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Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 |
Today We Ride For Dave Sherman

A ride to honor our friend Dave Sherman
Sunday, November 15, 2009

25 and 50 mile routes
Start/Finish at The Fitness Center @ High Point Regional Hospital in Downtown High Point, NC

Anyone who ever rode with Dave Sherman quickly discovered that he was passionate about the sport of cycling. More importantly, they learned that Dave was an incredible human being. When Dave was struck down while riding on Saturday, October 24, 2009, the world suffered a tremendous loss. Friends of Dave, cycling enthusiasts, and anyone else touched by the story of this remarkable man are encouraged to gather on Sunday, November 15, 2009 to honor and celebrate Dave.

Both rides will start at 1:30 pm.
The Fitness Center at High Point Regional Hospital (off Lindsay Street in High Point, NC).
25 and 50 mile routes will be available, riding into beautiful Randolph County and the Caraway Mountain area. Ride support is provided by Sealy Mattress Inc.
The ride is free but contributions to the "Yield to Life" ( cycling safety advocacy group will be accepted in Dave’s name. Those wishing to contribute should bring a check made out to the Dave Sherman Memorial Fund. If you cannot attend but wish to contribute, please send your check to High Point Bank, Attn, Don Shaw, 312 N. Main Street, High Point, NC 27261

Directions to High Point Regional Hospital

From Greensboro:

From I-85 South, take the exit to Business 85 South. Take the exit to Kivett Drive and turn right. Take Kivett all the way into downtown High Point. After crossing Main Street, turn right onto Lindsay Street. Just past the intersection at Westwood Ave., the entrance to the Fitness Center is on the right. Parking is available at many medical buildings around the Hospital and Fitness Center.

From Winston Salem:

From I-40 heading east take the exit for 311 towards High Point. After approximately 12 miles, exit right onto Business 311 (North Main Street). You will go through a series of stoplights and the intersections at Eastchester Drive and Lexington Avenue. After several more lights, you will come to the intersection of Main Street and Parkway Ave. Turn right onto Parkway and immediately bear left onto Lindsay Street. The Fitness Center is down on the left, approximately ¼ mile. Parking is available at many medical buildings around the Hospital and Fitness Center.

Spinz 4 Hope

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 |

Spinz 4 HopeSaturday May 9th is the third annual bike ride to benefit Relay 4 Life of Guilford County. Registration is at 8am and the ride will begin at 8:30 from Spinz Bicycle in High Point. There will be 21, 37 and 53 mile options. Hope to see you there.

Download the brochure.

Rolling in the Valley Bicycle Ride – April 18, 2009

Sunday, April 5th, 2009 |

Ride Information:

Ride begins / ends at Pleasant Grove UMC. 8131 Old US Hwy 64, Lexington, NC 27292

8, 25 & 50 mile routes
Participants should sign in from 7am – 8am

Bike ride will start at 8am sharp (rain or shine).

All participants will receive a course map and a participant number.

Refreshments are available at rest stops.

Spaghetti lunch will be served following the ride.

Download the 2009 Rolling in the Valley brochure.

Proceeds / Donations used for
the following Civitan Projects:

ARC of Davidson Co.
Civitan International Research Center
Civitan Research Center at Duke Univ.
Community Living Services
Exceptional Classes at South Davidson HS
SDHS Junior Civitan Special Prom
Special Olympics Davidson Co.
Special Olympics North Carolina
Stoner-Thomas School
SV Civitan Western Dance
SV Civitan Special Olympics Outing
Workshop of Davidson, Inc.

“Gimme 5! I Can Survive Walk Run Ride for Life”

Monday, March 30th, 2009 |

April 4, 2009
Finch Park
15 Paul Beck Rd, Lexington NC

5K & Fun Walks, 5K Run, 25, 50 &100 K Bike Rides

Registration Starts @ 7:30 am
Bike Rides Start @ 8:30 am $25 Registration Fee*
5K Run Starts @ 10:00 am $25 Registration Fee*
5K & Fun Walks Start @ 10:30 am Free*

*Cost of $25 for Bike Rides and Run includes lunch, T-shirt & door prizes
5K & Fun Walks are Free, but anyone to raise $25 receives a free T-Shirt

All profit goes to Davidson County Cancer Services to help the uninsured and under insured of Davidson County who have been diagnosed with cancer.


