Bikes on CATS Buses and LYNX Train for FREE
The Charlotte Area Transportation System is allowing anyone traveling with a bicycle on CATS Buses and the LYNX Train for free, May 5 - May 11, during BIKE! Charlotte. Using the bicycle, in combination with a CATS Bus or the LYNX Train, is an efficient, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly way to travel in the Queen City. For information, including a video on how to load your bike on the bus, visit the Rack and Ride program on the CATS website. For information on how to load your bike on the LYNX Train, you can visit the Rack and Ride section of the LYNX website.
Kids Bicycle Safety and Educational Rodeo p/b Piedmont Natural Gas
The Giordana-Clif Bar-BRICA Cycling Team is partnering with Queen City Bicycles and Piedmont Natural Gas to host an exciting Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo. Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeos are designed to educate children of all ages about bicycle safety. Bikes for children ages 7 to 12 are provided at the event. A limited supply of FREE helmets will be given to kids who participate in the rodeos.
Location: Queen City Bicycles (1408-A East Blvd)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Who Participates:Children 7 to 12 yrs
Contact:Bart Stetler @ 704.522.7006 or email@example.com
BikeLine of Charlotte Mountain Bike Ride @ Sherman Branch
Bike Line of Charlotte will lead a mountain bike ride at Sherman Branch Park in southeastern Mecklenburg County. The park has 10.6 miles of single track mountain bike trails . The main trail is 6.5 miles, and 2 optional loops add an additional 4.1 miles. This is an intermediate trail system with log rolls, gravity dips, bridges, rock gardens, and 600+ ft of climbing. Some of the best mountain bike trails in the Charlotte area!
Location: Sherman Branch Park (GPS address: 3824 Camp Stewart Rd. Charlotte, NC 28269). Park entrance and parking is on the left off of Lower Rocky River Church Road approximately 200 yards north of the intersection with Camp Stewart Road.
Time: 6:00 PM
Who Participates: Open to Everyone
Contact Info: Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike to DC 2013
Bike to DC 2013 will be rolling out of Charlotte at 9:00AM Thursday morning, May 9th. We welcome bike ride participants to join us for the first section from CMPD headquaters to Harrisburg, fully escorted for all 13 miles. From there 100 law enforcement cyclists and support will continue on their four day, 500 mile ride to Washington DC to honor law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
Location: CMPD Headquaters (601 E Trade Street, corner of Davidson and E. Trade)
Time: 9:00 AM
Who: Participates: Open to ALL!
Contact: For more info, visit www.biketodc.com
Advanced Bike Maintenance Clinic
We will go over more in depth maintenance topics such as how to adjust your gears and brakes. A portion of the time will also be allotted to answer any other advanced maintenance questions you may have!
Location: Sun and Ski (5341 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Suite 150)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Who Participates: Open to everyone.
Contact: Dread or Patrick at Sun and Ski @ 704.246.1930