October 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.


Thursday, October 1st – Sunset 7:26pm

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

5:45 pm

15/25 mi. #2#3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Donna Connell, dgcpaint@bellsouth.net, 541-4759

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, October 2nd – Sunset 7:24:pm

10:00 am

43mi. #3. South Louisville 43 - (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

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Saturday, October 3rd – Sunrise 7:41am

8:00 am

30/60/100 mi. #3. Chaplin Century. Vettiner Park. RC: David King 500-7351.

9:00 am

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

10:00 am

25 mi. #3. Boxer Shorts Ride. Back by unpopular demand. Funniest Ride of the Year, this includes thongs too. Wear them over your bike shorts, please! Hogan's Fountain, Cherokee Park, RC: Ford Barr 396-9833.

3:00 pm

25 mile #3. John and Doe’s cookout ride starting at our farm located at 910 Markwell Lane; about one mile west of the second OKHT stop. Cookout type food and refreshments will be provided after the ride. Feel free to bring a dish. RSVP and directions via 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870 or johncummings@bellsouth.net. RC: John Cummings 502-239-0114 or 502-553-6870

 

 

Sunday, October 4th – Sunrise 7:42:am

8:00 am

100 mi. #3. Honest Abe Flat Century. Great for first century, hammerheads and all in-between. KMart at Newcut Road & Outer Loop. RC: Eleanor Self 451-5934

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

10am-4pm

Tour de Louisville Cx Race. Fisherman’s Park, 5607 Old Heady Rd, J-Toen. For complete details visit www.bikeclicks.com and click on OVCX under the community tab.

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, October 5th – Sunset 7:19pm

8:00 a.m.

100 miles. #4+. Challenge Series Ride #1. How many can you do? Challenge yourself! Marengo Mangler. Ride start at Love's Truck Stop, Memphis, IN. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812)752-3973.

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.

3:15 pm

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

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday, October 6th – Sunset 7:18pm

8:00 am

100 miles. #3+. Challenge Series #2. Campbellsburg Century. Ride start Finley Firehouse, Scottsburg, Indiana. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812)752-3973.

9:00 am

47 mi. #3. Floyd Fork 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, October 7th – Sunset 7:16pm

8:00 am

106 miles. #4. Challenge Series #3. A Dave Runge/Susan Howell Classic: Tour of Tall Shelby. Ride start at Floyd'Fork. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812)752-3973.

9:00 am

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

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, October 8th – Sunset 7:15pm

8:00 am

100 miles. #3+. Challenge Ride #4. Bethlehem. Ride start at Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812)752-3973.

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

5:45 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, October 9th – Sunset 7:13pm

8:00 am

102 miles. #3+. Challenge Ride #5. Packman's Hint: A Journey to Orleans. Ride start at Finley Firehouse, Scottsburg, Indiana. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812)752-3973.

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Saturday, October 10th – Sunrise 7:46am

7:30 am

120mi. #4+. Mammoth Cave Overnighter (TMD Stage 19 ) - New starting location - Jordan Services 2820 S. English Station Rd (site of 1st OKHT Sag stop). RC: Steve Rice - srice AT insightbb.com 502-494-5288

9:00 am

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

12:00 pm

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

 

 

Sunday, October 11th – Sunrise 7:48pm

7:30am

 (6:30am CDT) 120mi. #4+. Return from Mammoth Cave Overnighter (TMD Stage 20) - Starts at the MC lodge RC: Steve Rice - srice AT insightbb.com 502-494-5288

7:30am

25/40/65mi. #3/#4. Harvest Homecoming Bicycle Tour. Forest Discovery Center, Starlight, IN. Registration Required. Info at  http://www.siwheelmen.org/harvest.htm RC: TBD

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.

9:30 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 #3. Heine Bros Coffee,Chenoweth Ln. RC: Eric Sellers 816-8248

3:00 pm

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

 

 

Monday, October 12th – Sunset 7:09pm

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.

