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Pedaling For A Purpose Education Session And Ride

Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Pam Thomas
Summer Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required


We will be riding for Transy Bikes this week!

Our education session will be:  "Slick and Easy, But Not Too Sleazy: Broomwagon Talks Lubrication",

Topics covered will include:

types of lubricants and their purposes, grease, wet, dry, wax and graphite lubricants
synthetic vs. natural lubricants
Demo on how to lubricate your chain, with examples of how too much and too little can cause premature chain wear
and chamois butter if time permits

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 pm and 3 pm but please plan to finish by 5 pm
Rides with leaders start at 2 pm 

Ride leaders:
Ed Surbaugh and Micah Gano - Novice and C trail ride
C Road - Peggy Littrell and Mark Davidson
B/C - Ed Jennings and Billy Coffey
B -Devonnia Potter and Sharon Brown
A/B - Long -  Joel Abbott, Short - David Potter and Mark Bukowski
 A - 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.