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July 1998 Rides & Events

Ride ratings:
    #1 Primarily flat
    #2 Mostly flat with some hills, perhaps 1/3 of total distance is hills
    #3 Rolling hills
    #4 Rolling with occasional steep hills. Difficult!
Pace Ratings: (average speed)
    A: 18-20+ mph B: 15-18 mph C: 12-15 mph D: 9-12 mph
New riders always welcome, our ride captains will not drop you. Rides of 15 miles or less generally suitable for less advanced cyclists.

ANSI- or Snell-approved helmets are required


Wednesday, July 1

  • 9:00 am - 47 mi. #3, D pace. Greentree Mall, Hwy. 131, Clarksville, IN. Near Sears Automotive. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.
  • 6:30 pm - 15 mi. #2, 30 mi. #3. A-C Pace on 30 mi. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Dave Colver, 228-6831.

Thursday, July 2

Friday, July 3

Saturday, July 4

  • 8:00 am - Independence Day Ride. 25/50/75 mi. #3. Vettiner Park on Mary Dell Lane at Billtown Rd. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Sunday, July 5

  • 8:00 am - 30/80 mi. #3. Long Run Park. Hello Bagdad! Remember this one? RC: Jane Tyler, 897-3786

Monday, July 6

  • 6:30 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Contact Glenn Todd, 897-5406, for more info.

Tuesday, July 7

  • 6:30 pm - 16/25 mi. #3, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. D pace welcome on 16-mile ride. RC: Jack & Sherry McLaughlin, 426-7896. Welcome these new ride captains on a tandem.

Wednesday, July 8

  • 8:30 am - Larson’s Bike, Eat and Swim. 36 mi. #3, D pace. 2609 Cave Spring Pl., Anchorage, KY. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.
  • 5:45 pm - Oates Flag Time Trial. Registration at 5:45 p.m. Floyd’s Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. Try for your best time. For more information, call Voice-Tel, 502-329-1848, ext.3.

Thursday, July 9

Saturday, July 11

  • 9:00 am - 47/65/200 mi.#3. Reintroducing Sleepy Head in a new version. Greentree Mall, HWY 131 near Sears Automotive. Two-day double century. Stay at Franklin, IN, overnight then return. Very flat, but can be hot. Light SAG support. Rain or over 93 degrees cancels. Call RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083 for info. on ride and motel.
  • 5:00 pm - Family Ride, 12 mi. #2, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. Enjoy dinner or ice cream at Sonic Burger. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 429-8339

Sunday, July 12

  • 11:00 am - 20/35/50 mi. #2/#3. Start at 906 Girard Dr. Swim and potluck lunch after ride at Marilee’s place. RSVP to Marilee and confirm what you will bring to potluck. RC: Marilee Martin, 423-0600.

Monday, July 13

  • 6:30 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Contact Glenn Todd, 897-5406, for more info.
  • 8:00 pm - Short Touring Committee meeting at St. Matthews Elementary after bike handling class. Contact Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Tuesday, July 14

  • 6:30 pm - 20/30 mi. #3+. Floyd’s Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.

Wednesday, July 15

  • 8:00 am - 40/50 mi. #3, C-D pace. Memphis Truck Plaza, Memphis, IN. I-65 North. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.
  • 6:30 pm - Adrian’s Birthday Ride. 15/27 mi. #2. Vettiner Park on Mary Dell Lane at Billtown Rd. Flat, no real hills! RC: Adrian & Justin Freund, 231-1083.

Thursday, July 16

Saturday, July 18

  • 8:00 am - 30/60/100 mi. #2, Fairdale High School. The “Honest Abe.” Our flattest century, and the best one for your first one! RC: Norm & Marilyn Minnick, 429-8339
  • Bicycle Tour of Colorado. Leave July 18, return July 26. Estes Park-Steamboat Springs-Fort Collins-Estes Park. Four passes over 9000 feet! RATED 4+ but unforgettable! Fee required, all support provided. Call Adrian Freund 231-1083 or 1-800-985-9399 for information. Register by May 31 and say you are an LBC member!

Sunday, July 19

  • 9:00 am - 12th Judicial District Ride. 30/50 mi. #3. LaGrange, Oldham County Courthouse, Hwy 146, N. of I-71. RC: Jay “Ed” Akers, 426-3390.
  • 3:00 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3 Vivarazzi, Taylorsville Rd. & Watterson Trail - ride before the Club Meeting that follows at 5:00 p.m. RC: Don & Mary Margaret Williams, 267-0202
  • 5:00 pm - General Membership Meeting. Vivarazzi, Taylorsville Rd. & Watterson Trail. Contact Earl Jones, 895-4850, for info.
  • 8:00 am - 8-50 mi. a.m. rides, 6-44 mi. p.m. rides. CCC Summer Sizzler, Lynchburg, Ohio. Registration fee and helmet required. Great for tandems and short rides for beginners. Call the Cincinnati Cycle Club at (513) 791-7190 for more info.

Monday, July 20

  • 6:30 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Contact Glenn Todd, 897-5406, for more info.

Tuesday, July 21

Wednesday, July 22

Thursday, July 23

  • 6:30 pm - 19/33 mi. #2/#3. Floyd’s Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. An LBC Fruit Ride. Enjoy fresh fruit after the ride. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

Saturday, July 25

  • 6:00 am - 200 mi. #3. The 2nd Biennial “Double Loop” Double Century (that nobody wants to ride). Silver Creek High School, Sellersburg, Ind. Rain or shine! RC: Duc M. Do, 893-8780
  • 8:00 am - 25/50 mi. #3, 100 mi. #3+. Wilson Middle School, Charlestown-New Albany Pike, Jeffersonville, Ind. Otisco “Elmer Adams Memorial” Ride. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.

Sunday, July 26

  • 8:00 am - 26/60 mi. #3. Holiday Inn, New Albany, overflow lot. RC: Barbara Berman, 454-3452.
  • 4:30 pm - Family Ride, 12 mi. #2, Riverwalk, 4th and Main. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 429-8339

Monday, July 27

  • 6:30 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Contact Glenn Todd, 897-5406, for more info.

Tuesday, July 28

  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.

Wednesday, July 29

  • 7:30 am - 30/60/100 #2,#3, C pace. Includes the “Honest Abe” — our flattest century and a great first century. Leave from K-Mart — New Cut Road & Outer Loop. RC: John Larson, 245-2374
  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #3. Vettiner Park on Mary Dell Lane at Billtown Rd. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Thursday, July 30

  • 6:30 pm - 15/27 mi. #3. McNeely Lake Park, Smyrna Rd. to Cooper Chapel. An LBC Fruit Ride. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

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