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May 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


Saturday, May 1

  • 9:00 am - 20/40 mi. #3. Long Run Park, near Flat Rock Road entrance. RC: Jim McDonald, 502-244-0931.

Sunday, May 2

Tuesday, May 4

Wednesday, May 5

  • 8:00 am - 35 mi. #3. 1027 Franklin St. RC: Emily Boone, 502-893-5577.
  • 6:30 pm - 10/25 mi. #2/#3. Tour de Gil. 9014 Waltlee Road. Hot dogs and drinks after the ride! RC: Gil Morris, 502-239-7921.

Thursday, May 6

  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 502-491-7120.

Saturday, May 8

  • 9:00 am - 35/55 mi. #3. Methodist Church, Paoli, IN. RC: Jay Palmer, 502-267-9175.

Sunday, May 9

  • 8:00 am - “Honest Abe” Century. 30/60/100 mi. #2/#3. Iroquois Park. Ride to Lincoln’s Boyhood Home. An ideal “first” century – our flattest. Century riders should have riden one 60-mile ride this year. RC: Adrian Freund, 502-231-1083.

Monday, May 10

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Think you know all there is to riding a bike? You may be surprised! Come learn basic skills every rider should know. For more info, contact Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406.

Tuesday, May 11

  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3. Iroquois Park. RC: John Larson, 502-245-2374.

Wednesday, May 12

  • 8:00 am - 25/40 mi. #3. K-Mart, New Cut Road & Outer Loop. RC: John Larson, 502-245-2374.
  • 5:45 pm - Oates Flag Time Trial. 10 mi. Floyd’s Fork Park. Sponsored by Oates Flag. Everyone is welcome. What’s your personal best? Ribbons (and prizes to licensed racers) given to the top three times in each category. Fee and helmets required. For more info contact: Anne Huntington, 502-332-6650.

Thursday, May 13

Saturday, May 15

  • 9:00 am - 20/40/60 mi. #2/#3. Sam’s Club, Bluegrass Pkwy at Blankenbaker Rd. RC: Scott Anderson, 502-244-9710
  • 7:30 am - Tour de Heart. Pre-registration required, due by May 7th. For more information call 502-587-8641.

Sunday, May 16

  • 9:00 am - 15/30/60 mi. #2/#3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jim McDonald, 502-244-0931.

Monday, May 17

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Think you know all there is to riding a bike? You may be surprised! Come learn basic skills every rider should know. For more info, contact Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406.

Tuesday, May 18

Wednesday, May 19

  • 9:00 am - 20/40 mi. #3. Mike Linnig’s Restaurant. RC: Sonny Neurath, 502-893-2306.
  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #3/#3. Long Run Park, near Flat Rock Road entrance. RC: Jim McDonald, 502-244-0931.

Thursday, May 20

  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3. Vettiner Park. RC: Paul Battle, 502-459-6973.

Saturday, May 22

  • 8:00 am - 35/70/100 mi. #3/#4. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Greg Beachy, 502-491-9241.
  • 5:00 pm - Advocacy Meeting. Call Adrian Freund for details, 502-231-1083.

Sunday, May 23

Monday, May 24

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Think you know all there is to riding a bike? You may be surprised! Come learn basic skills every rider should know. For more info, contact Glenn Todd, 502-897-5406.

Tuesday, May 25

  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3. McNeely Lake Park. RC: Adrian Freund, 502-231-1083.

Wednesday, May 26

  • 8:00 am - 30/60 mi. #3. Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Alison Ewart, 502-584-4222.
  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Bob Horner, 502-228-4777.

Thursday, May 27

  • 6:30 pm - 15/30 mi. #2/#3. Sam’s Club, Bluegrass Pkwy at Blankenbaker Rd. RC: Michele Miller, 502-893-5941.

Saturday, May 29

  • 8:30 am - 30/70 mi. #3. Long Run Park, near Flat Rock Road entrance. RC: Jane Ann Tyler, 502-897-3786.
  • 8:00 am - Horsey Hundred. Fee ride. Leaves from Georgetown College. For more info call Steve Engh, 502-423-1410.
  • 6:30 pm - Potluck Dinner and Farewell Party - Come join us in saying so long to Don & Mary Margaret Williams and wish them luck in their new home in Utah. The party is at Duc & Paula Do’s home in St. Matthews. RSVP to 502-893-8780.

Sunday, May 30

  • 7:30 am - “A Capitol Ride” 25/50/112 mi. #3/#4. Long Run Park – near Flat Rock Road entrance. Ride to Frankfort and back. RC: Adrian Freund, 502-231-1083.

Monday, May 31

  • Memorial Day - No Bike Handling Class!


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