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.
Bicycle Poker Run - Salisbury
Saturday November 18, 2017 - Salisbury, NC - This is Bike Salisbury's FIRST EVER poker run! Money raised will go toward efforts for a citywide bikeshare program a group of us have been working on. The poker run will start in at Greivous Gallery in downtown Salisbury Participants will take short bicycle rides from location to location to draw a card and hang out and socialize. There will be snacks and prizes, including a bike donated by Skinny Wheels Bike Shop for the best hand. We are also planning music, 50/50 raffle and silent auction. This is going to be a blast!
Trips For Kids Charlotte - FriendRaiser Pint Night
Sunday November 19, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Join us on Sunday, November 19th from 4 - 6 PM at Birdsong Brewery (1016 N. Davidson Street) for TFKC's "Friendraiser" Pint Night! Birdsong will donate $1 per pint purchased during the event to TFKC. Your beer money is going to the right place! We'll have raffle prizes, food & fun. Ride your bike to the event (don't forget your bike lights!) and we'll give you two free tickets to win raffle prizes including cycling gear, gift cards and tickets to local events!
Sunday November 19, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Cranksgiving is an annual event occurring in many USA cities around Thanksgiving. Beginning in New York at the turn of the century, Cranksgiving is a charity bicycle ride to collect food for our neighbors in need.
Mojo Cycles Thanksgiving Day Ride
Thursday November 23, 2017 - Matthews, NC - Mojo Cycles (Matthews) Thanksgiving Day Morning Ride, 8:00 am. 53, 40, and 30 mile options, riding thru Matthews and Hemby Bridge, with a store stop in Unionville at the Polk Mountain Store. The courses are well marked, and cue sheets will be provided. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome. No formal support while on the road. Thanks to the Matthews Police Department for their escort thru the Highway 74 intersection. Looking forward to a large friendly group, we have a lot to be thankful for!
Pedal Off the Pumpkin Pie Bike
Friday November 24, 2017 - Fort Mill, SC - Come join us for a mountain bike ride in the woods! All rider levels are welcome. We’ll divide into groups based on pace and distance (3 miles to 15 miles). Helmets are required. Riders under 15 years of age must have adult riding with them.
Queen City Bicycles & Bull Dog B&W Social Bike Ride
Tuesday November 28, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - The Thankful season is almost here and so is Mexicali season so our first stop for the ride will be Birdsong Brewing Co. There we can engage in what some of the Crank Mafia feel is the best beer on the planet only known as Mexicali Stout! They also usually have a food truck on site as well for those that need to dine. Make sure to layer up to stay warm and bring your helmet and lights. Pace will be party pace with our second stop being the Bulldog down in Dilworth returning to SouthEnd by 10:00PM!
FMDR Christmas Parade Ride
Saturday December 2, 2017 - Fort Mill, SC - Come on out for a festive ride as we rep the Fort Mill Dirty Riders through Main Street Fort Mill! We’ll meet at Unity Presbyterian Church at 9:45a, parade kicks off at 11a, and has a short route through downtown Fort Mill. Feel free to wear something crazy - the more the merrier! Bring out those lights and Christmas music, too. All bikes welcome or you can walk if you’re not into that two wheel thing. We’ll be meeting afterwards for drinks and a bonfire for anyone interested - details to come! Please RSVP via this event so we can get a good count of riders. Families and friends are all welcome to join. #FMDR
Cycling Italy Tours Official Presentation
Wednesday December 6, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - Come to our official presentation in partnership with Ale Bikewear. Pizza and drinks for any participant, a lot of fun and info about our tours. Special guest Pietro Caucchioli, former pro- racer with several participations at Giro and Tour with a podium at Giro 2002, along with several stages winning. Pietro will promote Ale’ bike clothing. For any attendee the possibility of buying a great Ale’ bike kit at an incredible price! Come and join us for this Italian style night!
QCB & Bulldog Beer Xmas Light Ride
Wednesday December 20, 2017 - Charlotte, NC - The Christmas season is almost here so its time to go check out the holiday cheer. Please join us for the second annual Christmas light ride which will take us thru Brandywine and its street of Lit Balls. We will stop at Bulldog Dilworth for libations after our decoration tour. Please bring your helmet and lights. Ride will return by 10pm.