logo for BTR Bike RaceMark your calendar and plan to join us at the Critierium in summer 2018; race date will be set soon. The day of competition—which attracts more than 200 racers and offers $5,000 in cash prizes—begins at 8 a.m. and features a 1.1-mile circuit around WMU's Business Technology and Research Park and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The circuit has three 90-degree and multiple sweeping turns that excite spectators, as well as racers.

Gift cards valued at $25 will be awarded to the first 25 new cyclists to register for the race. All returning cyclists who register will be entered into a drawing to receive a $100 Visa gift card, courtesy of Discover Kalamazoo.

Thank you to our 2018 Title Sponsor—Attorney Chuck F. Grzanka and—experts in cycling law and advocacy. 

title sponsor

Grzanka Grit McDonald Trial Lawyers logo.

Platinum sponsors

WMU college of engineering and applied sciences logo zoetis logo  Kalamazoo Bicycle Club logo.  Consumers Energy logo, Count on Us.

Gold sponsors

Athletic Mentors logo.   WMU Business Connection logo.   Discover Kalamazoo logo.

sme logo  orrin b hayes logo, Mercedes-Benz, Jeep, Mazda.   Pedal Bicycles logo.


Alfred E. Bike, Billy's Bike Shop, Custer Cyclery, Gordon Water, Life EMS, PNC Bank, Team Clark Logic, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Innovation Center, Village Cyclery and Zoo City Cycle and Sports.