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Boonesborough Loop

When:
Sunday, May 6, 2018, 1:00 PM
Where:
Boonesborough State Park
4252-4284 Boonesborough Rd
Richmond, KY  40475
Category:
Summer Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required

Please park behind the swimming pool parking lot

Primary ride leader: Mark Bennett, 502-889-8858 Additional ride leaders: Anyone who wants to lead a pace group is welcome to do so.

 

Distance: 57 miles

Pace: All Comers Ride

Terrain: 3 - Moderate Rollers, 5 - Hilly, 6 - Significant Climbs
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride will have regrouping
Rain cancels - check bgcycling.org forum one hour before if unsure
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will 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%. 446ft. 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 rides.

 

Details:

There are stores in Richmond if you need at 20 miles and my wife is going to provide a SAG stop at the ferry on the Fayette side of the river, at about the 34 mile point.

 

Links:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26814569