To view details about the events listed below, click on the event title and you will be redirected to the Rides and Events calendar
NOTE: RIDES AND EVENTS LISTED BELOW COULD BE CANCELLED OR CHANGED AND THOSE CHANGES WILL NOT BE REFLECTED BELOW. REFER TO THE BCC FACEBOOK PAGE OR USE THIS LINK FOR THE LATEST UPDATES - ONCE IN FORUMS CLICK ON "RIDE CHANGES" Forums
New Board Members Elected
Four new members were elected to the BCC board of directors. Results were announced at the banquet on January 17. The new directors are Mark Bukowski, Christian Erickson, Randy Thomas, and Patrick Weslolsky. Congratulations gentlemen!!
Horsey Hundred Registration is Now Open!!!
We are SO EXCITED about what we have planned for the 2015 Horsey Hundred. We're making some changes, that we believe will make the event even better than it has been in the past and we're looking forward to sharing them with you! Use this link to go to the Horsey Hundred website so you can find out about what we have in store!!! Horsey Hundred
Consider being a volunteer - The Horsey Hundred is a labor-intensive endeavor. We are proud of the great service we are able to provide to the 2,000+ folks that join us over Memorial Day Weekend... and that great service wouldn't be possible without the 225+ volunteers who give up their time to help out sometime over the course of the weekend. Based on the feedback we get on surveys, it is primarily our fabulous volunteers who make our event special. Yes, they also mention the beautiful scenery ... but they go on and on about the hospitality and warm welcome they receive from the folks driving our SAG vehicles, working and registration, and especially the folks at the rest stops. Please consider joining our team of volunteers. If you have a creative idea for a rest stop that you are willing to implement, let us know! If you're a part of an organization or group that might want to volunteer together, let us know that too! You can register as a volunteer using the link above.
2015 BCC Banquet
The BCC Annual Banquet was held on Saturday, January 17. At the banquet, several club members were recognized for their contributions to the club in 2014. Attendees also heard reports about club finances, philanthropic activities and the many events and activities to looks forward to in 2015.
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Tips About Riding With The Bluegrass Cycling Club
We are happy that so many new members have joined our club this year!! We encourage everyone to take a few minutes to review our ride guidelines, which can be accessed by clicking on the button below. It is very important for all riders to take the time to review ride descriptions, and to honestly assess whether you have the experience and fitness to successfully participate in the ride as described. Our goal is for everyone to be safe and have fun on our rides, and this works best when everyone attends rides that are suitable for them.
If you are unsure whether a ride is appropriate for you PLEASE give the ride leader a call before the ride and he or she will be happy to advise you. It is ALWAYS better to ask in advance!
If you are brand new to cycling, please take a bit of time to learn how your bike works - how your gears shift, how your brakes work, and how to stop and start before joining a group ride. We can help you develop group riding skills, and become a better and stronger rider, but you need to have a basic understanding of how your bike works first. If you need assistance in learning the basics about your bike, contact our Education Committee chairperson Pam Thomas at email@example.com and she will help connect you with a club member who can help you!
Welcome to the Bluegrass Cycling Club
web site! This is the online home of the Horsey Hundred, and a source
for the latest information on the BCC and its activities as well as a
source for cycling in Kentucky in general. Want to go for a bike ride in
Kentucky, especially central Kentucky? You've come to the right place!
The BCC is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization that promotes all
forms of bicycling. Established in 1970 as the Bluegrass Wheelmen
, the BCC is based in Lexington, Kentucky, USA and serves the Bluegrass
region of central Kentucky and surrounding areas.
The objectives of the Bluegrass Cycling Club
- To encourage bicycling for health, recreation and transportation.
- To promote bicycle safety.
- To improve bicycling facilities;
- and to further all phases of bicycling.