(Informal "headquarters" for the members posting this ride will be the Hampton Inn, Middlebury, IN)
Primary ride leader: Jamie Bagley, 859 229-4713 Additional ride leaders: Glenn Mitchell 502 229-6170; (If needed due to number of riders)
On Saturday riders will have a choice of 22, 38, 52, 67, or 100 miles over smooth, quiet lightly traveled roads with few hills. The 67 and 100 mile routes pass through Shipshewana, and the 52, 67 and 100 mile routes loop through the lake filled scenic countryside around Wolcottville.
On Sunday, there are routes of 23, 29, 39, and 50 that travel east through Amish country and the Pigeon River Nature area.
Pace: All Comers Ride
Terrain: 1 - Mostly Flat, 2 - Easy Rollers
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride is swept
Ride will be held rain or shine
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will be a store stop
The ride can range from Easy to Strenuous, entirely dependent on the pace one intends to ride. The terrain itself is not challenging.
A number of BCC members ride this event type ride each year and highly recommend it!
This unique bicycle tour visits a world where lifestyles have remained almost unchanged for over a hundred years. The routes range from 22 to 100 miles, offering smooth, quiet roads, where buggies are numerous and cars are few.