Entries by jmkreege

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 […]

2018 Guard2Beach Ride

Information and Registration The Guard 2 Beach ride is a multi-day cycling event that starts at the North Carolina National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh, NC and finishes at the Carolina Beach Road Armory in Wilmington, NC. The event covers roughly 75 miles each day (40 mile option), for a total ride distance of around 150 […]

CARS – Capital Area Ride for Safety (9/23)

The CARS ride is held to promote, educate, raise awareness, and encourage positive interaction between motorists and bicyclists. All proceeds benefit BikeWalk NC and their bicycle safety education program. Come out to enjoy food, beer, and music. There will also be several keynote speakers. There will be 30 and a 62-mile routes, a 25-mile greenway ride, and […]

NCBC August Meeting (8/13) – Keeping Up with Emerging Trends

Join us as Matt Lodder, the Cycle Surgeon, describes the latest trends and new products that are changing the face of cycling!    Your stable of bikes may grow after seeing this!  Please join us for a fun and informative evening. Please Note Our Dinner Location!   Our August meeting will be held at the Cycle […]

Neuse River Trail Closure

On July 5th, the City of Raleigh will be closing the Neuse River Greenway at mile marker 14.5, between the trail access at Crag Burn Lane and the Allen Drive parking area, to conduct needed repairs to bridge structure 98. The Allen Drive parking area will also be closed, on July 2nd, to provide construction […]

NCBC Summer Rally – July 15, 2018

See the event posting here for location and other information. Ride is free to NCBC members. If you’re not an NCBC member, you can “preregister” via the online NCBC membership form, or you can bring a completed copy of the paper membership form with you along with your check made out to NCBC for $15. Routes If you are […]