Louisville Bicycle Club
April 2011 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.
 
Friday, April 1st
5:45 pm15 mi. #2. Weekend Tune Up & Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
 
Saturday, April 2nd
4:00 am400K (250 mi). #5. 400K Brevet - Days Inn, Hwy 55, Shelbyville, KY. Registration, lights and reflective gear required. For more information see http://www.louisvillebicycleclub.org/touring/Louisville_Bicycle_Club_Brevet_Series_2011.pdf. RC: Steve Rice, 502-494-5288, sriceky at gmail.com
8:00 am62 mi E.P."Tom" Sawyer Park. M&M Ride. RC: Steve Sarson 502-499-7089.
8:15 am40 mi #3. Shep to Boston, Paroquet Springs Conference Center, I-65 Exit 117, go West make Left @ light go past Taco Bell. RC: Kevin Webster, 502-777-8622 kmwebster@yahoo.com
9:00 am17/35 mi. #1/2 SLOW @ EASY, Iroquois Special, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Laura Trachtenberg 905-1365
3:30 pm25 mi #3. Bluegrass Bicycle (6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood) RC: Bob Clifford 502-241-2440 bob@bluegrassbicycle.com
 
Sunday, April 3rd
9:00 am15/25 mi. #3. Hogans Fountain, Cherokee Park. RC: Barry Luckett, 265-6355.
9:00 am92mi. #3.Paraquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. Exit #117 off I-65. Turn right, then quick left at light. Left at Steakhouse. RC: Joe Kinsinger(502)889-7145
10:00 am17/32 mi. #1. Family-Friendly Ride -Ohio River Levee Trail. 17 mile route will be swept. Farnsley Moreman Landing parking lot. Canceled if below 32 degrees RC: Doug Klein , 724-1819.
2:00 pm15/25 mi. #3. Heine Bros Coffee, Chenoweth Lane. RC: Connie Guild, 608-7758.
 
Monday, April 4th
6:15 pm12mi. #2. Recovery Ride. St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs, 500-4671.
 
Tuesday, April 5th
5:30 pm15/25 mi. #2. 3939 Shelbyville Rd. (Burdorf's parking lot) RC: Adam Livingston, (502)287-3837.
 
Wednesday, April 6th
8:00 am100 mi. #3. Honest Abe Century. K-Mart, New Cut Road and Outer Loop. RC: John Larson, 553-8107.
9:30 am25/45 mi. #3. Crestwood Station, Shopping Center. RC: Vicky Dobbs, 500-4671.
6:30 pm26 mi. #2. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Front headlight and rear red blinkie required. RC: John Cummings, 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870, johncummings@bellsouth.net
 
Thursday, April 7th
9:30 am61 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. Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Map and Cue sheet on www.kybikerides.org, Ride #3020. RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 502-509-2362.
10:00 am30 mi. #3. Central Station Kroger (3rd Street & Central Ave) RC: Jerry Gordon, 852-2884, 852-2661.
6:30 pm15/25 mi. #3. Evangel Conference Center. 6900 Billtown Road. (just outside the Gene Snyder) RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.
 
Saturday, April 9th
8:00 am100 mi #4. Lawrenceburg Loop - TMD Stage #2. McDonald's in Shelbyville. I-64 to exit 35 then north about 2 miles. RC: Steve Rice sriceky at gmail.com (502)494-5288.
8:00 am30/75/100 mi. #3. Progressive Century Part 1. A 30 mile loop that may be ridden as a stand alone ride or tacked together with the next rides to make a century. Coffee Served. Goose creek Cycle, Lagrange, KY. Details: http://www.goosecreekcycle.com/100ride.htm
9:00 am17/35 mi. #1/2 SLOW @ EASY, Iroquois Special, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Laura Trachtenberg, 905-1365.
10:00 am25 mi. #3. Wayside Park Clean-up and bike ride. Southern Parkway and Oakdale Avenue. We will be continuing our clean-up efforts at Wayside Park, the location of "Ruff's Memorial Wheelmen's Bench". There will be a club ride after the clean-up. RCs: John Cummings 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870, johncummings@bellsouth.net and Andy Murphy 526-1040.
10:00 am45 mi. #4. Progressive Century Part 2. Ride this ride only or combine with others for a century. Goose Creek Cycle, Lagrange, KY. Cookies Served RC: Jon Kindig, 502-265-1808.
1:00 pm25 mi. #3. Final Stage of Progressive Century. Goose Creek Cycle, Lagrange, KY. RC: Jon Kindig, 502-265-1808.
3:30 pm25 mi. #3. Bluegrass Bicycle (6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood) RC: Bob Clifford 502-241-2440 bob@bluegrassbicycle.com
 
