rides

The Rides & Tours page features the most comprehensive list of area charity rides, competitive and non-competitive Gran Fondos and events. Links include event websites, flyers and registration sites when available.

WRSocial48x482 Wheels for Warrior Jace

Sunday December 17, 2017 - Concord, NC - Warrior Jace has been diagnosed with DIPG, a rare and aggressive brain tumor. We as a community of men and women are gathering in support of Jace and his family to show our love in our own way by bringing motorcycles and bicycles together. Bicycle ride will be 50 miles through scenic Stanly County, featuring Tour de France podium finisher, Olympic silver medalist and multiple event winner, Bobby Julich. Cost for each ride is what is in your heart to give. You will be asked to sign a waiver. Food will be provided as riders return to church.

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WRSocial48x48Gaston County Cyclists Polar Bear Ride

Saturday January 6, 2018 - Cramerton, NC - Charity ride with three distances 20,40 & 63 miles. swag bag for early registration and food at the ride's end. Details will be posted in November/December of 2017

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1-1-2018 Greensboro Polar Bear

WRSocial48x48Greensboro Velo Club Polar Bear Ride

Monday January 1, 2018 - Greensboro, NC - The traditional welcome to a great New Year of cycling in the NC Piedmont Triad! Fully marked routes, sag wagon support and post-ride hot food & drink! What a great way to bring in the New Year!

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1-13-2018 RRRC 20th Polar Bear Metric

WRSocial48x48RRRC20th Polar Bear Metric

Saturday January 13, 2018 - Davidson, NC - Please join the RRRC for our 20th annual Polar Bear metric and half metric centuries, which roll through beautiful Iredell and Rowan counties, via Davidson, NC. Start and finish will once again be on the Ingersol Rand lake side campus. Get your 2018 training started off right with a visit to Davidson as the RRRC hosts thier annual Ada Jenkins benefit ride.

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3-24-2018 Assault on Morrow Mtn

WRSocial48x48Assault on Morrow Mountain

Saturday March 24, 2018 - Locust, NC - Join us for the 2018 Assault on Morrow Mountain Series. Registration is not required. We provide a marked route, local rest stops, and lots of encouragement. There is a $2 donation to cover the cost of the ride. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. Helmets are required. Riders under the age of 18 must be approved by the ride manager prior to the start of the ride and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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4-7-2018 Assault on the Carolinas

WRSocial48x48Assault on the Carolinas

Saturday April 7, 2018 - Brevard, NC - The Assault on the Carolinas is the annual fundraiser for the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club. We offer a 100k, 60k, and 40k rides.

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4-14-2018 RM3 A ride to end leukemia and lymphoma

WRSocial48x48RM3 A ride to end leukemia and lymphoma

Saturday April 14, 2018 - Waxhaw, NC - This is a charity bike ride in Waxhaw NC to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. There are three different routes to accommodate all rider types. There will be an after party with music food and beer. in historic downtown Waxhaw after the ride. We look forward to having you.

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4-20-2018 Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride

WRSocial48x48Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride

Friday April 20, 2018 - Washington, NC - The annual Cycle North Carolina Spring Ride.

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4-21-2018 Assault on Morrow Mtn

WRSocial48x48Assault on Morrow Mountain

Saturday April 21, 2018 - Locust, NC - Join us for the 2018 Assault on Morrow Mountain Series. Registration is not required. We provide a marked route, local rest stops, and lots of encouragement. There is a $2 donation to cover the cost of the ride. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. Helmets are required. Riders under the age of 18 must be approved by the ride manager prior to the start of the ride and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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4-28-2018 Tour de Cashiers

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Saturday April 28, 2018 - Cashiers, NC - Join us for the annual Tour de Cashiers Mountain Cycling Experience to be held across scenic mountain byways of western North Carolina. The popular pedaling event attracts participants from the all parts of the southeast, many returning every year for the traditional spring ride, and bragging rights for completing one of the most challenging rides in the nation.

