, easy enough for beginners, yet challenging for the faster cyclists.

Bushwhacker CX Feb 2013

What is cyclocross?

The origin of cyclocross is somewhat debated, but the Belgians claim to have started it all.  It is a form of bicycle racing requiring competitors to complete laps 1.5-2.5 miles long as many times as possible in a given amount of time.  Courses are about the width of a lane of traffic, mostly on grass, through fields and forests, and require riders to dismount over small obstacles, sand, or logs.  It is extremely spectator friendly, as crowds can line the course around fun obstacles to cheer or jeer riders as they pass.

The event will take place October 27, 2013 from 9:00am–2:00pm with races starting at 10:00am.  Beginners race for 40 minutes starting at 10am, Experts for 50 minutes at 11:00am, Women and Juniors at 12:15, and an Open Race for all classes will be held at 1:20.  Prizes will be awarded to top finishers in each class and due to the proximity to Halloween there will be a best-costume prize as well.

For additional information on the Bushwhacker CX, please visit www.bushwhacker.com/ or call Brad 309.692.4812.

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PBCSo you want to take your cycling to the next level? Well there’s a club for that. Have you heard of the Peoria Bicycle Club?

Peoria Bicycle Club is set up for the cyclist in the Peoria area to meet other competitive cyclist and be part of a local team recognized by USA cycling association. Our club includes cyclist male and female, and juniors from all category ranges. Our team focus’s on training for racing, with lots of resource’s available like a world class indoor training facility and USA cycling certified coach. Anyone interested in taking up their cycling fitness up a notch, this is the club for you.

Ride over and see the PCB at PeoriaBicycleClub.com

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Product Spotlight: Russell’s Cycle & Fitness

RussellsLogoWebRussell’s Cycling & Fitness was established with the aim of promoting a fun and healthy lifestyle through cycling. The mission was to create a welcoming environment where our customers are viewed as close friends.

In August of 1977, Russell’s Cycle World Incorporated was established in Washington, Illinois. It was started in Everett Russell’s garage by his son, Joe Russell. In 1980 the business moved into the building at 308 North Main in Washington and remained there until November of 1994 when it moved for the second time into its present location at #10 Valley Forge Plaza. It now occupies what was the Valley Forge Cinema. This is the most recent, but far from the last chapter in our history.

The bicycle and fitness industries have changed enormously since we began. That usually means a business has to change also. We will never forget how we began. Russell’s Cycle and Fitness began with a passion for bikes, and has grown to a passion for fitness and the outdoors. We never could have come this far without customers who share those same desires. No matter what changes, that fact will always remain the same.

Since our beginning we have seen many exciting changes both in the industry as well as within our own store. Over the years we have occupied three different locations, and in 2007 we proudly became a Giant Retail Partner, but we haven’t forgotten our core beliefs:

HELP OUR CUSTOMERS LEAD BETTER, HEALTHIER LIVES AND TREAT THEM AS OUR FRIENDS.

As we continue our journey to provide you, our customer, the best options for your cycling and fitness needs our passion for cycling, fitness, and the outdoors has only grown deeper. Just like our relationships with you, our customers. Without your loyal support we would not be here today. Thank you for sharing in our dream! This is far from the last chapter in our history and we truly hope you will join us on the ride!

Thank you again! See you on the road!

Joe & Cheryl Russell

Visit Russell’s today online at russellsfitness.com or stop by the store at:

Russell’s Cycling & Fitness Center in Washington, IL
10 Valley Forge Plaza
Washington, IL 61571
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309.444.2098
Hours: M & F 9-8, T-Th 9-6, Sat 9-4, Closed Sun
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