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June 2002 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 1

  • 8:00 am, 20/40/80 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. Jay's 'Take This Job and Shove It' Retirement Ride to Rooster Run. RC: Jay 'I ain't workin' there no more' Palmer, 267-9175

Sunday, June 2

  • 10:00 am, 42/56 mi. #3. Thurston Hutchins Park (across from Cox's Park). RC: Tim Chilton, 367-8946
  • 10:00 am, 30 mi. #3. Mountain Bike Ride. Mammoth Cave Park (the day after the Mammoth Cave Ride). Meet at the Maple Springs Parking area. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670
  • 6:00 pm, 16 mi. #2. The Cave Hill Cemetery Tour - An LBC Event. Cave Hill Cemetery, Grinstead Dr. entrance. (Enter cemetery at rear entrance on Grinstead Dr., across from Ray Ave., to park your car and meet.) A "first of its kind bicycle ride" in Louisville's historic Cave Hill Cemetery. Enjoy traffic free cycling until sunset, at your own pace or join the RC for a history tour. For more info visit: http://www.johnpaul.com/cavehill/. RC: John Paul, 637-1957

Monday, June 3

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topics are gearing and shifting. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:30 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Ellen Hall, 327-6965

Tuesday, June 4

  • 8:00 am, 40/100 mi. #4. Buckner YMCA. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RCs: Glenn & Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Wednesday, June 5

  • 8:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844
  • 6:30 pm, 12/26 mi. #2/3. Floyds Fork Park. RCs: Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349

Thursday, June 6

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Fruit Ride, E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: Marilee Martin, 423-0600.

Friday, June 7

  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215

Saturday, June 8

  • 8:00 am, 20/40/80 mi. #3/4. Floyds Fork Park. RC: Scott Anderson, 244-9710
  • 8:30 am, 100 mi. #4. Mad Dog Green River Lake Century. Meet at GRL St. Park near Campbellsville, Ky. Picnic after the ride. RC: Jim Moore, (270) 789-2581, jmoore@campbellsvil.edu
  • MS 150 Weekend - Ride to Frankfort and Lexington. Starts at E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. Fundraiser ride. For info contact Phil Patterson, 266-6321
  • Safari Ride. 8, 17, 23, 33, 44, 52, and 62-mile routes. Starts at Eastern High School in Pekin, Ind. Fee required. Contact Tim Maudlin, (812) 967-5082 or www.safaribicycletour.org for more info.
  • 5:15 pm, 20-25 mi. #2/3. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Road RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746 or bikeolounger@prodigy.net

Sunday, June 9

  • 9:00 am, 15/40 mi. #3. Prospect Point Shopping Center. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Pam Davis, 649-4840

Monday, June 10

  • 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. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:30 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RCs: Glenn & Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Tuesday, June 11

  • 8:00 am, 40/100 mi. #4. Buckner YMCA. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RC: Cheryl Brawner, 896-8109

Wednesday, June 12

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #2/3 (RIF RAF). Dinner Ride. BBC Bluegrass Brewing Co., 3929 Shelbyville Rd. Park behind the Burdorf Center off St. Matthews Ave. Stay for dinner after the ride (buy your own dinner). RC: Lewis Miller, 897-9198

Thursday, June 13

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Fruit Ride, E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: Marilee Martin, 423-0600

Saturday, June 15

  • 8:30 am, 25/50 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904
  • 2:00 pm, Touring Meeting. Panera Bread at Dutchmans Lane and Breckinridge Lane. Help us put together the July/August ride schedule.

Sunday, June 16 - Father's Day

  • 8:00 am, 40 mi. #4. K-mart on Outer Loop. #4 means hills! RC: Jerry Gordon, 267-7084
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Ellen Hall, 327-6965

Monday, June 17

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topics are rock dodging and road hazard jumping. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463
  • 6:30 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Ellen Hall, 327-6965

Tuesday, June 18

  • 8:00 am, 40/100 mi. #4. Buckner YMCA. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RCs: Glenn & Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Wednesday, June 19

  • 8:00 am, 20/30/50 mi. #3. Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RCs: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224 (15) & Bill Pustow, 245-1349 (25)

Thursday, June 20

  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. (RIF RAF). Dinner Ride. Heather's on the River (on the Ohio River at the end of Hwy 1793 off Rose Island Rd.). Stay for dinner after the ride. (Buy your own dinner) RC: Don Frey, 292-0502

Friday, June 21

  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Middletown Station (formerly bigg's parking lot). RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215
  • Bike Virginia. June 21 through June 26. Starts in Radford, Va. Registration fee $195 before May 15. Go to www.bikevirginia.org for registration info.

Saturday, June 22

  • 7:00 am, 140 mi. #4. Son of WACKY, from Otter Creek Park to Franklin, Ky. Beautiful, traffic-free route for the second running of the cross-state ride. 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, 70 mi. #3+. New Albany Holiday Inn Overflow Lot. Ride to the Overlook Inn in Leavenworth for breakfast. RC: Norm Minnick, 494-8470
  • 9:30 am, 35 mi. #3. Corydon, parking lot at 337 and W. Poplar, just south of town square. Ride to the Overlook Inn in Leavenworth for breakfast. RC: Norm Minnick, 494-8470
  • 5:15 pm, 20-25 mi. #2/3. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Road, RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746 or bikeolounger@prodigy.net

Sunday, June 23

  • 6:00 am, CDT (local time), 140 mi. #4. Son of TACKY. We'll retrace our route to return from Franklin, Ky., 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
  • 9:30 am, 25/45 mi. #3. E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: Jim Preston, 339-1637
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Sara Ferebee, 637-1429

Monday, June 24

  • 6:30 pm, Bike Handling Class. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. St. Matthews Elementary School, 601 Browns Lane. Tonight's topic is paceline riding. For more info contact A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 7:00 pm, 20 mi. #3. Full Moon Ride (RIF RAF). We'll start a little later than normal-and finish around dusk. Lights optional. St Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850

Tuesday, June 25

  • 8:00 am, 40/100 mi. #4. Buckner YMCA. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RC: Rich Kratt, 895-3020

Wednesday, June 26

  • 8:00 am, 25/45 mi. #3. E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: AB Sandefur, 426-9463
  • 6:30 pm, 15/25 mi. #2/3 (RIF RAF). Dinner Ride. Vivarazzi, 10500 Watterson Trail (at Taylorsville Rd.). Stay for dinner after the ride (buy your own dinner). RC: Lewis Miller, 897-9198

Thursday, June 27

  • 6:30 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Middletown Station parking lot (formerly bigg's). RCs: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224 (15) & Bill & Anong Pustow, 245-1349 (25)

Friday, June 28

  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215

Saturday, June 29

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3/4. Tour de Rocky Top. Floyd Central High School (same as Harvest Homecoming Ride start location). RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Sunday, June 30

  • 8:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Adrian Freund, 231-1083
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Ellen Hall, 327-6965

Special: RIF RAF (Riders into Fitness, Recreation and Fun) Look for this symbol, which identifies rides and events screened to include clear directions and/or well marked routes, and a 'pack at the back' whose goal is to support and encourage each other. Great for newer riders!
Note These may not be easy rides refer to the difficulty ratings (#1, #2, #3, etc). They will be opportunities for improvement, exercise and friendship at a relaxed pace. For more information on this program, contact Lewis Miller at 897-9198.


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