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September 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


Wednesday, September 1

  • 9:00 am, 47 mi. #2+. Greentree Mall. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.

Thursday, September 2

Saturday, September 4

  • 7:00 am, TOTS (Tour Of Tall Shelby) 30/60/115 mi. #3/#4+. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Dave Runge, 454-7563.
  • 8:00 am, Sleepyhead - 2 x 100 mile FLAT. Silver Creek High School, Sellersburg, Ind. Overnight ride to Franklin, IN, return on Sunday. Roving sag support provided. Call regarding motel for Saturday night. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Sunday, September 5

Tuesday, September 7

Wednesday, September 8

  • 7:30 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. K-Mart – New Cut Road & Outer Loop. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/#3. McNeely Lake Park. RC: Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Thursday, September 9

Saturday, September 11

  • 7:00 am - 9:00 am. 22nd Annual Old Kentucky Home Tour. 15/30/45/60/70/100 mi. #3/#4. Eastern High School. Roving SAG Support and SAG Stops. 45- and 70-mile one-way options to Bardstown - all other routes loop back to Eastern H.S. Registration required - $15 for adults, $12 for children 12 and under. For more information call (502) 329-1848.

Sunday, September 12

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Tuesday, September 14

  • 5:45 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/3. Samís Club at Blankenbaker Rd. and Bluegrass Pkwy. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.

Wednesday, September 15

  • 8:00 am, 30-35 mi. #3. 102 Pope St. RC: Emily Boone, 585-3430.
  • 5:45 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/#3. Long Run Park – near Flat Rock Road entrance. RC: Michele Miller, 893-5941.

Thursday, September 16

Friday, September 17

Saturday, September 18

  • 9:00 am, 33/50 mi. #3/#4+. Fairdale High School. RC: Allen Barnes, 375-2822.

Sunday, September 19

  • 9:00 am, 20/40/70/100 mi. #3/#4. Floyd’s Fork Park. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.
  • 10:00 am, 16/24/34/52 mi. #3. Columbus, IN. JayC Food Mart at Goeller Rd. (1/2 mile west of I-65 on IN 46). Get-together ride with CIBA (Central IN Bicycling Assoc.), come out and wear your club colors. Call Jeff Gray, 317-888-5603.

Tuesday, September 21

Wednesday, September 22

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park – near Flat Rock Road entrance. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.
  • 5:45 pm, 25 mi. #3. Crestwood Station – KY 146 & N. Camden Lane, Crestwood. RC: Jim McDonald, 244-0931.
Friday, September 24
  • 6:30 pm, (A Few Days Past the) Last Day of Summer Party and Potluck Dinner at the Dosí. Get together with your cycling friends to celebrate yet another great summer on the bike(s). RSVP to Duc & Paula Do at 893-8780.

Saturday, September 25

  • 8:00 am, 30 mi. #3. Red River Gorge Bike-n-Hike Weekend. Come for the day or camp with us at Koomer Ridge. RCs: Alan Darby 895-4904 and Ellen Mueller 485-1758. Call for carpool info and start time details.
  • 10:00 am, 20/40 mi. #3. Ton-O-Tandems Ride. Memphis Truck Stop at I-65 exit 16 in Indiana. RC: Ron McKim, 944-2762.

Sunday, September 26

  • 8:00 am, 30 mi. #3. Red River Gorge Bike-n-Hike Weekend. Come for the day or camp with us at Koomer Ridge. RCs: Alan Darby 895-4904 and Ellen Mueller 485-1758. Call for carpool info and start time details.
  • 9:30 am, 10 mi. #1. Architectural Bike Tour. Tour led by historian Tom Owen. Back of Mid-City Mall. RC: Barbara Berman, 454-3452.

Tuesday, September 28

  • 5:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #2/#3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

Wednesday, September 29

  • 8:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. Memphis Truck Plaza (country plaza) in Indiana off I-65N. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.
  • 5:30 pm, 15 mi. #2/#3. Cherokee Park, Hogan’s Fountain. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.


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