What an incredible start to Day 1 of the 2022 Intelligentsia Cup! You all made each race exciting to watch with some fantastic breakaways and incredible sprint finishes! A few quick notes: Photo albums are posted on the intelligentsia website. You can find them here. We will have 2 albums from each day. […]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 2023 series, we will have 10 days of racing, beginning July 21 and concluding July 30!
2023 Race Locations: TBD
We will have a race schedule for 2023 up SOON! Please follow us on social media to stay up to date!
Intelligentsia 2022 Communique #1
Welcome to the 10th anniversary edition of the Intelligentsia Cup! On behalf of Tom Schuler and myself, our sponsors, staff, crew, volunteers and local organizing committees, I wish you a safe, fair, and fun race(s)! The Intelligentsia Cup is conducted under USAC rules plus any and all rules specific to the Intelligentsia Cup (including […]Continue reading
**Live streaming** at Lake Bluff
Outside will be live streaming the pros events at the Lake Bluff event! This live streaming will cover both the pro women’s and pro men’s events. The pro women’s race begins at 5:20 pm, while the pro men’s will begin at 6:40 pm. Click here to get a front-row seat to all the action!Continue reading
Tech Guide is now available!
Fear not racers, all your questions can be answered here. Please read the tech guide, race by the tech guide, and feel free to ask any question that was not answered in the tech guide! And for those who are still waiting until the last minute to register… just do it!Continue reading
Northbrook Village added to the Intelligentsia Cup lineup for 2022!!!
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
2022 Registration to Open May 1
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