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West 6th Brewery and the Bluegrass Cycling Club

Invite You To Join Us For Pedaling for a Purpose 2017

  • Participants earn points toward a free tee shirt or jersey!

  • Each mile pedaled earns $0.20 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.


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

Dates:
Saturday, April 15 - Presenter - Scheller's Cycling & Fitness
Sunday, April 30 - Presenter- Woodford County High School Bicycle Club
Saturday, May 20 - Presenter -  Fran Bevins Crowley, Registered Dietician
Saturday, June 3 -  Presenter - Denile Hill and Thursday Gervais 
Saturday, June 24 - Presenter - Allen Kirkwood - Broke Spoke
Saturday, July 1 - Presenter - Tracy Spigelman - Athletic Trainer
Sunday, July 16 - Presenter - Scott Thompson - LFUCG
Saturday, July 29 - Presenter - Kentucky Refugee Ministries
Saturday, August 12 - Presenter Matt Lee - Physical Therapist
Saturday, August 26 - Presenter - Bill Crank - Crankworks
Sunday September 10 - Presenter James Goyner - Broomwagon Bikes
Saturday, September 23 - Presenter - Transy Bikes


The Bike Part:

The BCC will be offering education sessions and rides from West 6th Brewing approximately every other week during the summer months.  The events will be on Saturday morning beginning at 8:30 am, or Sunday afternoon beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Rides start 1 hour after the education sessions 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 Woodford County High School Bike Club in Woodford County, Broke Spoke in Lexington, and Transy Bikes  in Lexington are the charities we will be riding for this year.   

 

Please check the ride calendar for additional details. Information will be posted there regarding topics our speakers will discuss and any program changes. 

 

The maximum contribution, assuming enough miles are logged, to be made jointly by the  BCC and West 6th, is $1,300 for each charity.

Rider Rewards Part:

Riders will receive rewards at the end of the program based on participation points.  One point will be awarded for each education session attended and one point for each ride attended for a total possible point total of 24 points. 

Riders who have 16 or more points will receive a free jersey
Riders who have more than 12 points will receive a free tee shirt

Ride leaders who lead 8 or more rides will get a free jersey
There will be a party, celebration, jersey/tee shirt distribution and charity recognition/check delivery  event in mid November!!!

 

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/westsixthpedalsandpintsbikeclub/ or check out the Bluegrass Cycling Club Calendar: www.bgcycling.net – Then click on “Ride and Event Calendar”