Cyclofest

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

Open to Public
October 21st - 22nd, 2017

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time Event Location
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fall CycloFest Demo Area Open (Bicycle Industry Only)
Members of the bicycle industry are invited to try out the latest 2017 bikes and accessories from the leading brands in the bicycle industry.
Main Parking Lot
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Tech Clinic: SRAM Product Updates & Compatibilities
What’s new with SRAM’s drivetrains, including Eagle and Red eTap.
Meeting Room C
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Tech Clinic: Meet the New Dura-Ace R9100
This seminar will leave you ready to sell and support DURA-ACE.
Meeting Room B
9:30 AM to 11:30 PM Mann U Seminar: Mastering the Art of Managing Test Rides
How to increase conversion rates from the ride to the transaction.
Meeting Room A
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Hourly Specialized Levo Group Rides
Check out the Specialized Levo during group rides, every hour on the hour.
Booth #341
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Tech Clinic: Essential Shimano Info 
New products and procedures for the 2017 line.
Meeting Room B
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM NBDA Super Seminar: Discounts Suck. Loyalty Rocks.
Powersports Garage CEO Sam Dantzler tackles one of the most significant issues facing bike stores: discounting.
Meeting Room A
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM NBDA Super Seminar: The Information Advantage
Making everyday data-driven decisions.
Meeting Room A
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Women in the Cycling Industry Happy Hour
Enjoy the end of an epic day with libations with “Queen of Pain” Rebecca Rusch.
Booth #534
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Tech Clinic: Boosting Profitability in the Service Department
A discussion about professional retail bike repair and learn some new tricks to take back to your shop
Meeting Room B
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Specialized Happy Hour
Includes raffles on sweet mountain bike gear. Everyone who demos a Levo is entered to win a bike.
Booth #341
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Happy Hour and Live Music: Graffiti 
Eighties cover band featuring roster of bicycle industry musicians.
River Jam Stage
Friday, October 21, 2016
Time Event Location
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fall CycloFest Demo Area Open (Bicycle Industry Only)
Members of the bicycle industry are invited to try out the latest 2017 bikes and accessories from the leading brands in the bicycle industry.
Main Parking Lot
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM NBDA Super Seminar: Return on Investment in Store Design
A thought-provoking training session on store remodeling and updating from a return-on-investment perspective.
Meeting Room A
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Tech Clinic: Essential Shimano Info
New products and procedures for the 2017 line.
Meeting Room B
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Hourly Specialized Levo Group Rides
Check out the Specialized Levo during group rides, every hour on the hour.
Booth #341
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tech Clinic: SRAM Product Updates & Compatibilities
What’s new with SRAM’s drivetrains, including Eagle and Red eTap.
Meeting Room C
10:00 PM to 12:00 PM SRAM Gold Rusch: Industry Women’s Social MTB Ride.
Join Rebecca Rusch and other female icons and influencers of the industry at this women’s only, free, mountain bike ride.
Booth #534
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Tech Clinic: Campagnolo 2017 Technical Overview
Technical overview of 2017 Campagnolo product range.
Meeting Room C
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM Tech Clinic: FOX MY2017 Tech Seminars
Updates and break down of technical details of forks, shocks and seatpost.
Meeting Room C
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Tech Clinic: Meet the New Dura-Ace R9100
This seminar will leave you ready to sell and support DURA-ACE.
Meeting Room B
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Mann U Seminar: Advanced Service Writing
Increasing sales skills within your service department and Increasing dollars to your bottom line.
Meeting Room A
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM SRAM Gold Rusch Tour: Women in the Cycling Industry Discussion
A meet up for women in the bicycling industry, hosted by Rebecca Rusch.
Booth #534
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Specialized Happy Hour
Includes raffles on sweet mountain bike gear. Everyone who demos a Levo is entered to win a bike.
Booth #341
6:40 PM to 8:00 PM Movie Night at USNWC
Join us at Sunset at the River Jam Stage for a mountain bike double feature, including both Not2Bad and NotBad shown back to back.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time Event Location
