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October 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.


Tuesday, October 1

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175
  • 5:45 pm, 19 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RC: Scott Slusher, 558-9424

Wednesday, October 2

  • 9:00 am, 30/46/60 mi. #3. Crestwood Station. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222
  • 5:45 pm, 11/30 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 245-1349

Thursday, October 3

  • 9:00 am, 60 mi. #3-4. State Library-Archives/Vietnam Memorial in Frankfort. Horse farms & a few hills. From Louisville take I-64 East; take the 2nd Frankfort exit (north) Highway 127; approximately 3/4 of a mile turn right on Highway 676 (East-West Connector); take the first right after crossing the KY River Bridge (Coffee Tree Road); go right into the Library-Archives/Vietnam Memorial parking lot. RC: Michael Crawford, 244-1213
  • 5:45 pm, 20 mi. #3. Prospect Point Shopping Center. RC: Sara Ferebee, 637-1429

Saturday, October 5

  • 9:00 am, 25/52/75 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850 (30). RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175 (52/75)
  • Hilly Hundred Weekend. Bloomington North High School in Bloomington, Ind. For info see their web site at www.hillyhundred.org

Sunday, October 6

  • 9:00 am, 40 mi. #3+. New Cut Rd. and Outer Loop. Jerry's kinder, gentler, 2-hill version. RC: Jerry Gordon, 267-7084
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #2. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Sara Ferebee, 637-1429
  • Hilly Hundred - Day 2 Bloomington North High School in Bloomington, Ind. For info see their web site at www.hillyhundred.org

Monday, October 7

  • 6:00 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RCs: Glenn & Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Tuesday, October 8

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jerry Gordon, 267-7084
  • 5:45 pm, 19 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RC: Pam Davis, 649-4840

Wednesday, October 9

  • 9:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. New Cut & Outer Loop. RC: AB Sandefur, 425 9463
  • 5:45 pm, 10/16/20 mi. #3. Cherokee Park - Lot on Ledges Rd at Lexington Rd. RC: Scott Slusher, 558-9424

Thursday, October 10

  • 5:45 pm, 20 mi. #3. Cookie Ride. E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: Mary Brice, 412-4001

Friday, October 11

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215

Saturday, October 12

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Paul Battle, 459-6973
  • 9:00 am, 15-20 mi. #2 (RIF RAF) Cherokee Park parking lot at Lexington Rd. and Ledges Rd. RC: Karen Jaworski, 244-0144 or kjawor@iglou.com
  • 6:00 pm, Touring Meeting. Macaroni Grill on Hurstbourne Lane. Come join us for appetizers and/or dinner at our last touring meeting! Help put together the November/December ride schedule. For info contact Alan Darby, 895-4904

Sunday, October 13

  • 8:00 am, 30/70 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 9:30 am (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! RC: Tim Chilton, 367-8946
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #2. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463

Monday, October 14

  • 5:45 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RCs: Glenn & Lisa Todd, 897-5406

Tuesday, October 15

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175
  • 5:45 pm, 19 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RC: Bob Shindler, 499-1995

Wednesday, October 16

  • 9:30 am, 20/30/50 mi. #3 Memphis Truck Plaza. RC: Dick Williams, 426 4844
  • 5:45 pm, 10/16/20 mi. #3. Cherokee Park - Lot on Ledges Rd at Lexington Rd. RC: Scott Slusher, 558-9424

Thursday, October 17

  • 5:45 pm, 20 mi. #3. Bike and Swim, Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center, located at 750 Cypress Station Drive (off Bowling Boulevard). This OKHT sponsor is offering free use of their lap pool after the ride, free lockers will also be available. RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.

Friday, October 18

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Middletown Station (former bigg's parking lot). RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215

Saturday, October 19

  • 9:30 am, 42/56 mi. #3. Thurston Hutchins Park (across from Cox's Park). RC: Tim Chilton, 367-8946
  • 10:30 am, 30/40/60 mi. #3/4. Red River Gorge Ride. Meet at the rest stop at the Slade exit (off Mountain Parkway) at 10:30 am. Experience the Nada tunnel and beautiful fall foliage. Picnic at Sky Bridge. New extended route! Ride one day or stay and ride or hike on Sunday. Make your own reservations at either the Red River Inn (877-600-5586) or at the Lil' Abner Motel (606-663-5384). We have a block of rooms reserved at both locations (under Ellen Mueller's name). Please let us know if you plan to go so we know to look for you! RCs: Alan Darby, 895-4904 and Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.

Sunday, October 20

  • 9:00 am, 35 mi. #3. Northeast YMCA. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #2. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Scott Slusher, 558-9424

Monday, October 21

  • 7:00 pm, 20 mi. #2. Harvest Moonlight Ride (lights highly recommended). St Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave. RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850

Tuesday, October 22

  • 8:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Dairy Queen at 3011 Middle Road and Allison Lane in Jeffersonville, Ind. RC: Eddie Doerr, 285-0017
  • 5:45 pm, 19 mi. #3. Cherokee Park, Hogan's Fountain. RC: Rich Kratt, 895-3000

Wednesday, October 23

  • 9:30 am, 35 mi. #3. Iroquois Park. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306
  • 5:45 pm, 14/26 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 245-1349

Thursday, October 24 - Last Evening Ride of the Year!

  • 5:45 pm, 20 mi. #3. Louisville Zoo. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670

Friday, October 25

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Pennie DuBarry, 263-7215

Saturday, October 26 - Daylight Savings Time Ends Tonight

  • 9:00 am, 15-20 mi. #2 (RIF RAF) E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. RC: Karen Jaworski, 244-0144 or kjawor@iglou.com
  • 9:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Milltown Ride. New Albany Holiday Inn Overflow Lot. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904

Sunday, October 27

  • 8:00 am, 100 mi. #4. Mad Dog Fall Colors Century. Meet at My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown. RC: Jim Moore, (270) 789-2581, jmoore@campbellsvil.edu
  • 9:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bob Shindler, 499-1995
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #2. Heine Bros. Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Sara Ferebee, 637-1429

Tuesday, October 29

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175

Wednesday, October 30

  • 10:00 am, 30 mi. #2. Arby's in Sellersburg, Ind. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306

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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