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Pedaling For A Purpose Education Session And Ride

Sunday, September 9, 2018, 1:00 PM
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Pam Thomas
Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required
The Bluegrass Cycling Club and West 6th have agreed to co-sponsor Pedaling for a Purpose again for 2018. Today we will be riding for the KYMBA kids clinic.

Education Session -
Scott Thompson wth LFUCG will talk about The Lexington Area MPO Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan: Where we are and where we are going…

This presentation will consist of how the Lexington Area will address and implement the recommendations set out in the 2018 update of the Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan. We will look at where we are as a region and how we got here, what we heard from public comment, and the plan moving forwards for the implementation of the 5 E’s for planning a more bikeable and walkable community.

Rides offered - We will have group rides with leaders, but you will also have the option to come, sign in, and do something on your own ... Doesn't matter, miles will still count!!! If you plan to ride on your own, you can come and sign in anytime between 1-3.. Just time it so you're done by 5 ish.

Rides with leaders start at 2:00 PM

Ride leaders and pace groups:

Novice/C on the Trail - Ed and Cori Surbaugh
C Road - Wanda Bertram and Peggy Littrell -
B/C - Ed Jennings - Same as C route
B - Devonnia Potter and Tim Melton - 32 miles
A/B - David Potter, Dan BIbbey, and Shawn Hokanson - Short route - Same as B route, long route, same as A route 
A - Randy Thomas - 44 miles

Restrooms are available on site - Education sessions will be held regardless of weather - Rides may be cancelled or rescheduled if there are severe weather issues.  Check the BCC forum and FaceBook for updates.


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

Each mile ridden during pedaling for a purpose will result in $0.20 for the charity of the day.  The maximum contribution, 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 in December. Additional details will be provided as we get closer to the event.