Category Archives: Announcements

Bicycle Cash Mob and Bicycle Benefits!

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Okay folks! We are ramping up efforts on bicycle awareness and bicycle benefits. Angela Jones has accepted the the responsibility of recruiting new Bicycle Benefits businesses in Rowan County. We will be scheduling rides and Meetups to show up en masse to businesses who choose to participate. This is a great way to create cycling awareness and support local business! […]

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Carolina Thread Trail to Present to Rowan County Board of Commissioners

On July 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. the Carolina Thread Trail organization will present its plan for Rowan County to the Rowan board of commissioners for the second time. Carolina Thread Trial is described, on their website, as “A network of greenways, trails and blueways that reaches 15 counties, 2 states and 2.3 million people.” It was initially presented in 2009 […]

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SB 617 Vs. Bike Lanes

Senate Bill 617 was filed on March 11th and includes a significant restrictive provision regarding bike lanes and road diets and is sponsored by Sens. Trudy Wade (R-Guilford), Andrew Brock (R-Davie) and Brent Jackson (R-Sampson). The proposed new language reads as follows: “Reduction of travel lanes to accommodate the addition of bike lanes within the existing paved and marked travel […]

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Let’s Get Our Ride On!

The switch to daylight savings time  is a very important point in every cyclists year.  The days just got longer and the temperatures are starting to rise. It signifies the beginning of our season. The next thirty week are ours! If we start now, by August we will be lean, mean spinning machines with the metabolism of  humming birds.   […]

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