Sunday, April 10th
8:00 am125 mi #4+. Bedford Century Plus. Finley Fireshouse, Scottsburg, IN. A century will be substituted if spring flooding disrupts the route. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812) 752-3973.
9:00 am62 mi. #3. M&M Metric Century. Meijer at Hurstbourne and Watterson Trail. RC: Glenn and Lisa Todd, 591-4727.
9:00 am92 mi. #3. Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. Exit #117 off I-65. Turn right, then quick left at light. Left at Steakhouse. RC: Joe Kinsinger, (502)889-7145.
10:00 am17/32 mi. #1. Family-Friendly Ride -Ohio River Levee Trail. 17 mile route will be swept. Farnsley Moreman Landing parking lot. Canceled if below 32 degrees RC: Doug Klein , 724-1819.
2:00 pm15/25 mi. #3. Heine Bros Coffee, Chenoweth Lane. RC: Eric Sellers, 216-8248.
 
Monday, April 11th
6:15 pm12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs, 500-4671.
 
Tuesday, April 12th
6:00 pm15/25 mi. #3. Burdorf’s Tuesday Night Ride. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040.
 
Wednesday, April 13th
10:00 am40 mi. #3. Memphis Travel Plaza. RC: AB Sandefur, 425-9463.
6:30 pm26 mi. #2. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Front headlight and rear red blinkie required. RC: John Cummings, 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870, johncummings@bellsouth.net
 
Thursday, April 14th
9:30 am55 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. Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Map and Cue sheet on www.kybikerides.org, Ride #3023. RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 502-509-2362.
10:00 am30 mi. #3. Central Station Kroger (3rd St & Central Ave) RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
6:30 pm15/25 mi. #3. Evangel Conference Center. 6900 Billtown Road. (just outside the Gene Snyder) RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.
 
Friday, April 15th
5:45 pm15mi. #2. Weekend Tune Up & Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
 
Saturday, April 16th
7:30 am130 mi #4++. Merango Mangler - the hard way! Pixley's Knob and a few other extra climbs. Ride start at Finley Firehouse, Scottsburg, IN. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall, lissah45@yahoo.com. (812) 752-3973.
8:00 am24/40/73/105 mi. #2-#4. Redbud Ride, London, KY. Must register and pay entry fee at redbudride.com. RC- Richard and Mary Ann Heckler, (502)931-2067.
8:00 am30 mi. #3. Goose Creek Cycle, Lagrange, KY. RC: Jon Kindig, 502-265-1808.
9:00 am62 mi. #3. M&M Ride. Vettiner Park. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs,500-4671.
9:00 am17/35 mi. #1/2 SLOW @ EASY, Iroquois Special, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: George Cooper, 499-1652.
3:30 pm25 mi #3. Bluegrass Bicycle (6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood) RC: Bob Clifford 502-241-2440 bob@bluegrassbicycle.com
 
Sunday, April 17th
9:00 am25 mi. #3. Indian Hills Ride. Heine Brothers @ Douglass Loop. RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
9:00 am92 mi. #3. Paraquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. Exit #117 off I-65. Turn right, then quick left at light. Left at Steakhouse. RC: Joe Kinsinger (502)889-7145
10:00 am17/32 mi. #1. Family-Friendly Ride -Ohio River Levee Trail. 17 mile route will be swept. Farnsley Moreman Landing parking lot. Canceled if below 32 degrees RC: Doug Klein , 724-1819.
2:00 pm15/25 mi. #3. Baptist East/ Milestone Fitness andWellness Center, 750 Cypress St. Dr. RC: Steve Sarson 499-7089
 
Monday, April 18th
6:15 pm12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs, 500-4671.
 
Tuesday, April 19th
10:00 am40 mi. #3. Floyd’s Fork Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
5:45 pm15/25 mi. #2. Burdorf’s Tuesday Night Ride. 3939 Shelbyville Rd. RC: Adam Livingston, (502)287-3837.
 
Wednesday, April 20th
9:30 am30/45 mi #3. McDonald's in Sellersburg, IN. RC: Doris Herp, 635-1888.
6:30 pm26 mi. #2. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Front headlight and rear red blinkie required. RC: John Cummings, 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870, johncummings@bellsouth.net
6:30 pm15/25 mi. #3. Mike Linnig’s. Beer and Fish after! RC: Barry Luckett, 265-6355.
 
