BIKE!Charlotte Apr 2011 events

CABA affiliated events – April >

Senior Games Visit the CABA table !

WHEN: April 19 10 a.m. – noon.

WHERE: Lowes Motor Speedway

Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Games holds athletic competitions in the spring of each year. You don’t have to be a trained athlete to be involved.Individuals compete for awards in their own SEX and AGE category in five year increments from 55 to 100.  Competing in 1 mile, 5K and 10K cycle races. Registration is closed but come and watch. Did you know that Humpy Wheeler is a senior cyclist ?

Annual Uptown Mayor’s Ride – Visit the CABA table !

WHEN: April 29, Friday – 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Relaxed, ceremonial ride from Dowd YMCA to North Tryon and then to the Wachovia Plaza  (and a great free buffet breakfast compliments of Ruth’s Chris). See Mayor Foxx in spandex !

University City – Green Goats and Gardens – Visit the CABA table !

WHEN: Sat. April 30 – 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Environmental Way/University Research Park ( is just a short walk or ride to the 9 mile Mallard Creek Greenway).

The festival also have several activities to encourage our young cyclists, including the chance to win a new $400 kids’ bike.  Kids can get bike-safety tips and ride bikes – a “kids bike training rodeo” -under police supervision at this event offered by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. All participants must wear helments. The police will provide bikes and helmets for children who need them. Bike  inspections by Shane and Dred, bike experts from the Bike Line cycle shop.

Sponsored by University City Partners and Environmental Way. For details CLICK: GrGoGa.

Southern CharmCasual Ride – Co-sponsored by CABA

WHEN: Sat. April 30 – 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

WHERE: Start at Wendy’s parking lot at the Metropolitan complex. Follow Sugar Creek Greenway through Myers Park with stop for lunch at Sir Edmund Halley’s patio.

Dress in seersucker, bow ties, sundresses, or if  you prefer, casual attire. Co-sponsored by CABA and the Bicycle Commuter Mentor group.For details email: jonathan.harding@gmail.com

CABA affiliated events – May >

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