Community News, Rides and Events!
Win a 2015 Tesla Model S P90D
Monday June 12, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Benefitting Trips for Kids Charlotte: Get your entries in today for your chance to win this 2015 Tesla Model S P90D. This dual motor all wheel drive vehicle is equipped with an all glass panoramic roof, 21" grey Turbine wheels, black Next Generation seats, rear facing third row seats, a carbon fiber spoiler, Smart Air suspension, ultra high fidelity sound, Autopilot mode and the premium interior and subzero weather packages. This Tesla features North Carolina Tar Heel blue brake calipers, nose piece and argyle and does feature the "LUDICROUS" speed upgrade! Raffle entries are $77.73 each. Only 7,773 will be sold with a minimum of 2,000 entries required to be sold for the raffle to continue. Raffle entries are available from May 14, 2017 to January 7, 2018 at 7:30 AM EST or unless we sell out before this date. Drawing will be held no later than January 26, 2018.
CLT Bike Camp
Monday August 14, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Our Hard Gear program is similar to the Rolling Ready program except is geared towards older riders who are interested in meeting new people and discovering new places. Participants are also given opportunities to get more in-depth knowledge and experience in mechanics/repair. This program is for riders ready to log some miles on their bikes. Riders can expect to ride 10+ miles on several rides. We will have days with fewer miles.
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: South Prong/West Branch Rocky River
Thursday August 17, 2017 - Davidson, NC - Join us for an inclusive group bike ride for 10 miles. Together we will ride along West Branch Rocky River Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside West Branch Nature Preserve along a paved trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail. Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail! Registration is required. Please bring your own bike and helmet. Ages 10+.
Brooklyn to Biddleville History Bike Ride
Sunday August 20, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Meet at Marshall Park on Sunday August 20th. We will explore two of Charlotte's oldest black neighborhoods. This ride is hosted by Kenya Templeton and the Queen City EZ Riders Slow Biking Gang.
Queen City Bicycles & Bull Dog B&W Social Bike Ride
Tuesday August 29, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Join us for our month party on wheels. Pace will be party pace and less than 15 miles with 2 stops. Ride will leave from Bulldog Southend at 7pm. Stops More info TBA.
NCICL Leaders Summit
Saturday September 16, 2017 - Wilkesboro, NC - Ready to be a NICA coach? SAVE THE DATE... Leaders' Summit 2017 will be September 16, 17. Wilkesboro NC.
Open Streets 704 - Park & Woodlawn
Sunday October 15, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Open Streets 704 is a series of four Charlotte events made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation. Open Streets 704 will literally open a length of city streets for an afternoon just for people! Taking cues from similar events around the country and the world, Open Streets 704 aims to build a better, healthier, connected community by encouraging Charlotte and Mecklenburg area residents to walk, bicycle, and experience the city together in a way that’s just not possible in a car.
Learn To Ride
Saturday October 28, 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.
North Carolina Bicycle Summit
Friday November 3, 2017 - Wilmington, NC - The NC Bike Summit promises to be packed full of information useful for bicycle advocates, transportation planners, business owners, elected officials and livability and sustainability professionals. Experts from across the state and beyond will be on hand to share their knowledge and experience.