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June 2001 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.

CPSC- 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, June 2

  • 8:30 am, 32/62 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089
  • 8:15 am, 10/15/38/66 mi. Mammoth Cave Bicycle Tour, sponsored by the Bowling Green League of Cyclists. Fee ride $8 before May 10, $12 after. Ride starts at Oakland Elementary School, Oakland, Ky. For info contact John Geier, (270) 781-0179 (after 7 pm) or Bobby Webb, (270) 843-9529 or bobby.webb@home.com.
  • 8:15 am, Mad Dog Double Metric Century, Oakland, Ky. This will be the 66-mile Mammoth Cave Tour done twice. The second lap is not connected with the official Mammoth Cave Tour. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017

Sunday, June 3

  • 8:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Clay Mutiny Ride. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 245-1349
  • 2:00 pm, 15 mi. #1. Turtle Ride. Waterfront Park Parking Lot P (where I-65 crosses over River Rd). RC: Boyd Sigler, 589-1758

Monday, June 4

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topic is Tire Changing. Followed by a short 8- to 10-mile ride. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:30 pm, 15-20 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Tuesday, June 5

Wednesday, June 6

Thursday, June 7

Saturday, June 9

  • 8:30 am, 27/63/100 mi. #3. Green River Century. Gosser Fine Arts Center, Campbellsville University. Special Campbellsville, Ky, edition of the Mad Dog Century series. New route on picturesque country roads in and around Green River Reservoir (laid out by Jim Moore in Campbellsville). RC: Michael Pitt, 454-4559
  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Ellen Mueller, 261-4271
  • 3:00 pm, Touring Committee Meeting at Heine Brothers Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. Contact Alan Darby, 895-4904, for more information
  • 5:15 pm, 20/25 mi. #3+. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Rd, Middletown. RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746 / 245-1955 or bikeolounger@prodigy.net

Sunday, June 10

  • 8:30 am, 25/50 mi. #3. Ride to Claudia Sanders. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850
  • 2:00 pm, 14 mi. #1 Family Fun Ride. Meet at the fountain in Waterfront Park. Park on Witherspoon. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089

Monday, June 11

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topic is Gearing and Shifting. Followed by a short 8- to 10-mile ride. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:30 pm, 15-20 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Tuesday, June 12

Wednesday, June 13

  • 8:00 am, 100 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 245-1349
  • 9:00 am, 40 mi. #3. Edwardsville Park. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224

Thursday, June 14

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3+ 'Up and Over'. Fairdale High School. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083

Friday, June 15

  • 8:00 am, 25 mi. #2+ Louisville Zoo. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670

Saturday, June 16

Sunday, June 17

  • 8:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 245-1349
  • 2:00 pm, 15 mi. #1 Turtle Ride. Waterfront Park Parking Lot P (where I-65 crosses over River Rd) RC: Boyd Sigler, 589-1758

Monday, June 18

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topic is Basic Bike Maintenance. Followed by a short 8- to 10-mile ride. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:30 pm, 15-20 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Tuesday, June 19

Wednesday, June 20

  • 8:00 am, 100 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 245-1349
  • 8:00 am, 40 mi. #3. Greenville (Ind.) Elementary School. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222
  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973

Thursday, June 21

Saturday, June 23

  • 8:00 am, 30/40/60/80/100 mi. #3. Greg White's Green Acres Campout Overnight. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Greg White, 452-2687
    Overnight Riders: 40-mile 1-way route to farm. Add optional 20-mile loop at the farm for 60 miles. Bring food, drinks and camping gear, which will be sagged to the overnight location (or you can go self-contained!). Camp out and ride 40-mile return route on Sunday. Water, restrooms, grill and refrigerator will be at the overnight site.
    One-day riders: 80/100-mile riders can bring lunch to be sagged to the farm, where they can stop and eat, then return (or do the optional 20-mile loop for a century then return). 30-mile riders will do an out and back from the park.
  • 10:00 am, 10 mi. #1. Turtle Ride. Iroquois Park. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670

Sunday, June 24

  • 7:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 2:00 pm, 14 mi. #1 Family Fun Ride. Meet at the fountain in Waterfront Park. Park on Witherspoon. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089

Monday, June 25

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topic is Rock and Hazard Dodging. Followed by a short 8- to 10-mile ride. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:30 pm, 15-20 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Tuesday, June 26

Wednesday, June 27

Thursday, June 28

Saturday, June 30

  • 7:00 am, 150 mi. #4. Son of WACKY, from Otter Creek Park to Franklin, Ky. All-new route for this new incarnation of the cross-state ride. Slightly shorter in distance, but more than makes up for it in hilliness. Ride roads you have never been on before. Start at the Lodge at Otter Creek Park, 25 miles and 30 minutes from I-65 and Snyder Freeway junction. Riders wishing to do the one-day ride must arrange for own transportation back from Franklin. RSVP to the RC for overnight accommodation info. RC: Duc M. Do, 893-8780.
  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973

Sunday, July 1

  • 6:00 am CDT (local time), 150 mi. #4. Son of TACKY. We'll retrace our route to return from Franklin to Otter Creek Park. Riders who wish to ride just the one-day version should contact the RC for information on how to meet at the start in Franklin. RC: Duc M. Do, 893-8780.


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