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fall CycloFest NCCX Cyclocross Race
Race number three of fourteen of the North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Series happens all day Saturday at CycloFest. See Page 16 for details.
Start/Finish at the Overlook Tent
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fall CycloFest Demo Area Open 
Members of the bicycle industry and the general public are invited to try out the latest 2017 bikes and accessories from the leading brands in the bicycle industry.
Main Parking Lot
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Performance Bicycle Kid’s Bike Rodeo
Get kids pedaling right at the Performance Bicycle Kid’s Bike Rodeo, featuring skills clinics, bicycle safety tips and more! Join us all day at the Raft House.
Raft House
10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Specialized Women’s Only Levo Group Rides
An opportunity for women to check out the Specialized Levo on a guided ride.
Booth #341
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tech Clinic: SRAM Product Updates & Compatibilities
What’s new with SRAM’s drivetrains, including Eagle and Red eTap.
Meeting Room C
10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Mountain Bike Ride And Clinic with Rebecca Rusch
Don’t miss this opportunity to ride with Rebecca Rusch and other super starts coaches in the cycling world!
Booth #534
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM SRAM Gold Rusch Tour: Women’s Cyclocross Clinic
Enjoy women’s only cyclocross clinic lead by professional cyclocross racers.
Booth #534
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Tech Clinic: Campagnolo 2017 Technical Overview
Technical overview of 2017 Campagnolo product range.
Meeting Room C
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Hourly Specialized Levo Group Rides
Check out the Specialized Levo during group rides, every hour on the hour.
Booth #341
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM Tech Clinic: FOX MY2017 Tech Seminars
Updates and break down of technical details of forks, shocks and seatpost.
Meeting Room C
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM SRAM Gold Rusch Tour: Ladies Lounge
Learn about the latest in bike technology, what’s important to keep in your riding pack, and have the opportunity to pick the brain of the “Queen of Pain.”
Booth #534
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Live Music: The Downtube Shifters
The DownTube Shifters is a new band featuring a cycling groupetto of musicians.
River Jam Stage
2:00 AM to 3:00 PM Specialized Women’s Only Levo Group Rides
An opportunity for women to check out the Specialized Levo on a guided ride.
Booth #341
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Live Music: Kansas Bible Company 
Kansas Bible Company is a band from Goshen, Indiana based in Nashville, Tennessee.
River Jam Stage
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Specialized Happy Hour
Includes raffles on sweet mountain bike gear. Everyone who demos a Levo is entered to win a bike.
Booth #341
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM SRAM Gold Rusch Tour: Book Signing with Rebecca Rusch
Get a signed copy of Rusch to Glory: Adventure, Risk & Triumph on the Path Less Traveled.
Booth #534
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Live Music: Big Daddy Love 
Live set from North Carolina-based “Appalachian Rock” band.
River Jam Stage
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Live Music: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue  River Jam Stage
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Time Event Location
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fall CycloFest Sunday Social Road Ride
Fully supported group ride with 30- and 50-mile options.
Rolls out from in front of River Center
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fall CycloFest Demo Area Open 
Members of the bicycle industry and the general public are invited to try out the latest 2017 bikes and accessories from the leading brands in the bicycle industry.
Main Parking Lot
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Performance Bicycle Kid’s Bike Rodeo
Get kids pedaling right at the Performance Bicycle Kid’s Bike Rodeo, featuring skills clinics, bicycle safety tips and more! Join us all day at the Raft House.
Raft House
10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Specialized Women’s Only Levo Group Rides
An opportunity for women to check out the Specialized Levo on a guided ride.
Booth #341
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Hourly Specialized Levo Group Rides
Check out the Specialized Levo during group rides, every hour on the hour.
Booth #341
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Specialized Happy Hour
Includes raffles on sweet mountain bike gear. Everyone who demos a Levo is entered to win a bike.
Booth #341