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December 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, December 3

  • 2:00 pm, 20 mile. #2+. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. Enjoy some hot chocolate or coffee after the ride. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.
  • 2:00 pm, 6.5 mile, #3++. (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails, KY 22, 4 miles east of I-265. Trail map (72 KB). RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212 and Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Tuesday, December 5

  • 7:00 pm, Trainer Tour, 20-mile credit, #1/#2. This month, we'll work on a good Zone 2 base so we'll be ready for intervals in 2001! Trainers and rollers welcomed! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Rd. RC: Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109, bikecoack@aol.com.

Wednesday, December 6

  • 10:00 am, 30-mile. #3. Arby's in Sellersburg. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.

Saturday, December 9

  • 9:00 am, 9 miles. Turtle Ride. Wheelmen's Bench Ride. Meet at the Courier-Journal Parking Lot, second lot south of Broadway at 6th Street. RC: Joe Ward, 897-7819 (h) 582-4669 (w).
  • 10:00 am, 15/30-mile. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.

Sunday, December 10

  • 10:00 am, Red Baron Ride. Start at Bowman Field. RC: Gil Morris, 239-7921.
  • 2:00 pm, 6.5 mile, #3++. (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails, KY 22, 4 miles east of I-265. Trail map (72 KB). RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212 and Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Tuesday, December 12

  • 7:00 pm, Trainer Tour, 20-mile credit, #1/#2. This month, we'll work on a good Zone 2 base so we'll be ready for intervals in 2001! Trainers and rollers welcomed! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Rd. RC: Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109, bikecoack@aol.com.

Wednesday, December 13

  • 10:00 am, 35 mile. #3. Iroquois Park. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.

Saturday, December 16

  • 10:00 am, 15/30-mile. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Ian Schill, 412-7298.
  • 1:00 pm, Trainer Tour (or if the weather is nice--50 degrees or warmer--20 miler outside #2) 20 mile credit (approx. 1.5-2 hours) Easy ride to a movie! Shed some Holiday pounds! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Rd. RC: Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109, bikecoack@aol.com.
  • 2:00 pm to 6 pm. Wassail Welcome Open House at the Minnette's - 3519 Pirogue Rd, 495-0262. Everyone is welcome to stop by and take a break from the mad rush of last minute shopping.

Sunday, December 17

  • 10:30 am, 15/40 mile. #3. Vettiner Park – Mary Dell Lane. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.
  • 2:00 pm, 6.5 mile, #3++. (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails, KY 22, 4 miles east of I-265. Trail map (72 KB). RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212 and Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Tuesday, December 19

  • 7:00 pm, Trainer Tour, 20-mile credit, #1/#2. This month, we'll work on a good Zone 2 base so we'll be ready for intervals in 2001! Trainers and rollers welcomed! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Rd. RC: Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109, bikecoack@aol.com.

Wednesday, December 20

  • 10:00 am, 25/50 mile. #3. Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

Saturday, December 23

  • 9:00 am, 9 miles. Turtle Ride. Tour of Two Stations. Meet at Pee Wee Reese and Cannon's Lane in Seneca Park. RC: Joe Ward, 897-7819 (h) 582-4669 (w).
  • 7:00 pm, 15 mile. #2. Christmas Lights Ride. Leave from Wheelmen's Bench and ride downtown to see the Christmas lights. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670.

Wednesday, December 27

  • 10:00 am, 25/35 mile. #3. 930 Franklin St. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.

Saturday, December 30

  • 11:00 am, 15/30-mile. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Ave. Ride followed by coffee/hot chocolate at Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

Sunday, December 31

  • 2:00 pm, 6.5 mile, #3++. (30-mile credit). Briar Hill Park Mountain Bike Trails, KY 22, 4 miles east of I-265. Trail map (72 KB). RC: Ken Hoff, 425-3212 and Jim McDonald, 244-0931.

Monday, January 1, 2001

  • 10:00 am, Polar Bear Ride. Start at Highland Cyclery, 1737 Bardstown Rd. Come ring in the new year (the TRUE new millennium!) with all your cold weather cycling friends. RC: Gil Morris, 239-7921.


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