April 2009 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, April 1st – Sunset 8:06pm

9:30 am

40mi. #3. Long Run Pk. to "Our Best". RC: Vicky Dobbs 500-4671. (ride canceled if under 40 degrees)

7:00 pm

25 miles #2. Wheeling into the Night – Slow and easy ride from Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park to Iroquois Park and return. Front white head light and rear red (blinky), required. RC: John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Thursday, April 2nd– Sunset 8:07pm

9:30 am

55 mi. #3. W.I.N.G.S. (Westport Incremental New Goals Series). Progressive series of rides designed to bring back fitness for the spring season. WINGS training will make you fly! Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Ride #3018 on www.kybikerides.org RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 724-8477

6:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.

 

 

Friday, April 3rd– Sunset 8:08pm

10:00 am

42 mile #3. South Louisville 42. Iroquois Park to Jefferson Memorial Forest and return. RC's: Andy Murphy, 526-1040 murphco@insightbb.com and John Cummings, 239-0114 or 553-6870.

 

 

Saturday, April 4th – Sunrise 7:23am

8:00 am

Mad Dog Team In Training Series. 85 miles max. #3+. New Middletown,IN Elementary School. Opportunity to mix and match several short to moderate loops that all cloverleaf back thru common starting point to progressively work towards century fitness. Riders may drop on any loop they wish and receive credit for all miles they do ride up to max listed. RCs: Kirk Roggenkamp anchordog@insightbb.com 718-1911 and Cathy Hill 859-509-4425

9:00 am

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

10:30 am

35mi. #3. Tour de Cure & Bike MS Training Ride. Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling – Clarksville, IN. RC: Mark Newbold 812-288-6100

12:00 pm

50 mi. #2. Louisville Loop 50, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop. RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367, cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com . (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

 

 

Sunday, April 5th – Sunrise 7:22am

8:00 am

50/100 mi. #4. General Butler's Assault [TMD Stage #3]. Westport Park. Rides #3017/3009 at www.kybikerides.org. Scenic, challenging century traveling the eastern side of the KY River. Lunch in Carrollton. RC: Larry Preble, 222-7551 Home, 724-8477 Cell.

9:00 am

17/32 mi. #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. Canceled if under 40 degrees. RC: Doug Klein 724-1819.

9:00 am

56/90 mi. #4. Salt of the Earth Ride. Park & Tarc Lot past Kart County. Paraquet Springs Dr. Shepherdsville, KY. RC: Joe Kinsinger 502-889-7145

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, April 6th– Sunset 8:11pm

4:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Ron & Vic Dobbs 500-4671.

6:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). McNeely Lake Park. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

 

 

Tuesday, April 7th– Sunset 8:12pm

11:00 am

32 mi. #3. Long Run Park. (cancelled if under 40 degrees) RC: Jim Tretter 491-7120

6:00 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

Wednesday, April 8th– Sunset 8:13pm

9:30 am

25/50mi. #3. Newcut & Outer Loop. "Bernheim Ramble".  RC: Sonny Neurath, 893-2306.

7:00 pm

25 miles #2. Wheeling into the Night – Slow and easy ride from Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park to Iroquois Park and return. Front white head light and rear red (blinky), required. RC: John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Thursday, April 9th– Sunset 8:14pm

9:30 am

55 mi. #3. W.I.N.G.S. (Westport Incremental New Goals Series). Progressive series of rides designed to bring back fitness for the spring season. WINGS training will make you fly! Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Ride #3007 on www.kybikerides.org RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 724-8477

6:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.

 

 

Friday, April 10th– Sunset 8:15pm

10:00 am

46 mile #3. South Louisville 46. Iroquois Park to Jefferson Memorial Forest and return. RC's: Andy Murphy, 526-1040 murphco@insightbb.com and John Cummings, 239-0114 or 553-6870.

