NOW:53211:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
16°
H 19° L 12°
Cloudy | 0MPH

Shorewood Criterium Classic Expands with Cycling Events for the Whole Family

June 9, 2014

This year’s race route changing due to road construction.

On Thursday, June 19, the Shorewood Cycling Criterium Classic kicks off the Tour of America’s Dairyland (ToAD), the largest competitive cycling event in the U.S. It’s a high energy competition featuring local, regional, national and international racers followed by entertainment for the whole family.

Category 2/3 cyclists kick off the races at 4:25 p.m. followed by a women’s pro race at 5:25 p.m., a kid’s roll at 6:25 p.m. and the men’s pro race at 7 p.m. This year’s route will be moved to accommodate road construction on Murray Ave for 2014 only. The race begins at Oakland south of Kensington Blvd, goes west on Marion, north on Morris, east on Kensington then south on Oakland. Title sponsors of this year’s race are Tim Hart DDS and Rainbow Jersey Bicycles.

Tour of America’s Dairyland is an 11-race series featuring professional and amateur cyclists competing in cities throughout Wisconsin from June 19-June 29.
Three Lions Pub will sponsor a block party at Kensington Square (Oakland Ave and Kensington Blvd.) from 2-10 p.m. which will add to the fun with food, beverages, shopping and music from DJ (2-5 pm.) and the band Mic over Matter (5-8:30 pm.) For the first time, Shorewood BID will host a bike-oriented fashion show at 9 p.m. on the Kensington Square stage. Shorewood men, women and teens will model the latest summer biking fashions and accessories from local stores.

“There’s nothing like the excitement of this fast-paced cycling Criterium experience and paired with great food & drink, music and shopping, this is a not-to-be-missed Shorewood summer event,” said Jim Plaisted, Executive Director of the Shorewood BID.

But Shorewood’s biking fun doesn’t end with the Criterium Classic. Families will younger children will want to participate in “First Ride,” a popular free class designed to help kids ditch the training wheels and learn how to ride their two-wheel bicycles safely. The class will take place on Saturday, June 28, from 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Shorewood High School parking lot (1701 E. Capitol Dr.).

This fourth annual event is presented by the Shorewood Recreation Department with support from the Shorewood Police Department and Rainbow Jersey Bicycles. Pre-registration for First Ride is required at www.shorewoodschools.org.

Deadline for pre-registration is June 24 and the class will be held rain or shine. (Rain location is Shorewood High School North Gym)

The Shorewood Business Improvement District
was established by commercial property owners and the Village of Shorewood in 1999 to promote the neighborhood as a premier destination for retail and service businesses to locate and thrive. For more information visit, www.shorewoodwi.com.

Shorewood is also the first Village in Wisconsin to receive the designation of “Bicycle Friendly Community” by the League of American Bicyclists.





 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Nicolet tennis court project receives rezoning approval from River Hills 11/21

» The Cheel offers a taste of Nepal in Thiensville 11/21

» Paper will be delayed by holiday 11/19

» Candidates for Lisbon post named 11/18

» Mequon teen ODs on alcohol after chugging gin with Cedarburg girls 11/18

» Rebuilt Fox Point footbridge opens 11/16

» Menasha's late score stuns Homestead in state football semifinals, 8-7 11/15

» Goldi shoe and fashion store in Shorewood to close Updated:  11/13

» Interactive North Shore school tax roundup: who's up and who's down in 2015 11/12

» Suburban roundup: Week three of the WIAA football postseason 11/10

» Bayshore neighbors bridle at falling assessments 11/8

» Stunning rally sends Homestead past Cedarburg 11/7

» Preps football photos of the week: Level 3 11/7

» Election roundup: How the Milwaukee suburbs and Lake Country voted Updated:  11/5

» Governor's race draws strong turnout on North Shore 11/5

» Enterprising eighth-grader launches his own publishing press 11/5

» Referendum passes in Glendale-River Hills district 11/4

» Poll: Which area team will win a state football title? Updated:  11/4

» Glendale housing development returns with new access road 11/3

» Shorewood passes sex offender rules 11/3

» Suburban roundup: Week two of the WIAA football postseason Updated:  11/3

» Homestead football team just a little bit better against Bay 11/1

» Falcons come close to knocking off Wisco 10/31

» Preps football photos of the week: Level 2 10/31

» 2 congregations — 1 Jewish, 1 Baptist — collaborate for concert 10/31

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT