Firecracker Ride 2025

Charity Bike Ride


Ride to help fight MS!


Charity Bike Ride


Fri, July 4, 2025 @ 8:00am


Carolina Brewing Company, 140 Thomas Mill Road
Holly Springs, NC 27540


For any questions or additional information, please contact us by Clicking Here.


Event Date and Time 

  • Friday, July 4th, 2025
  • 7:00 AM EST On-Site registration available
  • 8:00 AM EST Mass Start (100k first, followed by 60k and 30k minutes later)
Registration will be capped at 1,000 riders!

  • $XX through 5/31/25
  • $YY from 6/1/25 through 6/24/25
  • $ZZ from 6/25/25 through 7/4/25
Discount code available for Military: Current or ex-military as well as current First Responders
Contact us at for the discount code. 

1 FREE Beer from your friends, Conte's Bike Shop!

Merchandise: Available on the Registration form (Registering is NOT required to buy Merchandise)
  • Additional T-shirts
  • Hats
  • Water Bottles
  • Jerseys: (Details being worked on, image is of the 2024 jersey)

    Firecracker Ride 2024 Jersey FrontFirecracker Ride 2024 Jersey back 
    • Jersey ​Vendor - Jakroo
    • Men's and Women's styles
    • Standard and Relaxed Fit options
    • Sizes 2XS-5XL
    • Full length hidden zipper
    • 3 rear cargo pockets
    • Additional zippered pocket for valuables
    • Elastic waistband with silicone gripper
    • Reflective accents for increased rider visibility
    • 100% Polyester performance wicking fabrics with UPF 50

Routes and Support

Where Parking
  • Parking will be available in the area around the brewery.
  • Volunteers will direct you to approved parking.
  • You MUST follow the Volunteer's instructions to avoid getting Ticketed or TOWED!   

Pre-registered Rider Check-in (formerly Packet Pick-up) and Merchandise Pickup
  • Rider ID Wristbands (include 1 FREE Beer) and pre-purchased merchandise will be available at Conte's Bike Shop (1241 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27511) during the following days and times:
    • Saturday, June 28 from 11am - 5pm
    • Sunday, June 29 from 1pm - 4pm
    • Monday, June 30 from Noon - 6pm
    • Tuesday, July 1 from Noon - 6pm
    • Wednesday, July 2 from Noon - 6pm
    • Wednesday, July 3 from Noon - 6pm
  • After the ride: 
    Rider ID Wristbands (1 FREE Beer) will be CUT OFF when ORDERING in exchange for a Free Beer or Cider at the After Party (see below).


Morning of Event

We do NOT recommend it but on the Morning of the Event, July 4, from 7-8am, you can:
  • Register on website using your phone and credit card. We cannot accept cash or checks.
  • Pre-registered Riders can Check-in and pick up your Rider ID Wristband and Merchandise
    • The Registration area will be very crowded with hundreds of cyclists and their bikes.
    • Parking, getting ready to ride, and getting through Registration/Check-in can take much longer than you expect.

After Party: 
  • Rider ID Wristbands (1 FREE Beer) will be CUT OFF when ORDERING in exchange for a Free Beer or Cider at the After Party.

Food and drinks will be available FOR PURCHASE after the ride.
  • Carolina Brewing Company: Beer, Wine, Cider at the AmBREWlance bar
    (Liquor available inside CBC at the bar only)

  • Food Trucks:
    • ​TBD
  • Howling Cow Ice Cream served by Bike MS staff = FREE until it's gone!
  • Soda and water (Free until it's gone)
  • Music
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