Bailey Road Recreation Center - 11900 Bailey Road, Cornelius
8:30 a.m. - Lake Norman Community Bike Ride On-site Registration (though pre-registration is encouraged)
9:00 a.m. - Lake Norman Community Bike Ride Begins
10 a.m. - Bike Expo Opens
10:30 a.m. - Family Bike Ride Begins
Lake Norman Community Bike Ride
Join fellow community members as Cornelius Police lead a leisurely ride through Cornelius and Davidson. This 10-mile ride will start at 9 a.m. on Bailey Road at the recreation center (Bailey Middle School), connect to the Caldwell Station Creek Greenway, wind through the quiet streets of east Cornelius, travel down the South Prong Rocky River Greenway and loop back to Bailey Road, finishing back at the start at approximately 10 a.m. Anyone age 14 and older is welcome; participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Helmets are required and a bike with gears is recommended. Families with younger children wishing to ride should attend the Family Bike Ride beginning at 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is encouraged.
This annual event will feature bike demos from area bike shops, educational opportunities regarding bike safety and maintenance, and information about the best places to ride your bike in the Lake Norman/North Mecklenburg region. Cornelius PARC will have information on new greenways that are currently under development, information on our recreational programming, and maps from Cornelius's recently adopted bicycle master plan, Bike!Cornelius. Davidson Parks & Recreation will have their solar-electric Elf bike on display along with information on their recreational programming. The bike expo will be open 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.