October 2008 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.


Wednesday, October 1st – Sunset 7:25pm

9:30 am

25/50mi. #2 Newcut Rd. & Outer Loop "Bernheim Ramble". RC: Sonny Neurath 893-2306

5:45 pm

17/22mi. #3. Weeble, Wobble, Wibble. E.P Tom Sawyer Park. RC: David King 500-7351.

5:45 pm

25 mi. #2+. Retro Wed nite ride from Burdorf's in St.Matthews. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Thursday, October 2nd – Sunset 7:24pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

9:30 am

50 mi. #3. Shelbyville Kroger. Take I-64 East to exit 35, then left on KY 53. Cross US 60 and Kroger is on your left. Park near the gas station. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

10:00 am

50 mi. #3 Louisville Loop 50, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop with a lunch stop. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040, murphco@insightbb.com.

7:00 pm

25 miles #3. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Lights, front and rear, required. RC: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Friday, October 3rd – Sunset 7:22pm

6:00 pm

15 mi #2. Weekend Tune-Up and Fun Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Saturday, October 4th – Sunrise 7:42 am

8:00 am

100 mi. #3. Tour De Green. St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

9:00 am

17/35 mi. #1/#2. Slow and Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: George Cooper 499-1652.

3:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Boxer Shorts Ride! Thurman-Hutchins Park. Back by no demand at all! Wear your best, brightest, tackiest, boxer shorts (over your cycling shorts, please!) Win the almost famous, nearly coveted trophy and other prizes for best shorts. RC: Martin Kaelin 727-1195, Leslie Kaelin 767-5665.

 

 

Sunday, October 5th – Sunrise 7:43am

8:00 am

100 mi. #4. General Butler's Assault Mad Dog Century [TMD Stage 19]. Westport Park. 3017 at www.kybikerides.org. Scenic, challenging century traveling the eastern side of the KY River. Lunch in Carrollton. RC: Larry Preble, 222-7551.

8:45 am

25 mi. #2+. Indian Hills Ride. Highlands at Dundee and Bardstown Road around Heine Brothers', Breadworks, Twig and Leaf. Limited Parking. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

9:00 am

20 mi. #3. Waverly Park mountain bike ride. Meet in parking lot by play ground. RC: Barry Luckett 810-0157.

2:00 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Connie Guild, 502-608-7758.

3:00 pm

30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

 

 

Monday, October 6th – Sunset 7:18pm

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

 

 

Tuesday, October 7th – Sunset 7:16pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

8:30 am

43/70 mi. #3+. Fall in the Bluegrass. Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Frankfort; I-64 East; exit 53B to US 127 North; turn right at the 2nd light on to KY 676; turn right on to HW 1784 (Coffee Tree Road); Vietnam Memorial parking lot on the right; RC: Michael Crawford; cell# 314.9977

5:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: Dick Rauh, 896-1290.

 

 

Wednesday, October 8th – Sunset 7:15pm

9:30 am

25/50mi. #3. Love's Travel Plaza, Memphis, IN. RC: AB Sandefur 425-9463.

4:00 pm

30 mi. #3. Ride start at Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN. RC: Melissa “Puddle” Hall, (812) 752-3973. lissah45@yahoo.com

6:00 pm

25 mi. #2+. Retro Wed nite ride from Burdorf's in St.Matthews. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Thursday, October 9th – Sunset 7:13pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

10:00 am

50 mi. #3. Louisville Loop 50, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop with a lunch stop. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040, murphco@insightbb.com

10:00 am

60 mi #3. Shelbyville Kroger. Take 1-64E to exit 35, left on KY 53, cross US 60 and Kroger is on your left. Please gather near the Kroger gas station & KFC. RC: Marcie Klus, makbike08@insightbb.com, 682-3358.

7:00 pm

25 miles #3. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Lights, front and rear, required. RC: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Friday, October 10th – Sunset 7:12pm

6:00 pm

15 mi #2. Weekend Tune-Up and Fun Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Saturday, October 11th – Sunrise 7:48pm

8:00 am

100 mi. #3+. Raid on Bagdad. Long Run Park, RC: Bill Pustow 777-2847.

9:00 am

17/35 mi. #1/#2. Slow and Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Joe Thomas 447-2318.

9:30 am

20/40 mi credit #4. Mountain bike ride at Otter Creek Park with either one or two loops of the blue trail. Mountain bike experience required as the course is extremely technical. Meet at the Nature Center. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

 

 

Sunday, October 12th – Sunrise 7:49pm

6:45 am

146 mi. #3. Leaf Festival Ride Century+. Ride starts at Clark State Forestry. Lights required. Will meet with 70 miler group below and then ride back to the forestry. RC: Melissa “Puddle” Hall 812-752-3873 lissah45@yahoo.com.