3:15 pm

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

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday, October 13th – Sunset 7:08pm

9:00 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: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

Wednesday, October 14th – Sunset 7:06pm

9:00 am

33/43mi.#3 Speed, IN. across from Cement Plant. 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, October 15th – Sunset 7:05pm

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

5:45 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, October 16th – Sunset 7:03pm

10:00 am

55mi. #3. South Louisville 55 – Out and back from Iroquois Park to Shawnee Park to Farnsley-Moremen House via Levee Trail and return. RCs: Andy Murphy 502-526-1040, John Cummings 502-239-0114 or 502-553-6870

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Saturday, October 17th – Sunrise7:54am

8:00 am

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

9:00 am

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

12:00 pm

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

 

 

Sunday, October 18th – Sunrise 7:55am

8:00am

110 miles, #4+, Crestwood Killer (TMD Stage 21),  Crestwood Shopping Center, RC: Bill Pustow, 777-2847

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.

9:30 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. Bapt. East Milestone, 750 Cyprus Station Dr. RC: Steve Sarson, 499-7089

3:00 pm

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

 

 

Monday, October 19th – Sunset 6:59pm

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.

3:15pm

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

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday, October 20th – Sunset 6:58pm

10:00 am

50 mi. #3. Long Run 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: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

Wednesday, October 21st – Sunset 6:57pm

9:30 am

25/50mi. #3. Tom Sawyer Pk. 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

 

 

Thursday, October 22nd – Sunset 6:55pm

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

5:45 pm

12/25mi. #2/#3. Charlie Vettiner Park. RC: Donna Connell, dgcpaint@bellsouth.net, 541-4759

5:45 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, October 23rd – Sunset 6:54pm

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Saturday, October 24th – Sunrise 8:01am

8:00 am

100 miles. #3+. Medora Century. Ride start at Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com (812) 752-3973

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, 500-4671

8am-6pm

USGP #1 Derby City International Cx Race. Champions Park, 2050 River Rd (at Edith Av), J-Toen. For complete details visit www.bikeclicks.com and click on USGP under the community tab.

9:00 am

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

 

 

Sunday, October 25th – Sunrise 8:02am

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, 500-4671.

8am-6pm

USGP #2 Derby City International Cx Race. Fisherman’s Park, 5607 Old Heady Rd, J-Toen. For complete details visit www.bikeclicks.com and click on USGP under the community tab.

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.

9:30 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 mi. #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, October 26th – Sunset 6:50pm

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.

3:30 pm

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

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday, October 27th – Sunset 6:49pm

10:00 am

40 mi. #3. Floyd Fork 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: John Paul, 637-1957.

 

 

Wednesday, October 28th – Sunset 6:48pm

9:30 am

20/30/50mi. #3 Love's Travel Plaza, Memphis, IN. 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, October 29th – Sunset 6:47pm

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

5:45 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, October 30th – Sunset 6:46pm

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

5:45 pm

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

 

 

Saturday, October 31st – Sunrise 8:08am

8:00 am

50/100 miles #3+/#4. Halloweenie Century (TMD make-up stage if necessary) Ride starts in Crandall, IN at church lot on Hwy 335 and Crandall Station Rd. with 50 mile loop north to historic Beck's Mill in Washington Co., then "figure eights" with a 50 mile loop to Laconia in south Harrison Co. Ride one or both loops and celebrate the end of the touring season with a "Halloweenie Roast" (hot dogs, marshmallows and pot luck) at Kirk and Cathy's house at 3850 Crandall Station Rd. RCs: Kirk (718-1911) and Cathy (859-509-4425) for 50 miler, John (541-8694) and Susan Pryon (494-3553) for 100 miler.

9:00 am

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

10:30 am

30/40/60 mi. #3+. Red River Gorge Bike-n-Hike. Meet at the rest stop at Slade, KY exit (Exit 33, Mountain Parkway). Experience the Nada Tunnel and Sky Bridge. Join us for a pot luck Halloween party on Saturday (costumes optional, candy required!). Ride Saturday only or stay and hike the Gorge with us on Sunday. Make your reservations now. LBC has a block of rooms reserved at the Lil’ Abner Motel (606-663-5384). RC: Ellen Mueller, 485-1758.