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September 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 Pace = 8-10 miles/hour average
    B Pace = 10-13 miles/hour average
    C Pace = 13-15 miles/hour average
    D Pace = 15-18 miles/hour average
    E Pace = 18+ miles/hour average

ANSI- or Snell-approved helmets are required


Tuesday, September 1

  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Norm & Marilyn Minnick, 429-8339.

Wednesday, September 2

  • 8:00 am - 30/60 mi. #3. A-D Pace. 2609 Cave Spring Place, Anchorage. RC: John Larson, 245-2374
  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3. A-E Pace. Floyds Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Thursday, September 3

  • 6:00 pm - 18/28 mi. #2. Vettiner Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

Friday, September 4

  • The Greg LeMond Bike Ride. Friday and Saturday, Chicago to Milwaukee, 62/100 mi. Fee required. Team Captain: Cheryl Brawner. Call Cheryl Brawner or Adrian Freund, 231-1083, or call (800)637-3135 or visit www.thresholds.nidus.net

Saturday, September 5

  • 9:00 am - Taylorsville Lake Visitor Center. 27 mile #2-1/2 Timber Creek Ride; 54 mile #3 Covered Bridge Ride; 75 mile #3 Washington County Ride. Meet at Taylorsville Lake Visitor Center. Take Hwy 155 (Taylorsville Rd) southeast, left on Hwy 44 East, right on KY 2239 South, Visitor Center on left. Approx. 45 minutes from Louisville. RC: David “Yeehah” Colver, 228-6831.

Sunday, September 6

  • 7:00 am - 30/60/115 mi. #3/3+. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. TOTS (Tour of Tall Shelby). See all of the “highs” and the “lows.” RC: David Runge, 454-7563.

Monday, September 7, Labor Day

  • 8:30 am - 15/60 mi. #3. Prospect Point Shopping Center - US 42 and Upper River Road. Mystery Contest Ride (Anyone Can Win!). RCs: Bernice Martin, 893-5941, and Michele Miller, 491-7820.

Tuesday, September 8

Wednesday, September 9

  • 8:00 am - 17/35/60 mi. #3.B-E Pace. Prospect Point Shopping Center - US 42 and Upper River Road. RC: David Colver, 228-6831.
  • 5:30 pm - Oates Flag Time Trials. Floyds Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. Fee Required. Registration starts at 5:30, ride at 6:15. Last chance!! Call Voice-Tel 329-1848, ext.3 for info.

Thursday, September 10

Saturday, September 12

  • 8:00 am - 30/60/100 mi. #3. St. Francis School, 7 mi. east of Prospect on Hwy.42. Century with a Groaner. RC: David “DC8” Colver, 228-6831.

Sunday, September 13

  • 8:00 am - 25/40/70/100 mi.#3/#3+. Return to Pea Ridge. B Pace welcome on 25&40-miler. Floyds Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.
  • 3:30 pm - An LBC Family Ride. 12 mi. #2. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 429-8339.

Tuesday, September 15

Wednesday, September 16

Thursday, September 17

  • 5:45 pm – 20 mi. #3. Iroquois Park - near amphitheater entrance on New Cut Road. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.

Saturday, September 19

  • 7:00 am - Old Kentucky Home Bicycle Tour - 45/62/100 miles. Our premier event. Overnight stay in Historic Bardstown, KY. Fee and Helmet Required. Call 329-1848. A fully supported ride – all paces welcome! New attractions in 1998!

Sunday, September 20

Tuesday, September 22

  • 5:45 pm - 19 mi. #3. Floyds Fork Park - South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120

Wednesday, September 23

  • 8:30 am – 30/60/100 mi. #3. “Last Gasp” Ride. Long Run Park. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.
  • 5:45 pm - 15/20 mi. #3. Middletown Station (bigg’s) - English Station Road at US 60. RCs: Norm & Marilyn Minnick, 429-8339

Thursday, September 24

Friday, September 25

  • 6:30 pm - End of Summer Party and Potluck Dinner at Dave & Carol Leist’s. Contact Dave and Carol at 412-3050 for what to bring to the potluck and for directions to their new house.

Saturday, September 26

  • 8:30 am - 25 mi.#2, 50 mi. #4+ (7 big climbs!) Fairdale High School. RC: Allen Barnes, 375-2822.
  • 1:00 pm - Return to Timber Creek. 40 mi. #4, Waddy Truck Stop, Exit 43 on I-64. RC: Jim Moyer, 895-2114.
  • September 26-28 – Harrodsburg, KY. Bike Trek to Shakertown, American Lung Association. Fee, pledges and helmet required. RC: Carolyn Embry (800) 586-4872, or visit www.aye.net/biketrek.

Sunday, September 27

  • 9:00 am - 30/60 mi. #3. Anong’s Famous Thai Food Ride! Don’t miss this! 1818 Lake Forest Parkway off Shelbyville Rd. RCs: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349.

Tuesday, September 29

  • 6:30 pm - Bike Fits – You’ve tried it yourself! Now get it done properly! Call Cheryl Brawner for time slot and location, 939-5140; 896-8109. $20 donation to LBC Racing Team. Volunteers needed!

Wednesday, September 30

  • 8:30 am - 40 mi. #3. 1027 Franklin Street, Butchertown. RC: Emily Boone, 585-3430.

Pace levels, where given are advisory and allow you to match rides to your ability. Ride captains are instructed to accommodate riders at all pace levels, including those shown on the schedule. Family rides accommodate all pace levels. Contact ride captain if you have a question about speed or difficulty!

Ride difficulty ratings are approximate. #2 = Quite flat, up to ¼ hills; #3 = Rolling, up to 1/3 hills; #4 = Steep hills, grades up to 9%, or long mileage; #5 ride = Dominated by steep hills and extreme grades.


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