West 6th Brewery and the BCC
Invite You To Join Us For Pedaling for a Purpose 2022
- Featuring a 45 minute education sessions followed by group rides
- Participants earn points toward a free tee shirt or jersey by attending sessions
- Each mile pedaled during the rides earns $0.40 for the charity of the day
We will offer traditional BCC group rides for all paces, with ride leaders, but you can also come, sign in, do your own thing, and have your miles count for our charity of the day.
The charities we will be riding for include three of our local NICA teams (youth mountain biking teams that are just getting started in Central Kentucky), Bluegrass AMBUCS - an organization that provides specially adapted bikes for kids who need them, and Broke Spoke, our local community bike shop.
Education Session - 8:00 a.m. - Our speaker will be Ken Hicks from Pedal Power Bike Shop. Ken will be presenting on basic bike maintenance with a particular focus on maintaining bikes that get a lot of use (like yours!!)
Ride Information - Rides begin at 9:00 am
C Trail - Leaders - Mike Staton and Christine Cole
C Road - Ed Jennings and Bill Sturm - out and back - distance decided by the group https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36156621
B/C - Jeff Pearson and Peggy Littrell - route is same as C route
B - Tim Melton and Devonnia Potter - 32 miles https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29963196
A/B -Shorter - David Potter and Julie Bowers-Pryor -Same as the B route.
A/B - Longer -- Dan Bibbey and Glenn Mitchell - 39 miles - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36257090
A - Gene Fowler and Tom Hellmann - 45 miles - NOTE: This route does not have a store stop so bring plenty of water! https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37011751
- To provide educational opportunities for people wanting to learn more about bikes and cycling
- To provide an opportunity for anyone who wants to ride a bike, whether with a group or not, to meet and mingle
- To support health and fitness related charitable organizations
- To mix and expand the various cycling communities that exist in our area
- To provide incentives for people to ride their bikes
- To introduce cycling to new populations
The Bike Part:
Rides start 1 hour after the education sessions begin and will feature various distances, experience levels, and paces. There will also be an option for people to come, sign in, and do an urban ride or ride on their own.
The Charity Part:
The maximum contribution to AMBUCS, Broke Spoke and the NICA teams, assuming enough miles are logged by participants, to be made jointly by the BCC and West 6th, is $1,400 for each group.
Rider Rewards Part:
Riders will receive rewards at the end of the program based on participation points. 1 point will be awarded for each education session attended and 1 point for each ride attended for a total possible point total of 20 points.
Riders who have 15 or more points will receive a free jersey
Riders who have between 10 and 14 points will receive a free tee shirt
However a participant must have at least 2 points from both rides and education sessions (in other words, to earn a jersey or tee shirt, a participant must attend at least some of both)
There will be a party, celebration, jersey/tee shirt distribution and charity recognition/check delivery event in January of 2023!!!
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/westsixthpedalsandpintsbikeclub