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Wednesday, May 9

 

Bike to DC 2012

Bike to DC 2012 will be rolling out of Charlotte at 9:00AM Wednesday morning, May 9. 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: 9:00AM
Who: Participates: Open to ALL!
Cost:  FREE
Contact: For more info, visit www.biketodc.com

 

Monthly Bike Commuter's Luncheon

Come join experienced bike commuters to share experiences and joys of commuting on a regular basis by bike!  Our discussions are informal and wide-ranging, including safe ride practices, routes, bike equipment, attire, travel experiences and more. 

Location: Lola's at Brevard (corner of S. Brevard and Martin Luther King's Blvd in downtown Charlotte)
Time: 11:30 AM
Who Participates: Open to Everyone
Cost: FREE! (except the cost of your lunch)
Contact: Ed Moyers @ 704.382.7051 or bikementor@mindspring.com

 

Road and Mountain Bike Shifter Clinic


Come join QueenCity Bicycles service manager, John Irvin, as he instructs how to make shifter and derailleur adjustments to both your road and/or mountain bike.

 

Location: QueenCity Bicycles (1408-A East Blvd)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Who Participates: Open to Everyone
Cost: FREE!
Contact: QueenCity Bicycles @ 704-522-7006 or http://www.queencitybicycles.com/

 

 Charlotte Summer Series Mountain Bike Race

The Charlotte Mountain Bike Summer Series takes place every Wednesday night throughout the summer, at various trails in Charlotte.  These races have formats that are similar to a criterium; the racers must try to finish as many laps as possible, within a certain time frame.  Each course varies in length and obstacles, and will challenge every level of cyclist! It's time to give mountain bike racing a try!

Location: Fisher Farm Park (21215 Shearer Rd, Davidson)
Time: Registration opens at 5:00 PM; start time is 6:15 PM
Who Participates: Adults and Juniors 8+ yrs
Cost: $10-$20
Contact: www.charlottemtnbike.com or Neal Boyd @ nealboyd@charlottesportscycling.com

 

Roadside/Trailside Repair Clinic

Learn how to fix a flat and make basic roadside and trailside adjustments to your bike, in case of a mishap on your ride! We'll teach you the basics that every cyclist should know, in order to keep you rolling, so that you can make it home safely from your ride.

Location: Carolina Bicycle Company, Huntersville (311 Gilead Rd)
Time: 6:00 PM
Who Participates: Open to Everyone
Cost: FREE!
Contact: Mike Kelly @ mike@carolinabicyclecompany.com

 

Roadside/Trailside Repair Clinic

Learn how to fix a flat and make basic roadside and trailside adjustments to your bike, in case of a mishap on your ride! We'll teach you the basics that every cyclist should know, in order to keep you rolling, so that you can make it home safely from your ride.

 

Location: Carolina Bicycle Company, South Charlotte (8914 Pineville-Matthews Rd)
Time: 6:00 PM
Who Participates: Open to Everyone
Cost: FREE!
Contact: Matt Britz @ matt@carolinabicyclecompany.com

Bike-In Movie Nite

Remember how fun it was going to the drive-in movies as a kid? Well, have you ever been to a “bike-in movie?” For the past 2 summers the Common Market has graciously hosted bike-in movies every other Wednesday in their courtyard patio. It all started with Bike Charlotte 2010 and has been going strong ever since. There will be a group ride leaving from the Plaza-Central CM on Commonwealth around 7:00pm. Or organize your own group ride from your neighborhood! Movie TBA and will be posted on the CM website.

Location: Common Market South (1515 South Tryon St)
Time: 8pm (or nightfall)
Who Participates: Open to Everyone
Cost: FREE!
Contact: Keith Sorensen @ pedalkraft@gmail.com