Tour de Turns

Bob Carter, Tour de Turns
15, 25, 37, 62 miles plus More
8/26/2017 7:30 am
Carmel Road Neighborhood Park Charlotte, NC Location Map

The "6th Annual" Tour de Turns is an original and unique benefit bicycle ride winding through beautiful tree-lined South Charlotte neighborhoods offering 15, 25, 37 and 62 mile routes. We are pleased to announce our 2017 beneficiary is Loaves & Fishes.

Also, we offer the following in the safe confines of Carmel Neighborhood Park:

- Youth Cyclocross Clinic (free but must Register)

- Youth Cyclocross Mini-Race (free but must Register)

- Kids Closed Loop Course in the Park by Bikin' Dads Adventures (free but must Register)

- Walking Routes (free but must Register) routed against the flow of the cyclist so non-riders can cheer on the cyclist.

- Live Music (free to all)

- Craft Beer Garden (purchase beer tickets on-site day of event)

- Lunch (you can order even if you are not riding. Order through the Register page. Lunch included for riders if registered early enough.)

- Raffle with dozens of great prizes ( tickets available day of the event)


Saturday, August 26th
6:45 to 7:45 AM - Packet pick-up and Registration Open for 37 mile and 62 milers
7:23 AM - Announcements for 62 miler riders
7:30 AM - Start for 62 mile riders (please note that 62 mile riders also have the option of starting 8:00 too)
7:35 AM - Kids Closed Loop Course in the park opens (open until 2:30PM)
7:53 AM - Announcements for 37 and 62 mile riders
8:00 AM - Start for 37 and 62 mile riders
8:05 to 8:45 AM - Packet pick-up and Registration open for 15 and 25 milers
8:53 AM - Announcements for 15 and 25 mile riders
9:00 AM - Start for 15 and 25 mile riders
10:30 AM - Triple C Brewing Co. Beer Garden Opens
10:30 AM - Live Music Begins (ends at 2:30PM)
11:00 AM - Youth Cyclocross Clinic Begins
12:00 AM - Youth Cyclocross Races Begin
11:00 AM - Catered Lunch Served
12:45 PM - Raffle Tickets Drawings ( 1-$5, 3-$10, 7-$20,10-$25,15-$40,20-$45 )
2:30 PM - Live Music Ends

The start/finish at Carmel Road Neighborhood Park (2365 Carmel Road, Charlotte, NC 28226) offers an excellent setting for our Tour De Turns' Village Festival under the large shade trees in the park. Our festival area will include live music, a Beer Garden, areas for Sponsor/Vendor Tents/ Tables to promote their Products/Services. Significant parking will be available at the Church at Charlotte parking lot adjacent to the Park.

Please got to for more details. More information can be found about the great mission of Loaves & Fishes at