One of the biggest cycling events in the country, ‘Momentum Indy’, is happening this weekend – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast
A two-day bike festival offering elite road racers, regular cyclists, families and fans an incredible experience in downtown Indianapolis is happening this weekend.
Joining us Friday on “Life.Style.Live!” to share what people can expect at this weekend’s event.
IU Health Momentum Indy is one of the biggest cycling events in the country for racers, spectators and casual cyclists.
There are high-level races, fun rides for the community, and activities for children and their families. The events will kick off on Friday evening with a panel discussion featuring professional cyclists, including Bahati.
IU Health Momentum Indy is a two-day outdoor festival celebrating healthy lifestyles through cycling events, family fun and fitness activities.
It offers attendees both a street party vibe and a community festival vibe, with plenty of opportunities to watch cycling events, take part in organized rides, or participate in health-focused activities for all ages. .
A nonprofit founded in 2010, the IU Health Momentum Indy has donated over $180,000 in event proceeds to local nonprofits supporting youth development, workforce development work, health and well-being.
The centerpieces of the weekend are two nationally respected criterium races – better known as “crits” – taking place on Saturday and Sunday. Racers from across the United States will be in attendance for the Mass Ave Crit presented by First Internet Bank and the Indy Crit, events that resemble a Formula 1 race on two wheels as fans get the thrill of watching the runners take sharp turns and accelerate in so fast they can feel the breeze.
The two crits offer decidedly different vibes: Saturday’s Mass Ave Crit is a sunset race with a party vibe, and the Indy Crit offers an all-day family atmosphere on Sunday, with a kids’ race, bike obstacles, a BMX stunt show and many more. healthier activities.
Bahati is a 10-time American champion who rides for his own team, Bahati Cycling, and manages the Bahati Foundation, which works to empower inner-city youth on and off the bike Originally from LA, Bahati is a graduate of the Indiana University who rode the Little 500 there.
For more information, Click here and visit: