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 January meeting
Presenter: Kumar Palaniandy et al
Cycling the Great Allegheny Passage and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal trails

January 8, 2018
6-8:30 pm

Place: New Location!
Hickory Tavern
Parkside Commons
1156 Parkside Main Street
Cary, NC 27519
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Back in September, Kumar Palaniandy, Ted Korab, Jeff Beckwith, and Chet Johnson drove up to Pittsburgh and cycled the Great Allegheny Passage to Cumberland, MD, where they picked up the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail and continued to Washington, DC. This epic adventure covered over 350 miles in just 6 days.

At our January meeting, Kumar and friends will be sharing their stories and pictures. It promises to be a fun time and may you having planning multi-day, cross-state adventures of your own!

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

Note our new location at Hickory Tavern at Parkside Commons!