September 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.


Tuesday, September 1st – Sunset 8:12pm

8:30 am

60 mi. #3. Vettiner Park. 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.

6:30 pm

19 mi. #2. Meet at Hogan’s Fountain/Cherokee Park, white headlight and rear read binky lights required. RC: Dianna Decker (850) 415-0755

 

 

Wednesday, September 2nd – Sunset 8:11pm

9:00 am

30/55mi. #3. Tom Sawyer Pk. to "Our Best". RC: Vicky Dobbs 500-4671

6:00 pm

15/20mi. #1/2. Midweek Slow and Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. (20 mile option: Park loop option for those wishing to do a slightly harder ride - hills - GREAT WAY TO TRAIN FOR THE OKHT). RC: Laura Trachtenberg, 905-1365

6:30 pm

26 mi. # 2. Wheeling Into The Night. Front white headlight and rear red (blinky) taillight required. Hogan's Fountain parking lot in Cherokee Park. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248 and John Cummings, 239-0114/553-6870

 

 

Thursday, September 3rd – Sunset 8:09pm

10:00 am

50 mi. #2. Louisville Loop 50. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. RC: Andy Murphy 526-1040

4:00 pm

25 mi. #2. Yellow lot on River Road to Utica, IN and back! Flat to semi-rolling route along scenic Ohio River RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367

6:30 pm

15 mi. #2. Meet at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church parking lot, white headlight and rear read binky lights required. RC: Dianna Decker (850) 415-0755

 

 

Friday, September 4th – Sunset 8:08pm

10:00 am

42mi. #3. South Louisville 42 - (Scotts Gap – Weavers Run) Iroquois Park to Jefferson Memorial Forest and return. RCs: Andy Murphy 502-526-1040, John Cummings 502-239-0114 or 502-553-6870

6:00 pm

12 mi #2. Weekend TuneUp and Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Rick Croslin 502-387-5206.

 

 

Saturday, September 5th – Sunrise 7:16am

8:00 am

100 mi. #3+. Salvisa Mad Dog Century (TMD Stage 16). Spencer Co. High School (520 Taylorsville Rd., Taylorsville, KY 40071) At intersection on KY 44 & KY 55. Ride # 6081 on kybikerides.org website RC: Mike Kamenish, 386-0179.

9:00 am

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

4:00 pm

25 mi. #3. Bluegrass Bicycle. Crestwood Station shopping center. 6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, KY. RC: Bob Clifford. 241-2440.

 

 

Sunday, September 6th – Sunrise 7:17am

8:00 am

100 mi. #3. Half "n" Half Century. Finley Firehouse in Scottsburg, IN. New route through Scott, Jefferson, Jennings, Jackson, and Washington Counties. It is recommended that you (a) are able to read a cue sheet or (b) plan on riding with the ride captain as there are some new roads on this route. Route is bathroom challenged. Remember, camping paper is cheaper than a cycling sock or glove. Lunch is not until the third store stop. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812)752-3973.

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. RC: Doug Klein 724-1819.

9:00 am

55/72 mi. #3. Salted Flats. Paroquet Springs Conference Center. To right behind steakhouse. Sheperdsville, KY. RC: Joe Kinsinger (502) 889-7145

2:00 pm

15/25 #3 Heine Bros Coffee, Chenoweth Ln. RC: Connie Guild 608-7758

3:00 pm

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

 

 

Monday, September 7th – Sunset 8:03pm – Labor Day

9:00am

Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Hike & Bike. Waterfornt Park. Boooths open at 9:00am, ride begins at 10:00am. Sign in at the LBC booth.

2:30 pm

1.5 mi. (10 mile credit) King of the Mad Dog Mountain uphill TT (TMD Stage 17) Course starts at base of Moser Knob northbound on Green Valley Rd in New Albany. Parking in Industrial Park lots near Beech Mold & Tool. Sign-ups and numbers available one hour prior to start. RC: Kirk Roggenkamp and Cathy Hill 718-1911

6:00 pm

15 mi. #3+. Happy Hills Ride. Hogan’s Fountain, Cherokee Park. Front and rear lights required. Will hit every hill in Cherokee and Seneca parks. RC: Tommy Sutton 777-3458.

