Smart Bets web extra: Asheville Summer Cycle, June 28


Asheville on Bikes’ Summer Cycle, on Saturday, June 28, is definitely about bikes. The annual social ride leaves City Hall at 4 p.m., cruises for seven miles through North Asheville and ends at the Wedge Brewing Company. “The Summer Cycle is a celebration of casual urban riding through Asheville’s beautiful neighborhoods,” says a press release.

But this ride is about music, too. That finish line at the Wedge? Prepare to be met there by sounds from Claude Coleman, Jr (formerly of Ween) and longtime local musician C Scott (formerly of Speedsquare). Oh yeah — and cold beer, plus snacks from El Kimchi food truck.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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