Cyclofest

Industry Only
October 19 - 20, 2017
US National Whitewater Center. Charlotte, NC

Open to Public
October 20 - 22, 2017

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General

Fall CycloFest takes place October 19-22, 2017, with the first 1.5 days being open only to bicycle retailers, and opening the doors to the public beginning Friday afternoon. The event location is the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28214

Industry/retailer hours: 

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Education     9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Demo             1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday, October 20, 2017
    Education     8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Demo             11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Public hours: 

  • Friday, October 20, 2017
    1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Happy hour and music begin at 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Yes, Fall CycloFest has secured discounted rates at several hotels both near the Charlotte International Airport and downtown Charlotte. Visit our hotel & travel page for more information.

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Attendee

The first 1.5 days of Fall CycloFest is open to bicycle industry retailers and media only. This private-access day is intended to allow retail store employees first-hand access to attending brands, technical education and more.

Fall CycloFest is open to the public starting on Friday afternoon.

There is no fee to attend the event. Parking costs $5 per car.

Members of the bicycle industry can register online in advance. Registration will open in May.

There is no registration required for the public days. Members of the general public will need to sign a waiver to demo bikes.

A full list of credentials will be available in May. You can upload your credentials immediately following your completion of the online registration process.  If you do not have access to electronic files you can email cycle@experient-inc.com or call 866-221-7934.

You can upload your credentials immediately following your completion of the online registration process.  If you do not have access to electronic files you can email cycle@experient-inc.com or call 866-221-7934.

All participants that plan to test bicycles will need to bring their own helmet, shoes, pedals and other riding gear (sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle/hydration pack, etc). You will be required to sign a waiver.

Details surrounding the cyclocross race will be coming soon.

Details surrounding the group road rides will be coming soon.

Yes, there will be an opportunity to purchase from brands. Additionally, over the weekend there will be local retailers that will have product to sell. 10% of all sales revenue at Fall CycloFest will go to Southeast chapter of IMBA and will go towards trail building in the region.

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