Louisville Bicycle Club
October 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.  


Sunday October 1, 2017

9:00 AM 25mi #3 921 Baxter Ave
    Vic's Sunday morning classic
    RC: Perry Finley - Victor Miller 552.5669

9:15 AM 26,40,66mi #3 Lanesville Heritage Park
    HARVEST HOMECOMING. New Location. Paid Ride. More information at www.siwheelmen.org
    RC: Richard and Mary Ann Heckler Heckler@bellsouth.net

10:00 AM 32mi #1 Farnsley-Moreman Lot
    Ohio levee ride, Many mileage options, great for new riders.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

2:00 PM 29mi #3 E.P. Tom Sawyer
    A Sunday afternoon edition of the classic Fruit Ride! (Bring your own fruit!) A clockwise route from Tom Sawyer, heading north on Springhurst/Springdale to Wolfpen Branch. Route continues through Norton Commons, Sleepy Hollow, Glenarm, Crestwood, Anchorage before returning to Tom Sawyer.
    RC: Paul Kucharski (502) 930-3387 / paul@campyrecord.com

Monday October 2, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday Morning Ride
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

5:45 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 October 3, 2017

9:15 AM 53mi #4 Farnsley Moorman Parking Lot; 7410 Moorman Rd.
    Jeff's Hill Jam #1
    RC: Michael Crawford mcrawdaddy@gmail.com 502-314-9977

9:45 AM 25mi #3 Evangel Center 6900 Billtown rd.
    Billtown Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

5:45 PM 17mi #3 Evangel World Center-Billtown Rd
    Ride includes Hills in Turkey Run Park and climb Seatonville Hill rd. Not a beginners ride.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502-727-7733

Wednesday October 4, 2017

9:30 AM 20mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid week stretch
    RC: Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

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

Thursday October 5, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave.
    Commuter ride to 10am Yellow Lot ride.
    RC: Kathy Ragland 502-599-6225

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Watson Lane and back via the Louisville Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

6:00 PM 17-25mi #3 Tom Sawyer Park
    Ride through Norton Commons and Schuller loop
    RC: Glenn and Lisa Todd 502 475-2640

Friday October 6, 2017

9:30 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    RC: Terri Buchart tbuchart@outlook.com

9:30 AM 40mi #3 Iroquois Park
    RC: Jim Tretter 502-491-7120

4:15 PM 26mi #1 Beckley Creek Park
    Great ride for everyone. Ride the loop or the road. Any distance up to 26 miles. Out to the silo and back will be swept.
    RC: Lee Staudter/Susan Wentzel 502-645-0467/502-240-2147

Saturday October 7, 2017

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

8:30 AM 50mi #3 Clear Creek Park Community City; 717 Burks Branch Rd.; Shelbyville
    Scrabble Road Ride
    RC: Michael Crawford/Amelia Dauer 5023149977/5024174999

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    Utica Pike / Two Bridges Ride. Short ride is out and back via pedestrian bridge. Long ride adds Waterline Rd and the new East End bridge.
    RC: Laura Trachtenberg 5029051365

Sunday October 8, 2017

8:00 AM 100mi #4 Walmart-New Cut and Outer Loop
    First timer Century (all welcome) This is an excellent route down to Lincoln’s boyhood home and back for first time and veteran century riders. Mostly flat only 2100 ft. of elevation with store stops every 25 miles. If you’ve ridden any of our 50-60 LBC rides this year you can do this. Most of these had more elevation. Prepare yourself for a longer day in the saddle. Bring a cellphone, extra tubes and tire changing tools. Ride will be swept.
    RC: John Larson and Rick Knowles 502-553-8107 502-727-7733

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
    Ohio levee ride, Many mileage options, great for new riders.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

2:00 PM 29mi #3 E.P. Tom Sawyer
    A Sunday afternoon edition of the classic Fruit Ride! (Bring your own fruit!) A clockwise route from Tom Sawyer, heading north on Springhurst/Springdale to Wolfpen Branch. Route continues through Norton Commons, Sleepy Hollow, Glenarm, Crestwood, Anchorage before returning to Tom Sawyer.
    RC: Paul Kucharski (502) 930-3387 / paul@campyrecord.com

Monday October 9, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday Morning Ride
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

5:45 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Renegade Recovery - Route crosses Bardstown Road and passes by Atherton & Assumption High Schools.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday October 10, 2017

9:00 AM 64mi #3 11400 Main St.; Middletown; in the shopping center lot near LouVino Restaurant
    LouVino64
    RC: Michael Crawford mcrawdaddy@gmail.com 502-314-9977

9:45 AM 25mi #3 Tom Sawyer
    Parkland Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

5:45 PM 17mi #3 Evangel World Center-Billtown Rd
    Ride includes Hills in Turkey Run Park and climb Seatonville Hill rd. Not a beginners ride.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502-727-7733

Wednesday October 11, 2017

9:15 AM 27mi #3 Pope Lick Park - 4002 S. Pope Lick Road
    Strand to Bardstown Road - Route uses paths or the roads in the Parklands.
    RC: Barbara Maartin 594-1841

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

Thursday October 12, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave.
    Commuter ride to 10am Yellow Lot ride.
    RC: Mike Kaufman 742-0073

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Watson Lane and back via the Louisville Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

6:00 PM 17-25mi #3 Tom Sawyer
    Ride through Norton Commons and Schuller Loop, lights required
    RC: Glenn and Lisa Todd 502 475-2640

Friday October 13, 2017

9:30 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

9:30 AM 40mi #3 Iroquois Park
    RC: Jim Tretter 502-491-7120

Saturday October 14, 2017

8:00 AM 100mi #4 Clark Forestry, Henryville, IN
    TMD Stage 21/Medora Goes Pink Century. This is the last TMD of the season, so come have some fun. Be sure to wear pink for the Medora Goes Pink Festival. Ride starts at Clark State Forestry in Henryville, IN. From Louisville, take I65 N to Henryville Exit 19. Go right (east) off the exit on 160. At the first stop sign, go left (north) on 31. The Forestry will be on your left. Ride 5510 on www.kybikerides.org. RC:Amelia Dauer: ameliadauer@gmail.com 502.417.4999
    RC: Amelia Dauer 502-417-4999

8:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church
    Early Bird Extra - Commuter ride to start of State Street 35 or 21 mile ride
    RC: Mike Kaufman 742–0073

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville (map)
    35 mi Iroquois Special (Difficulty #2) & 21 mi. SLOW & EASY
    RC: Valerie Pfeiffer 608-3320

9:00 AM 35/50mi #3 12540 Lagrange Rd front of kroger
    Ride through Crestwood, longer ride to Long Run Park
    RC: Lee Staudter 502-645-0467

Sunday October 15, 2017

8:45 AM 35mi #2 Turtle Run Winery, 940 St. Peters Church Rd, Corydon, IN
    "Crasher" Ride. Fairly flat route in Harrison County to recover from yesterday's century and warm you up for the Louisville Crashers Concert that starts at 2pm. Bring your bag chairs, picnic lunch, and munchies and buy your wine from Turtle Run. No outside alcohol please! Look for special parking in the vineyards for the LBC and places to set up tents and tables near the stage for LBC friends.
    RC: Kirk Roggenkamp/Cathy Hill 502-718-1911 kirkroggenkamp@twc.com

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
    Ohio levee ride, Many mileage options, great for new riders.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

1:45 PM 20mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave.
    Sunday afternoon stretch. Glenview only major hill.
    RC: Kathy Ragland 502-599-6225

Monday October 16, 2017

8:45 AM 55mi #3 Shepherdsville - Paraquot Center 395Paroquot Springs Drive(exit 117 off I65,right off ramp and left at light,then left to start)
    country roads of Bulllitt County
    RC: John Larson 5025538107

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday Morning Ride
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

10:00 AM 12mi #3 Turkey Run Park/Seatonville Rd Parking Lot
    Mountain Bike Monday-Parklands Trails-Beginner to intermediate with frequent stops to regroup
    RC: Jeff White white.jeffery001@gmail.com 502 608 1030

5:45 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Dog Hill Recovery - Traditional route through Cherokee Park
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday October 17, 2017

9:45 AM 25mi #3 Evangel Center 6900 Billtown Rd.
    Billtown Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

5:45 PM 17mi #3 Evangel World Center-Billtown Rd
    Ride includes Hills in Turkey Run Park and climb Seatonville Hill rd. Not a beginners ride.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502-727-7733

Wednesday October 18, 2017

9:15 AM 31mi #3 EP Sawyer
    Sleepy Hollow/Crestwood Loop Thru Anchorage/Chamberlain Ln/past Norton Commons/Sleepy Hollow/Crestwood/Pewee Valley. Some hills
    RC: Fred Shuck fred.shuck@gmail.com 502 216-0801

9:30 AM 20mi #2 St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Mid week stretch
    RC: Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

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

Thursday October 19, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave.
    Commuter ride to 10am Yellow Lot ride.
    RC: Kathy Ragland 502-599-6225

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Watson Lane and back via the Louisville Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

5:45 PM 15mi #2 Tom Sawyer
    Ride to Norton Commons
    RC: Lee Staudter 502-645-0467

Friday October 20, 2017

9:30 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

9:30 AM 40mi #3 Iroquois Park
    RC: Jim Tretter 502-491-7120

4:15 PM 26mi #1 Beckley Creek Park
    Great ride for everyone. Ride the loop or the road. Any distance up to 26 miles. Out to the silo and back will be swept.
    RC: Lee Staudter/Susan Wentzel 502-645-0467/502-240-2147

Saturday October 21, 2017

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

8:45 AM 35mi #3 St Joseph School lot, 320 W. Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY
    "Directors Ride". This is the OKHT route that was canceled 9/1/17 due to Hurricane Harvey raining on our parade. Come and ride it now from just outside Barton Distillery to Four Roses at Cox's Creek. Store stop at Rooster Run General Store. All are invited to ride "the best route you didn't see" for the tour. Most of the OKHT administrative team will be riding and meeting afterwards to plan for the 2018 event -- any club member that wants to take a more active role in the OKHT event is welcome to join us for that meeting, location in Bardstown tbd
    RC: Kirk Roggenkamp, Cathy Hill 502-718-1911 kirkroggenkamp@twc.com

9:00 AM 21/35mi #2 170 State St., Louisville
    Utica Pike / Two Bridges Ride. Short ride is out and back via pedestrian bridge. Long ride adds Waterline Rd and the new East End bridge.
    RC: Glenn Todd 475-2640

Sunday October 22, 2017

8:00 AM 100mi #4 Walmart-New Cut and Outer Loop
    First timer Century (all welcome)- Rain date for October 8 This is an excellent route down to Lincoln’s boyhood home and back for first time and veteran century riders. Mostly flat only 2100 ft. of elevation with store stops every 25 miles. If you’ve ridden any of our 50-60 LBC rides this year you can do this. Most of these had more elevation. Prepare yourself for a longer day in the saddle. Bring a cellphone, extra tubes and tire changing tools. Ride will be swept.
    RC: John Larson and Rick Knowles 502-553-8107 502-727-7733

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
    Ohio levee ride, Many mileage options, great for new riders.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

1:00 PM 15mi #1 Falls City Community Bikeworks
    Nice ride for beginners/recovery ride
    RC: Lee Staudter 502-645-0467

1:45 PM 20mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave.
    Sunday afternoon stretch. Glenview only major hill.
    RC: Kathy Ragland 502-599-6225

2:00 PM 29mi #3 E.P. Tom Sawyer
    A Sunday afternoon edition of the classic Fruit Ride! (Bring your own fruit!) A clockwise route from Tom Sawyer, heading north on Springhurst/Springdale to Wolfpen Branch. Route continues through Norton Commons, Sleepy Hollow, Glenarm, Crestwood, Anchorage before returning to Tom Sawyer.
    RC: Paul Kucharski (502) 930-3387 / paul@campyrecord.com

