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'Assault' Celebrates Its 20th Bike Ride - Brevard NC

­­­ Past, present and current sponsors of the Assault on the Carolinas ride were honored last Thursday at a reception to thank those who have supported the ride over the past 20 years. The event to...

 

Gravel Gambler Kicks Up Dust For Local Cycling Scene

Local cyclists geared up for the Gravel Gambler cross ride this weekend, hoping for some fall color. Their route started at Sycamore Cycles and took them in a loop through DuPont State Recreational...

 
 By Dan DeWitt    Features    August 16, 2018

Rise & Shine Students Enjoy Outdoor Camp

Rise & Shine Neighbors in Ministry is mostly known for its acclaimed after-school tutoring program focused on reading, writing and math. In the future it also may be famous for instructing scholar...

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

•The following gravel forest service roads are closed: Wolf Ford Road (FS 476) Pilot Mountain Road (FS 229) Ivestor Gap Gate (FS 816) •Tree down on Weed Patch Mountain Trail •Trees down on Heartbreak Ridge Trail •Tree down on Boundary Trail...

 

Trail Report For The Week Of July 2, 2018

The Trail Report is sponsored by Sycamore Cycles. •The following gravel forest service roads are closed: Wolf Ford Road (FS 476) Pilot Mountain Road (FS 229) Ivestor Gap Gate (FS 816) •Tree down on Weed Patch Mountain trail •Trees down on...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 18, 2018

Brevard Academy Reports Healthy Finances

Nick Iosue, vice chair and treasurer of the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors, informed the board at its monthly meeting last Wednesday that by June 30 of this year, the school’s fund balance will be close to...

 

Brevard Academy Has Been Selected For The Specialized Foundation Bike Program Grant

The Specialized Foundation announced that Brevard Academy is one of the select nationwide schools to receive a grant to begin the Riding for Focus cycling program for the 2018-19 school year. The Riding for Focus curriculum integrates cycling into...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 24, 2018

'Top Secret' Car To Be Revealed

Students at Brevard middle and high schools have been building traditional and state-of-the-art box cars to enter into the Squirrel Box Derby Race during this weekend's White Squirrel Festival....

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 17, 2018

Volunteers Complete Multiple Projects In Pisgah

For the recent Pisgah Pride Day 2018, there were 300 volunteers working on 19 projects across the Pisgah Ranger District. During the day, the volunteers: •installed a new sign at the Ranger Station; •cleared brush from 27 miles of trails;...

 

The Pisgah Project 2018: A Bike Raffle Benefiting The Pisgah Conservancy

Local cycling component manufacturers Cane Creek Cycling Components, Industry Nine, REEB Cycles,Thomson Bike Products, Maxxis tires, Find Your Line Bike Shop, Oskar Blues Brewery and the REEB Ranch...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 16, 2018

Third Pisgah Pride Day Set For May 5

The Pisgah Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service and a host of supporting organizations have announced their third annual "Pisgah Pride Day 2018," which will be held on May 5. Most work crews will convene...

 

Gotta Have More Cowbell!

In order show support for the riders of the Assault on the Carolinas, free cowbells are available for anyone who wants to cheer on the cyclists as they ride through Transylvania County on April 7. The Assault is the primary fundraiser for the Rotary...

 

Registration Now Open For Oskar Blues 4-Miler Run

The sixth annual Oskar Blues 4-Miler and kids' fun run is set for Saturday, March 3, and registration is now open for those interested in participating. The event begins and ends at Oskar Blues' Breva...

 

Local Students Win Pair Of Bikes From Sycamore Cycles

Recently, Brevard Elementary students Tianna Townsend and Weston Blythe, pictured above, were the lucky recipients of two new bicycles, courtesy of Sycamore Cycles. The bikes were given away in...

 

Weekly Trail Report For The Week of Jan. 1, 2018 - Brevard, NC

The Weekly Trail Report Is Brought To You By Sycamore Cycles •Maintenance work on Butter Gap and Daniel Ridge trails. Be on the lookout for folks working on the trail. •Due to all the snow from the recent winter storm, many trails will be...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 7, 2017

Mountain Bikers, Equestrians React To Fee Proposal

Mountain bikers and equestrians could soon be required to pay user fees to use the trails in Pisgah National Forest, according to Dave Casey, head ranger for the Pisgah Ranger district. The proposals were announced during the most recent Transylvania...

 

Long-Running Swank 65 Now A Fall Classic - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Sycamore Cycles Swank 65, held this past weekend in Pisgah National Forest, is the longest running mountain bike competition in western North Carolina The race is operated by Blue Ridge...

 

Local Riders Claim Spots On Swank 65 Podium

Wes Dickson (left) and Joe Driver (right) from the Sycamore Cycles team claimed second and third places on the podium Sunday during the 19th Annual Sycamore Cycles SWANK 65. First place went to...

 

Weekly Trail Report For Sept. 4, 2017

Weekly Trail Report For Sept. 4, 2017 - sponsored by Sycamore Cycles. •Some trees down from high winds on Friday. • Flat Laurel Creek trail has been trimmed from Little Sam to Big Sam parking lot. •Tree down on Pilot Cove trail at the bottom....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 7, 2017

Next Ventures Expanding In Downtown Brevard - Brevard, NC

Next Ventures, which provides used outdoor gear on North Broad Street in Brevard, is expanding across the street into the former SAFE's Attic building. Presently, the outdoor shop has 1,500 square fee...

 

July 4 Festivities Heading Downtown - Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard’s community-wide Fourth of July celebration next Tuesday begins at 8 a.m. with the traditional Firecracker 5k and 10k run, and ends with a firework show at 9:30 p.m. In between, activities are numerous. “After the Brevard...

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors    June 26, 2017

For A Real Connection, Disconnect From Technology

The other day I wanted to get away from it all, so I headed out N.C. 215 on a road ride and on to Tanassee Gap Road to find the road less traveled. I was pleasantly reminded that we have some amazing...

 

Bike Trail Report For The Week Of May 29, 2017

Bike Trail Report For The Week Of May 29, 2017 Sponsored by Sycamore Cycles •Conditions are dry in both DuPont and Pisgah. Weekend storm may have brought down trees not listed in this report. Be careful out there. •Backcountry Horsemen reported...

 

Record Turnout For 14th Annual Vision Golf Tournament

The Vision Transylvania Program hosted their 14th annual golf tournament on May 12 at Connestee Falls. The tournament was a huge success and the weather held off enough to get the tournament in. There...

 

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