The 28th annual Firecracker Ride is back for 2021!
Kickoff your 4th of July by joining hundreds of cyclists for a great ride and a great cause!
Proceeds from the ride benefit the Greater Carolina's MS Society to help fight this challenging disease.
COVID Safety Note: COVID restrictions are relaxed meaning masks are not required if you are vaccinated. But please be responsible and wear a mask if not vaccinated.
Come early for the ride and stick around for the after-party with music, food and tasty beverages!
New for 2021
This year the Firecracker ride will be chip timed by our friends at Precision Race with a KOM/QOM on Rt 42.
July 4th, 2021
Pricing (excludes processing fees)
- 7:00 AM EST Registration Opens
- 8:00 AM EST Mass Start (100k first, followed by 50k minutes later)
- Register by June 20 and your registration fee ($40 plus processing fee) includes 1 Firecracker T-shirt with the opportunity to purchase a hat or an additional T-shirt for $15 (each)
- Register between June 21 and July 4 and your registration fee does NOT include a Firecracker T-shirt and you will NOT have the opportunity to purchase a hat or additional T-shirt.
- June 21-July 3 $45 (plus processing fee)
- July 4 $55 (plus processing fee)
- There may be a small number of T-shirts and hats available on-site the day of the event (July 4).
Start of the ride and after party will be at CBC Brewery with music, food trucks and beer!
- Parking will be available in the area around the Brewery.
Routes and Support
- Duncan Junction, NC-42 Holly Springs
- SkyMart, Old Rt 1, Merry Oaks
- It’s All About Horses, Apex
Among your choices at rest stops on the course will be avariety of Hammer products.
can be picked up at All Star Bike Shop
in Cary. Get 10% off
regular priced in stock items while in store during packet pickup! (excludes bikes, some restrictions apply)
June 30, Wednesday – 10:00am-5:00pm
July 1, Thursday – 10:00am-7:00pm
- July 2, Friday– 10:00am-7:00pm
- July 3, Saturday – 10:00am-5:00pm
- Post-ride festivities run from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
- CBC Brewery will host the family-friendly after party with music, food trucks and beer for sale along with a limited supply of complimentary drinks.
- CBC will donate 10% to MS for every beer sold.
- Food will be available for purchase from the following food trucks:
THANK YOU FROM CAPITAL CYCLING CLUB!!