8:00 am

30/72 mi. #3. Leaf Festival Ride. Visit beautiful Nashville, Indiana during the Leaf Festival! Meet at Mid City Mall at 8:00 a.m. to carpool/caravan to Brownstown, Indiana. Ride starts at the Courthouse in Brownstown at 9:30 a.m. (Louisville time). Meet us there if you don't want to carpool/caravan. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

8:45 am

25 mi. #2+. Indian Hills Ride. Highlands at Dundee and Bardstown Road around Heine Brothers', Breadworks, Twig and Leaf. Limited Parking. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

9:00 am

17mi. #1. Family-Friendly Ride -Ohio River Levee Trail. Great ride for the whole family. This ride is go at your own pace. Start at Farnsley-Moreman parking lot. RC: David Klein & Doug Klein, 724-1819.

2:00 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248.

3:00 pm

30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

 

 

Monday, October 13th – Sunset 7:07pm

4:15 pm

25 mi. 2. East Middle School, 600 Rocket Lane, Shelbyville, KY. Take 64 E to exit 35, left on 53, right on 60, left on Rocket Lane (traffic light) and left into school parking lot. East Middle School is the last school on Rocket Lane. Please do not arrive before 4:00 p.m. as the parking lot will be closed until all buses and cars have departed. RC: Marcie Klus, makbike08@insightbb.com 502-682-3358.

5:45 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

 

 

Tuesday, October 14th – Sunset 7:06pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

10:00 am

48 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

5:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: Dick Rauh, 896-1290.

 

 

Wednesday, October 15th – Sunset 7:04pm

9:30 am

40mi.#3 Edwardsville, IN. RC: Sonny Neurath 893-2306.

4:00 pm

30 mi. #3. Ride start at Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN. RC: Melissa “Puddle” Hall, (812) 752-3973. lissah45@yahoo.com.

5:45 pm

17/25 mi. #3. Mike Linnig's. RC: Dave King, 500-7351.

6:00 pm

25 mi. #2+. Retro Wed nite ride from Burdorf's in St.Matthews. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Thursday, October 16 th – Sunset 7:03pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

9:30 am

50 mi. #3. Shelbyville Kroger. Take I-64 East to exit 35, then left on KY 53. Cross US 60 and Kroger is on your left. Park near the gas station. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

10:00 am

50 mi. #3. Louisville Loop 50. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop with a lunch stop. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040, murphco@insightbb.com

7:00 pm

25 miles #3. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Lights, front and rear, required. RCs: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Friday, October 17th – Sunset 7:02pm

6:00 pm

15 mi #2. Weekend Tune-Up and Fun Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Saturday, October 18th – Sunrise 7:55pm

8:00 am

50 mi. #3. Hilly Hundred. Central Indiana Bicycling Association's classic event! Ellettsville, Ind. Registration fee required at www.hillyhundred.org. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs 243-9318.

8:00 am

100 mi. #4+. Pam Anderson Century. Are YOU brave enough the day before the killer? Double Dog Dare. Ride start at Shelbyville behind McDonalds. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, (812) 752-3973. lissah45@yahoo.com

10:00 am

17/35 mi. #1/#2. Slow and Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Laura Trachtenberg, 905-1365.

 

 

Sunday, October 19th – Sunrise 7:56am

8:00 am

110 mi. #4+. The Original Crestwood Killer. Crestwood Station Shopping Center, RC: Bill Pustow, 777-2847.

8:00 am

50 mi. #3. Hilly Hundred. Central Indiana Bicycling Association's classic event! Ellettsville, Ind. Registration fee required at www.hillyhundred.org. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs 243-9318 or cell 500-4671

8:45 am

25 mi. #2+. Indian Hills Ride. Highlands at Dundee and Bardstown Road around Heine Brothers', Breadworks, Twig and Leaf. Limited Parking. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

9:00 am

20 mi. #3. Waverly Park mountain bike ride. Meet in parking lot by play ground. RC: Barry Luckett 810-0157.

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.

 

 

Monday, October 20th – Sunset 6:58pm

4:15 pm

25 mi. 2. East Middle School, 600 Rocket Lane, Shelbyville, KY. Take 64 E to exit 35, left on 53, right on 60, left on Rocket Lane (traffic light) and left into school parking lot. East Middle School is the last school on Rocket Lane. Please do not arrive before 4:00 p.m. as the parking lot will be closed until all buses and cars have departed. RC: Marcie Klus, makbike08@insightbb.com 502-682-3358.

