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March 1999 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!
    #5 Dominated by steep hills and extreme grades.
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, March 2

  • 6:30 pm - Bike Fit, 2204 Frankfort Ave. (across from the Grape Leaf restaurant). $20 per fitting with proceeds to Team Louisville Bicycle Club. Call Cheryl Brawner for an appointment, 502-896-8109.

Wednesday, March 3

  • 10:00 am - 25-35 mi. #3, George Rogers Clark Park. RC: Len Ferryman, 502-634-9007

Saturday, March 6

Sunday, March 7

  • 10:00 am - 20/40 mi. #3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Scott Anderson, 502-244-9710.

Wednesday, March 10

  • 10:00 am - 30 mi. #3, Oxmoor Center behind Sears. RC: Alison Ewart, 502-584-4222
  • 7:00 pm–9:00 pm - Maintenance of the Bicycle and Cyclist Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Everyone Welcome. Guest Speaker: Physical Therapist Troy Grubb will discuss cycling related injuries, prevention and rehabilitation. Call Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406, for more info.

Saturday, March 13

Sunday, March 14

  • 11:00 am - 20/40 mi. #3, Long Run Park. RC: Jane Ann Tyler, 502-897-3786.
  • 3:00 pm - General Membership Meeting. Health and Harvest on Bardstown and Gardiner Ln. All are welcome - Come express your ideas!! Call Earl Jones for more info 502-895-4850.
  • 4:30 pm - Advocacy Committee Meeting follows General Membership Meeting at Health and Harvest. Call Adrian P. Freund, 502-231-1083 for more information or to register your interest in the Advocacy Committee!

Wednesday, March 17

  • 9:30 am - 30 mi. #3, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: John Larson, 502-245-2374
  • 7:00 pm–9:00 pm - Maintenance of the Bicycle and Cyclist Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Everyone Welcome. Call Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406, for more info.
  • 7:00 pm–8:00 pm - Ride Captain Training in conjunction with the Bike Maintenance class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. All ride captains are strongly encouraged to attend. Call Jim McDonald, 502-244-0931, for more info.

Friday, March 19

  • 6:30 pm - First Day of Spring Party and Potluck Dinner at Carol and Dave Leist’s home. RSVP to Carol and Dave Leist at 502-412-3050 for what to bring and directions.

Saturday, March 20

  • 10:30 am - L’Esprit Road Race - Kentuckiana Spring Race Series. LaGrange (Sligo) From I-71 North of Louisville, exit 28 at KY 153, turn left on 153 and follow “Bike Race” signs. You don’t have to be on a racing team to participate! All are welcome! Volunteers needed. Ride after races (20 mi, #3). Call Anne Huntington to volunteer or for more info, 502-332-6650.

Sunday, March 21

  • 10:00 am - 20/40 mi. #3, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Adrian Freund, 502-231-1083
  • 10:30 am - Campbellsburg Road Race - Kentuckiana Spring Race Series. From Louisville, take I-65 North approx. 7 mi. to Hwy. 60 (Salem exit). Take Hwy. 60 through Salem to Campbellsburg. You don’t have to be on a racing team to participate! All are welcome! Volunteers needed. Call Anne Huntington to volunteer or for more info, 502-332-6650.

Wednesday, March 24

  • 9:30 am - 30 mi. #3, Silver Creek High School. RC: Sonny Neurath, 502-893-2306
  • 7:00 pm–9:00 pm - Maintenance of the Bicycle and Cyclist Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Everyone Welcome. Call Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406, for more info.

Thursday, March 25

  • 5:45 pm - 15/25 mi. #2/#3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. 25 mile ride only for those who can maintain 15 mph. RC: Adrian P. Freund, 502-231-1083.

Saturday, March 27

  • 10:30 am - L’Esprit Road Race - Kentuckiana Spring Race Series. LaGrange (Sligo) From I-71 North of Louisville, exit 28 at KY 153, turn left on 153 and follow “Bike Race” signs. You don’t have to be on a racing team to participate! All are welcome! Volunteers needed. Ride after races (30 mi, #3). Call Anne Huntington to volunteer or for more info, 502-332-6650.

Sunday, March 28

  • 10:00 am - 20/40 mi. #2/#3, Iroquois Park. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.
  • 10:30 am - Campbellsburg Road Race - Kentuckiana Spring Race Series. From Louisville, take I-65 North approx. 7 mi. to Hwy. 60 (Salem exit). Take Hwy. 60 through Salem to Campbellsburg. You don’t have to be on a racing team to participate! All are welcome! Volunteers needed. Call Anne Huntington to volunteer or for more info, 502-332-6650.

Wednesday, March 31

  • 9:30 am - 25-35 mi. #3, Wal-Mart – Westport Road & Chamberlain Lane. RC: Dick Williams, 502-426-4844
  • 7:00 pm–9:00 pm - Maintenance of the Bicycle and Cyclist Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Everyone Welcome. Call Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406, for more info.
  • 7:00 pm–8:00 pm - Ride Captain Training in conjunction with the Bike Maintenance class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. All ride captains are strongly encouraged to attend. Call Jim McDonald, 502-244-0931, for more info.


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