Community News, Rides and Events!
Trips For Kids Bike Parts Reclamation Project
Saturday December 10, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - We will be taking apart bikes to salvage the usable parts. It would be helpful if volunteers could bring any personal tools they have available. And, due to the physical nature of the project, we ask that volunteers be at least 14 years of age (and be accompanied by an adult). Click the link to sign up as a volunteer.
Sustain Charlotte Monthly Mixer
Wednesday December 14, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Join us on Wednesday, December 14th, for our special Holiday Party + mixer. We'll enjoy local brew, light eats, an exciting raffle, and celebrate our many accomplishments this year that were possible thanks to YOUR support!
FM Christmas Lights Cruise
Sunday December 18, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Celebrate the season with bikes, lights, buddies and craft brew! 'tis also the season for giving, so bring a coat to donate for Steve's Coats for kids, the Coat Bins will be available at BikeSource and Blue Blaze the 2weeks before the ride. Each coat donation gets you a raffle ticket for spectacular prizes! Meet up outside BikeSource at Park Road shops at 4:30, we will leave at 5pm, directly to Blue Blaze to start the festivities. The group will roll out from Blue Blaze as they close at 7pm and get on the road to see all the lights! expect a party paced socail ride of at least 10 miles. Wear a helmet, have lights for your bike, bring water/snacks, and be an overall self sufficient friendly cyclist. We are creating a bicycle route to see many of Chartlotte's holiday lights. The final stop for the group will be Sir Ed's, where the kitchen is open until 2am! yum
Queen City Bicycles Xmas Light Social Ride
Tuesday December 20, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Join us Tuesday December 20th to celebrate the holdiday season with a social bike ride thru SouthEnd, Dilworth and Myers Park to check out an array of the neighborhood Christmas lights. We will leave from Bulldog Beer & Wine in SouthEnd at 7pm with a halfway stopping point at the Bulldog in Dilworth. We will be returning to the Bulldog in Southend by 10pm.
Women on Wednesdays December Ride to Remember
Wednesday December 21, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - This is a "Holiday Lights" social ride. We're heading into South Charlotte to take advantage of the amazing displays of Holiday lights. Two of our highlighted roads will be Hillside and Roswell. After our pass through of those streets, we'll stop off at Rieds on Selwin for a little refreshment. This is a social ride for all skill levels and begins early enough for you to get home by bedtime.
Leisure McCorkle Band CD Release
Friday December 30, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Come join The Leisure McCorkle Band's CD release party at one of the last shows at The Iconic Double Door Inn. Everyone that pays for a ticket will get a free copy of the new CD "5000 Light Years Beyond the Speed of Sound." Advance tickets $10, day of show $12. 9pm doors.