Group Rides

Shop Ride Descriptions

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.

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.

Lake Norman Group Rides

Contact Slider for additional information.

North Charlotte Group Rides

Contact Alex for additional information.

South Charlotte Group Rides

Contact Ang for additional information.

Time: 8AM

Location: Trek of CLT - Lake Norman 

146 Mooresville Commons Way

Mooresville NC 28117

Lake Norman Saturday Social Ride

Ride Description: A RIDE FOR THE EVERYDAY RIDER!!!!!!!

Our social C ride will leave from the shop at 8am on Saturdays. We head out down Brawley School Rd and make our way towards The Point.  The pace will average around 17mph depending on the group (we may go a little faster and a little slower).This is a 26-mile route that is primarily flat. We will aim for a no-drop ride format based on ride leader availability.

Watch a short video from one of our Saturday Morning Rides.


Time: 6:30PM

Location: Trek of CLT - Lake Norman 

146 Mooresville Commons Way

Mooresville NC 28117


Ride Description

Wind down from your Monday with us at Lake Norman for a casual evening ale ride! The group will leave from the shop at 6:30pm on Mondays. We will ride down Brawley School Rd towards The Point averaging 15-16mph. It will be a 24-mile route that is primarily flat and maintains a casual pace. We will aim for a no-drop ride format based on ride leader availability.

After the ride we'll return to the shop and head a few doors down to Ultimate Ales for $4.50 draft beer! (Plus 15% off anything riders purchase to take home!)

Our route changes a little bit each week, but you can still preview it here.

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Trek of CLT - Lake Norman

Any questions, Email Ashley or check out the group Facebook page.

Lake Norman Women on Wheels (WOW) Ride

Women on Wheels will leave from the new Trek of CLT - Lake Norman location at 6:00pm. This is a social, recovery ride for the ladies, and the route may vary based on the group. The ride averages 15-16mph over 19 miles down Brawley School Road.  

Click for Route Map

Check out our Facebook group!

Time: Tuesday & Thursday at 6PM

LocationTrek of CLT - Lake Norman

MAC Ride

Ride Description:

The Mooresville Area Cyclists 2018 group rides start from Trek of CLT - LKN at 146 Mooresville Commons Way.

Weekly MAC rides are on Tuesday and Thursday. Rides leave at 6pm from April 3rd thru May 3rd and starting on May 8th rides change to 6:30pm start.

There will be multiple groups averaging from 14 to 20+ mph. 

Time: 7:15AM

Location: Trek of CLT - North Charlotte

Any questions,  Email Alex or check out the group Facebook page.

Trek + Carolina Multisport Saturday Group Ride Series

Ride Description:

Local cyclists of all types and skill levels - this group ride series from Trek of North Charlotte kicks off Saturday, June 16th! Come one, come all!

We have three distance routes, 45/32/25 with paces set to the following:

45 A- - B+ @ 19-21mph. Training ride. (waits at turns). Departs at 7am.

32 B pace of 17-18mph. No drop. Group ride. Departs at 7:15am

25 C pace of 13-15mph. No drop. Group ride. Departs at 7:15am

The shop will be open from 6:45-7:15am for whatever you may need pre-ride, and will be serving coffee and refreshments to everyone post-ride for your social enjoyment pleasure.

We hope to see a lot of smiling faces, all bikes and all riders are certainly welcome! 

Time: 8AM

Location: Trek of CLT - South Charlotte

Come for the ride, stay for the conversation!  We even created our own Shop Ride Facebook Page!

For more details contact Ang

*Please call the shop in advance to confirm the ride will have a leader and maintain a 'no-drop' format - if a leader is unavailable, the ride will be a 'show & go' that week. 

South Charlotte Sunday B/C Ride

Ride Description:

Your Sunday ride opportunities just got better! Check out the Sunday morning ride with the good folks at Trek Bicycle Store of South Charlotte!

This ride leaves from the store parking lot at 8:00am on Sunday mornings and offers two route options. Both groups roll out together and split in the first few miles. Our group typically averages 18-19mph and completes a 32 mile route; this ride aims for a 'no-drop' format based on the availability of a ride leader and sweeper*, but no sweep is currently available. The longer 46 mile route is a 'show & go' format, but still aims to keep everyone together, and usually averages about 20mph.

Time: 6:00PM

Location: Trek of CLT - South Charlotte

For more details contact Ang

South Charlotte Tuesday Night TATA Ride

Ride Description:

Join us every Tuesday for a laid back easy peasy 28 mile ride depending on the group. 15-16 average and we will leave no (wo)man behind! Starts from the store parking lot at 6:00pm! 

Location: Trek of CLT - South Charlotte

Time: 6pm

Follow our Shop Ride Facebook Page.   Contact Ang with any questions.

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.

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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