Thursday, April 21st
9:30 am55 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. Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Map and Cue sheet on www.kybikerides.org, Ride #3010. RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 502-509-2362.
10:00 am30 mi. #3. Central Station Kroger (3rd St & Central Ave) RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
6:30 pm15/25 mi. #3. Evangel Conference Center. 6900 Billtown Road. (just outside the Gene Snyder) RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.
 
Friday, April 22st
5:45 pm15 mi. #2. Weekend Tune Up & Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
 
Saturday, April 23rd
8:00 am100 mi. #3+. Christy's Ride. Ride start at Finley Firehouse, Scottsburg, IN. RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall. lissah45@yahoo.com. (812) 752-3973.
8:15 am40 mi. #3. Shep to Boston, Paroquet Springs Conference Center, I-65 Exit 117, go West make Left @ light go past Taco Bell. RC: Kevin Webster, 502-777-8622 kmwebster@yahoo.com
9:00 am17/35 mi. #1#2. SLOW @ EASY, Iroquois Special, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: A. B. Sandefur, 425-9463.
9:00am92 mi. #3. Paraquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. Exit #117 off I-65. Turn right, then quick left at light. Left at Steakhouse. RC: Joe Kinsinger (502)889-7145
10:00 am15/30 mi. #3. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park, RC: Marilyn Minnick, 412-4224.
10:15 am28 mi. #3+. Prospect Point Optional Gelato Stop RC: Timothy Stephen, 608-6174.
3:30 pm25 mi #3. Bluegrass Bicycle (6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood) RC: Bob Clifford 502-241-2440 bob@bluegrassbicycle.com
 
Sunday, April 24th
9:00 am25 mi. #3. Indian Hills Ride. Heine Brothers @ Douglass Loop. RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
2:00 pm15/25 mi #3. Heine Bros Coffee, Chenoweth Lane. RC: Stewart Prather, 895-9094.
 
Monday, April 25th
6:15 pm12 mi. #2. Recovery Ride (RIF RAF). St. Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Ron & Vicky Dobbs, 500-4671.
 
Tuesday, April 26th
10:00 am50 mi. #3. Long Run Park. RC: Jim Tretter, 491-7120.
6:15 pm15/25 mi. #3. Burdorf’s Tuesday Night Ride. RC: Andy Murphy, 526-1040.
 
Wednesday, April 27th
9:30 am31/45 mi. #3. Memphis Travel Plaza. RC: Alison Ewart, 584 4222.
6:00 pm25 mi #4. Return of the Hill Jam! Nelson Hornbeck Park, 709 Fairdale Rd. RC: Jeff White, 608-1030.
6:30 pm26 mi. #2. Wheeling into the Night. Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. Front headlight and rear red blinkie required. RC: John Cummings, 502-239-0114, 502-553-6870, johncummings@bellsouth.net
 
Thursday, April 28th
9:30 am55 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. Westport Park, Westport, Ky. Ride Map and Cue sheet on www.kybikerides.org, Ride #3007. RC: Dr. Larry Preble, 502-509-2362.
10:00 am30 mi. #3. Central Station Kroger (3rd St & Central Ave) RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
6:30 pm15/25 mi. #3. Evangel Conference Center. 6900 Billtown Road. (just outside the Gene Snyder) RC: Steve and Deb Sexton, 239-8521.
 
Friday, April 29th
5:45 pm15 mi. #2. Weekend Tune Up & Fun Ride. St Matthews Baptist Church. RC: Perry Finley, 852-5874.
 
Saturday, April 30th
4:00 am600K (375 mi) #5. 600K Brevet. Days Inn, Hwy 55, Shelbyville, KY. Registration, lights and reflective gear required. For more information see http://www.louisvillebicycleclub.org/touring/Louisville_Bicycle_Club_Brevet_Series_2011.pdf. RC: Steve Rice, 502-494-5288, sriceky at gmail.com
8:00 am30 mi. #3. Goose Creek Cycle, Lagrange, KY. RC: Jon Kindig, 502-265-1808.
9:00 am17/35 mi #1#2. SLOW @ EASY, Iroquois Special, Waterfront Park, Yellow Lot. RC: Gil Crenshaw, 418-1507.
3:30 pm25 mi #3. Bluegrass Bicycle (6015 Crestwood Station, Crestwood) RC: Bob Clifford 502-241-2440 bob@bluegrassbicycle.com