Based in Charlotte, NC the Crank Mafia resides at its "Locally World Famous" HQ - Queen City Bicycles. 

Weekly Rides. The Crank Mafia hosts and supports many weekly rides. "Come Ride with Us."

2016's 24 Hours of Booty Team is namedSkipping Gears. Last year's team raised over 90K for charity. This year's team is set to take its mission to the masses. Join 


The Cranks

Whether you're 8 or 80, the Crank Mafia is a "social group with a biking problem." We want everyone to experience the ride of a lifetime. 



Top Summer Rides

News of a new connector lane between greenways uptown is the talk of the town. Lately Charlotte is seeing a lot of growth in regard to cycling infrastructure. We will try to keep everyone updated on meetings where your voice should be heard. 

Based upon the smashing success of her student's Friday school rides, Charlotte Bike activist Bethanie Johnson will lead a summer camp for young cyclists called CLT Bike Camp. You can help volunteer or get involved via http://alcmosaic.org/bike-summer-camp/

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The Crank Mafia doesn't really have any rules, but we like to joke that a ride a day will keep the bad ju-ju away. Solve the world's problems, locally RAMFB



2016 has already been a busy season for the Cranks. There are rides all over town now, and Crankster and CLT B-cycle head honcho Dianna Ward recently was awarded a large grant from The Knight Foundation to promote neighborhood rides. Stay tuned!