• A Chicago Based Cycling Team

    xXx Racing - Athletico


wins in 2020

1 top 3's

1 top 5's


miles ridden in 2020


With a 20 year history, xXx Racing is Chicago’s premier development-focused amateur cycling team and we’re glad you’ve found us! Founded by bike messengers in 1999, xXx Racing is a 501c(3) organization that actively promotes bike riding and racing in Chicagoland through its many races, practices, and weekly team ride.

Although we are a racing team, our primary focus is on providing an environment for budding cyclists of all abilities to develop within the sport. Interested in developing riding skills and getting stronger? Our Saturday morning team ride, which has been running continuously for 15+ years, is a great way to start. Thinking about racing? Check out our LaBagh Practice Crits, where we host regular low-pressure practice races to help cyclists acclimate to riding in a pack environment. Do you want to become a part of a large, dynamic, and welcoming group of cyclists of all abilities? Come to a monthly team meeting or check out how to join our team.

Team Ride Departure

8:00 am

from Wicker Park

8:30 from Pratt & Ridge

All cyclists are welcome on our Saturday morning team rides, but please first read about our route and expectations.


Big team discounts currently available from our partners Rudy Project and Pactimo!

Rudy Project

Our standard discount from team sponsor Rudy Project has been temporarily boosted to 40%! Some have been asking which helmet and sunglasses are our “team” preferred models. The Rudy Project Spectrum helmet comes in THREE sizes which really helps everyone find an individual fit. The team color helmet is White-Black matte. You do not HAVE to wear these models and colors, but it helps us present a unified team look if we wear the same helmet and sunglasses. For sunglasses, the Rudy Project Defender is light weight and has great coverage. The team color is Bronze-Matte with Black.

See all the details here: https://xxxracing.org/news/team-discounts1119

Pactimo Cycling Clothing

Likewise, Pactimo is currently having a Black Friday sale between now and December 6th. Our usual discount code is not valid during Pactimo's current Black Friday sales period, but Pactimo's discounts during their current sale range from 40-70%. Lots of good deals to be had between now and December 6th!

See all the details here: https://xxxracing.org/news/team-discounts1119

Recent Upgrades

Gaylord Otte

4 to 3, Road

Andrew Wise

5 to 4, Road

Lauren Jacobs

4 to 3, Cyclocross

Megan Buescher

4 to 3, Track

Quintin Brown

5 to 4, Road


Friday Night (Jingle) Lights

by Jared Verbeke

Sep 26

 It’s 12:30pm on Friday when we roll up to the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City after making the 4hr trip from Chicago that morning. The sun is right above us but it really felt like we were on it. Phone says its 88 degrees out. I unload the tent, chairs, and water before we head back into town to Tiff’s parents house. Still 5 hours till my 6pm race and I don’t want to spend even 5 extra minutes in the heat if I don’t have to.

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