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Mercer County Ride with Store Stop

When:
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 9:00 AM
Where:
Starts at Bluegrass Parkway and US 127, parking lot next to
Marathon Gas St.

Category:
Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required

Mercer/Anderson Co. Ride, Oregon / Gilberts Creek  35 and 45 mile

Primary ride leader: Dixie Moore, 859-227-6165
45 Mile A/B Bena Halecky
45 Mile B  Cheryl Hardcastle

Additional ride leaders needed for B Pace or faster for 45 mile route

Distance: 35 miles and 45 miles.
Pace: B/C Pace (12-14 mph), B Pace (14-16 mph)
Terrain: 2 - Easy Rollers, 3 - Moderate Rollers, 5 - Hilly
Map and cue sheet both
The B/C ride on the 35 mile ride will have regrouping and is swept..


Rain cancels - check Ride Announcements Forum one hour before if unsure  
https://bcc.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=2154&club_id=740127&item_id=11721
Restroom facilities are available at Marathon station at the starting location

Overall Difficulty:
moderate to strenuous 

Details:

Starts at Bluegrass Parkway and US 127, parking lot next to Marathon Gas St. Loops West through Anderson/Mercer Co., than twice down to KY River east of US 127. Road markers are green posts with vertical writing. Hilly country roads mostly one lane thorough farmland and woods, some metal grate bridges. Some rough pavement. No store stop on 35 mile route but can ride US 127 shoulder to a Dollar General at Salvisa. Kountry Cupboard at 21 mile is the store stop on the 45 mile route.. 

35 mile route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30730029/edit

45 mile route  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30730587