Gears and Cheers
ONLINE registration for this event is now closed.
WALK-ON registration is available FRI, 5-7PM, at 2 locations - cycles de ORO in Greensboro or Trek Raleigh. Join us for pre-ride packet pick-up and wine-tasting. Gears & Cheers t-shirts and bike jerseys available for purchase.
Registration opens at 7AM at Grove Winery. WALK-ONs welcome.
Directions to Grove Winery - click here
See you at the Grove, Cheers!
This is our ninth and final year, so let's raise a glass in celebration of Gears & Cheers, the only ride where wining is allowed! Benefiting the National MS Society.
RIDERS REGISTER $45 until Apr 17. $50 until online registration closes Apr 29. Riders must be 12 years or older to participate.
NON-RIDERS’ PACKAGES $25 until online registration closes Apr 29. Click here to order.
Our fully supported 25, 40 and 62-mile routes wind through rolling countryside in Guilford, Rockingham and Caswell counties. The ride begins and ends at Grove Winery located north of Elon on the Haw River Wine Trail. 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!
VOLUNTEERS we need you! Click here to help. Registration is complimentary for volunteers.
FUNDRAISING is not required for this ride but is always encouraged. You will have an opportunity to set up a personal fundraising page during the registation process.
PRE-RIDE PARTY and registration packet pick-up Friday, May 1, 5-7pm at cycles de ORO in Greensboro and Trek Bicycle Store in Raleigh. Join us for refreshments and sip some Grove Winery wine while checking out the latest bikes and gear.
SATURDAY 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. Ride repsonsibily and please 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.