 

 

Saturday, April 11th – Sunrise 7:13am

6:00 am

300K (186 mi). #4. 300K Brevet -Start at Days Inn Hwy 55 Shelbyville. Registration, lights and reflective gear required. For more information see Louisville_Bicycle_Club_Brevet_Series_2009.pdf. These rides do not observe the 15 minute start delay (aka Wheelman Time). Please arrive early to complete the required paperwork and the bicycle/equipment inspection. RC: Steve Rice, 502-494-5288, srice at insightbb.com

8:00 am

Mad Dog Team In Training Series. 100 miles max. #3+. New Middletown,IN Elementary School. Opportunity to mix and match several short to moderate loops that all cloverleaf back thru common starting point to progressively work towards century fitness. Riders may drop on any loop they wish and receive credit for all miles they do ride up to max listed. RCs: Kirk Roggenkamp anchordog@insightbb.com 718-1911 and Cathy Hill 859-509-4425

9:00 am

17/35 mi. #1/#2. Slow and Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Steve Montgomery, 367-7103

 

 

Sunday, April 12th – Sunrise 7:11am Easter Sunday

9:00 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

51 miles #3. Bernheim Ramble - Celebrate Ron's birthday. Tandem and Fixie Friendly, ALL BIKES WELCOME. K-Mart Lot, Newcut Rd. & Outer Loop. RC: Ron & Vic Dobbs 500-4671

9:00 am

46/80 mi. #4. Boston and Bardstown. Park & Tarc Lot past Kart County. Paraquet Springs Dr. Shepherdsville, KY. RC: Joe Kinsinger 502-889-7145

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, April 13th– Sunset 8:18pm

4:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367, cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Ron & Vic Dobbs 500-4671.

6:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). McNeely Lake Park. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

 

 

Tuesday, April 14th– Sunset 8:19pm

11:00 am

40 mi. #3. Floyd Fork Park. (cancelled if under 40 degrees) RC: Jim Tretter 491-7120

6:15 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

Wednesday, April 15th– Sunset 8:19pm

9:30 am

25/50mi. #3. Tom Sawyer Pk. RC: Alison Ewart 584-4222.(ride canceled if under 40 degrees).

7:00 pm

25 miles #2. Wheeling into the Night – Slow and easy ride from Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park to Iroquois Park and return. Front white head light and rear red (blinky), required. RCs: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Thursday, April 16th– Sunset 8:20pm

9:30 am

61 mi. #3. W.I.N.G.S. (Westport Incremental New Goals Series). Progressive series of rides designed to bring back fitness for the spring season. WINGS training will make you fly! Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Ride #3020 on www.kybikerides.org RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 724-8477

6:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.

 

 

Friday, April 17th– Sunset 8:21pm

10:00 am

43 mile #3. South Louisville 43. Iroquois Park to Jefferson Memorial Forest and return. RC's: Andy Murphy, 526-1040 murphco@insightbb.com and John Cummings, 239-0114 or 553-6870.

6:00 pm

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

 

 

Saturday, April 18th – Sunrise 7:03am

8:00 am

50/100 mi. #4. Tour de Bourbon Trail. [TMD stage 4]. Crestwood Station Shopping Center. Hwy 146, Crestwood, Ky. Ride will be posted at kybikerides.org 30 days prior. Lunch at the Labrot and Graham Woodford Reserve distillery. RC: Scott Howes, 445-8201.

8:00 am

12/26/63 mi. #3. Town & Country bike tour, Henderson, KY. Registration required. RC: Joe Kinsinger 502-889-7145

9:00 am

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

 

 

Sunday, April 19th – Sunrise 7:02am

8:00 am

30/60 mi. #3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: David King 500-7351

9:00 am

17/32 mi. #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. Canceled if under 40 degrees. RC: Doug Klein 724-1819.

9:00 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.

