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Lenoir Bicycle Fest

Lenoir Bicycle Fest

The Lenoir Bicycle Festival is a family-friendly event focusing on bicycling and outdoor activity. Held in Downtown Lenoir, the Lenoir Bicycle Festival gives everyone a chance to ride around on downtown streets, conquer obstacle courses and bike challenges, take bike safety and maintenance classes, and visit all our great downtown shops and restaurants. We want to get people on bikes and bikes on our wonderful greenway, trails and downtown.
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  • Time: The festival starts at 10:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm.
  • Street Ride: There will be a free-ride lane around a downtown block that you can ride any time during the event.
  • Obstacle Courses: We’ll have three obstacle courses on Main Street and West Avenue – two easy and one advanced. The obstacle courses will have rumble boards and humps, ramps, balance beams, seesaws, limbo bars and more. Riders can try out the courses all day. We may even change them up mid-event.
  • Time Trials with Prizes: A time trial course will be set up on West Avenue. Riders can attempt the time trial as many times as they want to get their best time. There will be five age groups. The fastest time in each group will win a prize donated by Google. The age groups are 5-6, 7-9, 10-12,13-15, and 16 and up.
  • Bike Shop Vendor and Bike Maintenance Classes: Local bike shops will set up tents, show their wares, and offer a bicycle maintenance class. See the event schedule below.
  • The Impossible Backwards Bicycle: The Impossible Backwards Bike. Pay $1 to try. If you ride the IBB 12 feet without touching the ground, you win the pot!
  • Raffles: We’ll also be selling $1 raffle tickets for entries to win three bikes and lots of other prizes. Must be present to win.
  • Touch a Truck: The City Police, Fire, Public Works, and county EMS will have vehicles on site that visitors and touch and check out.

The festival starts at 10:00 am. There will be a free ride lane around a downtown block that you can ride any time during the event.

Lenoir Bicycle Festival Event Schedule

  • 10:00 am Welcome from Mayor Joe Gibbons
  • Thank you to our Sponsors
  • 11:00 am Bike Maintenance Class
  • 1:00 pm Bike Maintenance Class
  • 2:15 pm Time Trial Winners Announced
  • 2:30 pm Raffle Drawing for Prizes
    (You must be present to win and select your prize)
  • 3:00 pm Event Close

We’ll have three obstacle courses on Main Street and West Avenue – two easy and one advanced. The obstacle courses will have rumble boards and humps, ramps, balance beams, seesaws, limbo bars and more. Riders can try out the courses all day. We may even change them up mid-event.

The time trial course will be set up on West Avenue. Riders can attempt the time trial as many times as they want to get their best time. Top times will win a prize.

Local bike shops will set up tents, show their wares, and offer a bicycle maintenance class.

The Impossible Backwards Bike. Pay $1 to try. If you ride the IBB 12 feet, you win the pot! We’ll also be selling $1 raffle tickets for these three bikes and multitude of other gifts and prizes. Must be present to win.

 

BRING YOUR OWN BICYCLE & HELMET!

State law requires that anyone 15 years old and younger wear bicycle helmets while riding on public streets and greenways.

Please note that children 15 and under must wear a helmet, all obstacle courses, time trials and challenges require a helmet. Please do not leave children unattended during this event.

CHALLENGE COURSES!

Try your wheels at one of our challenge courses with obstacles including rumble boards, see saws, balance beams, and more!

SPONSORS

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Lowe’s Hardware
  • Rock N Road Bicycles
  • Google
  • Smoking In The Foothills
  • Print Dirt Cheap
  • 2 Day Banners
  • McCreary Modern
  • EmergeOrtho – Jeffrey P. Keverline, MD
  • Print Dirt Cheap
  • 2 Day Banners
  • Happy Valley Filling Station
  • Lenoir Building Supply
  • Truist
  • Lenoir Rotary
  • Community in Schools
  • Blue Ridge Energy
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Edward Jones – Toni Anderson, AAMS

Come to Downtown Lenoir Saturday, May 14th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and have fun on our streets!

Looking for other active events:

Neon Night Ride – June 3rd 8:30pm on the Greenway starting at the Soccer Complex

To register for the NEON NIGHT RIDE : Click Here

First 50 people to Register get front and back LED spoke lights.

Date

May 14 2022
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Time

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location

Downtown Lenoir
801 West Ave, Lenoir, NC 28645

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