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7/22/2017 to 7/28/2017     WISIL HPRA Velodrome Racing weekend Update
Location: Northbrook, IL and Kenosha, WI

Please join us for the exciting velodrome races at the Nothbrook and Kenosha velodromes. Each of these tracks have been recently rebuilt and they are smooth and fast! 

All bicyclists are welcome to participate, no racing experince required. Spectators welcome too!

More information here

8/4/2017 to 8/6/2017     24th Annual Midwest Recumbent Rally Update
Location: Hostel Shoppe, Stevens Point, WI

Three day event with Ride Tours through the Wisconsin countryside, Meet and Greet at the HostelShoppe Bicycle shop, Swap Meet, Seminars from people in the recumbent industry.

8/19/2017 to 8/20/2017     Manchester Medley HPRA race Update
Location: North Manchester, Indiana, USA

Date confirmed; details soon.

9/11/2017 to 9/16/2017     2017 World Human Powered Speed Challenge Update
Location: Battle Mountain, NV

The annual world's fastest bicycles and tricylces competition on Highway 305 outside of Battle Mountain, Nevada. Current world records set last year are

  •  The overall speed record at 89.59 MPH (144.17 KPH), by Dr. Todd Reichert of Team Aerovelo.
  • The Junior (Age 17 years) record at 65.93 MPH (106.10 KPH), by Florian Kowalik of Team GeeBee.
  • The Womans Hand-Powered record at 24.85 MPH (39.99 KPH) by Sarah Peircy of the University of Plymouth team.
  • The Mens Multitrack (Trike) record at 73.95 MPH (119.01 KPH) by Gareth Hanks of Team Tri-Sled.


Note: teams are expected to arrive by Sunday evening September 10, 2017 to attend the Racers meeting.

This event sanctioned by the IHPVA International Human Powered Vehicle Association, the authority for over 40 years for human powered vehicle speed records.

9/16/2017 to 9/17/2017     Iowa HPRA races Update
Location: Hawkeye Downs Raceway, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Schedule of events:

Saturday September 16th, 2017
9:00am track opens
9:00-12:00 HPRA race registration
12:30 Trike/velomobile races, Inner horseshoe
1:30 All faired classes 25 Lap race, 1/2 mile oval
2:30 All unfaired classes 1 hour race, 1/2 mile oval.
4:00 All classes 1 lap flying TT, 1/2 mile oval
We usually gather at a TBD resturaunt Saturday night to BS and eat after the races.

Sunday September 17th

8:00 track opens/registration for stragglers
9:00 All unfaired classes, Outer horseshoe lap race
10:30 All faired classes 1 hour race, 1/2 mile oval
12:00 All classes 3/4 mile standing start drag race, 1/4 mile oval, 1/2mile oval.
1:00 Awards/all events finished by 1:00

Event Fees/Awards
$20 per day or $35 for the weekend
Pre-register here link will be here around August, pay at the event to save time at sign in! 
Cash prizes.

HPRA rules apply see link here:
Uprights are welcome, aerobars and wheel discs are perfectly legal,but remember you will need two mirrors(safety, eh).

10/2/2017     Kickstand Classic Update
Location: Bartlett, Illinois

Standard bicycle race that allows recumbents. electronic timing.  Warren Beauchamp won it overall last year on his homebuilt recumbent.  2nd annual 

From website:  Participants will race on a car-free, loop course and are grouped into waves with people who bike at similar speeds. See how fast you can ride for this 10, 14.5 or 19-mile race. You choose the distance. Each participant is electronically chip timed for accuracy.

10/29/2017     Overdrive2 2017 Update
Location: Bowmanville, On, Canada

"Low Rider 50"  Recumbent/Trikes/Handcycles/Velo mobiles allowed  no electric - Start 8:00am -  Riders gather on front straight by 7:50am. No warm up lap. Most laps in or closest to 50min

At the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Grand Prix Circuit



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