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 Green Valley: Photos from our Tuesday night road route

Bill's a blur racing back from the fire station with the "A" Group.

Biking buddies enjoy a quiet backroad.

Brandon and Joe take in the view on Old 60 in Purlear.

Parsonsville Road offers loads of level riding.
 
Rides Around the Region

 Oooh!  Ahhh!  Experience Tanglewood's Festival of Lights from a bike Tues., Jan. 3rd

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006 (weather permitting), The Tanglewood Festival of Lights will be open to bicycles and closed to cars! Come out and celebrate the new year with a leisurely, four-mile night ride for $2 per person. Start times are 6:30, 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00 pm, with a safety talk 10 minutes before each start. Helmets are required, and headlights, taillights and gloves are recommended. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the entrance gatehouse to Tanglewood 10 minutes before each start time. The ride is entirely on the paved roads of Tanglewood.  

After thirteen seasons, Tanglewood Festival of Lights continues to be one of the largest and most spectacular light shows in the Southeast. From storybook scenes to Holiday themes, over one hundred displays with nearly a million lights fill Tanglewood Park with the entire splendor and joy of the holiday season.  Click here to request Mapquest driving directions to Tanglewood.

The Festival of Lights for Bikes is presented by the National MS Society and Tanglewood Park.

Thanks, Morph, for bringing this one to our attention!


 Cycle North Carolina headed for Wilkes Sunday, Oct. 1st, 2006

Cycle North Carolina, a week-long cycling trek across the Tarheel state, will visit Wilkes in 2006, organizers announced.

Riders will roll into town Sunday, October 1st. They will be ending their first day on the road after a long ride from Beech Mountain. Most will camp out on the grounds of Wilkes Community College. Riders will head out for Clemmons on Monday morning. They will reach Emerald Isle on the coast by October7th.

A local planning committee, headed up by Jodi Frischner of the Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority, will plan food and entertainment for the horde.

CNC typically attracts over a thousand riders ranging from kids to senior citizens. In 2005, Cycle North Carolina drew 1095 bicyclists from 42 states, Canada, Italy, Spain and Belgium. The average age of riders was 50, with the youngest participant being seven years old, and the oldest 82.

Hosted by North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS), Cycle North Carolina is a fully supported cross-state recreational bike tour of the Tarheel state. Formed in 1999, Cycle North Carolina is designed to promote physical fitness and health, provide economic impact and publicity to rural communities statewide while showcasing the state’s beauty, scenic attractions and cultural diversity.

Hosted by North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS), Cycle North Carolina is a fully supported cross-state recreational bike tour of the Tarheel state. Formed in 1999, Cycle North Carolina is designed to promote physical fitness and health, and provide economic impact and publicity to rural communities across the state while showcasing the state’s beauty, scenic attractions and cultural diversity.