Vote Yes.

Posted Posted in 36th Street Racing, Area Events, Culture

Passing along this note from one of our newest riders. Mark talked with 36th Street Racing on our Sunday group ride (and subsequent post-ride beer), so we asked him to do a quick write-up: From The Observer “Despite the recession, the city of Charlotte will ask voters to approve $204 million in bonds on Nov. […]

Go Time at the 2010 NC Cyclocross Series

Posted Posted in 36th Street Racing, Area Events, Culture, Cyclocross

Beer. Cash. Hot Dogs. Get your hand-ups ready. The North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Series returns this month for the 2010-2011 season. According to their site, the “series format has returned to its roots. The series will include all races held October 2010 thru January 2011. The series will include the CX State Championships, UCI North Carolina […]

Our Deepest Condolences

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Without ever knowing it, Matt Goelzer was the unofficial team wrench for 36th Street Racing. During his time at Uptown Cycles, he worked on my bike as well as Matt’s. He was also a helluva salesman, helping Emilie make the move to her new Cannondale Synapse. But more than that, Matt had become a friend […]

Back in the Saddle

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So, most of you may not have made the connection. But you haven’t seen many ride updates from me lately. Shawn hasn’t gotten a Garmin yet so until he does, when you see those posts. Its me. (yes, that is a dig at Shawn! Get a Garmin!) Anyway, I have been of the bike for […]

Obey The Rules

Posted Posted in 36th Street Racing, Culture, Gear

At 36th Street Racing HQ – located deep in the dark recesses of NoDa – we try not take ourselves too seriously.  But let’s face it, there are rules to cycling. We thought Friday would be a good day to refresh your memory. This post from the crew at Velominati, self professed “Keepers Of The Cog”, […]

Sharing is Caring

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You might have noticed that 36th Street Racing recently took part in the Charlotte Mayor’s Ride. It was an opportunity to show support for cycling in the city. The short, early morning ride left me pondering the question. What example are we setting as cyclists by asking motorists to “share the road” while at the […]