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The North Shore Grand Prix bike race rolls through Evanston all day on Sunday, wrapping up with professional-level racers speeding through downtown streets at over 30 miles an hour late in the afternoon.

The North Shore Grand Prix bike race rolls through Evanston all day on Sunday, wrapping up with professional-level racers speeding through downtown streets at over 30 miles an hour late in the afternoon.

It’s all part of a series of Midwest races timed to coincide with the Tour de France. For more background on the race and the schedule for the event, here’s an interview with race organizer Chris Mailing, conducted by the Evanston Community Media Center.

Image top from the 2008 men’s professional race in Evanston.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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