City of Winston-Salem to host approximately 700 cyclists

Visitors will get a sense of what Twin city is about, enjoy great scenery, and get the opportunity to shop local.

WStoday: Cycle NC riders

Cyclists at the starting line, embarking on a journey across the state.

Aaron Hines via Cycle NC

The city of Winston-Salem will host approximately 700 cyclists as part of the Mountains to Coast ride on Monday, Oct. 2.

Riders with Cycle NC, a department of North Carolina Amateur Sports, will ride overnight at Long Creek Park Trail and University-area hotels.

The seven-day scenic ride across our state is designed to encourage physical fitness while enjoying the scenic beauty of our state

Let’s take a look at the schedule:

  • 12 p.m.: Cyclists will begin arriving to the “Summit,” Long Creek Park Trail on Bethania Tobaccoville Road in Plafftown where some cyclists will be camping on grounds.
  • 4-9 p.m.: Shuttles will run continuously between Long Creek Park Trail, Best Western Plus University, Carolina Classic Fairgrounds, Courtyard University, Foothill’s BrewPub, and Wiseman Brewing.

Visitors will enjoy food, drinks, Monday Night football-watching, and get to explore our city. No road closures are expected.
Winston-Salem is one of eight towns in North Carolina chosen to host riders overnight as they move across the state.