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Pedaling For A Purpose Education Session And Ride

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:00 AM
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Pam Thomas
Summer Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required
The Bluegrass Cycling Club and West 6th have agreed to co-sponsor Pedaling for a Purpose again for 2017 following a very successful inaugural effort in 2015 and a great follow up in 2016. Today we will be riding for the Woodford County High School Bicycle Club
 Education Session 9:00 am - 9:45 am -Fran Bevins Crowley - Her topic: May I have some dark chocolate with my coffee and some ---- juice? ....The latest reliable information on  foods and supplements that can possibly give you an edge with your cycling.
 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 - 2 .. Just time it so you're done by 2 ish.
Rides with leaders start at 10 am - SIgn in sheets are in the beer garden at West 6th.  Paces and distances are as follows 
 Legacy Trail Novice and C ride - Ride Leaders - Micah Gano, Ed Surbaugh, and Devonnia Potter

C route road -  Ride Leaders - Tim Melton and Christine Cole 

B/C route - Ride Leaders- Ed Jennings and David Potter

B route - Ride Leaders - Patrick Wesolosky and Mark Bukowski 

Slower A/B route - Dan Bibbey and Glenn Mitchell (May have the option of "short and long" routes)

Faster A/B route - Chris Boggs and Stephen Butler 

A route - Pam Thomas 
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.