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October 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.


Sunday, October 1

  • 9:00 am, 22/33/47/64 mi. #3. Harvest Homecoming Ride. Floyd Central High School. Take I-64 to Greenville, Ind. exit (Highway 150). At first stop light, turn left onto Old Vincennes Rd. Floyd Central is 1.5 miles on the left. Registration closes 45 minutes before start time. For more information call Bob Peters, 812-948-2453.
  • 2:00 pm, 14 mi. #1. Family Fun Ride. Park on Witherspoon - meet on the Great Lawn. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.

Tuesday, October 3

Wednesday, October 4

  • 9:00 am, 50 mi. #3. Fairdale Community Park. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.
  • 5:45 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.

Thursday, October 5

  • 5:45 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Anchorage Presbyterian Church, 11403 Park Rd. RC: Michael Crawford, 244-1213.

Saturday, October 7

  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 9:00 am, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. Tour of Two Stations. Start at Seneca Park. Visit the sites of two Revolutionary War-era stockades, where Jefferson County's forefathers hid from Indians riled up by the British. RC: Joe Ward, 897-7819.
  • 4:30 pm, November/December Touring and Ride Scheduling Meeting. Meet at That's-A-Wrap in St Matthews. Contact Jim McDonald for more information, 244-0931.

Sunday, October 8

  • 9:00 am, 35/65 mi. #3+. Waddy Truck Stop south of I-64, exit 43. RC: Scott Majors, 893-1768.
  • 2:00 pm, 7.5 mi. #3++ (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails. Hwy 22, 4 miles east of I-265. RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212.

Tuesday, October 10

Wednesday, October 11

Thursday, October 12

Friday, October 13

  • 7:00 pm, 20 mi. #1. Harvest Moonlight Ride. Meet at Mid-City Mall on Bardstown Rd. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.

Saturday, October 14

  • 8:00 am, Hilly Hundred. 40/50-mile routes on Saturday; 30/50-mile on Sunday, staggered start from Bloomington North HS in Bloomington, Ind. Registration required, call 317-767-7765 for more information. See Jim McDonald for LBC credit.
  • 9:00 am, 20/40/77 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park – South Pope Lick Road and Old Taylorsville Road. Ride as many hills on the 77-mile route as those riding the entire 100 miles of the Hilly Hundred! RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710.

Sunday, October 15

  • 9:00 am, 40/80 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Tuesday, October 17

Wednesday, October 18

  • 9:30 am, 35 mi. #3. Iroquois Park. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.
  • 5:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Thursday, October 19

Saturday, October 21

  • 8:00 am, 35/55 mi. #3. Shepherdsville Shopping Center, off KY 44 in Shepherdsville, Ky. RC: Joe Kinsinger, 543-1625.
  • 9:00 am, 10 mi. Turtle Ride. Wheelmen's Bench. Meet at the Courier-Journal Parking lot. RC: Joe Ward, 897-7819.

Sunday, October 22

  • 8:00 am, 75 mi. Leaf Festival Ride. Meet at Mid-City Mall at 8 am to carpool/caravan to Brownstown, Ind. Ride starts at 9:30 am in Brownstown. Brownstown to Nashville and back for 75 miles. SAG support provided. RC: Gil Morris, 458-7832.
  • 2:00 pm, 7.5 mi. #3++ (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails. Hwy 22, 4 miles east of I-265. RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212.

Tuesday, October 24

Wednesday, October 25

  • 9:30 am, 40 mi. #3. Edwardsville Park, Edwardsville, Ind. RC: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 5:30 pm, 20 mi. #3. Crestwood Station – KY 146 & N. Camden Lane, Crestwood. RC: Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Thursday, October 26

  • 5:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Louisville Zoo. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670.

Friday, October 27

  • 5:45 pm, Adopt-A-Highway Clean-up. Meet at junction of Covered Bridge Rd. and Sleepy Hollow Rd. Dinner afterward at Café Jopa. For more info contact: Barbara Berman, 454-3452.

Saturday, October 28

  • 8:30 am, 18/53/62/100 mi. #3. Great Ghost Rider Ramble, Cincinnati, Oh. LBC contact: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.
  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Sunday, October 29

  • 10:30 am, 30 mi. #3. Halloween Ride. Long Run Park. The best costume wins a ghoulish surprise - being dressed as a biker doesn't count! Enjoy apple cider and cookies after the ride. RC: Jim McDonald, 244-0931.
  • 2:00 pm, 14 mi. #1. Family Fun Ride. Park on Witherspoon - meet on the Great Lawn. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.


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