Sunset Bike Ride with the Carolina Thread Trail Director | Catawba Lands Conservancy

march 2024

15mar6:00 pm8:00 pmEvent CancelledFeaturedSunset Bike Ride with the Carolina Thread Trail Director

Event Details

Join Thread Trail Director Bret Baronak for a 10-mile bicycle ride on one of the regions most scenic trails – Kings Mountain Gateway.  Cap off this experience with a beautiful view of the setting sun from atop “Cardio Hill” – sunset is scheduled for approximately 7:30 P.M.

This will be an out and back ride on a compacted gravel surface.  Bring your own bike and helmet.  Bicycles designed for unpaved surfaces are required to ride on this trail.  Mountain bikes and gravel bikes will work best.

Participants can expect a few challenging climbs along the way and should have moderate to intermediate fitness levels to accomplish the ride in the allotted time.

  • Distance – 10 miles (1 to 1.5 hour riding time)
  • Must supply you own bicycle and helmet (extra helmets will be provided).
  • Light refreshments to be provided. Please bring plenty of water/fluids.
  • No road or “beach cruiser” type bicycles.
  • Moderate to Intermediate fitness level required.  It is very important to know your fitness capabilities as there is a time limit on the ride to cover the distance and view the sunset.

Participation is capped at 20 riders.


  • Course: 10 mile compacted gravel trail
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Time: Friday, March 15 | 6 pm – 8pm
  • Parking Address: 807 South Battleground Ave, Kings Mountain, NC, 28086
  • Participant Age Requirement: 12+

We Provide:

  • Experienced program leader(s)
  • Snacks
  • First aid equipment
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray

You Should Wear/Bring:

  • A mountain bike or gravel bike
  • Bicycle helmet
  • Plenty of water
  • Sun protection
  • Personal medical supplies (EpiPen, inhaler, etc.)


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Kings Mountain Gateway Trail

807 S. Battleground Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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Carolina Thread Trail