2:00 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Baptist East/Milestone Fitness & Wellness Center. 750 Cypress Station Drive. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089

3:00 pm

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

 

 

Monday, April 20th– Sunset 8:24pm

4:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). McNeely Lake Park. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

 

 

Tuesday, April 21st– Sunset 8:25pm

10:00 am

40 mi. #3 Vettiner Park. (cancelled if under 40 degrees) RC: Jim Tretter 491-7120

6:15 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 22nd– Sunset 8:26pm

9:30 am

40mi. #3. Long Run Pk. to Claudia Sanders. RC: AB Sandefur 425-9463. (ride canceled if under 40 degrees.)

4:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:30 pm

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

7:00 pm

25 miles #2. Wheeling into the Night – Slow and easy ride from Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park to Iroquois Park and return. Front white head light and rear red (blinky), required. RCs: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Thursday, April 23rd– Sunset 8:27pm

9:30 am

70 mi. #3. W.I.N.G.S. (Westport Incremental New Goals Series). Progressive series of rides designed to bring back fitness for the spring season. WINGS training will make you fly! Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Ride #3003 on www.kybikerides.org RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 724-8477

6:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.

 

 

Friday, April 24th– Sunset 8:28pm

10:00 am

25 mi.. #3. Tom Sawyer - RC: Terry & Linda Donovan, 254-3968.

10:00 am

55 mile #3. South Louisville 55. Iroquois Park to Levee Trail and return. RC's: Andy Murphy, 526-1040 murphco@insightbb.com and John Cummings, 239-0114 or 553-6870.

 

 

Saturday, April 25th – Sunrise 6:54am

9:00 am

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

9:00 am

60 miles #3. Schimpf's Fixie Sixty. Long Run Park. Ride to Schimpf's Confectionery in Jeffersonville for lunch at the historic candy store, soda fountain and candy museum! Bring a lock for your bike during lunch. RC: Steve Rice, 494-5288.

12:00 pm

45 mi. #2. Louisville Loop 50, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen House and back via The Loop. RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367, cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com . (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

 

 

Sunday, April 26th– Sunrise 6:52am

9:00 am

17/32 mi. #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. Canceled if under 40 degrees. RC: Doug Klein 724-1819.

9:00 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.

9:30 am

40mi. #3. Tour de Cure & Bike MS Training Ride. Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling – Middletown. RC: Paul Baldwin 502-245-1955

2:00 pm

7/15/25 mi. #3. LBC Kentucky Derby Festival Bike Ride in partnership with Brain Injury Association of Kentucky. Wear your Pegasus Pin. Waterfront Park. Volunteers Needed. RC: Earl Jones, 287-7770

 

 

Monday, April 27th– Sunset 8:31pm

4:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church, RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF).  McNeely Lake Park. RC: Scott Howes 445-8201.

 

 

Tuesday, April 28th– Sunset 8:32pm

10:00 am

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

6:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. St. Matthews Tuesday Night Ride. Burdorf Galleries parking lot (former Bacon's parking lot) RC: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

Wednesday, April 29th– Sunset 8:33pm

9:00 am

20/30/50mi. #3. Love's Truck Plaza, Memphis, IN. RC: Dick Williams 426-4844.

4:00 pm

15 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367 cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com (ride canceled if under 32 degrees.)

6:15 pm

10/17/25mi. #3+. Bluegrass Bicycle/Crestwood Station Shopping Center. Hwy 146. Crestwood, KY. RC: Kevin Jones, 502-599-1981

7:00 pm

25 miles #2. Wheeling into the Night – Slow and easy ride from Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park to Iroquois Park and return. Front white head light and rear red (blinky), required. RCs: Eric Sellers 502-216-8248 and John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870

 

 

Thursday, April 30th– Sunset 8:34pm

9:30 am

70 mi. #3. W.I.N.G.S. (Westport Incremental New Goals Series). Progressive series of rides designed to bring back fitness for the spring season. WINGS training will make you fly! Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Ride #3002 on www.kybikerides.org RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 724-8477

6:30 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.