Louisville Bicycle Club
April 2016 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.  


Friday April 1, 2016

9:45 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes
    15 mile route - Flat and a mix up to 1/3 hills. 25 mile route - More difficult,rolling up to1/2 hills. Short route will be swept by Ride Captain.
    RC: Scott Seligman scottowen1951@gmail.com/502-523-7782

Saturday April 2, 2016

6:00 AM 186mi #5 Red Roof Inn Shelbyville
    300K Brevet - Registration, lights and reflective gear required. Please see the randonneuring page on the LBC webiste for more details.
    RC: Steve Rice sriceky@gmail.com

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St.Matthews Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to start of State St rides of 35 miles or 21 miles.
    RC: Joan W 387-9610

8:30 AM 60mi #4 McDonalds, 200 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065
    This Ain't No Garfield / The first Mellow Cat Metric Century ride Shelbyville - Bagdad - Southville. It's a challenging MC to begin the series. http://tinyurl.com/j8crnbh
    RC: Wes Warren / Kim Stanton wesztt@gmail.com / 502-509-6407

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St.
    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 3, 2016

7:45 AM 100mi #3 Boston School, 130 Wilson Creek Rd, Boston, Kentucky
    MAD DOG #4. Boston-Munfordville-Boston Century, Ride #300 on www.kybikerides.org http://www.kybikerides.org/ridemaps/300.htm. One of the first Mad Dog rides ever. First time Mad Dog captain will lead from the rear, regrouping at rest/lunch stops at 25/50/75 miles. Wheels rolling at 8am sharp.
    RC: Melanie Levin (202) 258-1503, pedradmd@gmail.com

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

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

10:00 AM 25mi #1 Wilson & Muir Bank; 130 St. Matthews Ave.
    Social Club Ride: An unpretentious group of individuals that aren't making fashion statements or speed records on their bicycles. Just getting exercise, and eating healthy (or not)!
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle – 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    Middletown 16/30 – This ride is similar to the East End 30, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. Elevation Gain is 1,570’. 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 4, 2016

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

5:45 PM 5mi #2 Willow Park
    Ride to the Recovery Ride in St. Matthews
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

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

Tuesday April 5, 2016

9:45 AM 26mi #3 Floyd's Fork - Pope Lick Park
    Tretter's ride out Taylorsville Rd to the Simpsonville Mall.
    RC: Terri Buchart 744-3552

6:15 PM 15/25mi #3 Louisville Water Tower
    Urban ride offering a mix of hills and flat. 15 miler will be swept, no rider too slow.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

6:15 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel- Billtown rd
    Turkey Hill 25/17 Both offer a challenge. 25 mile will have a sweeper. 17 mile will not.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

Wednesday April 6, 2016

8:30 AM 55mi #3 Vettiner Park
    Jim's Highgrove Ride
    RC: Michael Crawford mcrawdaddy@gmail.com (314.9977)

9:15 AM 14/20mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid-Week Stretch: short loop goes up Mockingbird and longer ride up Glenview from River Road
    RC: Jim Preston red2bikke@aol.com / 502.807.4574

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

Thursday April 7, 2016

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Louisville Loop 20/50. 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

Friday April 8, 2016

10:15 AM 25mi #2 Waterside Park - Yellow Lot
    Ride the River to Utica
    RC: Ron Heuglin - 502-741-6991 Percy Black - 502-419-7773

Saturday April 9, 2016

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

8:45 AM 15mi #1 Community Ride with the Mayor
    St. Stephen Baptist Church, 1018 So. 15th St., 40210 The Community Ride Series with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer begins this year with a ride past Muhammad Ali's boyhood home. This will be a low speed, conversational ride.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St.
    35 mi Iroquois Special (Difficulty #2) & 21 mi. SLOW & EASY (Difficulty #1)
    RC: James Hundall 794-6731

12:15 PM 25mi #3 Evangel Conference Center
    Billtown Loop
    RC: Lisa Fluhr 767-1431

Sunday April 10, 2016

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

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

10:00 AM 25mi #2 Wilson&Muir Bank; 130 St. Matthews Ave.
    Social Club Ride: An unpretentious group of individuals that aren't making fashion statements or speed records on their bicycles. Just getting exercise, and eating healthy (beer is food)!
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle - 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    Middletown 16/30 – This ride is similar to the East End 30, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. Elevation Gain is 1,570’. A shorter and easier 16 mile option is available. The shorter route will not be swept..
    RC: Michael Ragan 502-489-7078

