Louisville Bicycle Club
April 2017 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 502 area code except where noted.
For Ride Updates and Cancellations 

For Basic Rider Responsibility See: Rider Responsibilities

If you are a parent or guardian of a minor child that plans on riding a club ride, please complete the Minor Release Form and bring it to the ride and give it to the Ride Captain.  This will save time at the ride sign in.  Please also understand that the Parent or Guardian must ride with the minor. Minor Release Form.

For information on road construction and event street closures in Louisville see: http://twitter.com/#!/metroloustreets

NOTICE: LBC Club Rides are not RACES!  Racing on Club Rides will not be condoned. 

When parking in private parking lots, please be mindful and respectful of the business's and owner's needs with regard to their parking facilities and park in the outer boundaries of their lots.  Since parking is a limited commodity within the city, commuting to popular rides originating within the city is also encouraged.  


Saturday April 1, 2017

6:00 AM 190mi #5 Red Roof Inn Shelbyville, KY
    300K Brevet - Registration, lights and reflective gear required. Please see the randonneuring page on the LBC webiste for more details.
    RC: Steve Rice 5024945288

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to the start of the State Street 35 or 21 mile ride.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    Utica Pike 21/35 - Start at Printing House for the Blind on State St ->River Rd -> Pedestrian Bridge -> Falls of the Ohio -> Utica Pike & back. Longer ride adds Waterline Rd to Hwy 62 & short circle on Sellersburg Pike
    RC: Laura Trachtenberg 905-1365

Sunday April 2, 2017

8:00 AM 100mi #4 K Mart at New Cut/Outer Loop
    Honest Abe Century - 100 miles with only 2117 feet climbing. It's the classic, flat century that goes through Shepherdsville,Lebannon Junction,Boston and New Haven to the mid point at Lincoln's Boyhood Home. Several stores throughout the route.
    RC: Lise Andreason/John Larson 5025538107(John)5027671924(Lise)

9:00 AM 25mi #3 921 Baxter Ave
    Vic's Sunday Morning Classic
    RC: Perry Finley, Victor Miller 552.5669

10:00 AM 32mi #1 Farnsley-Moreman Lot
    Ride the Ohio Levee.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle - 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    This ride is similar to the Friday morning Sawyer-Hayes ride, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. A shorter and easier 16-mile option is available. The shorter route will not be swept.
    RC: Glenn & Lisa Todd 502-475-2640

Monday April 3, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday morning ride.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

5:30 PM 10mi #1 Willow Park
    This ride connects to the Recovery ride and then returns.
    RC: Lisa Fluhr 502 767-1431

6:15 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Dog Hill Recovery - Traditional route through Cherokee Park
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday April 4, 2017

8:45 AM 60mi #3 Taylorsville Lake Visitor Center; 2825 Overlook Dr.; Taylorsville, KY
    "Something Different Ride"
    RC: Michael Crawford 502-314-9977; mcrawdaddy@gmail.com

10:00 AM 25mi #3 Tom Sawyer
    Parklands Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

6:00 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel-Billtown Rd
    Turkey Hill- challenging/hilly ride.17 mile has 4 less hills than 25 mile. Both include a beautiful ride through Turkey Run Park past the Silo.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

6:15 PM 25mi #2 Louisville Water Tower Park
    Bridge to Bridge - Ride goes to the Big 4 Bridge into Indiana and back across the Lewis & Clark Bridge for a 23 mile loop.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

Wednesday April 5, 2017

10:00 AM 20mimi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid Week Stretch Ride make it's way to River Road , up Glenview over to Rudy Lane and back to the church.
    RC: Jim Preston 5028074574

5:00 PM 26mi #4 5242 IN-62, Georgetown, IN
    Polly's Freeze Hills - Cross the toll-free Sherman Minton for the opportunity to climb some hills and treat yourself to ice cream afterwards. If the Polly's Freeze parking lot is full, park behind the church across the street.
    RC: Cathy Hill chilidog040@aol.com; 859-509-4425

6:30 PM 26mi #2 Willow Park
    Wheeling
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

Thursday April 6, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church (3515 Grandview Ave.)
    Ride-to-the-Yellow-Lot ride. Ride from St. Matthews to the Yellow Lot/Waterfront for the early Thursday morning ride. Avoid downtown drive/parking and get in some extra mileage.
    RC: Scott Seligman 502-523-7782/scottowen1951@gmail.com

9:15 AM 60mi #3 Cherokee Park at Hogans Fountain
    Tunnel Hill Loop
    RC: Jeff White white.jeffery001@gmail.com 502 608 1030

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

6:15 PM 19mi #3 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Evening Hills: a combination of the hills on Monday night recovery ridess: behind Atherton, the Scenic Loop, Grinstead, Stilz, Cherokee Garden and back.
    RC: Julie Morgeson (502) 523-2879

