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Bellerive/Old Harrodsburg Road Ride

When:
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017, 6:00 PM
Where:
Kroger Plaza
170 Bellerive Plaza
Nicholasville, KY  40356

Category:
Summer Weekly Ride
Registration is not Required

Primary ride leader: Patrick Wesolosky, 859-913-6762 Additional ride leaders: David Vance 859-333-4018 Sarah Monell 859-509-2916 Oleg Dantchenko 859-333-0723

 

Distance: The ride distances will be determined by daylight and weather.

C Pace (10-12 mph), B/C Pace (12-14 mph), B Pace (14-16 mph), A/B Pace

(16-18 mph), A Pace (18-20 mph)

Terrain: 1 - Mostly Flat, 2 - Easy Rollers, 3 - Moderate Rollers, 4 - Strenuous Rollers
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride will have regrouping,
The ride is swept R
ain cancels - check bgcycling.org forum one hour before if unsure
Restroom facilities are available nearby
No store stops included - route under 30 miles

 

Overall Difficulty:

Easy to Moderate depending on the Pace Group and Route.

 

Details:

On the C and B/C ride, the ride leader will sweep the ride and regroup as necessary. The A, A/B, and B paces will typically involve pace lines and ride leaders will try to keep the group together but will not sweep.

 

We will meet in the front corner of the Kroger's parking lot nearest the gas station.

 

The ride will have sections that go through subdivisions, on the shoulder of Harrodsburg Road, on 2 lane country roads, and on a bike trail. We will be on the shoulder of Harrodsburg Road for part of the ride. This shoulder is as wide as normal lane.

 

All paces will go out on the road/trail and then work their way back on country roads, or they may just be crazy and not ride out the trail.

 

It is April so we be gaining daylight. Rain, snow, or cold temperatures could cancel, watch for ride changes on the website and on Facebook.

 

Make sure you have a helmet, water bottles (with water), spare tubes (that fit your tire and stems that fit your rims, not going to say any names), and a pump or CO2.

 

Arrive early. Pre-ride announcements at 5:50pm. Wheels roll at 6:00pm.

 

Sunset for the month of April is between 8:05pm and 8:25pm. Head lights and blinkies are always recommended.

 

A group usually goes to the SEC Pub or Ramseys for food and drinks after the ride