Community News, Rides and Events!
Queen City Bicycles & Bull Dog B&W Social Bike Ride
Tuesday February 28, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Please save the date. More info to come soon on 1st host stop. This is a winter social bike ride with 2 stops to socialize. The route is approximately 10 miles and the pace is social.
National Bike Summit
Monday March 6, 2017 - Washington, DC - The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year, uniting the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill. With new leadership in the Oval Office, we need your voice for bikes on Capitol Hill.
Learn To Ride
Saturday March 18, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Here's your chance to Learn to Ride a two-wheeler! Ditch the training wheels, and pick up on a healthy lifestyle skil that will last a lifetime! Presented by your friends at Bicycle Sport, Mecklenburg County Park and Rec and Health Departmen and Trips for Kids.
Tour de Charlotte
Saturday March 18, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Join us March 18th for a day on the bike you will never forget. We will ride as a group on a 30-ish-mile "Party Pace" route around Charlotte. The route will feature urban paths, dirt roads, and even single-track trail. We'll stop along the way at 5 locations, called "Stages" where we will have a mini race. Some races will be Cyclocross style, others Cross-Country MTB, and maybe even a sprint through a mud hole. The Tour de Charlotte will be a showcase of in-town Charlotte trails, paths, and commuter routes.
Tour de Blaze
Saturday April 1, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - On Saturday, April 1st Blue Blaze Brewing will be combining two of our favorite things – beer and biking – for our second Tour de Blaze! On this bike ride, we will make multiple stops at your favorite #WestEndand #Uptown #CLT bars, pubs, restaurants, bottle shops - you name it! Each stop will feature one of our unique blazes for your tasting pleasure. The ride begins at 1:30p, but those who come early get a free bike inspection by Uptown Cycles and a chance to grab a brew before the ride! So stay tuned, we will be announcing the stops and our route soon! *The rain date for this event will be Sunday, April 2nd.
Friday April 28, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - BIKE! Charlotte is seventeen days of bicycle related events and promotions used to encourage families, friends, and colleagues to break out the bike and use it as a means of transportation and recreation. The event kicks of with the annual Mayor's Ride.
National Bike Month
Monday May 1, 2017 - United States - May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try.
National Bike To Work Week
Monday May 15, 2017 - United States - More than half of the U.S. population lives within five miles of their workplace, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable and economic transportation options, it’s not surprising that, from 2000 to 2013, the number of bicycle commuters in the U.S. grew by more than 62 percent.
National Bike To Work Day
Friday May 19, 2017 - United States - Many people who participate in their Bike to Work Day promotion as first-time commuters become regular bike commuters.
Trail Walk/Run for Wind River Cancer Retreats
Saturday May 20, 2017 - Tryon, NC - Enjoy a 1k,3k or 5k Walk or Run on the fabulous Wind River Trails (including creek crossings and a waterfall) AND help keep Wind River Cancer Retreats FREE to survivors! Includes T-shirt, delicious lunch and live music by the creek all afternoon - form a Team and "bring it"!