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May 2000 Rides & Events

Ride difficulty ratings are approximate:
    #1: Family/Beginner Ride
    #2: Mostly flat to rolling, up to 1/3 hills
    #3: Rolling, up to 1/2 hills
    #4: Rolling, mostly hills, some long, steep grades and/or long mileage
    #5: Mostly long, steep hills and/or extremely long mileage.

ANSI- or Snell-approved helmets are required

All rides will begin 15 minutes after the scheduled ride time. All riders are welcome to join us!

All phone numbers are in 502 area code except where noted.


Tuesday, May 2

  • 8:30 am, 25/50/75 mi. #3. 5207 Heather Hill Rd, LaGrange, KY (Heidi's house - call for directions). Bring your trainer/rollers in case of bad weather - we will ride in Heidi's house rain or hail. RC: Eddie Doerr, 353-2136.
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan’s Fountain. RC: Kimble Howard, 459-4892.

Wednesday, May 3

  • 8:30 am, 30/35 mi. #3. Derby Ride. 102 Pope St. RC: Emily Boone, 585-3430.
  • 6:30 pm, 10/25 mi. #2/3. Tour de Gil. 9014 Waltlee Road in Fern Creek. Hot dogs and drinks after the ride! RC: Gil Morris, 239-7921.

Thursday, May 4

Saturday, May 6

Sunday, May 7

  • 10:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Joint Ride with the Bluegrass Cycling Club. Meet at Paul Sawyier Gallery in Frankfort on US 60 east of town, about a mile south (toward Versailles) of I-64 at Exit 58 (only 35 minutes from the Gene Snyder Freeway) RC: Scott Majors, 648-9350.
  • 11:00 am, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. Utica, IN - start at the Falls of the Ohio. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.

Monday, May 8

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Bike Handling Class. Come learn basic riding skills every rider should know followed by a short ride. For more info contact: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.

Tuesday, May 9

Wednesday, May 10

  • 8:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. Ride to Bernheim. K-Mart – New Cut Road & Outer Loop. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.
  • 5:30 pm, Oates Flag Time Trial. Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. Sponsored by Oates Flag. 10 mile out and back course; registration opens at 5:30, closes at 6:15; 6:30 first rider starts. Everyone is welcome. Ribbons (and prizes to licensed racers) given to the top five times in each category (by age in 5 yr increments, USCF licensed and citizen cats). $10 entry fee and helmets required. For more info contact: Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109.

Thursday, May 11

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #2/3. Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Friday, May 12

Saturday, May 13

  • 8:30 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Honest Abe Century. Iroquois Park – Iroquois Amphitheater entrance on New Cut Road. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Sunday, May 14

  • 8:30 am, 25/35/60 mi. #3. Holiday Inn, New Albany Overflow Parking Lot. Additional start at Edwardsville Park (call if interested in this option). RC: Barbara Berman, 454-3452.

National Bike-To-Work Week, May 15-19. Let's make a statement--and a presence--on the streets by riding to work at least one day this week!

Monday, May 15

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Bike Handling Class. Come learn basic riding skills every rider should know followed by a short ride. For more info contact: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.

Tuesday, May 16

  • 8:30 am, 25/50/75 mi. #3. 5207 Heather Hill Rd, LaGrange, KY (Heidi's house - call for directions). Bring your trainer/rollers in case of bad weather - we will ride in Heidi's house rain or hail. RC: Eddie Doerr, 353-2136.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Ed Akers, 426-3390.

Wednesday, May 17

  • 9:00 am, 25/40 mi. #3. Edwardsville Park, IN. RC: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Prospect Point Shopping Center. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973.
  • 6:00 pm, 7.5 mi. #3++ (20 mile credit). Inaugural Ride of the Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails. Hwy 22, 4 miles east of Gene Snyder. Trail map (72 KB). RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212.

Thursday, May 18

Saturday, May 20

  • 8:00 am, 60-100 mi. #3. Floyd Central H.S. to French Lick. Tour 2000. American Heart Assoc. 587-8641. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222. Pre-registration & donation required.
  • 9:00 am, 15/30/60 mi. #3. Chat-N-Nibble. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Jim McDonald, 244-0931.
  • 10:00 am, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.
  • 5:30 pm, 20 mi. #3. Scheller's Fitness & Cycling Parking Lot - 11520 Shelbyville Rd. It's on the bus line, so here's your chance to use TARC's Bikes on Board. RC: Tom Armstrong, 243-9218.

Sunday, May 21

  • 8:00 am, Tour 2000. Return from French Lick. American Heart Assoc. 587-8641. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222. Pre-registration & donation required.
  • 3:00 pm, General Membership Meeting. Broadway Baptist Church. Call Earl Jones for information, 895-4850.
  • 4:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Immediately after the General Membership Meeting. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.

Monday, May 22

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Bike Handling Class. Come learn basic riding skills every rider should know followed by a short ride. For more info contact: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.

Tuesday, May 23

Wednesday, May 24

  • 8:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.
  • 6:30 pm, 10/15 mi. #2. Atherton High School. RC: Mike Goodrow, 452-9236.

Thursday, May 25

Friday, May 26

  • 10:00 am, 35/40/50/62 mi. #3. Holiday Inn, New Albany Overflow Lot. RC: Eddie Doerr, 353-2136.
  • 6:15 pm, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane School. RC: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.

Saturday, May 27

  • 8:00 am, Horsey Hundred. Leaves from Georgetown College - see http://www.bgcycling.org/horsey/ for more information. RC: Steve Engh, 423-1410.
  • 9:00 am, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. Willis Ave. & Cannons Lane. RC: Joe Ward, 897-7819 or 582-4669.
  • 10:00 am, The Bike Yard Sale on The Great Lawn (Waterfront Park, Downtown)--Bring your bike stuff to sell or trade! 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. TARC Bikes-On-Board Demo, LPD Bike Patrol, Giveaways, Mt. Bike 101 classes. Volunteers and participants needed! Sponsored by LBC, KyMBA and BPAC. Contact Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109, bikecoack@aol.com.

Sunday, May 28

  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park off Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Monday, May 29

Tuesday, May 30

Wednesday, May 31

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Vettiner Park off Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 6:00 pm, 7.5 mi. #3++ (20 mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails. Hwy 22, 4 miles east of Gene Snyder. Trail map (72 KB). RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212.


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