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Riding is More Fun With Others

It's true. Riding with others only adds to the experience of riding a bike and opens the door to a whole new community of others who enjoy riding bikes just as much as you do. 

Looking for someone to ride with? Join us! We love showing others the best routes in the area, introducing cyclists to new riding buddies, and simply having a great time on two wheels together.

All of our shops host a no-drop ride each weekend. Check out the rides below to find the best one for you.
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What Does "No Drop" Mean?

No drop is a classification of group ride in which you WILL NOT be left behind or "dropped" from the group in the event you are unable to maintain the average speed. Should you fall behind, our staff group ride sweeper will be your personal escort to ensure you return to the shop safely.
South Charlotte Wednesday Night Ride
South Charlotte Wednesday Night Ride

Ride Description:
Trek Bicycle Store of Charlotte - South offers a Wednesday evening group ride for advanced and intermediate road cyclists. At 6pm, two groups roll out from the store parking lot approximately 5 minutes apart and ride towards the rolling hills and open country roads of Marvin/Waxhaw. The first group includes both an unsupported A ride (30 miles at 18+mph) as well as a B group with a ride leader (38 miles at 20mph); the A and B group leave together and typically split after a 5-6 mile neutral warmup.

The second rollout includes a B2 group. The B2 group features a 31 mile route at a target pace of 18-19mph, and it has both a ride leader and sweeper. While officially a 'show & go' format, the B2 group aims to keep as many riders together as feasibly possible. This is not a no-drop ride and is currently a show and go format. 

A total of four groups offers a great route option for riders of nearly all abilities. Afterwards, riders meet for cold beverages and appetizers (with a special cyclist discount!) just a short walk from the store.

Location: Trek of CLT - South Charlotte
Time: 6:00pm
This ride correlates with daylight savings time and will take place weekly, weather dependent.

Call the South Charlotte store with any questions.

South Charlotte Tuesday Night TATA Ride
South Charlotte Thursday Night TATA Ride

Ride Description:
Join us every Thursday for a laid-back, easy-peasy 28-mile ride, depending on the group. 15-16mph average and we will leave no (wo)man behind! This is a weather-dependent ride. If it's raining, the ride will be canceled. We start from the store parking lot at 6:00pm. This ride is social, friendly, and super supportive!

Time: 6:00PM
Location: Trek of CLT - South Charlotte

This ride correlates with daylight savings time and will take place weekly, weather dependent.

Call the South Charlotte store with any questions.
General Information

Helmets are REQUIRED for all of our group rides.

All rides are weather permitting. If the temperature is sub 40 degrees, please contact the shop and/or group ride leaders. Check our Facebook page for the latest ride updates. 

Participants are considered to be on a private excursion and thus must agree to hold harmless the ride leaders, Cool Breeze of Lake Norman and its employees and agents for injury or loss that might occur as a result of taking part in these rides.

Times listed are departure times. Arrive early and be ready to go at the scheduled departure time.

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