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Northside Ride

April 20, 2024

Bicyclists of all ages are invited to join a community ride around Carlisle’s Northside neighborhood.

Northside Ride Carlisle: 3.4 mile Community Bike Ride
April 20, 2024 (Rain Date: April 27)
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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“The Northside Ride” will take place on Saturday, April 20 with registration, free minor bike repairs and free breakfast opening at 9:00 a.m. and an all-ages, all abilities 3.4 mile bike ride departing at 10:15 a.m. Participants will meet at New Life Community Church, 64 E. North St., Carlisle. The ride and its associated events are free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.

The Northside Ride seeks to connect residents to each other and community organizations while encouraging bicycle safety and bicycle use as an effective form of transportation within and beyond Carlisle. The event will provide free helmets, bike lights and bike locks to neighborhood riders who participate. All participants are required to sign a waiver, and participants under age 14 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult on the ride.

Cyclists are encouraged to gather at New Life Community/Lifecycle for free breakfast, minor bike tune-ups/repairs and safety checks courtesy of The Handlebar, LifeCycle Carlisle, and Harrisburg Bicycle Club. The easy ride starts at 10:15 am and travels to waypoints including Dickinson College, YWCA Carlisle & Cumberland County, Carlisle Tool Library, Heberlig Palmer Park, Project SHARE Farm Stand, and ending at Memorial Park/Hope Station, 149 W. Penn St., Carlisle. Each of these partners will also offer a bike-related activity or demonstration.  

The event is sponsored by Dickinson’s Center for Sustainability Education with community partnerships at the core.  Financial assistance is needed to support this event. For donations or fundraising please contact Lindsey Lyons at 717.245.1117 or 

Interested in tabling, partnering or getting involved? You can reach out to for more information.


Further information

  • Location: New Life Community Church, 64 E. North St., Carlisle
  • Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Calendar Icon
  • Cost: Free