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Pedaling for a Purpose 2023

When:
Saturday, June 03, 2023, 9:00 AM
Where:
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Pam Thomas
859 312 6395 (c)
Category:
Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

West 6th Brewery and the BCC

Invite You To Join Us For Pedaling for a Purpose 2023

  • 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
NOTE: SPECIFIC INFORMATION FOR EACH DATE WILL BE UPDATED HERE ABOUT A WEEK BEFORE INCLUDING SPEAKER INFORMATION AND ROUTE DISTANCES, RIDE LEADERS, AND MAP LINKS 


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 our four local NICA teams (youth mountain biking teams) located in Fayette County, Clark County, Madison County, and Woodford/Franklin Counties, Bluegrass AMBUCS - an organization that provides specially adapted bikes for kids who need them, and Broke Spoke, our local community bike shop. 

Education Session - 9:00-9:45 am - Our speakers will be David Moore and Bena Halecky from the BCC Rides Committee - their topic is "Safety, we all know it but need to be reminded anyway." We will also spend a bit of time breathing and stretching before we head out for our ride. 

NOTE: EDUCATION SESSIONS HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE AND IF YOU ATTEND THE EDUCATION SESSION AND THE RIDE IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER YOU'LL RECEIVE 2 POINTS TOWARD YOUR JERSEY OR TEE SHIRT

Pace Groups, Ride Leaders and Routes: - 10:00 am

Novice/C on the Legacy Trail - Mike Staton and Ed Jennings – Route will be an out and back on the trail

C Road (10-12 mph ave)– Jeff Pearson and Steele Hinton – Out and Back to Huffman Mill – up to 25 miles but the group will decide when to turn around https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36850789

B/C Pace (12-14 mph ave) – Wanda Bertram and Cheryl Anderson – Same route as the C road group.

B Pace (14-16 mph ave) – Tim Melton and Rick Fern– 32 miles miles https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29963196

A/B Short (16-18 mph ave) – David and Devonnia Potter – 32 miles - Same route as the B pace group.

A/B Long (16-18 mph ave) – Dan Bibbey and Dave Shaw – 36 miles - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39230112

A Pace (18-20 mph ave) – Arnd Zander – 46 miles https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37081608 (we can offer a slower and faster A pace if there is interest).

Program Purposes:
  • 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 and Broke Spoke  is $1,400 with $500 each for the NICA teams, assuming enough miles are logged by participants. Contributions will be made jointly by the BCC and West 6th.


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 22 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 2024!!!

 

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/westsixthpedalsandpintsbikeclub