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April 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


Friday, April 2

  • 11:00 am - Good Friday Ride, 33 mi. #3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Jim Tretter, 502-491-7120

Saturday, April 3

  • 9:30 am - 30/60 mi. #3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Michele Miller, 502-893-5941.

Daylight Saving Time begins. Forward one hour.

Sunday, April 4

  • Easter Sunday. No Ride. Enjoy the day with your family and friends.

Tuesday, April 6

Wednesday, April 7

  • 9:00 am - 20-40 mi. Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Alison Ewart, 502-584-4222
  • 5:45 pm - 15 mi. #2/3, Prospect Point Shopping Center. RC: Greg Beachy, 502-491-9241

Thursday, April 8

  • 5:45 pm - 15 mi. #2/3, Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jim Tretter, 502-491-7120

Friday, April 9

  • 6:00 pm - Adopt-a-Highway Clean-up. Meet at intersection of KY 1694 and KY 329 (Sleep Hollow and Covered Bridge Rd) to help clean our adopted road. Gather at local eatery at 7:30 after clean-up. Call Barbara Berman at 502-454-3452 for more info.

Saturday, April 10

  • 9:00 am - 20/40 mi. #3, St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 502-895-4904, and Ellen Mueller, 502-485-1758.

Sunday, April 11

  • 9:00 am - 30/60 mi. #3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Adrian Freund, 502-231-1083.

Tuesday, April 13

  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3, Iroquois Park. RC: John Larson, 502-245-2374

Wednesday, April 14

  • 9:00 am - 20-40 mi. #3, Wal-Mart – Westport Road & Chamberlain Lane. RC: Dick Williams, 502-426-4844
  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Jim Tretter, 502-491-7120

Thursday, April 15

Saturday, April 17

  • 9:30 am - 26/47 mi. #3, Long Run Park. RC: Jay “Ed” Akers, 502-426-3390

Sunday, April 18

  • 2:00 pm - Lisa’s 40th Birthday Ride, 20/40 miles starting from 211 South Hubbards Lane, rating 2-3. RC: Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406, food to follow

Tuesday, April 20

Wednesday, April 21

  • 9:00 am - 40 mi. #3, Edwardsville Pk. RC: Sonny Neurath, 502-893-2306
  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3, Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 502-267-9175

Thursday, April 22

  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3, Long Run Park. RC: Adrian P. Freund, 502-231-1083

Saturday, April 24

  • 9:00 am - Jim Tretter’s Birthday Ride. 19/30/50 mi. #2/3, Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. Come wish Jim a Happy Birthday! RC: Jim Tretter, 502-491-7120.

Sunday, April 25

  • 9:00 am - 30/60 mi. #3, Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 10:30 am - Wheels of Justice Time Trial - Kentuckiana Spring Race Series. Registration at Captain’s Quarters. TT will be prior to Wheels of Justice Ride. 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.

Tuesday, April 27

  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3, McNeely Lake. RC: Scott Anderson, 502-244-9710

Wednesday, April 28

  • 8:30 am - Derby Ride, 30-35 mi. 1027 Franklin St. RC: Emily Boone, 502-585-3430
  • 6:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Greg Beachy, 502-491-9241

Thursday, April 29


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