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 November meeting
Presenter: Sridhar Sourirajan
The PAC Tour, Northern Transcontinental, Everett, WA to Boston, MA

November 14th, 2016
6-8:30 pm

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

Come live the dream as Sridhar regales us with tales from this epic ride of a lifetime. The ride launched from the Pacific Northwest on July 17 and touched the waters of the Atlantic on August 17, after 3,560 total miles, (averaging 115 miles per day), 111,250 feet of climbing (3,588 per day) – and just one day off!

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


NCBC Christmas Party

Friday, December 2, 2016
6-10:00 pm

Place: Henri Thomas' home
842 Silverberry
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(just west of Lake Jordan)
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All members are welcome and heartily encouraged to attend our annual Christmas Party! NCBC will provide cold cuts, deli cheeses, tasty breads, and all the fixin's. Please bring a favorite food item to share. Alan Johnson will serve up his award-winning Christmas Brew.

Please consider joining us and sharing your experiences of the great rides we've had this year. And if you're musically inclined, feel free to bring an instrument along.


New Year's Day Ride

Sunday, January 1, 2017
10:00am

MacGregor Village Shopping Center
107 Edinburgh South
Cary, NC
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62 miles, relatively flat route
(revised map and cue sheet coming) Store stop at 39 miles.

Two groups:

  • 18-19 mph pace, led by David Cole
  • 15-17 mph pace, led by Steve Lund

Also, 40 mile route [cue sheet] [map]. Store stop at 18 miles. 15-17 mph pace, led by TBD .

Eat and drink afterward at MacGregor Draft House. Precipitation of any sort cancels the ride.