 

 

Tuesday, September 8th – Sunset 8:02pm

8:30 am

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

6:00 pm

Introduction to Cyclocross Cinic, Champions Park, Zorn Ave & River Road. Members of BikeClicks/Team Louisville will provide instruction on the basics of CX racing. Participants should have a moderate level of fitness and a bike that is suitable for off-road riding. RC: Duane Walker. For information contact Mark Luking (502) 423-7072

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, September 9th – Sunset 8:00pm

8:00 am

34/60/100mi.#3. The Original Honest Abe Century. Newcut & Outer Loop. RC: John Larson 245-2374

6:30 pm

26 mi. # 2. Wheeling Into The Night. Front white headlight and rear red (blinky) taillight required. Hogan's Fountain parking lot in Cherokee Park. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248 and John Cummings, 239-0114/553-6870

 

 

Thursday, September 10th – Sunset 7:58pm

8:30am

65 mi. #3+; Fall in the Bluegrass; Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Frankfort; I-64 East; exit 53B to HW 127 North; right @ light on KY 676; right on HW 1784 (Coffee Tree Rd.); Vietnam Memorial lot on right @ top of the hill; RC: Michael Crawford 314-9977

10:00 am

50 mi. #2. Louisville Loop 50. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. RC: Andy Murphy 526-1040

3:30 pm

25 mi. #2. Yellow lot on River Road to Utica, IN and back! Flat to semi-rolling route along scenic Ohio River RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367

6:00 pm

29 mi. #3. Road Kill and One Big (Optional) Hill. Iroquois Park. RC: Steve Montgomery, 367-7103

6:00 pm

15 mi. #2. OKHT Safety Video Opening Night Party! All Old Kentucky Home Tour riders must attend a pre-ride safety class to complete their registration. Get your certification early and avoid day-of-ride delays. Baptist East/Milestone Fitness Center. RC: Lynn Luking 502-291-4412

 

 

Friday, September 11th – Sunset 7:57pm

6:00 pm

12 mi #2. Weekend TuneUp and Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Rick Croslin 502-387-5206.

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Friday Evening Old Kentucky Home Tour registration. EP Tom Sawyer State Park.

 

 

Saturday, September 12th – Sunrise 7:22am

7:00 am

32nd Annual Old Kentucky Home Tour. Our premier cycling event! 50/70/100 mi. #3/#3+/#4 routes from Louisville to Bardstown. See www.okht.org.

 

 

Sunday, September 13th – Sunrise 7:23am

7:00 am

32nd Annual Old Kentucky Home Tour. 55-mile returning route from Bardstown to Louisville, or one-day loop from Louisville. See www.okht.org

 

 

Monday, September 14th – Sunset 7:52pm

9:45 am

40mi. #3. Fat Forty Ride. Douglass Loop on Bardstown Rd in front of Heine Bros Coffee and Breadworks near Fat Jimmy’s. RC: Tommy Sutton 777-3458.

4:00 pm

20 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Cathy Hamilton, 502-523-3367, cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Allison Dobbs 502-541-3886

 

 

Tuesday, September 15th – Sunset 7:51pm

8:30 am

47 mi. #3. Floyd Fork Park. 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, September 16th – Sunset 7:49pm

8:00 am

32/50mi.#3. Love's Travel Stop, Memphis, IN. RC: Alison Ewart 584-4222

6:30 pm

26 mi. # 2. Wheeling Into The Night. Front white headlight and rear red (blinky) taillight required. Hogan's Fountain parking lot in Cherokee Park. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248 and John Cummings, 239-0114/553-6870

 

 

Thursday, September 17th – Sunset 7:48pm

10:00 am

50 mi. #2. Louisville Loop 50. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. RC: Andy Murphy 526-1040

6:00 pm

19/25mi. #3. Mike Linigs. RC: David King 500-735,

6:30 pm

15 mi. #2. Meet at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church parking lot, white headlight and rear read binky lights required. RC: Dianna Decker (850) 415-0755

 

 

Friday, September 18th – Sunset 7:46pm

9:00 am

65mi. #3. Clifty Falls Campout Ride Day 1. 2nd St Bridge, Jeffersonville IN One way ride to Clifty Falls State Park for a campout. Donation towards campsite and gas for sag vehicle appreciated. Please RSVP RC: Donna Connell, dgcpaint@bellsouth.net or 54- 4759

10:00 am

46mi. #3. South Louisville 46 - Iroquois Park to Shawnee Park to Farnsley-Moremen House and return. RCs: Andy Murphy 502-526-1040, John Cummings 502-239-0114 or 502-553-6870

6:00 pm

12 mi #2. Weekend TuneUp and Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Rick Croslin 502-387-5206.

 

 

Saturday, September 19th – Sunrise 7:28am

7:30 am

13,/25/ 32/50/64/100 mi. #1/#2/#3. Hope Ride. Hauser High School, State Road 9, Hope Indiana. Fund raiser for the Hope Food Bank. Registration required. More information at hoperide.org. A great opportunity for anyone considering their first century. RC: John Cummings 502-239-0114, 520-553-6870 or johncummings@bellsouth.net.

8:00 am

30/60/100 mi. #3. Floyds Fork Park. RC: David King 500-7351

8:00 am

15/40 mi. #2/#3. Tour de Gaslight. Skyview Park in Jeffersontown. A scenic tour of historic Jeffersontown countryside. Entry fee required. Register on line at http://www.jtownchamber.com or day of ride beginning at 7:15 am. Great t-shirt and food. RC: Marion Hambrick, 502-767-7154.

9:00am

38/70mi #3/4. 24th Annual Bike Trek to Shakertown. Start at Fort Harrod in Harrodsburg, destination: Pioneer Playhouse in Danville. Fundraising event for American Lung Association of KY. RC: David Runge, 749 5675.

9:00 am

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

10:00am

40mi. #3. Clifty Falls Campout Ride Day 2 . Meet at Clifty Falls State Park Lodge for a loop ride to Dupont. Camping Saturday evening to follow. Please RSVP. RC: Donna Connell, dgcpaint@bellsouth.net or 541-4759

4:00 pm

25 mi. #3. Bluegrass Bicycle. Crestwood Station shopping center. 6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, KY. RC: Bob Clifford. 241-2440.

12:00 pm

25 mi. #2. Yellow lot on River Road to Utica, IN and back! Flat to semi-rolling route along scenic Ohio River RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367

 

 

Sunday, September 20th – Sunrise 7:29am

8:00 am

116 mi. #3. Two Bridges Mad Dog Century [Not a TMD Stage] Start at Prospect Point Shopping Center. Listed on kybikerides.org website as ride #2305. RC: Mike "diesel dog" Kamenish, 502-386-0179 or nascar@iglou.com

9:00 am

65mi. #3. Clifty Falls Campout Ride Day 3. One way ride starts at Clifty Falls campground and returns to Jeffersonville IN. RC: Donna Connell dgcpaint@bellsouth.net 541-4759 (RC requests all riders RSVP for more information)

9:00 am

26/60 mi. #3/4. 24th Annual Bike Trek to Shakertown. Danville to Shakertown. RC: David Runge, 749 5675

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. RC: Doug Klein 724-1819.

9:00 am

55/72 mi. #3. Salted Flats. Paroquet Springs Conference Center. To right behind steakhouse. Sheperdsville, KY. RC: Joe Kinsinger (502) 889-7145

10:00 am

25 mi. #2. Yellow lot to Utica, IN and back!! !Flat to semi-rolling route along scenic Ohio River RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367

2:00 pm

15/25 mi. #3. Earl's Ice Cream Ride. Free ice cream after ride! Widow's Walk Ice Cream Shop, 415 E Riverside Dr,  Jeffersonville, Ind. RC: Earl Jones, 287-7770.

3:00 pm

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

4:00 pm

General Membership Meeting. Widow's Walk Ice Cream Shop after the 2pm ride.

 

 

Monday, September 21st – Sunset 7:41pm

9:00am

20/38 mi. #3/4. 24th Annual Bike Trek to Shakertown. Shakertown to Harrodsburg RC: David Runge, 749 5675

9:45 am

40mi. #3. Fat Forty Ride. Douglass Loop on Bardstown Rd in front of Heine Bros Coffee and Breadworks near Fat Jimmy’s. RC: Tommy Sutton 777-3458.

4:00 pm

20 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Cathy Hamilton, 502-523-3367, cathyjhamilton@yahoo.com

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Allison Dobbs 502-541-3886

 

 

Tuesday, September 22nd – Sunset 7:40pm

8:45 am

53 miles. #3. Eminence the Backway. Simpsonville Fire station #2 (IN TOOD'S POINT); take 362 past twin peaks to Todd's Point; at 4 way stop go straight up the hill & fire station is on your right. RC: Michael Crawford; 314.9977

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, September 23rd – Sunset 7:38pm

8:00 am

30/50mi. #3. Tom Sawyer Park. RC: Dick Williams 426-4844

6:30 pm

26 mi. # 2. Wheeling Into The Night. Front white headlight and rear red (blinky) taillight required. Hogan's Fountain parking lot in Cherokee Park. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248 and John Cummings, 239-0114/553-6870

 

 

Thursday, September 24th – Sunset 7:36pm

10:00 am

50 mi. #2. Louisville Loop 50. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. RC: Andy Murphy 526-1040

3:30 pm

25 mi. #2. Yellow lot on River Road to Utica, IN and back! Flat to semi-rolling route along scenic Ohio River RC: Cathy Hamilton 502-523-3367

5:45 pm

15/25mi. #2/#3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Stewart Prather 895-9094

6:00 pm

15 mi. #3+. Happy Hills Ride. Hogan’s Fountain, Cherokee Park. Front and rear lights required.Will hit every hill in Cherokee and Seneca parks. RC: Tommy Sutton 777-3458.

 

Friday, September 25th – Sunset 7:35pm

6:00 pm

12 mi #2. Weekend TuneUp and Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Rick Croslin 502-387-5206.

 

 

Saturday, September 26th – Sunrise 7:34am

8:00 am

30/60/100mi. #3+.Virgin Century (TMD Stage #18) Silver Creek HS, Sellersburg, IN "They say you never forget your first time!" RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.

9:00 am

11/15/28mi #2. Oldham County Ramble. Fundraiser to benefit Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center. Registration required; more info at www.campkavanaugh.com or 241-9091. Crestwood UMC, 7214 Kavanaugh Rd.,Crestwood, KY. RC: Mark Ray 262-6503.

9:00 am

17/35 mi. #1/2. Slow & Easy. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: AB Sandefur 425-9463.

4:00 pm

25 mi. #3. Bluegrass Bicycle. Crestwood Station shopping center. 6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, KY. RC: Bob Clifford. 241-2440.

 

 

Sunday, September 27th – Sunrise 7:35am

8:00 am

100 mi. #3. A Good First Century. Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. This ride is geared toward first time century riders and will take us to Utica, IN, Farnsley-Moremen Landing and Iroquois Park. RCs: Andy Murphy 526-1040 and John Cummings 553-6870

9:00 am

55/72 mi. #3. Salted Flats. Paroquet Springs Conference Center. To right behind steakhouse. Sheperdsville, KY. RC: Joe Kinsinger (502) 889-7145

2:00 pm

15/25mi. #3. Heine Bros. Coffee,Chenoweth Ln. RC: Stewart Prather 895-9094

3:00 pm

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

 

 

Monday, September 28th – Sunset 7:30pm

9:45 am

40mi. #3. Fat Forty Ride. Douglass Loop on Bardstown Rd in front of Heine Bros Coffee and Breadworks near Fat Jimmy’s. RC: Tommy Sutton 777-3458.

6:00 pm

12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Eric Sellers, 502-216-8248

 

 

Tuesday, September 29th – Sunset 7:29pm

8:30 am

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

5:45 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, September 30th – Sunset 7:28pm

9:00 am

30/50mi. #3. Love's Travel Plaza, Memphis, IN. RC: AB Sandefur 425-9463

6:30 pm

26 mi. # 2. Wheeling Into The Night. Front white headlight and rear red (blinky) taillight required. Hogan's Fountain parking lot in Cherokee Park. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248 and John Cummings, 239-0114/553-6870

5:45 pm

15/25mi. #3. Weebble, Wobble, Wibble. EP Tom Sawer State Park. RC: Kevin Jones 502-599-1981.