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Oaks and Spokes Bicycle Festival is May 1 – 10, 2015!

Save the date and Ride on Raleigh!   May 1 – 10, 2015!

Save the date and Ride on Raleigh!
Oaks and Spokes 2015 Festival Logo Design Winner:  Brian Cox of Raleigh Brands


Drink Beer to Donate!

Special Announcement!

We are excited to announce that Oaks & Spokes is partnering with New Belgium Brewing in the coming months for a special fundraising campaign.  Attend awesome cycling events and drink a pint to contribute!  Oaks & Spokes is raising funds for a bicycle counter and will work with the city to have it installed in Raleigh.  Yep you read that right, starting now until March 15, whenever you buy a Slow Ride Session IPA, a portion of the sales will be donated to Oaks & Spokes and matched by New Belgium when purchased at the following participating locations: World of Beer – North Hills, Tasty Beverage Company – Raleigh, Boxcar Arcade – Raleigh, Tyler’s Taproom – Raleigh, and Rally Point – Cary. We have some really fun and unique cycling events or “Slow Ride Sessions” coming up.   Continue reading Drink Beer to Donate!

Warm Your Buns: Oaks & Spokes’ Winter Fundraiser


It is frigid outside. Take a break from the icy breeze of you bike commute and come Warm Your Buns with Oaks & Spokes at an indoor Happy Hour Ride benefiting our 2015 Spring Festival. The ride will take place at FlyWheel, Raleigh’s newest indoor cycling location. FlyWheel’s classes are incredibly fun featuring custom playlists, and allowing each individual to challenge themselves at whatever level they choose.

Friday, January 23rd
6:30 – 8:30pm (ride begins promptly at 7pm!)

Fly Wheel Sports
402 Oberlin Road, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27605

Please join us at 6:30pm to check in, get ready, buy raffle tickets and socialize. The ride will start promptly at 7pm, and will be followed by a Happy Hour with snacks and drinks provided by local sponsors.

Attendees must register in advance, here is how:
Bikes are limited, so remember to buy your ticket in advance! Reserve them by:
1. Creating an Account at Flywheel at (remember your username as you will need it to provide it in step 2)
2. Filling out the following google form:
3. Donating what you would like, and are able to, at or above $20 via paypal to:

All proceeds will go directly towards the Oaks & Spokes’ Third Annual Bicycling Festival to be hosted in Downtown Raleigh, Spring of 2015.


Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting cycling in Raleigh!

Crank Arm Brewing Company, Lucettegrace, BREW, Brixx Pizza – Cameron Village, Edge of Urge, Night Kitchen Bakehouse & Cafe & of course FlyWheel Sports Raleigh

Come Ride for a Cause this November: Raleigh Cranksgiving 2014!

Cranksgiving Raleigh 2014!

I’m excited to announce a new Oaks & Spokes event just around the corner: Cranksgiving, a mobile food drive on two wheels (or three if you have a tricycle!) where riders collect food and donations from local stores by bike. Cranksgiving is a national concept that started in New York in 1999 and has spread to countless other cities since. It is such a fun and excellent way to bike your city, build community, and help provide for the needy during the holidays. Continue reading Come Ride for a Cause this November: Raleigh Cranksgiving 2014!

RIDE and IMBIBE with us on Thursday!

RIDE and IMBIBE on Thursday to bring bike repair stations to Raleigh!

cafe de los muertos raleigh oaks and spokes bike
Ride at Cafe de Los Muertos on Thursday to support Oaks and Spokes fundraising campaign to install bike repair stations in Raleigh!
  • What? Ride from Cafe de Los Muertos (Pick your poison: 10 or 20 miles)
  • When? Thursday October 23rd, 6PM departure.
  • Why? To Support Oaks and Spokes!!

Two rides to choose from! A 20 mile (at around 20 MPH) ride will leave Cafe de Los Muertos at 6PM. A more casual ride will also leave at 6PM that will cover about 10 miles. Hang around afterward and socialize with a $4 Draft Beer Special, $3 Latte Special, or our House Red wine, grown right here in North Carolina for $5. Half the proceeds are going directly to the Oaks and Spokes Bicycle Repair Station Project. The 3 Specials start at 6PM and end at 9PM.

Finally, if you needed any more incentive to show up at Cafe de los Muertos, enter a $5 raffle to win a pound of coffee of your choice along with a limited release wood coaster set (2) of the Cafe de los Muertos logo etched into them! There will be two winning numbers chosen.

Can’t make it??  Click to Contribute to the campaign:Contribute