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January 2006 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.


Sunday, January 1 New Year's Day

  • 2:00 pm - Gil Morris Polar Bear Ride and Potluck. (RIF-RAF) Help us ring in the New Year! Ride mileage will depend on the weather potluck lunch will not! After the ride, chili and drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish or dessert. St. Paul Methodist Church. 2000 Douglass Blvd. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463.
  • 3:00 pm - Third Annual New Year's Day Swap Meet. Go down into the cellar and dig out some of those old bike components that you don't need and trade them in for something you can use. St. Paul Methodist Church, 2000 Douglass Boulevard.
  • 3:30 pm - General Membership Meeting following lunch. St. Paul Methodist Church.

Monday, January 2

  • 4:00 pm - 12 mi. #2. Chilly Recovery Ride. Will cancel if there is precipitation and/or slippery roads. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: Dick Krakowski, 637-3172.

Tuesday, January 3

  • 11:00 am - 33 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463.

Wednesday, January 4

  • 10:00 am - 25 mi. #3. Riverwalk (930 Franklin St.) Cancelled if under 40. RC: Alison Ewart, 584-4222.

Thursday, January 5

  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Steve Anderson, 523-8592.

Friday, January 6

  • 9:30 am - 30 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 777-2847.

Sunday, January 8

  • 8:00 am - 100 mi. #3+. Grasshopper Century. Floyd's Fork Park. RC: Dick Krakowski, 637-3172.
  • 2:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Connie Guild, 608-7758.
  • 3:00 pm - 30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

Tuesday, January 10

  • 11:00 am - 30 mi #3. Vettiner Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463.

Wednesday, January 11

  • 10:00 am - 35 mi. #3. Iroquois Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.

Thursday, January 12

  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Steve Anderson, 523-8592.

Friday, January 13

  • 9:30 am - 30 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 777-2847.

Sunday, January 15

  • 8:00 am - 100 mi. #3. Mad Dog Fifth Anniversary Century (TMD Stage #3). Boston Elementary, 295 Petersburg Rd in Boston, Ky. RC: Chad Green, 291-9979.
  • 2:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Jim Preston, 339-1637.
  • 3:00 pm - 30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

  • 10:00 am - 35 mi. #3. Iroquois Park. RC: Chad Green, 291-9979.

Tuesday, January 17

  • 11:00 am - 33 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Stewart Prather, 895-9094.

Wednesday, January 18

  • 10:00 am - 40 mi. #3. Long Run Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463.

Thursday, January 19

  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Steve Anderson, 523-8592.

Friday, January 20

  • 9:30 am - 30 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 777-2847.

Saturday, January 21

  • 10:00 am - 25/50 mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. Cancelled if below 32. RC: Barry Luckett, 810-0157.

Sunday, January 22

  • 2:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Stewart Prather, 895-9094.
  • 3:00 pm - 30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.
  • 4:00 pm - Touring Committee Meeting. Help with the March/April Touring Schedule and discuss the 2006 Touring program. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane.

Monday, January 23

  • 4:00 pm - 12 mi. #2. Chilly Recovery Ride. Will cancel if there is precipitation and/or slippery roads. St. Matthews Baptist Church on Grandview Avenue. RC: Dick Krakowski, 637-3172.

Tuesday, January 24

  • 11:00 am - 30 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Pam Davis, 649-4840.

Wednesday, January 25

  • 10:00 am - 30/60 mi. #3 E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

Thursday, January 26

  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Steve Anderson, 523-8592.

Friday, January 27

  • 9:30 am - 30 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Bill Pustow, 777-2847.

Saturday, January 28

  • 9:00 am - 25/50 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. Cancelled if below 10. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.

Sunday, January 29 Lunar New Year

  • 8:00 am - 55/100 mi #3/3+. Little Twirl and Livonia thru Hardinsburg, Finley Fire House, Scottsburg, Ind. RC: Melissa Hall, 812-752-3973.
  • 2:00 pm - 15/25 mi. #3. (RIF-RAF) Baptist East/Milestone Fitness & Wellness Center. 750 Cypress Station Drive. Free use of shower and pool after the ride! RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089.
  • 3:00 pm - 30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

Tuesday, January 31

  • 11:00 am - 33-mi. #3. Floyd's Fork Park. Cancelled if under 40. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
  • 7:00 pm - Trainer Tour (20-mi. credit). Bring your bike and trainer (or rollers for you pros!) and enjoy some wintertime indoor training with fellow cyclists. Cyclists of all levels can benefit! Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. $1/night or $10/year fee required. RC: Stewart Prather, 895-9094.

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 or macbeast@earthlink.net.


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