Cycling

Cycling

A young racer blasts down the downhill course at the Beech Mountain Gravity National Championships.

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Boone Area Cyclists. This website is the primary source of information in the high country. BAC is a cycling advocacy group based in Watauga County. The website lists rides, events, discussions, and lots of links. Hosted events include kids rides and clinics, Cyclovia, and trail building.

BMCC. The Brushy Mountain Cycling Club is based in Wilkes County. BMCC hosts events, rides, and races. BMCC maintains the trail system at Kerr Scott Reservoir. Other relevant links are also on the site.

Carolinas Cycling Association. The primary road bicycle racing group for North and South Carolina.

Appalachian State University Cycling Club – A club sport at Appalachian State University. The team is an up-and-coming powerhouse in the nation. The teams forum lists lots of rides (open to the public), training advice, and items for sale.

Lees-McRae Cycling Team – A varsity cycling team at Lees McRae College in Banner Elk. The team is an annual powerhouse in the nation and hosts a number of events for collegiate competition (primarily), local races, and kids events. In the past a summer riding camp has been offered for older juniors.

boone area cyclists Boone Area Cyclists has a great list of local rides in the High Country rocky knob Are you a Mountain Biker? Check out Rocky Knob, Boone’s Newest Mountain Biking Park!
NC Cyclocross. This is an organization that puts on cyclocross races in North Carolina between the end of October and the end of January. At least two of these events are held in the high country (counting Wilkesboro). MSGCross. This is an organization that puts on cyclocross races in East Tennessee from September to the end of January.

Pirate Race Productions. This is an organization that hosts cycling events in North Western North Carolina, including the high country) throughout the year. Pirate Race Productions also runs a race team that spans several states.

Southern Classic MTB. This is an organization that puts on mountain bike races in North Carolina from April to August. One of the races is held in Wilkesboro and many are within a two hour drive.

Boone Bike and Touring (Boone) In additional to sales and service, offers rentals, tours, and supports a race team. The “Tuesday Night Ride” leaves Boone Bike at 6pm all summer – a fast ride for advanced riders, regrouping at set locations.

Cycle 4 Life (Banner Elk) In addition to sales and service, offers rentals and guided tours of the Beech Mountain trails.

Magic Cycles (Booone) In addition to sales and service, offers rentals. The “Wednesday Night Ride” leaves Magic Cycles at 6m all Summer – a medium paced ride for many levels of rider, regrouping at set locations.

Need more info? Contact our cycling champions. Champions: Eric Marland, Kimberly Marland