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September 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 with the exception that all September evening rides will start promptly at the scheduled time. All riders are welcome to join us!

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

RAF - Look for this 'Recreation and Fitness' notation, which designates rides and events specially screened for clear directions and/or well-marked routes, supportive assistance and instructions, to encourage new riders. For more information, contact Lewis Miller at 897-9198.


Saturday, September 1

  • 7:00 am, 50/100 mi. #3. TOTS, Floyd’s Fork Park. RCs: Joe Ward & Joe Proctor (50-mi.), Dave Runge, 454-7563 (100-mi.)
  • 10:00 am, 10 mi. Mountain Bike Ride (30-mile credit). Otter Creek Park. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670
  • 5:15 pm, 20-25 mi. #3. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Road. RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746

Sunday, September 2

  • 8:00 am, 25/70/100 mi. #3. OKHT Volunteer Appreciation Ride. Everyone is welcome. Wear your favorite OKHT jersey! The 25/70-mi. routes return to E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. The 100-mile route follows the OKHT century to Bardstown and will ride back the next day. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Mike Pitt, 454-4559
  • 2:00 pm, 15 mi. #1. Turtle Ride (RAF). Waterfront Park 'Purple' Parking Lot (where I-65 crosses over River Rd.). RC: Boyd Sigler, 589-1758

Monday, September 3 - LABOR DAY

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175
  • 8:30 am, 55/100 mi. #3. OKHT Volunteer Ride return from Bardstown. Starts at Spalding Hall in Bardstown. RC: Mike Pitt, 454-4559.
  • 7:00 pm, 20 mi. #3. Moonlight Ride - lights strongly encouraged. Mid-City Mall. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850

Tuesday, September 4

Wednesday, September 5

  • 9:00 am, 20/30/50 mi. #3. Memphis (Ind.) Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #2/#3. Blues and Bicycles. Meet at Stevie Ray's Blues Club on Main Street. Ride and stay for the blues, bicycle apparel welcome. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017

Thursday, September 6

  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Middletown Station (park near the former bigg's). RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215

Saturday, September 8

Sunday, September 9

Monday, September 10

  • 6:30 pm, 15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758

Tuesday, September 11

Wednesday, September 12

  • 8:00 am, 100 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349
  • 9:00 am, 40 mi. #3. Edwardsville Park. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jerry Gordon, 267-7084

Thursday, September 13

  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349

Saturday, September 15

  • Bike Trek to Shakertown, to benefit the American Lung Association of Kentucky. For info contact Dave Runge, 454-7563 or Carolyn Embry, 363-2652.
  • 8:15am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. 'New' Honest Abe. Iroquois Park Amphitheater. New route that avoids much of KY 61. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.
  • 5:15 pm, 20-25 mi. #3. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Road. RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746

Sunday, September 16

  • Bike Trek to Shakertown, Day 2
  • 1:00 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. President's Ice Cream Ride (the ice cream is on Earl!), Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850
  • 3:00 pm, General Membership Meeting. Widow's Walk Ice Cream Shop (near Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center)

Monday, September 17

  • Bike Trek to Shakertown, Day 3
  • 6:30 pm, 15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758

Tuesday, September 18

Wednesday, September 19

  • 8:00 am, 100 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349
  • 8:30 am, 31/63 mi. #3. Speed Community Store, Sellersburg, Ind. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222
  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Vettiner Park (the flat route!). RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083

Thursday, September 20

Saturday, September 22

  • 6:30 am, Mad Dog 200, Second St. Bridge at Main St. and Second St. in downtown Louisville. A Big Dog Triple Crown Event and UMCA Hub event, this is the flattest 200-mile ride you can do in the Ohio Valley. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 9:00 am, 35/55/70 mi. #3/3/4. Shepherdsville Shopping Center. RCs: Joe Kinsinger, 543-1625, and Steve Sarson, 499-7089

Sunday, September 23

  • 8:30 am, 35/65 mi. #3+. Lover's Leap Winery Loop. I-64 East, take Waddy/Peytona exit, turn right, park at the truck stop. RC: Michael Crawford, 244-1213
  • 2:00 pm, 12 mi. #1. Turtle Ride (RAF). E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670

Monday, September 24

  • 6:15 pm, 15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RAF). Tandem Night. If you have a tandem, tonight's the night to dust it off and bring it out! St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758

Tuesday, September 25

Wednesday, September 26

Thursday, September 27

Saturday, September 29

  • 7:30 am, 120 mi. #3. Hatmaker's Store at Floyd’s Fork Park. Mad Dog Century Overnight to Mammoth Cave National Park. Overnight at the Mammoth Cave Hotel [make you own reservations (270)758-2225]. Complimentary luggage transport to Mammoth Cave, just bring your bags to the start. No drop policy on all Mad Dog century rides. RC: Michael Pitt, 454-4559, mmspitt@aol.com
  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758
  • 5:15 pm, 20-25 mi. #3. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Road. RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746

Sunday, September 30

  • 7:30 am, 120 miles #3. Mammoth Cave Hotel (Lobby). Day 2, return to Louisville. Don't miss the traditional pecan pancake breakfast at the Cracker Barrel in Cave City, Ky. Any rider who plans on driving down to Mammoth Cave early on Sunday morning and then riding back with the group should let the ride captain know ahead of time. RC: Michael Pitt, 454-4559, or mmspitt@aol.com
  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3/4. Return to Rocky Top. Floyd Central HS (same as Harvest Homecoming Ride start location). RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904


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