See CBC’s 2016 Ride Calendar (a complete list of rides over 20 miles in the Triangle region and includes some of the big mountain rides as well).
25 Sept. CARS: Capital Area Ride for Safety. CARS is to raise awareness of bicycle safety in the Triangle region and to raise funds to support four cyclists seriously injured by an automobile in Johnson country earlier this year. 29 miles, $10 registration. If you can only attend one organized ride this year, this is the one! More information and registration.
08 Oct. The River Ride, Danville, VA. to benefit Habitat for Humanity. 65-, 45-, 25-, 10-mile routes. The ride includes a t-shirt for the first 100 registrants, a post ride dinner and all 25-65 mile riders will be included in a raffle for a weekend at George Hincapie’s Hotel Domestique. http://danriverride.com
08 Oct. The Tour de Pig, fundraiser for the Mental Health Assoc. in Davidson Co., is an official event of the Barbecue Festival in Lexington, NC. 100-, 50-, 35-, and 20-K routes. Pre-registration includes a Tour de Pig shirt, a collectible patch, and a barbecue lunch.
08 Oct. La tour de femme is Grab My Wheel’s annual women’s only cycling event bringing women to North Carolina from all over the country to fight cancer. http://www.letourdefemme.org/
15 Oct. Save the date! Bike Durham‘s annual Bike-A-Bull event. Bike rides for every level, festival events afterward.
22 Oct. 24th Annual Between the Waters Bike Tour, Saturday, Oct 22, 2016
Cruise Virginia’s Eastern Shore tucked between Bay & Sea, and discover the longest stretch of natural coastline remaining on the east coast. From the seaside village of Wachapreague, pedal along golden fields and through historic, bayside hamlets. For hobbyists to uber cyclists. Choice of 4 Routes: 100 miles – 60 – 40 – 25. Boutique Bike Tour Limited to 1,000 Riders. Have fun, feel good -you are pedaling to protect Virginia’s Eastern Shore!
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29 Oct Halloween Ride and Party – Team Cheetah/CBC/Mettle on Pedals are hosting a Ride and Halloween Party to raise money for the 2017 Tour de Cure. 25 and 50 mile options to be held in the Afternoon (1pm to 5pm) followed by a Band Party with the Lids (6-9 pm Tom Droege’s Band). Ride starts at The Down 2 Earth Farm in Rougemont (North Durham County). Ride $20, Party $15, BYOB and food ok, Beer Tasting, Food and Beer for purchase, Costume Contest, Camping. https://app.racereach.com/even
6 Nov. Save the date for the Triangle Tweed Ride! Throw on your old school duds (really old school… great depression style) and go on a leisurely cruise to the Rose Garden for a picnic. The format will be similar to previous years festivities. At the Rose Garden we will enjoy snacks, yard games, and revelry. Hopefully the stock market won’t tank.
9-14 Nov. Festivelo. Four days of cycling out of Walterboro, South Carolina. Walterboro is known for its rich history and being the artistic center for South Carolina. Our festive bike ride really has something for everyone — beginning riders, family groups, to the racers. http://www.festivelo.org/
20 Nov. Save the date for Cranksgiving, Oaks and Spokes annual Food Drive Bike Ride. Last year more than 100 participants rode their bikes around Raleigh to collect over 1400 lbs of food to donate to Raleigh Rescue Mission.