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Pedaling For A Purpose - Education Session And Ride

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9:00 AM
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Pam Thomas
859.312.6395 (p)
Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required
All rideres must wear a helmet. Children are welcomed, but must be with a parent or guardian who is an adult, and the parent/guardian will be required to sign a parental consent form.


The Bluegrass Cycling Club and West 6th have agreed to co-sponsor Pedaling for a Purpose again for 2019. 

Education Session 9:00 - 9:45 am 

Today we will be riding for The Hope Center

Our presenter will be Brooke Raby from the Hope Center. For more than 25 years, the Hope Center has been helping the homeless of our community by providing life-saving and life-rebuilding services that are comprehensive and get to the root of the problem. Brooke will tell us about the Hope Center’s programs and facilities, and the thousands of people they help each year. Our support of the Hope Center is specifically related to bike infrastructure to support the use of bikes by Hope Center clients.

We will also be welcoming memberss from the local ski club, who have been invited to join us!

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 8:30 - 11... Just time it so you're done by 1ish. Rides with leaders start at 10:00 am. Ride leaders and routes are as follows:

Trail C/Novice: Larry Lottes, Micah Gano and Mike Staton

C Road - Gary Jenkins assisted by Jaci Carfagno - an "out and back" route -  

B/C: Jeff Pearson, Tim Wygal, and Cheryl Anderson - Same route as the C group

B: Devonnia Potter and Tim Melton- 32 miles

Short A/B - Dan Bibbey and David Potter - Same as the B route

Long A/B - Steve Butler - 46 miles 

A: Pam Thomas and Gene Fowler - 52 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 22 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