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BIKE! Charlotte Starts Tomorrow

Posted on 30 Apr 2009 by Justin Ritchie


Photo: James Willamor see the original on Flickr

The Queen City gets ready to bike over the next ten days as BIKE! Charlotte kicks off tomorrow morning with the Mayor’s Ride and Bike to Breakfast, 7:30am at the Dowd YMCA where bikers will meet behind the building to bike with Mayor Pat up to the Wachovia Atrium for a delicious breakfast provided by Lola’s.

And you don’t have to look like the bikers in the picture above to participate, most of the week’s events are for all ages and all skill levels. In past years, even unicycles can be spotted amongst the crowd at the mayor’s bike ride.

From Sunday May 3rd to Saturday May 9th, bikers get free rides on CATS bus and rail.

Some other highlights throughout the week include,

Saturday, May 2nd Tour de Yoga8:30am — ride to power yoga class and then lunch

Tuesday, May 5th Airport Loop Ride6pm — ride around the airport in style

Saturday, May 9th Cycle Charlotte and Crank it Up Music Festival at Amos’ Southend5:30pm to 7pm — ride around the city and end up at Amos’ for food and live music!

For the full week’s schedule check out the official BIKE! Charlotte website.


  1. Charlotte Properties 2 Jun 2009 at 11:07 PM

    I saw the bikes riding through uptown, I think this was an awesome event! I hope everyone had a great time!