so a bear walks into a bar . . .

The Plan | Schedule of Events


Saturday, July 28th
Detroit pre-event: evening Coney2012 alleycat 

Sunday, July 29th
Detroit pre-event: Daytime polo and tours

Monday, July 30th
Detroit pre-event: Ride to Chicago leaves Detroit
7pm: Ska Brewing event at Bangers and Lace (1670 W Division St) featuring $3/cans and $1/raffle tickets for a handbuilt wheelset from Tati Cycles

Wednesday August 1st
12pm: City group ride led by Chrome familia member Squid. Meet up at Eckhart Park (W Chicago Ave and N Noble)
6pm: Tiny Fix presents the Chrome CMWC welcome BBQ @ 2512 N Rockwell St (north of Fullerton), food will be provided but please BYOB
6-8pm: First chance at registration/pack pick up will be running during the BBQ, come find us.
9pm: Hang out with us at the Continental (2801 W Chicago Ave). Chicago has these amazing things: 4am bars. PBR specials for riders with wristbands all night!

Thursday August 2nd
11am: Meet at Upgrade Cycle Works (1130 W Chicago Ave) to ride/get rides to the velodrome
12-4pm: Yojimbo's Track Day @ Ed Rudolph Northbrook Velodrome
Evening: Detroit ride arrives 
7pm: Poker Run. Meet at the Blue Frog (676 N LaSalle)
7-9pm: Registration/packet pick up at the Blue Frog
10pm: Movie night at the Viaduct (3111 N Western) screening Line of Sight and other shorts.

Friday August 3rd
12pm: Meet up at Chrome (1529 N Milwaukee) if you want to group ride to 31st St beach (and get coffee across the street from Wormhole: 1462 N Milwaukee, one of our awesome sponsors)
1pm: Open forum at 31st St beach
Beach day/pool tour
5pm-8pm: Registration/Packet pick up at the Chicago Chrome store (1529 N Milwaukee Ave)
9pm: Opening party at Reggie's (2109 S State St) featuring Agent Orange and Environmental Encroachment

Saturday August 4th
9am: Last chance packet pick up
10am: Qualifiers
8pm: 4 Star presents 8th ANNUAL MESSENGER PROM featuring an international dance off, crowned prom king and queen and best dressed: at Groovemaster Studios (1719 S Clinton)

Sunday August 5th
10am: Main race finals
2pm: Cargo Race
4pm: Side events: (sprints, skids, track stands, footdown)
8pm: Final Awards and After party at Reggie's with live band karaoke

Monday August 6th
12PM: Final open forum at Swampy's (1951 W 21st St). If you will not still be in Chicago to attend, PLEASE leave your proxy votes.
Final BBQ to follow, also at Swampy's. If you arrive at noon and are not participating in the Open Forum, be respectful of those that are.