Heart Healthy Poker Run

Friday, February 20th, 2009 |

Pedal Push: 9:30 and 10:00 start from the Fitness Center
Poker Run: 9-10 Registration; 10:00 Start from Harley Davidson of High Point

Pedal Push: 30 or 58 miles through Guilford and Randolph Counties
Poker Run: HP Harley Davidson – GSO Harley Davidson – Richard Childress Museum

Motorcycle Fee: $15 single/$25 Double
Bicycle Fee: $25.00 Single/$45.00 Double

Your entry will entitle you to Lunch from Carter Brothers and to draw 5 playing cards. The rider with the best poker hand at the finish WINS $100.00. There will be a band as well as car show for entertainment. Should be a lot fun. For more details or to register folks can go to

Heart Fund at High Point Regional which is used to buy small equipment to enhance the Heart Program for the patient and to provide staff and family education about Heart Health facts and myths.

Call (336) 878-6292 for more information.

Thomasville Bicycle Plan

Thursday, January 15th, 2009 |

The Thomasville Bicycle Plan will be presented to the City Council January 20, 2009 at 7pm in the City Council Chambers above the Thomasville Police Station.

Please let folks know. There is supposed to be an explanatory article in the High Point Enterprise. Folks can view a draft of the report at

Thomasville Bicycle Transportation Plan

Monday, December 8th, 2008 |

Thomasville Bicycle Transportation PlanOpen House Meeting
December 9th, 4-6pm
Thomasville City Hall

  • Meet with planning staff about a comprehensive plan for bicycle trails, lanes and routes
  • Provide your input on bicycle transportation and recreation

Questions? Call 475-4255 or e-mail View draft plan at

Ride for Courage: Polar Bear Metric Century

Sunday, November 30th, 2008 |

Cancer Services’ 5th Annual “Ride for Courage: Polar Bear Metric Century”
Date: January 1, 2009 NEW YEAR’S DAY
Location: “Our House” South Fork Community Center (4403 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem)

Cancer Services’ 5th Annual “Ride for Courage: Polar Bear Metric Century”

Choose from one of two routes including the 67 Mile “Metric Century” and the 25 Mile “Courage Loop.” Thanks to Phoenix Company, our Registration Sponsor, you have the awesome chance to win some neat goodies from local bike shops if you register by December 15th for only $35…which includes great food for breakfast & lunch, and swag! We hope to see all of you polar bears there!
Visit for more information and to register.

Can’t ride? Donate to support your favorite courageous polar bear at

Tour For a Miracle

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 |

Walk/Run/Cycle Event to benefit the Miracle League Field of the Triad. Tour For a Miracle

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

AJ Simeon Stadium
2920 School Park Road
High Point, NC

Preregister to Participate and/or Be a Sponsor!!!

Download the brochure/registraiton form.

For More Information call: 336-889-8181

For more information on the Miracle League, please visit their website at:

Ride for Hunger

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 |

Join us on Saturday, November 1st for a Ride for Hunger to benefit Open Door Ministries. Ride for Hunger

Open Door Ministries is a non-profit organization based in High Point, North Carolina. Open Door Ministries provide help for those in need, whether through their emergency services help, through their Father’s Table Food Kitchen, or through the Open Door Shelter, an emergency shelter for men.

Registration costs $15 and a minimum of two cans of food or other non perishable food items. We will meet in the parking lot of Golden Corral in High Point, outside of Oak Hollow Mall. Registration will begin at 8:00am and the ride will start at 9:00am. You will have your choice of a 30 or 60 mile route. Both routes are mainly flat with an exception of a few slight hills. After the ride, you can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at Golden Corral. You will receive your meal ticket when you register before the ride. This includes buffet lunch, drink, and tip. Present your ticket to the cashier.


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