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5-5-2018 Hincapie Gran Fondo - Chattanooga

WRSocial48x48Hincapie Gran Fondo - Chattanooga

Saturday May 5, 2018 - Chattanooga, TN - The ultimate cycling experience is coming to Chattanooga! Mark your calendar for the inaugural Gran Fondo Hincapie-Chattanooga on May 5, 2018. Now, the same perks of the original Gran Fondo Hincapie in Greenville, South Carolina, can also be enjoyed in Chattanooga, a city ranked by the New York Times as one of the “Top 45 Places to Go.”

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5-14-2018 Assault on Marion

WRSocial48x48The Assault on Marion

Monday May 14, 2018 - Spartanburg, SC - The Assault on Marion is a 74.2-mile self-paced ride starting from Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina and ending at Tom Johnson Rally Park Pavilion in Marion, NC.

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5-14-2018 Assault on Mt Mitchell

WRSocial48x48The Assault on Mount Mitchell

Monday May 14, 2018 - Spartanburg, SC - The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102.7-mile self-paced ride, not race, from Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, along the Blue Ridge Parkway, to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park in North Carolina—a total vertical ascent of more than 10,000 feet.

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5-18-2018 Haute Route-Asheville

WRSocial48x48Haute Route-Asheville

Friday May 18, 2018 - Asheville, NC - The Haute Route looks to Asheville, North Carolina to welcome a three-day event in North America in 2018. Each stage of the event will begin and end in the vibrant downtown of Asheville. The first two stages will navigate Mount Mitchell, the highest peaks east of the Mississippi River and wind through the scenic beauty of the French Broad River Valley, both featuring stunning panoramas of the Blue Ridge Parkway mountains. The event will conclude with an individual time trial on the final day.

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5-19-2018 Tour de Cure - Columbia, SC

WRSocial48x48Tour de Cure - Columbia, SC

Saturday May 19, 2018 - Columbia, SC - The Tour de Cure is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you to fight diabetes and its burdens. The Tour de Cure is bigger and better than ever with options for everyone. Ride, Run or Walk. The Tour de Cure's cycling routes are for people of all cycling abilities and is regarded as one of the top multi-site cycling events in the country. The routes are well-marked, there are safety marshals and safety vehicles, fully stocked rest stops and more.

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5-19-2018 Assault on Morrow Mtn

WRSocial48x48Assault on Morrow Mountain

Saturday May 19, 2018 - Locust, NC - Join us for the 2018 Assault on Morrow Mountain Series. Registration is not required. We provide a marked route, local rest stops, and lots of encouragement. There is a $2 donation to cover the cost of the ride. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. Helmets are required. Riders under the age of 18 must be approved by the ride manager prior to the start of the ride and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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5-26-2018 Collier Lilly Ride

WRSocial48x48Collier Lilly Ride For NC Outward Bound School

Saturday May 26, 2018 - Asheville, NC - North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) is hosting a half century bike ride in honor of Collier Lilly. The ride offers a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain route, the 50 mile half century with 3,600 feet of climbing, that will start and end at the NEW Wedge Brewing Company location in Asheville.

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6-3-2018 WNC Flyer (Fletcher Flyer)

WRSocial48x48WNC Flyer (Fletcher Flyer)

Sunday June 3, 2018 - Brevard, NC - The 15th annual Hunter Subaru WNC Flyer (formerly called Fletcher Flyer) will be held in the “Cycling Capital of the South”, Brevard, NC.  The start/finish will be at  Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, NC.  What better way to spend the day than with a Bike Ride, Bluegrass, BBQ and a complimentary first Brew! Riders will have their choice of a full century, metric century, half century, and half metric rides which wind through the valleys south of Asheville, NC.

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6-22-2018 Bike Virginia

WRSocial48x48Bike Virginia

Friday June 22, 2018 - Virginia, - 2018 details will be available soon!

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6-29-2018 24 Hours of Booty - Indi

WRSocial48x4824 Hours of Booty - Indianapolis, IN

Friday June 29, 2018 - Indianapolis, IN - 24 Hours of Booty is the official 24-hour ride of the LIVESTRONG Foundation, which brings cyclists of all abilities together to raise vital funds for cancer research and survivorship.

