cyclingThe Inn at Elk River is the perfect place to rest your head at night, but during the day you should experience Banner Elk on bike!  One of the activities that is becoming extremely popular in the High Country is cycling!  Many cycling events and races are held in the area.  If cycling is a passion of yours, or if you just like a leisurely ride Banner Elk is a great place to enjoy this hobby.  With the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains as a back for your ride, what better place is there to go cycling?

During the month of May, Beech Mountain holds the BEEST Weekend, which was inspired by Lance Armstrong.  He did this ride while recovering from cancer and preparing himself for future cycling competitions.  All members of the community and their friends and families are encouraged to participate in this inaugural event.  Beech Mountain has over 50 miles of cycling routes for the avid cyclist, and they offer guided riding tours on the third Saturday of the months May through October.

For more information on Cycling: 

Cycle 4 Life Bike Shop
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Beech Mountain Sports

325 Beech Mountain Parkway

Banner Elk, NC 28604

(828) 387-2795