Calendar

Aug
18
Sat
Learn To Ride Charlotte @ Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

It’s never too early (or too late!) learn to ride a two-wheeler! Kids of all ages and grown-ups, too, can Learn to Ride a bike using the tried-and-true “balance bike” method. It’s easy, it’s fun, and it’s a skill that will last a lifetime! Join the fun, and this FREE opportunity to Learn to RideLearn to Ride is a not-for-profit, 100% volunteer series of events to grow Charlotte’s cycling community one new cyclist at a time. Learn to Ride is made possible in partnership with Bicycle Sport and Trips for Kids Charlotte, with support from Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, Mecklenburg County Public Health, and well-run media + marketing.

Aug
25
Sat
TourDeTurns Rad Bike Rodeo @ Carmel Road Park
Aug 25 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Stoked to be asked yet again to bring the rad! We’ll be set up and rocking our traveling Bike Rodeo for all ages. Last year, we helped the program Loaves & Fishes raise over $46,000 net for their most awesome effort. So save date & we hope to see you there! 

Tour Turns is an original and unique benefit bicycle ride winding through
beautiful tree-lined South Charlotte neighborhoods offering 15, 25, 37 and 62 mile routes.

​Amazingly, all the routes are within a six square mile area of this beautiful area of Charlotte.
We also offer Closed Loop Course in the Park and Walking Routes.

Stay tuned for a new kids and youth event that will take place in the park in 2018!

The ever popular “Under the Shade Trees Festival”
includes live music, a craft beer garden  by SUGAR CREEK BREWING,  catered lunches from Harris Teeter Deli, raffle and playground.

Sep
22
Sat
Rad Little Rodeo at Charlotte’s Kid Fest @ University of North Carolina Charlotte
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us and so many great community pals in the 2nd annual Charlotte’s Kids Fest. Stoked to be bringing our “Rad Little Rodeo” highlighting bicycle safety, education & of course bringing the Smiles for Miles! The mission of the Charlotte Kids Fest is to inspire and motivate young minds with professional artistic, creative, educational and playful experiences that transform a child’s understanding of the world around them and what is possible.

Sep
29
Sat
BIKE Fest Gaston County @ George Poston Park
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

***Not our event, but we’ve been asked to rock alongside our pals with Gaston County Parks & Rec. and their friends. They’ll be hosting their grand opening of a most epic Pump Track, Live tunes, Bike Industry Vendors & Guided Trail rides for all skill levels. Hope to see YOU there! 

Gaston County Parks and Recreation will be hosting the 3rd Annual BIKEFEST Sponsored by Gaston County Travel & Tourism on Saturday September 29th 2018. The event will be held at George Poston Park from 10am until 2pm. George Poston Park is home to over 10 miles of mountain bike trails and was named a National Recreation Trail in 2015. BIKEFEST will feature the grand opening of our pumptrack, live music, food from Oak City Fish N’ Chips, bike demos, local bike shop vendors, FREE guided trail rides, and much more. For additional information please contact Gaston County Parks & Recreation at 704-922-2164 or visit the County’s website athttp://www.gastongov.com/parksrec

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE

Gaston County strives to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to access its programs, services, and activities. If you require assistance to participate in a program, service or activity of Gaston County, we request that you contact our office at least 5 days before the event.*

Oct
19
Fri
Outdoor Gear and Bike Demo Market @ US National Whitewater Center
Oct 19 @ 2:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm

While we got the invite early on, still hammering out some specifics for what exactly our crew will be bringing this go ’round! Regardless, sounds like a most awesome time & we hope to experience it with YOU!

 

Outdoor Market offers a unique setting for guests to get hands-on experience with gear from top brands in the outdoor industry. Over three days, this festival offers guests the opportunity to demo bikes, trail running shoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle-boards, climbing gear and more throughout the 1,300 acre facility at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. During the festival, guests can also participate in group rides, runs and paddles, as well as yoga practices and educational, participatory, and tech clinics. Opportunities to unwind from the festival’s active nature include live music, craft beer, food, and films.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

Friday, October 19, 2018:

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Sunday, October 21, 2018: