Louisville Bicycle Club Rides & Events

All riders are welcome to join us!

Please read Rider Responsibility. CPSC- or Snell-approved helmets are required.


Course Terrain

#1 Mostly Flat—Mostly flat roads with possible very gentle hills. Recommended for beginners.

#2 Flat/Easy Climbs—Mostly flat, with some short, gradual hills. Recommended for beginners but could be challenging for some.

#3 Moderate Rollers—Numerous rolling hills with possible challenging, steeper, longer climbs. Not recommended for beginners.

#4 Challenging Hills—Numerous long and difficult, steep grade ascents and descents. Recommended for stronger, more experienced riders with good bike handling skills, accustomed to navigating hills.

#5 Extremely Demanding—Many difficcult, steep ascents and descents. Recommended for very experienced, strong riders with excellent bike handling skills, accustomed to navigating hills.

Ride Pace

E- Slow, Casual/Under 10 mph average/No Drop Ride—This ride will be casual and the pace will be based on the slowest rider. This ride is suitable for beginners. No rider will be left behind.

D - Slow/Moderate/10-12 mph average pace/will be swept at 10 mph average—This ride will be casual with riders expected to maintain this average. Could be challenging for some beginners.

C - Moderate/12-14 mph average pace/will be swept at 12 mph average—Riders are expected to maintain this average, averaging faster on flats.

B - Intermediate/14-16 mph average pace/will be swept at 14 mph average—Riders are expected to maintain this average, averaging faster on flats. The pace will be mostly moderate to brisk. Riders need good bike handling skills.

B+ - Intermediate to Fast/16-18 mph average pace/will be swept at 16 mph average—Riders are expected to maintain this average, averaging faster on the flats. This will be a brisk to rigorous pace ride, requiring above average bike handling/experience/skills and the ability to ride in pace lines.

A - Fast/18-20 mph average pace/will be swept at 18 mph—Riders are expected to maintain this average, averaging faster on the flats. This is a rigorous pace ride requiring above average bike handling/experience/skills and the ability to ride in pace lines.

A+  - Very Fast/20+ mph/20 mph average will be sweptRiders are expected to maintain this average, averaging faster on the flats. The pace will be strenuous, requiring excellent bike handling/experience/skills and the ability to ride in pace lines.

If you are a parent or guardian of a minor child that plans on riding a club ride, please complete and give the Minor Release Form to the Ride Captain prior to the ride. Please also understand that the Parent or Guardian must ride with the minor. 

All rides begin 15 minutes after the scheduled ride time. All phone numbers are 502 area code except where noted.

Ride Updates and Cancellations     

RainedOut Instructions

Louisville Metro Road and Street Closures

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.  

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