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NEOCycle

presented by Ohio Savings Bank, a division of NYCB

The Midwest's biggest urban cycling festival taking place September 11-13 on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Be a part of the Midwest's first and only urban cycling festival. NEOCycle combines competitive races, unique rides, a live music and outdoor lifestyle festival and Cleveland's metropolitan and natural beauty to make one incredible event.

Experience the high-speed action of the Cleveland Velodrome, get dirty at the Edgewater Cyclocross and join thousands on a glowing and scenic Night Ride - all in one weekend created to celebrate all things cycling

The inaugural NEOCycle in 2014 drew over 2,700 registered riders and 10,000 total festival attendees and 2015 promises to be bigger and better!

Races and Rides

  • Velodrome presented by C.A. Litzler Co., Inc.
  • Edgewater Cyclocross
  • Night Ride presented by Cuyahoga Community College
  • MCPc Fundo presented by Bike Cleveland
  • Case Cycling Criterium
  • Stand-Up Paddleboard

The Hub at Edgewater Park

  • Over 50 vendors, bike shops and entertainment booths
  • Beer Garden
  • Over a dozen food trucks

Music Fest

  • 25 bands over 2 days on 2 stages
  • Velodrome presented by C.A. Litzler Co., Inc.
    Friday, September 11

    A night of high-speed, gravity-defying racing at Ohio's only velodrome complex.

    Nestled in Cleveland's historic Slavic Village - just a short drive from The Hub at Edgewater Park - the Cleveland Velodrome opened in August 2012 and has featured constant racing throughout the summer months ever since.

    Since its NEOCycle, the Velodrome features both the high speed action on the track and great food and drinks in the infield for all spectators.

  • Saturday, September 12

    Teaming with Spin Bike Shop, NEOCycle features an exhilarating Cyclocross race at Edgewater Park in the Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation.

    The race course encircles and travels through all the action at The Hub, while challenging riders with the natural obstacles of Edgewater Park and some unique man-made surprises as well. 

    Surrounding the action is all the energy, live music and spectators of The Hub, making the NEOCycle Cyclocross a can't-miss event.

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    Night Ride presented by Cuyahoga Community College
    Saturday, Septmeber 12
    7 p.m.

    Leaving from The Hub at Edgewater Park, the Night Ride presented by Cuyahoga Community College offers riders the unique experience of biking with over 2,000 other glowing cyclists on a route featuring spectacular sunset and night time views of Downtown Cleveland and Lake Erie! Be a part of Cleveland's most exciting and unique cycling event.

    This safe, fun ride is open to riders of all skill levels and ends back at The Hub, where the party really gets going with the headlining act of the NEOCycle Music Fest.

    Ride Registration
    Registration includes an official Night Ride shirt and tube wrap bike wrap!
    $35 - Adults
    $20 - Children under the age of 16

     

  • The MCPc Fundo presented by Bike Cleveland
    Sunday, September 13

    NEOCycle's unique twist on a gran fondo, the MCPc Fundo presented by Bike Cleveland is an untimed, mass ride starting and ending at The Hub at Edgewater Park. Cyclists of all levels can participate in rides of 10, 32 and 62 miles. Each route features rest stops in unique and beautiful Cleveland neighborhoods and parks.

    The Fundo is a fully supported ride with multiple rest stops along the route and SAG vehicles to help with gear and other issues.

    The end of the ride features all the action of The Hub at Edgewater Park, with beer, food and live music all afternoon.

    Proceeds from the Fundo benefit Bike Cleveland, enabling continued advocacy for safer streets across Greater Cleveland.

    Registration Details
    Adults - $30
    Youth - $10
    All registrations include lunch and beverage ticket.

     

     

     

  • Sunday, September 13
    Location: Battery Park
    Course Announced in early August

     

    Fly through the streets of Battery Park, just a five minute walk from the action of The Hub at Edgewater Park! In partnership with Case Cycling, the 2015 Criterium will feature thousands of dollars in primes and great merchandise prizes!

    A fast-paced race on a course of closed-off city streets, Criterium races last for a designated length of time, with bonuses paid for leading specific laps during the race.

  • Saturday, September 12
    Sunday, September 13

    NEOCycle is proud to partner with NALU SUP & Surf to offer a full slate of stand up paddleboard races and demos all weekend long! All races and demos will be held in beautiful Lake Erie and start from The Hub at Edgewater Park.

    Racing Schedule

    Saturday, September 12  |  1 - 3 p.m.
    2 mile, 4 mile and 1 mile kids race
    Course: 1 mile out-and-back course that borders Edgewater Park, beginning at Edgewater Beach and heading west to the piers and back.
    Price: $25 ($35 with board rental). Registration includes official race t-shirt.

    Sunday, September 13  |  11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Open, One Design Time Trial Race
    Course: 3/4 mile buoy course, beginning at Edgewater Beach
    Price: $10 for 1st run, $5 for each additional run

    Demos and Lessons

    Board Demos & Learn to Paddle Lessons
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Price: Demos - $15/30 minutes. Lessons - $20/45 minutes
     

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