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Boonesborough Loop

Sunday, August 12, 2018, 1:00 PM
Boonesborough State park behind the swimming pool parking lot
. 4252-4284 Boonesborough Rd
Richmond, KY  40475
Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required

37°53'48.2"N 84°15'55.2"W

37.896719, -84.265326


Primary ride leader: Mark Bennett, 502-889-8858 Additional ride leaders: Additional ride leaders may be posted on the BCC Facebook page before the ride.


Distance: 57 miles

Pace: All Comers Ride

Terrain: 3 - Moderate Rollers, 5 - Hilly
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride will have regrouping
Rain cancels - check forum one hour before if unsure
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will not be a store stop


Overall Difficulty:

There are 3 short steep climbs in the first 21 miles with a lot of rollers.

13 miles of a nice -2% grade to the ferry.

A significant 2.0 mile climb from the ferry to Spears. Avg 3.6% Max 7.2%. 


Lots of rollers and 2 short steep climbs in the last 20 miles.

Typically people will ride this route .5 to 1.5 mph avg slower than typical Lexington club ride



Rinding from Boonesborough park to Richmond the first 28 miles will have 3 short steep climbs with plenty of rollers and flats in between.  Out of Richmond the road is a -2% grade for 13 miles to the ferry.  We will have a small SAG stop at the ferry before the 2.1 mile climb up to Spears. Lots of rollers and flats to Athens. The 8 miles from Athens to the Park has larger rollers, some short steep climbs, and a couple of significant downhills.