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Boonesborough Loop

When:
Sunday, August 12, 2018, 1:00 PM
Where:
Boonesborough State park behind the swimming pool parking lot
. 4252-4284 Boonesborough Rd
Richmond, KY  40475
Category:
Summer Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required

37°53'48.2"N 84°15'55.2"W

37.896719, -84.265326

 

Primary ride leader: Mark Bennett, 502-889-8858 Additional ride leaders: Additional ride leaders may be posted on the BCC Facebook page before the ride.

 

Distance: 57 miles

Pace: All Comers Ride

Terrain: 3 - Moderate Rollers, 5 - Hilly
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride will have regrouping
Rain cancels - check bgcycling.org forum one hour before if unsure
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will not be a store stop

 

Overall Difficulty:

There are 3 short steep climbs in the first 21 miles with a lot of rollers.

13 miles of a nice -2% grade to the ferry.

A significant 2.0 mile climb from the ferry to Spears. Avg 3.6% Max 7.2%. 

446ft.

Lots of rollers and 2 short steep climbs in the last 20 miles.

Typically people will ride this route .5 to 1.5 mph avg slower than typical Lexington club ride

 

Details:

Rinding from Boonesborough park to Richmond the first 28 miles will have 3 short steep climbs with plenty of rollers and flats in between.  Out of Richmond the road is a -2% grade for 13 miles to the ferry.  We will have a small SAG stop at the ferry before the 2.1 mile climb up to Spears. Lots of rollers and flats to Athens. The 8 miles from Athens to the Park has larger rollers, some short steep climbs, and a couple of significant downhills.

 

Links:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26814569