Welcome to the 2016 Old Kentucky Home Tour
For the latest updates, visit the Old Kentucky Home Tour Facebook page here!
ONLINE REGISTRATION for the Old Kentucky Home Tour is now open. The dates for the 39th Annual OKHT are September 10th & 11th, 2016. For more information go here: OKHT Registration Information. To go straight to the registration page, click here. See the menu above for FAQ's, lodging info, merchandise and volunteer info.
Start location: Baptist Eastpoint Medical Center, 2400 Eastpoint Parkway, Louisville, KY, 40223. In the Eastpoint Business Center off I-265 (Gene Snyder), between Old Henry and LaGrange Roads.
Links for 2016 GPS Routes:
Use at your own risk, and in conjunction with road markings and other signage.
Register for the OKHT and you get a shot at THE GOLDEN TICKET! One lucky registrant will have a GOLDEN TICKET in their registration packet, good for a FREE, SCOTT Speedster road bicycle, courtesy of SCOTT Bikes and On Your Left Cycles! Make sure you check your registration packet, there might be a FREE BIKE in there!
The 39th Annual Old Kentucky Home Bicycle Tour, (aka OKHT), is a two-day ride departing from Baptist Eastpoint Medical Center, 2400 Eastpoint Parkway, 40223 in Louisville,Ky. on Saturday, September 10th, with 3 mileage routes to historic Bardstown, Ky:
A 55-mile, 72-mile, and a very challenging 102-mile century, which includes the legendary Pottershop Hill ! It is the winner of the League of American Bicyclists Best Century award.
On Sunday, September 11th, there is a scenic 55 mile route back to Baptist Eastpoint. In addition, on Sunday there are two routes from Louisville. The 25 mile short route leaves Baptist Eastpoint and goes out to the Fern Creek Fire Station and back to Baptist Eastpoint. A 50-mile, single-day loop goes from Baptist Eastpoint out to our WORLD FAMOUS " Homemade Cookie Stop" SAG stop and joins up with the 2-day riders coming back from Bardstown for the return ride back to Baptist Eastpoint via a gorgeous scenic route.
The Old Kentucky Home Tour
is a beautiful bike tour through scenic, rolling hills in rural Kentucky, fully supported with fixed and roving sags.
Price of registration
includes Nancy's Bagels
and Heine Brothers' Coffee
on Saturday morning, Saturday lunch and up to 7 fantastic SAG (food & drink) stops, depending on your route. Also included is Sunday morning breakfast by Chris Cakes, as well as the famous "Homemade Cookie Stop" on Sunday, where sampling the cookies, of all kinds, is an endurance sport in itself.
All riders are invited and encouraged to bring cookies for the cookie stop.
When riders return to Baptist Eastpoint on Sunday, they will be treated to a post-ride ALL YOU CAN EAT pizza party, as well as cold drinks. A great way to finish a great ride.
In Bardstown,we offer a number of activities and entertainment including,Yoga classes under the trees by Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center,
complimentary horse-drawn Carriage Rides around Bardstown courtesy of the Louisville Bicycle Club, plus massages offered by WORKitOUT Therapeutic Massage at $1 per minute. Live entertainment will be provided and discounted Bardstown-area tours are available.
A Bar-B-Que Dinner by Chris Cakes Catering may be purchased when you register for the ride.
Overnight accommodations include motels and B&Bs. Free gymnasium or tent camping with hot showers are also available at the overnight ride headquarters. Be sure to bring a towel and any other supplies you may need. Your bicycle will be safely stored at the school after the ride and will be available for pickup on Sunday morning. Drop off your bags at the shuttle truck at Baptist Eastpoint on Saturday morning and pick them up at the tour HQ in Bardstown that afternoon.
Shuttle buses run a scheduled route Saturday evening and Sunday morning to and from the ride HQs to our designated motels.
The Old Kentucky Home Tour is Kentucky bicycling fun at its finest! Please join us on Sept. 10th and 11th.
For more information, we suggest you read the FAQs
first, then if you don't find the answers to your questions you may e-mail the OKHT Information Center at --- firstname.lastname@example.org.