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August 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


Sunday, August 1

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973.

Monday, August 2

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary, 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, 897-5406.

Tuesday, August 3

Wednesday, August 4

Thursday, August 5

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/3. Fruit Ride. Eastern High School – 12400 Old Shelbyville Road, Middletown. RC: Marilee Martin, 423-0600.

Saturday, August 7

Sunday, August 8

Monday, August 9

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary, 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, 897-5406.

Tuesday, August 10

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/3. Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Ed Akers, 426-3391.

Wednesday, August 11

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.
  • 5:45 pm, 10 mi. Floyds Fork Time Trial. 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, 332-6650.

Thursday, August 12

Saturday, August 14

  • 8:00 am, 70 mi. #3+/4. Breakfast at Overlook Inn. Holiday Inn, New Albany – 5th St. and W. Market. RC: Norm & Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.
  • 10:00 am, 35 mi. #3+/4. Corydon Dairy Mart. RC: Norm & Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.

Sunday, August 15

  • 9:00 am, 40/65 mi. #4. Flying J Truck Stop at Exit 43 on I-64, the Waddy-Peytona Exit. No store stops on the 40-mile route so bring lots of water. RC: Jim Moyer, 895-2114.

Monday, August 16

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary, 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, 897-5406.

Tuesday, August 17

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/3. Sam’s Club at Blankenbaker and Bluegrass Pkwy. RC: Greg Beachy, 491-9241.

Wednesday, August 18

  • 9:00 am, 20/40 mi. #3. Mike Linnig’s. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/3. Long Run Park – near Flat Rock Road entrance. RC: Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Thursday, August 19

Saturday, August 21

Sunday, August 22

  • 8:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3/4+. Meet at Taylorsville Lake Dam @ Corps Office. Anderson-Spencer Ramble, with new Lick Skillet extension! Stores are scarce, so travel accordingly! RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Monday, August 23

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary, 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, 897-5406.
  • 6:30 pm, Newsletter Stuffing. Call Norm Minnick to volunteer, 412-4224.

Tuesday, August 24

Wednesday, August 25

  • 8:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. George Rogers Clark Park. RC: Len Ferryman, 634-9007.
  • 6:30 pm, 10/25 mi. #2/3. Tour de Gil. 9014 Waltlee Road. Hot dogs and drinks after the ride! RC: Gil Morris, 239-7921.

Thursday, August 26

Saturday, August 28

  • 8:30 am, 20/40/60 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Ave. Alan & Ellen Birthday Ride (birthday cake after ride). RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904.

Sunday, August 29

Monday, August 30

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Bike Handling Class. St. Matthews Elementary, 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, 897-5406. Special: The last of the Bike Handling Classes. Everyone is invited for a fruit ride. There will also be a special surprise for tonight’s ride.

Tuesday, August 31

  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mile. #2/3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Chris Williams, 231-0526.


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