Monday April 11, 2016

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

5:45 PM 5mi #2 Willow Park
    Ride to the Recovery Ride in St. Matthews
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

6:15 PM 12mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church
    Grinstead Recovery - Keep it interesting with a nice & easy alternate route.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday April 12, 2016

9:45 AM 28mi #3 Prospect Point Shopping Center
    Rose Island Road/Goshen Climb - see kybikerides.org #2300
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

6:15 PM 15/25mi #3 Louisville Water Tower
    Urban ride offering a mix of hills and flat. 15 miler will be swept, no rider too slow.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

6:15 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel- Billtown Rd
    Turkey Hill 25/17 Both routes are challenging. 25 mi will be swept. 17 mi will not.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

Wednesday April 13, 2016

9:15 AM 14/20 mmi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid-Week Stretch: short loop goes up Mockingbird and longer ride up Glenview from River Road
    RC: Jim Preston red2bike@aol.com /502 .807.4574

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

Thursday April 14, 2016

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Louisville Loop 20/50. 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

Friday April 15, 2016

9:45 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes
    Sawyer-Hayes: 15 mile route - Flat and a mix up to 1/3 hills. 25 mile route - More difficult,rolling up to1/2 hills. Short route will be swept by Ride Captain.
    RC: Scott Seligman scottowen1951@gmail.com/502-523-7782

Saturday April 16, 2016

8:15 AM 57mi #3 KY Department for Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree rd, Frankfort, KY
    Purrfectly Mellow Ride formally Wallace Station Ride part of the Mellow Cat Metric Century Series. A scenic ride through horse farm country with a lunch stop around 40 miles at Wallace Station. Not a beginners ride but not too tough either.
    RC: Wes Warren / Kim Stanton wesztt@gmail.com / 502-509-6407

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to start of State St rides of 35 miles or 21 miles.
    RC: Joan W 387-9610

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St.
    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: Glen and Lisa Todd 272-1752

10:00 AM 15mi #1 Wayside Park Clean-up
    Join our friends at the Olmsted Parks Conservancy as we continue taking care of Wayside Park, the location of the historic "Ruff's Memorial Wheelmen's Bench". We'll pull some weeds, spread some mulch and generally clean up the park. Wayside Park is located at 3190 So. 3rd Street, at the corner of Southern Parkway, 3rd St. and Oakdale Ave.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

Sunday April 17, 2016

7:45 AM 100mi #2 K-Mart 191 Outer Loop & New Cut Road
    Honest Abe Century (TMD Stage 5) Flat to rolling ride to Lincoln's boyhood home (out/back) Lunch stop at mile 54 (Subway/IGA/Five Star Deli)
    RC: Mike and Angie Fredell 828-244-1505 or 502-909-7589

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

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

10:00 AM 30mi #3 Wilson&Muir Bank; 130 St. Matthews Ave.
    Social Club Ride: An unpretentious group of individuals that aren't making fashion statements or speed records on their bicycles. Just getting exercise, and eating decadently.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle - 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    Middletown 16/30 – This ride is similar to the East End 30, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. Elevation Gain is 1,570’. A shorter and easier 16 mile option is available. The shorter route will not be swept.
    RC: Steven Sarson 502-295-9418

Monday April 18, 2016

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

5:45 PM 5mi #2 Willow Park
    Ride to the Recovery Ride in St. Matthews
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

6:15 PM 12mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church
    Renegade Recovery - Pedal an old course, crossing Bardstown Rd and passing Atherton & Assumption High Schools.
    RC: Joan W 387-9610

Tuesday April 19, 2016

10:00 AM 26mi #3 Pope Lick Park (formerly Floyds Fork Park)
    cancelled if < 45 degrees
    RC: Jim Tretter 491-7120

6:15 PM 15/25mi #3 Louisville Water Tower
    Urban ride offering a mix of hills and flat. 15 miler will be swept, no rider too slow.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

6:30 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel-Billtown rd
    Turkey Hill 25/17 Both routes are challenging. 25mi will be swept. 17 mi will not.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