6:30 PM 15/25mi #3 Evangel Conference Center
    Independence School/Zoneton Loop, Lights Recommended
    RC: Steve Sexton 502.298.7133 Steve.M.Sexton@gmail.com

Friday April 7, 2017

9:00 AM 40mi #3 Iroquois Park
    Flat route from Iroquois Amphitheater to past Farnsley Moorman
    RC: John Larson 5025538107

10:00 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    Sawyer-Hayes15/25 mile ride
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

Saturday April 8, 2017

8:00 AM 100mi #3 Finley Firehouse, Scottsburg, IN
    Hardinsburg Century. Lunch at the Mennonite Store. As with all Indiana rides, expect the unexpected. Dogs, gravel, road closures, deer, etc. Ride 5501 on kybikerides.org. Cancellations announced via the kylistserve and on the LBC web site. If in doubt, e-mail or call.
    RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall lissah45@yahoo.com (812) 752-3973

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to the start of the State Street 35 or 21 mile ride.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    35 mi Iroquois Special (Difficulty #2) & 21 mi. SLOW & EASY
    RC: James Hundall 794-6731

9:45 AM 15mi #1 Tom Sawyer Park
    Women: New? Getting back in shape? Want to ride in a group? Let's do it! Get your ROAD bike tuned up at your local shop and bring tools/tubes with you - in case you have a flat.(We can change it, but you need to have your own tubes). We will all ride together at the same pace. Check website for weather cancellations.
    RC: Bekki Livingston 925-487-6551, rjslivingston@hotmail.com

Sunday April 9, 2017

9:00 AM 25mi #3 921 Baxter Ave
    Vic's Sunday Morning Classic
    RC: Perry Finley, Victor Miller 552.5669

10:00 AM 32mi #1 Farnsley-Moreman Lot
    Ride the Ohio Levee.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle - 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    This ride is similar to the Friday morning Sawyer-Hayes ride, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. A shorter and easier 16-mile option is available. The shorter route will not be swept.
    RC: Jim Preston 502-807-4574

Monday April 10, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday morning ride.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

5:30 PM 10mi #1 Willow Park
    This ride connects to the Recovery ride and then returns.
    RC: Lisa Fluhr 502 767-1431

6:15 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Grinstead Recovery - Old route skirting Cherokee Park and returning via Grinstead.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday April 11, 2017

9:00 AM 49mi #3 Vettiner Park
    Vettiner Park to Taylorsville and return; 2,557 feet elevation
    RC: Amelia Dauer 502-417-4999

10:00 AM 25mi #3 Evangal Center 6900 Billtown Rd.
    Billtown Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

2:15 PM 15mi #1 Yellow Lot - River Road
    RAISIN - Roaming Around In Southern Indiana
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

6:00 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel-Billtown Rd
    More Cow Bell- challenging/hilly ride.17 mile has 3 less hills than 25 mile. Both include a beautiful ride through Turkey Run Park past the Silo
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

6:15 PM 25mi #2 Louisville Water Tower Park
    Bridge to Bridge - Ride goes to the Big 4 Bridge into Indiana and back across the Lewis & Clark Bridge for a 23 mile loop.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

Wednesday April 12, 2017

10:00 AM 20 mimi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid Week Stretch Ride makes it way to River Road , up Glenview over to Rudy Lane and back to the church
    RC: Jim Preston 502 807 4574

5:00 PM 26mi #4 5242 IN-62, Georgetown, IN
    Polly's Freeze Hills - Cross the toll-free Sherman Minton for the opportunity to climb some hills and treat yourself to ice cream afterwards. If parking lot is full, park behind the church across the street.
    RC: Cathy Hill chilidog040@aol.com; 859-509-4425

6:30 PM 26mi #2 Willow Park
    Wheeling
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

Thursday April 13, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church (3515 Grandview Ave.)
    Ride-to-the-Yellow-Lot ride. Ride from St. Matthews to the Yellow Lot/Waterfront for the early Thursday morning ride. Avoid downtown drive/parking and get in some extra mileage.
    RC: Scott Seligman 502-523-7782/scottowen1951@gmail.com

9:15 AM 52mi #4 Farnsley Moorman Landing
    Southern Hill Jam-This is a difficult ride featuring 6 significant climbs. There is NO opportunity for a store stop. Please plan accordingly.
    RC: Jeff White white.jeffery001@gmail.com 502 608 1030

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

6:15 PM 20mi #3 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Evening Hills: a combination of the hills on Monday night recovery ridess: behind Atherton, the Scenic Loop, Grinstead, Stilz, Cherokee Garden and back.
    RC: Julie Morgeson (502) 523-2879

