Gears and Cheers 2016: Rider Registration
Come celebrate the 10th year of Gears & Cheers! Benefiting the National MS Society, the ride raises money to support the Society's mission of driving MS research forward faster and delivering programs and services to those who face the challenges of MS every day.
Choose from three fully supported routes (25, 40 & 60mi) winding through the rolling countryside of Guilford, Rockingham and Caswell counties. The ride begins and ends at Grove Winery located north of Elon on the Haw River Wine Trail. Come raise a glass in celebration of Gears & Cheers... the only ride where wining is allowed!
- AS A RIDER: $45 until online registration closes May 4. $50 for walk-ons. Riders must be 12 years or older to participate. Riders register here.
- AS A NON-RIDERS (FAMILY/FRIENDS): $25 until online registration closes May 4. Non-riders register here.
- AS A VOLUNTEER: We need you! Registration is complimentary for volunteers. Volunteers register here.
- AS A SPONSOR: Check out the many ways you can support this ride and cause. Sponsors register here.
*Registration includes ride support, lunch, event glass and complimentary winery beverage with live music. Non-riders will enjoy the post-ride festivities too, so bring your friends and family! Registration and packet pick up opens at 7am Saturday, May 7th at the Winery. Walk-ons welcome!
See you at the Grove, Cheers!
FUNDRAISING is not required for this ride but is always encouraged. You will have the opportunity to set up a personal fundraising page during the registation process.
PRE-RIDE PARTY and registration packet pick-up, Friday May 6th 5-7pm in Greensboro at cycles de ORO or in Trek Raleigh. Stay tuned for this great opportunity to join us for refreshments and sip some Grove Winery wine while checking out the latest bikes and gear. Gears & Cheers t-shirts and bike jerseys will also be available for purchase.
SATURDAY RIDE CHECK-IN and registration packet pick-up at the winery 7am. Ride begins 9am.
DIRECTIONS Click here for directions to Grove Winery. Accessible parking available.
REFUNDS/INCLEMENT WEATHER Registration fees are non-refundable. In case of inclement weather, we reserve the right to suspend the ride for safety reasons. If routes are closed to cyclists, Grove Winery will remain open and lunches, beverages, and event glasses will be distributed. Other non-cycling activities such as entertainment will proceed as weather permits.
SAFETY Helmet and waiver of liability required the day of the event. Always ride responsibly and don't ride or drive under the influence of alcohol.
Gears & Cheers was established in 2007 to promote cycling, NC Wines and agritourism, and to achieve a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving and the National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn't. Contact 1-800-FIGHT-MS for more information or visit National MS Society.