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Pedaling For A Purpose - Education Session And Ride

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8:00 AM
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Pam Thomas
859.312.6395 (p)
Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required


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

Education Session 8:00 - 9:45 am - Our speaker will be Keith Lovan is a Senior Municipal Engineer with the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government.  Keith will tell us about Leington's curent bike infrastructure and what is being proposed for the next couple of years, including Town Branch Commons, Town Branch Trail, and the Legacy Trail Extensions.

We will be riding for AMBUCS

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 8:00 - 11... Just time it so you're done by 1ish.

Rides with leaders start at 9:00 am

Trail C/Novice: Bill Sturm, Cameron Hamilton

C Road - Christine Cole and Steele Hinton

B/C: Jeff Pearson and Ed Jennings - Same route as the C group

B: Sharon Brown and Tim Melton- 32 miles

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

Long A/B - Steve Butler and Julie Bowers-Pryor- 47 miles

A: Gene Fowler and Pam Thomas- 49 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