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September 2003 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.


Monday, September 1 - Labor Day

  • 8:00 am, 25/52/75/100 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.

Tuesday, September 2

  • 8:30 pm, 50 mi. #3. Meet at the Arby's in Sellersburg, Ind. RC: Butch Miller, 262-8173.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: johnpaul, 637-1957.

Wednesday, September 3

  • 8:30 am, 40 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Carole Sutton, 893-9216.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/30 mi. #3. Road Kill Ride. Iroquois Park. RC: Tim Chilton, 367-8946.

Thursday, September 4

  • 8:30 am, 50 mi. #3. Holiday Inn in New Albany. RC: Butch Miller, 262-8173.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Jerry Gordon, 267-7084.

Saturday, September 6

  • 7:00 am, 26th Annual Old Kentucky Home Tour. Our premier cycling event! 50/70/100 mi. #3/#3+/#4 routes to Bardstown. Includes USA Cycling-sanctioned, 100-mile time trial! One-day Sunday loop is also available. See www.okht.org if you haven't already registered. Registration from 7:00 to 8:45 am at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. For info contact Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.

Sunday, September 7

Monday, September 8

  • 6:15 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: Bill Rich, 458-0670.

Tuesday, September 9

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: David Wittry, 893-9475.

Wednesday, September 10

  • 8:00 am, 20/30/50 mi. #3. Memphis Travel Plaza, Memphis, Ind. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.
  • 6:15 pm, 20 mi. #2. (RIF RAF) Dinner Ride. Bluegrass Brewing Company, 3929 Shelbyville Rd. RC: Karen Jaworski, 244-0144.

Thursday, September 11

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bob Schindler, 499-1995.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Milestone Fitness and Wellness Center, 750 Cypress Station Drive. Free use of shower and pool after the ride! RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.

Saturday, September 13

  • 8:00 am, 35/62 mi. #3. Bike Trek to Shakertown. Start at Ft. Harrod and overnight in Shakertown. Benefits the American Lung Association. Fund raising required. For information, call the American Lung Association at 502-363-2652 or Dave Runge at 454-7563.
  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #4. Return to Rocky Top. Floyd Central High School. I-64 West to US 150. Turn left onto Old Vincennes Road. RC: Alan Darby, 895-4904.
  • 5:30 pm, 25 mi. #3. Scheller's Fitness and Cycling, 11520 Shelbyville Road. RC: Tom Armstrong, 253-1746 or 245-1955.

Sunday, September 14

  • 8:00 am, 35/55 mi. #3. Bike Trek to Shakertown. Return to Ft. Harrod. For information, call the American Lung Association at 502-363-2652 or Dave Runge at 454-7563.
  • 9:00 am, 56/42 mi. #3+. Ostrich Hill Ride. Thurman-Hutchins Park on River Road. RC: Tim Chilton, 367-8946.
  • 2:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. (RIF RAF). Milestone Fitness and Wellness Center, 750 Cypress Station Drive. Free use of shower and pool after the ride! RC: Mimi Beilman, 636-5392.

Monday, September 15

  • 6:00 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: David Wittry, 893-9475.

Tuesday, September 16

  • 8:30 am, 50 mi. #3. Meet at the Arby's in Sellersburg, Ind. RC: Butch Miller, 262-8173.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: Sara Ferebee, 664-2642.

Wednesday, September 17

  • 9:00 am, 25/50 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. RC: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 6:00 pm, 20 mi. #2. (RIF RAF) E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. RC: Karen Jaworski, 244-0144.

Thursday, September 18

  • 8:30 am, 50 mi. #3. Holiday Inn in New Albany, Ind. RC: Butch Miller, 262-8173.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Boxer Shorts Ride. Tired of wearing basic black? Wear the best pair of undies on the outside and become infamous! E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. RC: Mark "Snake" Atwell, 244-5250.

Saturday, September 20

  • 8:00 am, 30/60/100 mi. #3. Virgin Mad Dog Century. Silver Creek High School in Sellersburg, Ind. The route is designed for first-time century riders. We'll be gentle! RC: Mike Pitt, 454-4559 and Alan Darby, 895-4904.

Sunday, September 21

  • 8:00 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 1:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. (RIF RAF). Earl's Ice Cream Ride. Falls of Ohio Interpretive Center. Earl buys cool treats after the ride! RC: Earl Jones, 895-4850.
  • 2:30 pm, General Membership Meeting. Widow's Walk Ice Cream Shop in Jeffersonville, Ind.

Monday, September 22

  • 6:00 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: David Wittry, 893-9475.

Tuesday, September 23

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: A.B. Sandefur, 425-9463.

Wednesday, September 24

  • 8:30 am, 30/50/60 mi. #3. Crestwood Station Shopping Center. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jerry Gordon, 267-7084.

Thursday, September 25

  • 8:30 am, 30/55 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Bob Schindler, 499-1995.
  • 6:00 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. RC: Sara Ferebee, 664-2642.

Saturday, September 27

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Bluegrass Tour. Vietnam Memorial/State Library Archives parking lot near Frankfort. From Louisville take I-64 East to Exit 53B to US127 N; turn right onto KY 676 (East-West Connector); cross the KY River Bridge and turn right at Coffee Tree Road; proceed to Vietnam Memorial/Library Archives parking lot. RC: Michael Crawford, 244-1213.
  • 9:00 am, 20 mi. #2. (RIF-RAF) Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Karen Jaworski, 244-0144.

Sunday, September 28

  • 7:30 am, 25/40/60 mi. #3/#3+. Harvest Homecoming Bicycle Tour. Pancake breakfast included! Early registration until 9/22. 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.
  • 3:00 pm, 30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. Joint ride with SIW. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

Monday, September 29

  • 6:00 pm, 12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: David Wittry, 893-9475.

Tuesday, September 30

  • 8:30 am, 30/60 mi. #3. Jay's Birthday Ride. Vettiner Park. RC: Jay Palmer, 267-9175.
  • 6:15 pm, 15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: johnpaul, 637-1957.

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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