Entries by jmkreege

NCBC AUGUST MEETING (8/19) – Advanced RideWithGPS

Advanced RideWithGPS Tips and tricks to make the most out of NCBC’s RideWithGPS club account Monday, August 19, 2019 at Hickory Tavern You may have used RideWithGPS on occasion to view a map or even create a route, but there’s SO MUCH MORE you can do, especially if you have a Garmin or similar GPS […]

NCBC Summer Rally (7/14)

It’s coming soon! Ride details are below. Volunteers are needed! Please see the sign-up form and help if you can. Date: Sunday, July 14th, 2019 – rain or shine Distances: 64 miles, 41 miles, 23 miles Registration: Ride is free to NCBC members. If you’re not an NCBC member, you can “preregister” via the online NCBC membership form, or you […]

NCBC May Meeting (5/13) – VORFREUDE: Touring the Rivers of Germany

Monday, May 13, 2019, 6:30 PM at Hickory Tavern, Cary Join us for an exciting presentation by Bruce Northcutt as he recounts his spectacular 28-day tour of four of Germany’s major rivers: Main, Rhine, Mosel, and the Elbe. Don’t miss this entertaining and engaging presentation! About Bruce:  Bruce is an Engineer who should have been a history major. […]

NCBC APRIL MEETING (4/8) POSTPONED

Due to the upcoming NCBC Spring Rally, Monday night’s meeting is hereby postponed.  Please join us at our May 13 meeting for a wonderful Germany Tour presentation by Bruce Northcutt. See you at the NCBC Spring Rally on April 14!

NCBC Spring Rally is Sunday, April 14

Spring has arrived – mark your calendar! Our 2019 Spring Rally is coming up April 14 and we’re looking for riders and volunteers. (Hey – If you haven’t helped with a ride before, please consider doing so – give back to your cycling community!)  The sign-up sheet  shows the slots available and the time commitments.  (Some positions […]

NCBC MARCH MEETING (3/11) – AN EVENING WITH TREK TRAVEL

Monday, March 11, 6:30 PM at Trek Bicycle Raleigh Holly Park NCBC is pleased to present a special evening with Karen Giamber and Trek Travel.  Please join us as we discover the joy of luxury cycling vacations from one of the world’s leading cycle touring companies, voted a 2018 Travel+Leisure “World’s Best Tour Operator.”  Dream about […]

Bicycle Registration and Plate Proposal Draws Ridicule – via BikeWalk NC

A bill sponsored by NC House Representative Jeffrey Elmore (representing Alexander and Wilkes Counties) would require all bicycles operated by persons age 16 and over to be registered with the state DMV and equipped with a bicycle-specific license plate for an annual fee of ten dollars per bicycle. https://www.ncleg.gov/Sessions/2019/Bills/House/PDF/H157v0.pdf Although the suggested purpose of the bill is […]

NCBC February Meeting (2/11) – Linking People to Opportunity

NCDOT’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Program promotes physical and environmental health, supports tourism and local economies Monday, February 11, 2019 at Hickory Tavern Hanna Cockburn, Director of NCDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Division, joins us for an overview and update of North Carolina’s bicycle program, Established in 1974 and the first of its kind in the nation, the […]

Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus Steerer Tube Collar Recall Announcement

Dear Specialized Rider, Your safety is our top priority. Whenever something happens that may compromise your safety, we take immediate action. Based upon reports from the field, the steerer tube collar on select Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus bicycles may be susceptible to stress corrosion cracking. When that happens, it may result in a sudden […]