5:45 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

7:30 pm

Touring Committee Meeting. Joe’s Older Than Dirt, 8131 New LaGrange Road, Lyndon

 

 

Tuesday, October 21st – Sunset 6:56pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

10:00 am

47 mi. #3. Floyds Fork Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

5:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: AB Sandefur 425-9463.

 

 

Wednesday, October 22nd – Sunset 6:55pm

4:00 pm

30 mi. #3. Ride start at Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN. RC: Melissa “Puddle” Hall, (812) 752-3973. lissah45@yahoo.com.

6:00 pm

25 mi. #2+. Retro Wed nite ride from Burdorf's in St.Matthews. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Thursday, October 23rd – Sunset 6:54pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

9:30 am

50 mi. #3. Shelbyville Kroger. Take I-64 East to exit 35, then left on KY 53. Cross US 60 and Kroger is on your left. Park near the gas station. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

10:00 am

50 mi. #3. Louisville Loop 50, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop with a lunch stop. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040, murphco@insightbb.com.

7:00 pm

25 miles #3. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Lights, front and rear, required. RC: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870.

 

 

Friday, October 24th – Sunset 6:52pm

6:00 pm

15 mi #2. Weekend Tune-Up and Fun Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Saturday, October 25th – Sunrise 8:02am

8:00 am

100 miles. 4+. Marengo Mangler. Ride start at Love's Truck Stop, Memphis, IN. A cheeseburger better than Willisburg? You be the judge;-) RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, 812-752-3973, lissah45@yahoo.com.

10:00 am

17/35 mi. #1/#2. Slow and Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Eric Sellers 216-8248.

 

 

Sunday, October 26th – Sunrise 8:03am

8:00 am

100 mi. #4. Vettiner Park. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com.

8:45 am

25 mi. #2+. Indian Hills Ride. Highlands at Dundee and Bardstown Road around Heine Brothers', Breadworks, Twig and Leaf. Limited Parking. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

9:00 am

17mi. #1. Family-Friendly Ride -Ohio River Levee Trail. Great ride for the whole family. This ride is go at your own pace. Start at Farnsley-Moreman parking lot. RC: David Klein & Doug Klein, 724-1819.

9:30 am

20/40 mi (credit) #4. Mountain bike ride at Otter Creek Park with either one or two loops of the blue trail. Mountain bike experience required as the course is extremely technical. Meet at the Nature Center. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

2:00 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Heine Brothers' Coffee on Chenoweth Lane. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463.

3:00 pm

30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. RC: Dick Williams, 426-4844.

 

 

Monday, October 27th – Sunset 6:49pm

4:15 pm

25 mi. 2. East Middle School, 600 Rocket Lane, Shelbyville, KY. Take 64 E to exit 35, left on 53, right on 60, left on Rocket Lane (traffic light) and left into school parking lot. East Middle School is the last school on Rocket Lane. Please do not arrive before 4:00 p.m. as the parking lot will be closed until all buses and cars have departed. RC: Marcie Klus, makbike08@insightbb.com 502-682-3358.

5:45 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201

 

 

Tuesday, October 28 – Sunset 6:48pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

10:00 am

50 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.

5:15 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: AB Sandefur 425-9463.

 

 

Wednesday, October 29 – Sunset 6:46pm

10:00 am

40mi. #3. Graceland Church , New Albany,IN. RC: Alison Ewart 584-4222.

4:00 pm

30 mi. #3. Ride start at Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN. RC: Melissa “Puddle” Hall, (812) 752-3973. lissah45@yahoo.com.

6:00 pm

25 mi. #2+. Retro Wed nite ride from Burdorf's in St.Matthews. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

 

 

Thursday, October 30 – Sunset 6:45pm

5:45 am

25 mi. #3. 3231 Ruckriegel Parkway (Watterson Trail & Ruckriegel Pkwy). Sufficient lights are required. RC: Mike Kamenish  386-0179.

9:30 am

50 mi. #3. Shelbyville Kroger. Take I-64 East to exit 35, then left on KY 53. Cross US 60 and Kroger is on your left. Park near the gas station. RC: Susan Howell, 724-1136.

10:00 am

50 mi. #3. Louisville Loop 50. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop with a lunch stop. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040, murphco@insightbb.com.

6:00 pm

15 mi #2. THURSDAY Tune-Up and Fun Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church. Lights required front and rear. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

7:00 pm

25 miles #3. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Lights, front and rear, required. RC: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Friday, October 31 – Sunset 6:44pm

2:30pm

60 mi. End of touring season celebration. Ride start at Love's Truck Stop, Memphis, IN. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, (812) 752-3973. lissah45@yahoo.com.

 

Out of Town Rides:

8:00 am

60 Mi. #3, Natchez Trace, RC: Bob Schindler 499-1995