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July 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.


Saturday, July 1

Sunday, July 2

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

Monday, July 3

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

Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day

Wednesday, July 5

  • 8:00 am, 30/35 mi. #3. 102 Pope St. RC: Emily Boone, 585-3430.
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Sam's Club on Blankenbaker Lane. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.

Thursday, July 6

Saturday, July 8

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Rooster Run Ride. Iroquois Park. RC: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 9:00 am, Turtle Ride. Meet at Willis Ave. and Cannons Lane. 8 miles - flat. RC: Joe Ward, 582-4669 (w), 897-7819(h).

Sunday, July 9

  • 2:00 pm, 14 mi. #1. Family Fun Ride. Meet at the Belle of Louisville. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.
  • 4:00 pm, 24 mi. #2. Pavé Ride. Meet near the Belle of Louisville. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Monday, July 10

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

Tuesday, July 11

Wednesday, July 12

  • 9:00 am, 40 mi. #3. Edwardsville Park, IN. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.
  • 6:15 pm, 35 mi. #3. Modified Handy Andy. Meet at the New Albany Holiday Inn Overflow Lot. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973.
  • 6:30 pm, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. Meet at Prospect Point Shopping Center. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.
  • 6:30 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.

Thursday, July 13

  • 6:30 pm, 7.5 mi. #3++ (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails. Hwy 22, 4 miles east of Gene Snyder Freeway. RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212.
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Ian Schill, 412-7292.

Friday, July 14

  • 8:30 pm, 12 mi. #1. Moonlight Ride on the Riverwalk. Meet by the Belle of Louisville. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.

Saturday, July 15

  • 9:00 am, 33/63 mi. #3. Tour of Southeast Shelby County. Take I-64 to exit #35, go N 1.9 miles on Hwy 53, turn left into the shopping center - ~100 yards before intersection with US 60. Meet in parking lot behind McDonald's. RC: Scott Majors, 648-9350, 893-1768.
  • 1:00 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Oldham County Days Ride. Meet in Walsh Park - 4th Ave in LaGrange. RC: Ed Akers, 426-3390.

Sunday, July 16

  • 3:00 pm, General Membership Meeting. Broadway Baptist Church. Ride immediately after the meeting (~4:30 pm - 15/25 miles). Call Earl Jones for information, 895-4850.
  • 4:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Immediately after the General Membership Meeting. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.

Monday, July 17

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

Tuesday, July 18

Wednesday, July 19

  • 8:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.
  • 6:00 pm, 10/30/45 mi. #2. Zoo Ride. Louisville Zoo, Trevillian Way. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670.

Thursday, July 20

Saturday, July 22

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973.
  • 9:00 am, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. First parking lot east of Riverfront Park playground. RC: Joe Ward, 897-7819(h) or 582-4669(w).

Sunday, July 23

  • 10:00 am, 15/30/60 mi. #2/3/3. LaGrange Town Square. RC: Jim Preston, 339-1637.

Monday, July 24

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

Tuesday, July 25

Wednesday, July 26

  • 8:00 am, 36 mi. #3. Triathlon (Bike, Eat, Swim). 2609 Cave Spring Pl. RC: John Larson, 245-2374.
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Scott Majors, 648-9350, 893-1768.

Thursday, July 27

  • 6:30 pm, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. Sam's Club on Blankenbake Ln. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.
  • 6:30 pm, 7.5 mi. #3++ (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails. Hwy 22, 4 miles east of Gene Snyder Freeway. RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212.

Saturday, July 29

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 4:00 pm, Ride Captain Training. St Matthews United Methodist Church on Browns Lane - Room 107. Call Jim McDonald to confirm time and location, 244-0931.

Sunday, July 30

  • 8:00 am, 15/30/60 mi. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670.
  • 2:00 pm, 14 mi. #1. Family Fun Ride. Meet at the Belle of Louisville. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.
  • 4:30 pm, September/October Touring and Ride Scheduling Meeting. Meet at That's-A-Wrap in St Matthews. Contact Jim McDonald for more information, 244-0931.

Monday, July 31

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


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