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  • Tour de Mad Dog Stage 14: Old Gilgal

Tour de Mad Dog Stage 14: Old Gilgal

  • Saturday, July 13, 2024
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • 402 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031

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Ride: Tour de Mad Dog Stage 14: Old Gilgal

Starting Location: 402 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031

Route Distance: 100.4 miles

Elevation Gain: 6,451

Route Description: Seize this opportunity to experience some roads less traveled by LBC. We will make our way through Jericho, Sulphur, Bedford, Carrollton, English, Port Royal, Campbellsburg, Smithfield, then back to LaGrange. The most notable segment of this ride is the 1.3-mile ascent up Old Gilgal Road around the 58-mile mark. 

Before attempting to ride a century, ensure that you are physically prepared for the challenge.  This ride is rated 4B with 4 category 4 climbs and lots of roller. You must be ready to fix some minor mechanical issues, especially a flat.  As always riding out in the beautiful countryside means there is a chance we might encounter some dogs.  Some are friendly, some are true Mad Dogs.  So, please vigilant!!

Cue sheets will be available.
Please Park at Oldham Plaza parking lot next to the AutoZone.

The following are the stops for this route:

#1  22.7 miles     Store Stop     Marathon Station (Bedford)  

#2  52.4 miles     Lunch Stop    BP Station (Carrollton)

                            Other Option Welch's Restaurant (505 Main St # 1, Carrollton, KY 41008)

#3  74.5 miles     Store Stop    Mini Mart Campbellsburg   

Surface Type: Road

Ride Terrain & Pace: 4B

Ride with GPS Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/42871092

LBC Ride Credit: Yes

Ride Captain: Fritz Kopatz, 502.930.5378

This is a free event put on by the Louisville Bicycle Club as part of the Mad Dog ride series. All rides are self supported and not SAG support is provided. A ride captain will sweep the ride.

Louisville Bicycle Club
P.O. Box 35541
Louisville, KY 40232-5541

Louisville Bicycle Cub
P.O. Box 35541
Louisville, KY 40232-5541

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