Community News, Rides and Events!
Queen City Bicycles & Bull Dog B&W Social Bike Ride
Tuesday March 28, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Save the date, Time to hit the streets again for our monthly social ride. Destination TBA. Ride leaves from Bulldog Beer & Wine in Southend promptly at 7pm. Pace is a party pace.
ABC's of Safety / Group Ride Etiquette
Thursday March 30, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Join the Trek Bicycle Store of Charlotte team and Weeklyrides.com for an informative evening on the ABC's of Safety and Group Ride Etiquette! We will meet at the Trek Store North location beginning at 7pm.
Friday March 31, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - This monthly ride happens on the last Friday of every month.
30 Days of Biking Registration Party
Friday March 31, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Come to The Spoke Easy and let us help you get started on this year's 30 Days of Biking Challange! 30 Days of Biking is a pledge to ride your bike every day in April and share your adventures online with the hashtag #30daysofbiking. There’s no minimum distance — just get out there and pedal at least once a day, and publish your adventures!
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.
30 Days of Biking - Charlotte Kick Off Ride
Saturday April 1, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - This is not an April Fools' Day prank! April 1st is the first day of 30 Days of Biking. Let's start strong by riding a few miles together after lunch. Bring a friend! Bring a kid! Bring a dog! We'll share a comfortable route of about 10 miles soon.
Love the Greenway!
Saturday April 1, 2017 - Fort Mill, SC - The Anne Springs Close Greenway will launch its first annual “Love the Greenway” public awareness and community fundraising campaign. The public is invited to participate in special events planned throughout the month of April at the Greenway to promote and celebrate the beautiful 2,100-acre nature preserve and recreational park in Fort Mill, SC. This year’s campaign will feature two family oriented special events on the Greenway – the “Blue Star Blitz” on April 1, a grassroots hike-a-thon fundraiser on the popular 7.2-mile Blue Star trail, and the Greenway’s annual “Earth Day Celebration” on April 22, a free outdoor event celebrating nature with music, entertainment and fun activities for the whole family. Both events will be staged at the Comporium Amphitheater located near the Dairy Barn entrance to the Greenway.
Charlotte BIKES Draft Review & Comment
Monday April 3, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - CDOT is currently seeking feedback to refine the draft Charlotte BIKES plan. The draft plan is anticipated to go before City Council for public comment later this spring, with adoption occurring sometime in 2017. You can learn about Charlotte BIKES by reviewing the draft plan. Public comments are being accepted thru April 3, 2017.
Street Fight: Handbook for Urban Revolution
Tuesday April 4, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Join us for this powerful presentation, ask questions and join the movement to build a better Charlotte. The first 300 attendees will receive a free copy of "Street Fight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution."
BikeWalk NC Lobby Day
Wednesday April 5, 2017 - Raleigh, NC - We invite bicycling/walking advocates to come to Raleigh and meet with their legislators and fellow advocates.