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

Open to Public
October 20 - 22, 2017

Rides and Races



  • Description: Maybe you’re looking for a change of pace from your standard weekend group ride, or need a mellow recovery ride after doing a big local grand fondo the day before. Or maybe you just want to ride on some of the most beautiful rolling country roads in North Carolina. Either way, bring your road bike or reserve a fresh demo from some of the great brands participating in the CycloFest demo, then buckle your chin strap, clip in, and roll with us on either a 31 or 62-mile ride.
  • Date: Sunday, Oct 22
  • Time: Wheels-up at 8:00am sharp
  • Location: Registration will be at Outfitters, near the USNWC flagpoles at the main entrance
  • 31 mile route
  • 62 mile route


  • Description: Still jonesing for some on/off-road riding on a drop bar bike? We have carved out a new 9 mile course for you to roll on. This route will utilize a variety of doubletrack service roads, gravel roads, gravel greenway, and non-technical single-track. If you are an adventure-oriented gravel enthusiasts – you’ll want to add this social ride to your to-do list for the weekend. The USNWC will lead a group ride to break-in this new gravel route.
  • Date: Sunday, October 22
  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Location: Ridge Pavilion
  • Course Map


  • All participants must sign the USNWC waiver before participating
  • Whitewater Race Series Refund and Transfer Policy:
    • Race Registration is non-refundable
    • A 100% registration transfer must be requested 2 months (or more) in advance of race day via
    • A 50% registration transfer must be requested 1 month (or more) in advance of race day via
    • Registration transfers are only applicable to the same race the following year
  • Bike plate must be visible and displayed on the front of the bike to receive an accurate time
  • Participants must be present to accept awards. Awards will not be mailed
  • Locker rooms and shower facilities are located at the main USNWC River Center
  • Event will proceed rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the Race Director. Any modifications will be communicated via email and on this webpage
  • All guests are required to pay a $5 parking fee at the USNWC unless guest has an annual parking pass. Annual parking passes are available through the USNWC for $40
  • Headphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc are discouraged for the safety of all participants
  • Remain attentive and courteous at all times, trails will be open to other runners, hikers and bikers
  • No pets allowed on the course
  • The USNWC does not conduct trail rescues in the event of an emergency. Participants are encouraged to call 911 THEN notify event staff if an emergency is encountered