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October 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 October 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.


Monday, October 1

  • 7:00 pm, 20 mi. #3. Harvest Moonlight Ride (lights strongly encouraged). St Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850

Tuesday, October 2

Wednesday, October 3

  • 9:00 am, 20/30/50 mi. #3. Memphis (Ind.) Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844
  • 5:45 pm, 15/20 mi. #1/#3. Blues and Bicycles. Meet at Stevie Ray's on Main Street. Ride and stay for the blues, bicycle apparel welcome. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017

Thursday, October 4

Saturday, October 6

  • 9:00 am, 35/55/70 mi. #3/3/4. Shepherdsville Shopping Center. RCs: Joe Kinsinger, 543-1625 and Steve Sarson, 499-7089
  • 6:00 pm, Touring Meeting. Meeting and dinner at Rafferty's on Breckenridge and Dutchmans Lanes. Help us keep the November/December ride schedule full of fun and interesting rides so we can burn off those holiday calories!

Sunday, October 7

  • 10:00 am, Harvest Homecoming Bicycle Tour. 22/33/47/64-mile routes. Early registration until 9/26. Day of ride registration from 7:30 to 9:00 am at Floyd Central High School. For info contact the Southern Indiana Wheelmen at 812-948-2453.
  • 10:00 am, 10-mile Mountain Bike Ride (30-mile credit). Otter Creek Park. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670
  • 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, October 8

  • 6:15 pm, 15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Tuesday, October 9

Wednesday, October 10

Thursday, October 11

Saturday, October 13

  • 8:15 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park. Mad Dog Century. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083.
  • 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

Sunday, October 14

  • 8:00 am, 75 mi. #3. Leaf Festival Ride. Meet at Mid-City Mall at 8:00 am (Louisville time) to carpool/caravan to Brownstown, Ind. The ride will start at the Courthouse in Brownstown at 9:30am (Louisville time). Meet us there if you don't want to carpool/caravan. Ride from Brownstown to Nashville and back. Enjoy the fall foliage and the roasted corn! SAG support provided. RC: Gil Morris, 458-7832.

Monday, October 15

  • 5:45 pm, 15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670

Tuesday, October 16

Wednesday, October 17

  • 8:00 am, 100 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park. RC: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349
  • 9:30 am, 20/40 mi. #3. 3523 Coronado Dr. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463
  • 5:45 pm, 20 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175

Thursday, October 18

  • 5:45 pm, 20 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349

Friday, October 19

  • 8:00 am, 100+ mi. #3. Mad Dog Ride to the Hilly Hundred. Meet at the Second Street Bridge on Main and 2nd Streets. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017

Saturday, October 20

Sunday, October 21

  • Hilly Hundred Weekend, Day 2
  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175
  • 9:30 am, 35 mi. #3. Lanesville/Elizabeth/New Middletown Ride (RAF). Lanesville (Ind.) Community Park. Go north on Park Rd from Hwy 62 in downtown Lanesville, Ind. RC: Marilyn Motsch, 895-5263
  • 10:00 am, 120 mi. #3. Nashville, Ind. Ride home from the Hilly Hundred. We will meet at the Hilly Hundred lunch stop in Nashville, Ind., which is approx. 25 miles into the ride on Sunday. RSVP so we know who to expect for the adventure home. Approximate ride start in Nashville will be 10 am. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017. Rain or shine!
  • 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, October 22

  • 5:45 pm, 15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Tuesday, October 23

Wednesday, October 24

Thursday, October 25

  • 5:45 pm, 15 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Saturday, October 27

  • Great Ghost Rider Ramble. Cincinnati, Oh. For info contact Steve Sarson, 499-7089
  • 8:00 am, 43/80/100 mi. #4. Iron Legs Century in Campbellsville, Ky. We'll tackle 2 of the toughest uphill climbs in central Kentucky, with a number of other "interesting" hills thrown in just for fun. Not for the weak of leg or heart. Meet at Gossser Fine Arts Center parking lot. RC: Jim Moore, (270) 789-2581, jmoore@campbellsvil.edu
  • 8:30 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Middletown Station (park by the former bigg's). RC: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349
  • 10:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Red River Gorge Ride. Meet at the rest stop at the Slade exit at 10:00 am. Experience the tunnel and beautiful fall foliage, picnic at Sky Bridge. New extended route! Ride one day or stay and ride or hike on Sunday. Call Natural Bridge State Resort Park Reservations at 800-325-1710 for info on Lodge rooms and cabins. For camping info, carpool/caravan info, or other info contact RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904 before Friday, 10/26.

Sunday, October 28

  • End of Daylight Saving Time. Don't forget to “fall” back.
  • 10:00 am, 30 mi. #3. Red River Gorge Ride, Day 2. Meet at the rest stop at the Slade exit at 10:00 am for another ride in the Red River Gorge area.
  • 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
  • 9:30 am, 25/45 mi. #3. Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center, located at 750 Cypress Station Drive (off Bowling Boulevard). RC: to be announced

Wednesday, October 31

  • 9:30 am, 40 mile. #3. Edwardsville Park. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306


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