Bike and beer fans! New Belgium Brewing’s next Slow Ride Sessions event benefitting Triangle Spokes Group is tomorrow night, Friday, Feb. 5 at The Baxter Bar and Arcade in Chapel Hill. Festivities begin at 5pm, arcade game tournament registration at 7pm. Come dressed as your favorite video game character – costume judging is at 7:30 […]
Thank you to all the volunteers and everyone who came together to distribute bicycles to families over 3 days at the Salvation Army Toy Shop in Raleigh, NC. Here are some pictures of the giveaway! There is nothing like the joy of being able to bring home a shiny new bicycle for your child. Families […]
Starting tomorrow we are giving away the 550 bikes and helmets that we have worked hard all year to pay for!! It’s the most wonderful feeling to see the surprise and joy on the faces of the parents who are surprised with one of our bikes. THANK YOU to everyone who has donated to make […]
Counting down to the third annual Tour de Fat in Durham – one month to go! New Belgium’s day-long celebration of cycling returns on Saturday, June 15 at the American Tobacco Campus. Decorate your bike and come in costume for the bike parade! Line up starts at 10am, parade at 11am and once again all […]
Thank you to Derick Waller with NBC 17 who took the time to come by the Salvation Army Toy Shop where the bikes were being assembled to see first hand how the bikes are assembled, lined up and given away. He also quickly saw how much money still needed to be raised to make this all […]
Just a reminder, one of the season’s most fun parties happens this Wednesday at the Lonerider Brewery – the Kick Off the Holidays Party, benefiting the Triangle Spokes Group! There will be food, live music and a silent auction. Click here for more details and to RSVP – bring friends and see you there!
We just got word that the 2012 Tour de Fat raised over half a million dollars for charities across the nation, including the Triangle Spokes Group! Such an impressive effort and such a unique, fun event. The Durham event raised $16,043 shared by three charities; attendance, 2,200; 750 parade registrants; 87% waste diversion rate. Fantastic! […]
Just a reminder that New Belgium’s Tour de Fat is coming to Durham on June 23 for a full day of bike-centric fun! The costumed kids bike parade is not to be missed! Volunteers are needed, each one gets a New Belgium t-shirt and 2 beer tokens. Sign up here! See you on June 23!
Last week my first born decided she wanted to learn to ride her new bike. Twenty minutes later she has pottied, gotten a snack, gotten a drink and was finally all suited up with her helmet and coat. Outside we go! I guess I should start you at the begining of this bike thing because […]