Entries by jmkreege

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 […]

NCBC JANUARY MEETING (1/14) – Lands End to John O’Groats

NCBC’s very own Sridhar Sourirajan will present hs recently-completed LEJOG Tour, one of the world’s iconic bike rides.  Sridhar will share the highlights of this thousand-mile journey from the southern to the northern tip of the British Isle.  A magnificant trip, indeed!  Come share Sridhar’s s Dinner at 6, Presentation at 7:  We meet at 6:00 […]

NCBC Fall Rally (10/21)

Time: Registration open at 8:00am, all rides start at 9:00am Online Registration Cost: $30 for NCBC members $35 for non-NCBC members If you’re not already an NCBC member you can join now at www.bikereg.com/ncbc-membership or complete the membership form and bring it with you along with your check made out to NCBC. Routes: 72/52/39/22 Miles Notes: We’ll […]