6:30 PM 15/25mi #3 Evangel Conference Center
    Independence School/Zoneton Loop, Lights Recommended
    RC: Steve Sexton 502.298.7133 Steve.M.Sexton@gmail.com

Friday April 14, 2017

9:00 AM 40mi #3 Iroquois Park
    Ride starts at Iroquois Amphitheater and goes past Farnsley Moorman.
    RC: John Larson 5025538107

10:00 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd
    Sawyer-Hayes 15/25
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

Saturday April 15, 2017

8:00 AM 100mi #4 Boston School - 130 Wilson Creek Road - Boston, KY 40107
    TMD Century - Stage 5 BMB - Boston-Mundfordville - Boston Start time: 8am - wheels roll at 8:15am http://kybikerides.org/ridemaps/300.htm
    RC: Mike and Angie Fredell 8282441505

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to the start of the State Street 35 or 21 mile ride.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    Utica Pike 21/35 - Start at Printing House for the Blind on State St ->River Rd -> Pedestrian Bridge -> Falls of the Ohio -> Utica Pike & back. Longer ride adds Waterline Rd to Hwy 62 & short circle on Sellersburg Pike
    RC: Glenn Todd 475-2640

Sunday April 16, 2017

9:00 AM 25mi #3 921 Baxter Ave
    Vic's Sunday Morning Classic
    RC: Perry Finley, Victor Miller 552.5669

10:00 AM 32mi #1 Farnsley-Moreman Lot
    Ride the Ohio Levee.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

Monday April 17, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday morning ride.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

5:30 PM 10mi #1 Willow Park
    This ride connects to the Recovery ride and then returns.
    RC: Lisa Fluhr 502 767-1431

6:15 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Renegade Recovery - Cross Bardstown Road and pass by Atherton & Assumption High Schools
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday April 18, 2017

9:00 AM 54mi #3 Tom Sawyer Park main parking lot
    Tom Sawyer Park to Simpsonville and back; +2,674 elevation
    RC: Amelia Dauer 502-417-4999

10:00 AM 25mi #3 Tom Sawyer
    Parklands Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

6:00 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel-Billtown Rd
    Turkey Hill- challenging/hilly ride.17 mile has 4 less hills than 25 mile. Both include a beautiful ride through Turkey Run Park past the Silo
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

6:15 PM 25mi #2 Louisville Water Tower Park
    Bridge to Bridge - Ride goes to the Big 4 Bridge into Indiana and back across the Lewis & Clark Bridge for a 23 mile loop.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

Wednesday April 19, 2017

10:00 AM 20 mimi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid Week Stretch Ride make it's way to River Road , up Glenveiw over to Rudy Lane and back to the church.
    RC: Jim Preston 502 807 4574

5:00 PM 26mi #4 5242 IN-62, Georgetown, IN
    Polly's Freeze Hills - Cross the toll-free Sherman Minton for the opportunity to climb some hills and treat yourself to ice cream afterwards. If parking lot is full, park behind the church across the street.
    RC: Cathy Hill chilidog040@aol.com; 859-509-4425

6:30 PM 26mi #2 Willow Park
    Wheeling
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

Thursday April 20, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church (3515 Grandview Ave.)
    Ride-to-the-Yellow-Lot ride. Ride from St. Matthews to the Yellow Lot/Waterfront for the early Thursday morning ride. Avoid downtown drive/parking and get in some extra mileage.
    RC: Scott Seligman 502-523-7782/scottowen1951@gmail.com

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

6:15 PM 20mi #3 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Evening Hills: a combination of the hills on Monday night recovery ridess: behind Atherton, the Scenic Loop, Grinstead, Stilz, Cherokee Garden and back.
    RC: Julie Morgeson (502) 523-2879

6:30 PM 15/25mi #3 Evangel Conference Center
    Independence School/Zoneton Loop, Lights Recommended
    RC: Steve Sexton 502.298.7133 Steve.M.Sexton@gmail.com

Friday April 21, 2017

10:00 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    Sawyer-Hayes 15/25
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

Saturday April 22, 2017

7:45 AM 24/34/62/100mi #4 Laurel County Farmers Market, 529 Sou Main st, London, KY
    Redbud Ride. This is a paid ride and includes sag stops but will not be swept by LBC ride captain. Check it out at redbudride.com.
    RC: Jeff White white.jeffery001@gmail.com 502 608 1030

8:00 AM 10/25/50/100mi #4 Orleans, Indiana on the Square
    Dogwood Century. Paid ride includes Sag stops Link for signup and more information: www.dogwoodpedal.com
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to the start of the State Street 35 or 21 mile ride.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    35 mi Iroquois Special (Difficulty #2) & 21 mi. SLOW & EASY
    RC: George Cooper 338-5947

