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About

We’re a nonprofit focused on youth leadership. Our flagship program is named Spoke’n Revolutions Youth Cycling.

Spoke’n Revolutions provides adventures that promote teamwork, strengthens communication, deepens interpersonal responsibility and compassion, and heightens sensitivity to the natural environment.

Our programs provide youth with a world of opportunity for self-discovery and confidence building. We give teens a space to connect with their peers while being given leadership and mentoring opportunities.


Bike tours can be physically and mentally challenging, making the experiences obtained stand out and stay with youth for life.

Our goal is to create a challenge for our youth cyclists to think outside of traditional methods of excelling while finding ways to contribute to their community in positive ways.

Yep, fun and challenging at the same time!

  • Given the opportunity anyone can reach their potential
  • Knowledge is power
  • History is too much for one curriculum
  • You learn best thru experience​​
  • is for every student to have a way to challenge themselves and historic precedence
  • to think outside of traditional methods of excelling
  • to find ways to contribute to their community in positive ways
  • to experience the natural world from the seat of a bike
  • to develop an appreciation of our open spaces.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Participation in the Spoke’n Revolutions program is FREE. We ask you to get community support for your participation by asking people to help you raise $300
DO I NEED A BIKE?
If you have a road bike, great! If you don’t we’ll supply you with one.
DO I NEED TO WEAR SPECIAL BIKE CLOTHES?
Not necessarily. But we do suggest it. Clothing such as bike shorts help you in the ride. Bike style jerseys wick off sweat and dries much faster than cotton shirts. Also, cotton shirts can make you cold if the temperature drops for a lot longer.
WHAT IF I CAN’T MAKE EVERY TRAINING RIDE OR TEAM MEETING?
Ask yourself this: If I were on a basketball, football, soccer, lacrosse, or any other team and missed practice would I expect to play in the game? Commit yourself to us and we’ll commit to you.
WHERE DO PRACTICE RIDES HAPPEN?
After school in local community, local roads and greenways.
WHAT HAPPENS ON PRACTICE RIDES?
You participate in team rides in the countryside of the Triangle to build camaraderie, stamina, and confidence on the bike, and get you outdoors in your home community.
​HOW LONG ARE PRACTICE RIDES?
After school rides/ learning sessions are about1hr long.  Weekend rides are about 2-4hrs long.
WHAT OTHER AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ARE THERE BESIDES PRACTICE RIDES?

Educational sessions on the social, historical and environmental issues connected with our tours.

WHAT HAPPENS ON TOUR?

​The training and educational activities culminate in a 2-week long, 700-mile summer cycling tour based on culturally significant and historic routes.

You’ll average 55 miles a day, visit state and national parks and historic sites along the route, and camp most nights. You’ll participate in teamwork activities during the tour such as:

  • rotation of campsite duties
  • writing and/or recording daily reflections from the day
  • participating in team roundtables where you’ll share experiences in a safe and non-judgemental setting.
HOW DO WE CREATE TOURS?
Tour routes are created that inspire connection to the natural world that help youth develop an understanding of the impact that historical events have on the present