Community News, Rides and Events!
National Bike Month
Sunday May 1, 2016 - 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.
Friday May 27, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Critical Mass Ride - Same time. Same place. As always no routes. No leaders. Have ideas on where to go? Post them here.
Pink to Drink
Wednesday June 1, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Pink to Drink is June 1st! Join Team AmWins, Team Libstrong/Drew's Crew, Team Reeb, and Team Spokes N’ Mirrors to kick cancer’s booty!
Saturday June 4, 2016 - Gastonia, NC - Come out to George Poston Park on Saturday June 4th from 10am-2pm for BIKEFEST. Meet some local bike vendors, try out some demo bikes and even take a guided trail ride.
Thursday June 9, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - This panel will discuss the state of bicycling in our region with respect to people, institutions, governments, and other social actors. Our panel of local experts will help us understand the social dimensions of bicycling issues in Charlotte. The moderated discussion will explore ways to increase the numbers and diversity of bicyclists, how we can increase the social benefits of bicycling, how bicyclists and their advocates work together, and whether there is a social imperative for bicycling that could quicken the pace of developing a bicyclist-friendly community.
The Atlanta Cycling Festival
Saturday June 11, 2016 - Atlanta, GA - The Atlanta Cycling Festival is a week long festival all around bicycling! Atlanta bicycle rides, bicycle classes and, of course, bicycle parties.
Women On Wednesdays
Wednesday June 15, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - This is the first ride of what we hope will be a continuing women's ride out of the Spoke Easy. We plan to visit fun places and treat ourselves. This month's ride will go to Amelie's and Free Range before heading back to the shop.
Father's Fun Fest
Saturday June 18, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Adult friendly inflatable, bicycle demo’s, live music, games, of course the obvious stunt show, rafflin’ prizes like a gift pack from Queen City Helicopters/ICE Mule Cooler/gift pack to Mulberry Gap/ gift cards of $100 to Mountain Khakis & more…all in the name of “Building stronger relationships one adventure at a time”.
CLT Bike Summer Camp
Monday June 20, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - The CLT Bike Camp is geared for young riders who are eager to gain independence, learn new skills and build confidence on their bikes while exploring our amazing city! Riders will learn the essentials of safe riding, bicycle maintenance and route planning and will be able to practice riding techniques in a safe, supportive environment. Our skills will be put to good use on daily adventure rides that expose campers to range of local, natural and community offerings.
North Carolina Bicycle Summit
Friday September 16, 2016 - Asheville, 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.