Some things are just better in fall.
Foliage. Sundays. And pretty much anything that involves physical exertion and the out-of-doors.
Unless you’re a fan of back sweat and summer gridlock, cycling our fair city is infinitely more enjoyable in that crisp autumn air.
Opens tomorrow with a grand opening shindig. All of your favorite local bike shops will be there.
You should be there, too.
Because Rapha makes clean, stylish, Golden Era-inspired cycling threads that play from the path to the pub and everywhere in between.
And their pop-up is more than just a brick-and-mortar.
In addition to peddling their latest gear — which, for the uninitiated, caters to both pro (see: the Club Jersey) and fair-weather (see: the Cutter’s Shirt) riders — the Rapha crew is hosting events and rides all throughout September.
On our list:
- A Cross Vegas World Cup viewing party, with all proceeds going to help Friends of the Big Marsh — the crew working hard to make the massive Big Marsh Bike Park on the Southside a reality
- A city architecture tour
- A 60-mile ride to the north suburbs that will likely “start with espresso and end with delicious donuts,” co-led by the Heritage Race Club
You’re gonna want the right gear — road bike, shoes, water bottle — for the last one.
We know a place that can suit you up.