Join Us At The Capital Area Ride for Safety on September 25th, Sign Up Today!

September 21st, 2016

Get your sneakers on and your bike ready! The Capital Area Ride for Safety (CARS) will be held on September 25th at 7:30 am, and we want you to join the Henson Fuerst Cycling Team at this exciting event!

The CARS Charity Ride brings together the residents of the Piedmont Triad community for a fun, relaxed ride while promoting bicycle safety and demonstrating proper bicycle etiquette. The bike ride will be held at a comfortable, controlled pace of 14-15 mph, encouraging families to participate with their little ones, as well as novice and seasoned cyclists.

This charity event was created to bring awareness to the Piedmont Triad community of the increased amount of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the past year. The CARS event intends to promote positive relationships between motorists and cyclists through constructive dialogue and gestures, as well as increase knowledge of bicycle and pedestrian laws.

For more information about the day of the event, read below:

  • Date: Sunday, September 25th
  • Time: 7:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Location: Wakefield High School, 2200 Wakefield Pines Drive, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Registration: $10.00

To learn more about this event, visit Capital Area Ride for Safety page.

Donations to this event will go towards covering the medical costs of four cyclists who were hit by a motorist. Two of the cyclists involved in this accident sustained severe injuries and are now in the ICU.

To learn more about this tragic accident and how you can further contribute to their medical costs, visit their Go Fund Me page.

To learn more about bicycle safety, visit the Henson Fuerst Ride Safe Bicycle Safety page for helpful tips and information to stay safe while riding.

For more information about the Henson Fuerst Cycling Team, follow them on Facebook.

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