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, and you should now have premier access to the routes on the NCBC club section

Pertinent RideWithGPS help pages and videos:

Upcoming events prior events


NCBC September meeting
Presenter: Paul Barlow
Cape Town Cycle Tour

September 12th, 2016
6-8:30 pm

Place: Tyler's Taproom
1483 Beaver Creek Commons Drive
Apex, NC 27502
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You've never seen anything like it! The Cape Town Cycle Tour is the world's largest bike race, with over 35,000 cyclists riding the 109K course through the spectacular scenery of coastal South Africa. Paul Barlow has participated in this incredible event and will share his stories and pictures. Plan on being there - it will completely change your ideas of what a cycling event can be like.

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


NCBC October meeting
Presenter: Justin Gianni, DC
Cycling, Injuries, and Your Health

October 10th, 2016
6-8:30 pm

Place: Tyler's Taproom
1483 Beaver Creek Commons Drive
Apex, NC 27502
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Justin Gianni, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine at the Chiropractic Nutrition Center in Cary, will speak on variety of topics related to the health benefits of cycling, recovery from injuries, and other issues of interest to our cycling lifestyle.

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


NCBC Fall Rally

October 16, 2016

Place: Carolina Brewing Company
140 Thomas Mill Road
Holly Springs, NC 27540
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Date: Sunday, October 16th, 2016 - rain or shine
Distances: 72 miles, 52 miles, 39 miles, 22 miles
Registration: Online at www.bikereg.com/ncbc-fall-rally-2016 and
day of event [registration form]
Time: Registration open at 8:00am, all rides start at 9:00am
Place: Carolina Brewing Company, 140 Thomas Mill Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540 [map]
Cost: $30 for NCBC members
$35 for non-NCBC members
If you're not already an NCBC member you can join now at www.bikereg.com/ncbc-membership or complete the membership form and bring it with you along with your check made out to NCBC.
Maps: (72 mile)  (52 mile)  (39 mile)  (22 mile)
Cue Sheets (72 mile)  (52 mile)  (39 mile)  (22 mile)
Clip Sheets (72 mile)  (52 mile)  (39 mile)  (22 mile)
Contact: Bob OderkirkKyrk@rocketmail.com
785-550-6550 (before 9pm, please)
Notes: We'll have a big cook-out after the ride, and CBC will provide their tasty beverages. The 72-mile route is quite hilly; the other routes are relatively flat.

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

October 10th, 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.