North Carolina Bike Club Web site

Welcome to the NCBC!

The North Carolina Bicycle Club (NCBC) is a road cycling club based in Wake County whose purpose is:

We typically meet the second Monday of each month. Meeting locations vary and are indicated in the meeting email and posting. Folks usually meet around 6:00 for dinner. The meeting starts at 7:00 and runs until around 8:30. You need not be a club member to attend.

RideWithGPS Club Membership

NCBC has a club membership with RideWithGPS, which gives NCBC members free access to the premier features of their web site and smartphone app. To utilize these features, follow these steps:

  1. Open RideWithGPS.com and register as a user (choose a basic account, which is free)
  2. Authorize yourself to the NCBC club account by opening this link and signing in with your RideWithGPS username and password (created in the above step)
  3. After signing in you should see the NCBC logo on the left-hand side of the Home page. Click the NCBC logo and you will be in the NCBC club section.
  4. To create routes in the club library, click the "Sign Into Club" button on the NCBC club page. The banner will turn yellow, indicating you are operating as a club user (as opposed to your private account)

    Note: You must be authorized by an NCBC admin to create club routes. You will be notified by email when this step is complete.

  5. If you already have the RideWithGPS app installed, uninstall it from your smartphone
  6. Install the RideWithGPS app from your respective app store
  7. Log into RideWithGPS from the app. Click the options menu in the upper-left corner and select Club Routes.
  8. In the list of club routes displayed, select the route you want to use.
  9. When the route is open, click on the options menu in the upper-right corner to access premier features such as Ride This, Download, Navigate to Start, and Show My Location.

Pertinent RideWithGPS help pages and videos:

Upcoming events prior events


NCBC May meeting
Presenter: Jackie Miller, BRITFIT Personal Training & Coaching
Achieving Your Potential

May 8, 2017
6-8:30 pm

Place: Tyler's Taproom
1483 Beaver Creek Commons Drive
Apex, NC 27502
Google map

Meeting details coming soon...

We meet at 6:00 to eat, and the meeting will start around 7:00. NCBC meetings are open to the public.


NCBC June meeting
Presenter: Ragan Williams, NC Amateur Sports
Cycle NC Events

June 12, 2017
6-8:30 pm

Place: Tyler's Taproom
1483 Beaver Creek Commons Drive
Apex, NC 27502
Google map

Meeting details coming soon...

We meet at 6:00 to eat, and the meeting will start around 7:00. NCBC meetings are open to the public.


NCBC Summer Rally

July 9, 2017

Place: Shearon Harris Visitors' Center
3932 New Hill Holleman Road
New Hill, NC 27562
Google map

Date: Sunday, July 9th, 2017 - rain or shine
Distances: 62 miles, 40 miles, 22 miles
Registration: 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.

If you are not joing with a paper membership form, then please print, read, and complete the Rally Waiver Form and bring it with you.

Registration is in the picnic area in front of the Shearon Harris Visitors' Center. Parking is behind the center.
Time: Registration opens at 7:00am, all rides start at 8:00am
Place: Shearon Harris Visitors' Center, 3932 New Hill Holleman Road, New Hill, NC 27562 [map]
Cost: FREE!!! for NCBC members. If you're not a member, it costs just $15 to join, for either individual or family.
Maps: (62 mile)  (40 mile)  (20 mile)
Cue Sheets (62 mile)  (40 mile)  (22 mile)
Clip Sheets (62 mile)  (40 mile)  (20 mile)
Volunteer: Want to help? Please check out the Sign-up Form to see where help is needed.
Contact: David Cole dlcole@nc.rr.com
919-924-3039 (before 9pm, please)
Notes: The 100K route is purposefully challenging, with three two difficult climbs. The 40 mile and 20 mile routes are relatively flat. The maps indicate the location of the sag stops and stores along the route. We'll have water, Gatorade, and snacks at the rest stops and at the start/finish.