Sunday April 23, 2017

9:00 AM 25mi #3 921 Baxter Ave
    Vic's Sunday Morning Classic
    RC: Perry Finley, Victor Miller 552.5669

10:00 AM 32mi #1 Farnsley-Moreman Lot
    Ride the Ohio Levee.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle - 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    This ride is similar to the Friday morning Sawyer-Hayes ride, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. A shorter and easier 16-mile option is available. The shorter route will not be swept.
    RC: Jim Preston 502-807-4574

Monday April 24, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday morning ride.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773g George Cooper 502-338-5947

6:00 PM 10mi #1 Yellow Lot - Waterfront Park
    New Rider Clinic - Session 1 Class 1 Bike Basics - bike/helmet fit - traffic laws - ABC quick check
    RC: David Wittry dwittry49@gmail.com 645-0992

6:15 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Dog Hill Recovery - Traditional route through Cherokee Park
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday April 25, 2017

8:30 AM 55mi #3 Vettiner Park
    The Highgrove Ride
    RC: Michael Crawford 502-314-9977; mcrawdaddy@gmail.com

8:30 AM 55mi #3 Vettiner Park
    The Highgrove Ride
    RC: Michael Crawford 502-314-9977; mcrawdaddy@gmail.com

10:00 AM 25mi #3 Evangal Center 6900 Billtown Rd.
    Billtown Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

2:15 PM 15mi #1 Yellow Lot - River Road
    RAISIN - Roaming Around In Southern Indiana
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

6:00 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel-Billtown Rd
    More Cow Bell- challenging/hilly ride.17 mile has 3 less hills than 25 mile. Both include a beautiful ride through Turkey Run Park past the Silo
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

6:15 PM 25mi #2 Louisville Water Tower Park
    Bridge to Bridge - Ride goes to the Big 4 Bridge into Indiana and back across the Lewis & Clark Bridge for a 23 mile loop.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

Wednesday April 26, 2017

10:00 AM 20mimi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid Week Stretch Ride makes it's way to River Road , up Glenveiw over to Rudy Lane and back to the Church
    RC: Jim Preston 502 807 4574

5:00 PM 26mi #4 5242 IN-62, Georgetown, IN
    Polly's Freeze Hills - Cross the toll-free Sherman Minton for the opportunity to climb some hills and treat yourself to ice cream afterwards. If parking lot is full, park behind the church across the street.
    RC: Cathy Hill chilidog040@aol.com; 859-509-4425

6:30 PM 26mi #2 Willow Park
    Wheeling
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

Thursday April 27, 2017

9:00 AM 50mi #3 Long Run Park
    Ride to Eminence
    RC: Paul Battle paulbattle@twc.com 502-459-6973

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church (3515 Grandview Ave.)
    Ride-to-the-Yellow-Lot ride. Ride from St. Matthews to the Yellow Lot/Waterfront for the early Thursday morning ride. Avoid downtown drive/parking and get in some extra mileage.
    RC: Scott Seligman 502-523-7782/scottowen1951@gmail.com

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Farnsley-Moremen Landing and back via The Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

6:30 PM 15/25mi #3 Evangel Conference Center
    Independence School/Zoneton Loop, Lights Recommended
    RC: Steve Sexton 502.298.7133 Steve.M.Sexton@gmail.com

Friday April 28, 2017

10:00 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    Sawyer-Hayes 15/25
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

Saturday April 29, 2017

4:00 AM 250mi #5 Red Roof Inn Shelbyville, KY
    400K Brevet - Registration, lights and reflective gear required. Please see the randonneuring page on the LBC webiste for more details.
    RC: Steve Rice 5024945288

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to the start of the State Street 35 or 21 mile ride.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    Utica Pike 21/35 - Start at Printing House for the Blind on State St ->River Rd -> Pedestrian Bridge -> Falls of the Ohio -> Utica Pike & back. Longer ride adds Waterline Rd to Hwy 62 & short circle on Sellersburg Pike
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

9:00 AM 65mi #3 Clark State Forestry - Henryville, IN
    Salem 65 miler. cancellations announced via kylistserve and LBC website. E-mail or call if in doubt.
    RC: Melissa "Puddle" Hall lissah45@yahoo.com (812) 752-3973

Sunday April 30, 2017

7:15 AM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to Tour de Lou @ Waterfront Park. Arrival downtown allows time to Sign In with LBC for mileage credit and to get instructions for volunteer Ride Marshall assignments.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

8:30 AM 20 mile; 35 mile; 62 mile #2#3 Waterfront Park
    Tour de Lou Ride (Part of the Derby Festival)
    RC: Andy Murphy

9:00 AM 25mi #3 921 Baxter Ave
    Vic's Sunday Morning Classic
    RC: Perry Finley, Victor Miller 552.5669


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