Monday October 23, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday Morning Ride
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

10:00 AM 12mi #3 Turkey Run Park/Seatonville Rd Parking Lot
    Mountain Bike Monday-Parklands Trails- Beginner to Intermediate with frequent stops to regroup
    RC: Jeff White white.jeffery001@gmail.com 502 608 1030

5:45 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 October 24, 2017

9:45 AM 25mi #3 Tom Sawyer
    Parklands Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

5:45 PM 17mi #3 Evangel World Center-Billtown Rd
    Ride includes Hills in Turkey Run Park and climb Seatonville Hill rd. Not a beginners ride.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502-727-7733

Wednesday October 25, 2017

9:15 AM 45mi #3 Tom Sawyer Park
    Ride from Tom Sawyer Park through PeeWee Valley past Duncan Memorial to Aiken and the Anderson/Hebron/Scott Station loop and back via Hawley Gibson. These are familiar roads from shorter rides, just linked together for a longer ride. Bring your climbing, end of season legs!
    RC: Bekki Livingston 925-487-6551

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

Thursday October 26, 2017

9:15 AM 10mi #2 St Matthew's Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave.
    Commuter ride to 10am Yellow Lot ride.
    RC: Mike Kaufman 742-0073

10:00 AM 20/50mi #2 Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park
    Yellow Lot at Waterfront Park to Watson Lane and back via the Louisville Loop. A 20 mile option is also available.
    RC: Andy Murphy 502.526.1040

5:45 PM 15mi #2 Tom Sawyer
    ride to Norton Commons
    RC: Lee Staudter 502-645-0467

Friday October 27, 2017

9:30 AM 15/25mi #3 Sawyer-Hayes Lakeland Rd.
    Halloween Ride - Wear a costume or something Halloweenish.
    RC: Terri Buchart 502-744-3552

9:30 AM 40mi #3 Iroquois Park
    RC: Jim Tretter 502-491-7120

Saturday October 28, 2017

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

8:30 AM 62mi #3 Pope Lick Park
    Pope Lick Park to Taylorsville, scenic with rolling hills and approximately +3,200 feet of climbing. Check ride updates the day before for the GPS file for the route.
    RC: Amelia Dauer 502-417-4999

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 October 29, 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
    Ohio levee ride, Many mileage options, great for new riders.
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 George Cooper 502-338-5947

1:00 PM 15mi #1 Falls City Community Bikeworks
    Nice ride for beginners/recovery ride
    RC: Susan Wentzel 502-240-2147

2:00 PM 29mi #3 E.P. Tom Sawyer
    A Sunday afternoon edition of the classic Fruit Ride! (Bring your own fruit!) A clockwise route from Tom Sawyer, heading north on Springhurst/Springdale to Wolfpen Branch. Route continues through Norton Commons, Sleepy Hollow, Glenarm, Crestwood, Anchorage before returning to Tom Sawyer.
    RC: Paul Kucharski (502) 930-3387 / paul@campyrecord.com

Monday October 30, 2017

9:45 AM 30mi #2 Douglas Community Center 2305 Douglasw
    Monday Morning Ride
    RC: Percy Black 502-419-7773 Ron Heuglin 502-741-6991

10:00 AM 12mi #3 Turkey Run Park/Seatonville Rd Parking Lot
    Mountain Bike Monday-Parklands Trails-Beginner to Intermediate with frequent stops to regroup
    RC: Jeff White white.jeffery001@gmail.com 502 608 1030

5:45 PM 12mi #2 St. Matthew's Baptist Church
    Renegade Recovery - Route crosses Bardstown Road and passes by Atherton & Assumption High Schools.
    RC: Barbara Martin 594-1841

Tuesday October 31, 2017

9:45 AM 25mi #3 Evangel Center 6900 Billtown Rd.
    Billtown Loop
    RC: Mike Kaufman 502-742-0073

5:45 PM 17mi #3 Evangel World Center-Billtown Rd
    Ride includes Hills in Turkey Run Park and climb Seatonville Hill rd. Not a beginners ride.
    RC: Rick Knowles 502-727-7733


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