Cycle into spring

 

33rd Annual Spring Classic begins April 6

The Rock Hill Bicycle Club’s Spring Classic kicks off the season for cyclists in the Southeast with a criterium Saturday, April 6, at Winthrop Lake, Rock Hill, S.C. There will also be a road race Sunday, April 7, in York, S.C. For more information, visit:  www.rockhillbicycleclub.com/RHBCRaces.php To register, visit www.pre-reg.com/Users/RacerMain.aspx?Type=1&EventID=738

 

Ride for a cause

Charlotte Mountain Bike Series kicks off April 17 at Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill, S.C. The 2012 Wednesday evening series will consist of a five-park rotation: ASC Greenway, Renaissance Park, North Mecklenburg Park, Fisher Farm Park and the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Every sixth Wednesday in the series will be a day off, with the series totaling 15 races. The last five-park rotation will all be double points races. There will also be a team competition during the series this year. Registration is now open at https://www.bikereg.com/Net/19070. Series registration includes two free races. For more information, visit www.charlottemtnbike.com.

 

Upcoming rides – for more, visit www.weeklyrides.com:

 

• April 6, Six Hours of Warrior Creek: Wilkesboro, mountain bike. Cost to register ranges from $85 to $160. For more information, visit http://6hoursofwarriorcreek.com/?page_id=9

• April 6, 9th Annual Tour de Lure: Marion, cycling. Registration costs $45. For more information, visit www.ymcawnc.org/tour-de-lure-ride

• April 7, Coastal Carolina Off-Road Series: Myrtle Beach, mountain bike. Registration costs range from $10 to $25. For more information, visit http://blog.capefearsorba.com/?p=94382

• April 7, Charlotte Youth Cycling League: Davidson, mountain bike. Registration costs $15. For more information, visit http://charlotteyouthcycling.org/.

• April 13, Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium: Charlotte, criterium. Adults, $25. Kids ages 10 to 16, $10. Kids 7 to 9, free. For more information, visit www.charlottecriterium.org/.

• April 13, Dilworth Criterium: Charlotte, criterium. Registration costs range from $15 to $35. For more information, visit www.dilworthcrit.com/

• April 14, NoDa Grand Prix: Charlotte, criterium. Registration costs range from $15 to $28. For more information, visit http://nodagrandprix.org/.

• April 20, Boone-Roubaix: The Hell of the High County: Boone, cycling. Registration costs $40-$50. For more information, visit http://booneroubaix.com/schedule/

• April 21, Coastal Carolina Off-Road Series: Greenville, mountain bike. Registration costs range from $10 to $25. For more information, visit http://blog.capefearsorba.com/?p=94382

• April 21, 16th Annual Stump Jump: Spartanburg, S.C., mountain bike. Registration costs range from $5 to $35. For more information, visit http://stumpjump.org/stumpjumpwebsitehold20131_files/registration.htm.

• April 21, Charlotte Youth Cycling League: Davidson, mountain bike. Registration costs $15 to $20. For more information, visit http://charlotteyouthcycling.org/.

• April 26-28, Amgen Mid Atlantic Classic: Piedmont, cycling. Registration costs $150/day. For more information, visit  www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1045807

• April 26-May 12, BIKE! Charlotte: Charlotte, cycling, www.charlottesportscycling.com/upcoming-events/ .

• April 27, University City Duathlon: Charlotte, multi-sport. Registration costs range from $35 to $55. For more information, visit http://charlottebikes.net/events/home-pg184.htm

• April 27, Miles For Marnie: Davidson, multi-sport. Registration cost, $25. For more information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Davidson/MilesforMarnie

• April 28, Rivers Edge Mountain Bike Marathon: Uwharrie, mountain bike. Registration costs range from $60 to $70. For more information, visit www.charlottemtnbike.com/RiversEdge/RiversEdge.htm

• May 4, Tour de Troop: Concord, cycling. Registration costs $25. For more information, visit http://troop59nc.com/2013_Tour_de_Troop.php

• May 5, Charlotte Youth Cycling League: Davidson, mountain bike. Registration costs $15 to $20. For more information, visit http://charlotteyouthcycling.org/

• May 5, Coastal Carolina Off-Road Series: Wilmington, mountain bike. Registration costs range from $10 to $25. http://blog.capefearsorba.com/?page_id=94004 .

• May 11, DR100: Harrisonburg, Va., cycling. Registration cost ranges from $29 to $49. For more information, visit www.dr100.org/.

• May 16-19, Spring Diva Camp Women’s Cycling Camp: Beaufort, S.C., Registration costs $799. For more information, visit www.divacyclingcamp.com/

• May 27, 12th Annual BURN 24 Hour Challenge: Wilkesboro, mountain bike. Online registration costs range from $125 to $510 until May 23. For more information, visit www.burn24hour.com/register/

• June 1, Collier Lilly Ride 4 Life: Davidson, cycling. Online registration costs $25 to $30. For more information, visit www.collierlillyride4life.com/.

• June 8, Black and Blue Double Century: Todd, cycling. Registration costs range from $85 to $95. For more information, visit http://blackandbluerelay.com/?page_id=31

• June 15, Denton Tour de Kale Criterium: Denton, criterium. Registration costs range from $25 to $45. For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/tourdekaleorg/registration.

• July 13, Lake Norman Excursion: Mooresville, cycling and running. Registration costs range from $36 to $40. For more information, visit www.sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=9883

• Aug. 11, The Ascent: Hardest Hill Climb in the South: Blowing Rock, cycling. For more information, visit http://bikehighcountry.com/ascent.

• Sept. 22, Three Peaks USA Ultra CX: Banner Elk, mountain bike and cyclocross. For registration costs and more information, visit http://threepeaksusa.com/.

• Sept. 28, 6 Hour Grind on the Greenway: Ft. Mill, S.C., mountain bike. For registration costs and information, visit www.charlottemtnbike.com/GrindontheGreenway/grindonthegreenway.htm