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7-7-2018 Assault on Morrow Mtn

WRSocial48x48Assault on Morrow Mountain

Saturday July 7, 2018 - Locust, NC - Join us for the 2018 Assault on Morrow Mountain Series. Registration is not required. We provide a marked route, local rest stops, and lots of encouragement. There is a $2 donation to cover the cost of the ride. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. Helmets are required. Riders under the age of 18 must be approved by the ride manager prior to the start of the ride and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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7-13-2018 A Ride to Remember

WRSocial48x48A Ride to Remember

Friday July 13, 2018 - South Carolina, - 2018 Registration is now OPEN! This summer, pack your sunscreen and join the ride that will treat you like a pro! With snack and hydration stops every 10-15 miles, plus sag, medical and mechanical support, we're being called the best-supported cross-state ride in South Carolina!

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7-27-2018 24 Hours of Booty CLT

WRSocial48x4824 Hours of Booty - Charlotte

Friday July 27, 2018 - Charlotte, NC - 24 Hours of Booty is the official 24-hour ride of the LIVESTRONG Foundation, which brings cyclists of all abilities together to raise vital funds for cancer research and survivorship.

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8-4-2018 Assault on Morrow Mtn

WRSocial48x48Assault on Morrow Mountain

Saturday August 4, 2018 - Locust, NC - Join us for the 2018 Assault on Morrow Mountain Series. Registration is not required. We provide a marked route, local rest stops, and lots of encouragement. There is a $2 donation to cover the cost of the ride. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. Helmets are required. Riders under the age of 18 must be approved by the ride manager prior to the start of the ride and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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8-25-2018 Tour de Turns

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Saturday August 25, 2018 - Charlotte, NC - Join us for the 7th Annual Tour De Turns bicycle event benefitting Loaves and Fishes. We offer 15, 25, 37 and 62 mile routes plus a Youth Cyclocross Clinic and Kids Closed Loop Bicycle Course in the safe confines of Carmel Rd. Neighborhood Park.  Explore backstreet routes through tree-lined (shaded) streets of beautiful South Charlotte neighborhoods all while helping turn the corner on local hunger! Enjoy live music (free to all), lots of raffle prizes, a craft beer garden and lunch under the shade trees in the park whether you ride or not!

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9-1-2018 Ride! Ballantyne

WRSocial48x48Ride! Ballantyne

Saturday September 1, 2018 - Charlotte, NC - Ride! Ballantyne is a community ride for cyclists and triathletes of all distances and abilities. Cyclists will leave the Morrison Family YMCA and ride towards Waxhaw and beyond. The longer distances will explore western Union County and experience a mix of faster flat roads and challenging hills to climbs. Fueling stations with restrooms are available on all four bike routes. Your registration fee provides you with SAG support, cue sheets, staffed fueling stations and post ride cookout.

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9-8-2018 Assault on Morrow Mtn

WRSocial48x48Assault on Morrow Mountain

Saturday September 8, 2018 - Locust, NC - Join us for the 2018 Assault on Morrow Mountain Series. Registration is not required. We provide a marked route, local rest stops, and lots of encouragement. There is a $2 donation to cover the cost of the ride. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. Helmets are required. Riders under the age of 18 must be approved by the ride manager prior to the start of the ride and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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9-15-2018 Tour de Cure - Charlotte

WRSocial48x48Tour de Cure - Charlotte

Saturday September 15, 2018 - Charlotte, NC - The Tour de Cure is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you to fight diabetes and its burdens. The Tour de Cure is bigger and better than ever with options for everyone. Ride, Run or Walk. The Tour de Cure's cycling routes are for people of all cycling abilities and is regarded as one of the top multi-site cycling events in the country. The routes are well-marked, there are safety marshals and safety vehicles, fully stocked rest stops and more.

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10-20-2018 Carolina Century Ride n' Roll

WRSocial48x48Carolina Century Ride n' Roll

Saturday October 20, 2018 - Greensboro, NC - Voted Best Triad Century Bike Ride by Endurance Magazine readers 5 years in a row.

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