• 1850 West Fulton Street
  • Chicago, IL 60612
  • United States

As the home of the inaugural Fyxation Open, the Chicago Criterium started it all, and in 2018 it marks the 5th annual Fyxation Open and final race in the 2017 series. Racers will navigate this fast paced course in the shadow of the Windy City's towering skyline competing for thousands in cash and prizes and for the 2018 Fyxation Open championship title!

Race 4 of the Fyxation Open , during the Chicago Criterium, will be the culmination of the Intelligentsia Cup race series, and will be held following the men's Pro criterium final. Both men's and women's Fyxation Open points series races will be included in the day's events. Prizes, primes and cash will be awarded with points going toward the grand prize and crowning of the men's and women's series champions.

The Intelligentsia cup spans 10 days as amateur and Professional bicycle racers compete throughout Illinois in criterium, road and circuit races. Both local and international racers compete in heated competition with the series culminating the exciting Chicago Criterium. 

The Chicago Criterium will feature an entire day of criterium racing with the fixed gear criterium Men's final as the final event of the Intelligentsia Cup. Come early to enjoy the racing action. With the start/finish held at the headquarters of Intelligentsia Coffee and Goose Island Brewery, cold beer and great coffee go hand in hand with a day of lively racing.

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