Wednesday April 20, 2016

9:15 AM 14/20 mmi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid-Week Stretch: short loop goes up Mockingbird and longer ride up Glenview from River Road
    RC: Jim Preston red2bike@aol.com /502 .807.4574

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

Thursday April 21, 2016

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Louisville Loop 20/50. 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
    RC: Steve Sexton 502-298-7133

Friday April 22, 2016

9:45 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes
    Sawyer-Hayes: 15 mile route - Flat and a mix up to 1/3 hills. 25 mile route - More difficult,rolling up to1/2 hills. Short route will be swept by Ride Captain.
    RC: Scott Seligman scottowen1951@gmail.com/502-523-7782

10:15 AM 25mi #2 Waterside Park - Yellow Lot
    Ride the River to Utica
    RC: Ron Heuglin - 502-741-6991 Percy Black - 502-419-7773

Saturday April 23, 2016

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to start of State St rides of 35 miles or 21 miles.
    RC: Kathy McCarthy Ragland 599-6225

9:00 AM 60mi #3 Bicentennial Park; Madison, IN (at the corner of West St. and Vaughn Dr. on the Ohio River)
    Crawdaddy's Scenic Indiana Ride
    RC: Michael Crawford mcrawdaddy@gmail.com;502.314.9977

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St.
    35 mi Iroquois Special (Difficulty #2) & 21 mi. SLOW & EASY (Difficulty #1)
    RC: Laura Trachtenberg 905-1365

Sunday April 24, 2016

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

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

10:00 AM 30mi #3 Wilson & Muir Bank; 130 St. Matthews Ave.
    Social Club Ride: An unpretentious group of individuals that aren't making fashion statements or speed records on their bicycles. Just getting exercise, and eating decadently.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

2:00 PM 16/30mi #3 Middletown Cycle - 11519 Shelbyville Rd
    Middletown 16/30 – This ride is similar to the East End 30, but starting at Middletown Cycle. The route runs through Anchorage, Worthington Hills, and Pee Wee Valley. Elevation Gain is 1,570’. A shorter and easier 16 mile option is available. The shorter route will not be swept.
    RC: Michael Ragan 502-489-7078

Monday April 25, 2016

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

5:45 PM 5mi #2 Willow Park
    Ride to the Recovery Ride in St. Matthews
    RC: Perry Finley 618.1333

6:00 PM 10mi #1 Waterfront Park - Yellow Lot
    Bike Handling Class Session 1 Class 1 Bike Basics - Bike/helmet fit - traffic laws - ABC Quick Check
    RC: David Wittry david.wittry@fleetpride.com 645-0992

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

Tuesday April 26, 2016

9:45 AM 26mi #3 Pope Lick Park (formerly Floyds Fork Park)
    cancelled if < 45 degrees
    RC: Jim Tretter 491-7120

6:15 PM 15/25mi #3 Louisville Water Tower
    Urban ride offering a mix of hills and flat. 15 miler will be swept, no rider too slow.
    RC: Dirk Gowin 502.619.1499

6:30 PM 25/17mi #3 Evangel-Billtown rd
    Turkey Hill 25/17 Both routes are challenging. 25 mi will be swept. 17 mi will not.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502.727.7733

Wednesday April 27, 2016

8:45 AM 55mi #3 Pope Lick Park (Old Floyd's Fork)
    Bill's Loch Ness Monster Ride
    RC: Michael Crawford mcrawdaddy@gmail.com (314.9977)

9:15 AM 14/20 mimi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid-Week Stretch: short loop goes up Mockingbird and longer ride up Glenview from River Road RC:Jim Preston: red2bike@aol.com /502 .807.4574
    RC: Jim Preston red2bike@aol.com /502 .807.4574

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

Thursday April 28, 2016

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 The Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Louisville Loop 20/50. 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
    RC: Steve Sexton 5

Friday April 29, 2016

9:45 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes
    Sawyer-Hayes: 15 mile route - Flat and a mix up to 1/3 hills. 25 mile route - More difficult,rolling up to1/2 hills. Short route will be swept by Ride Captain.
    RC: Scott Seligman scottowen1951@gmail.com/502-523-7782

Saturday April 30, 2016

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

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to start of State St rides of 35 miles or 21 miles.
    RC: Joan W 387-9610

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St.
    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: George Cooper 338-5947


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