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Independence Day Ride

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Keeneland (by the East Gate Entrance/Paddock)
4201 Versailles Rd
Lexington, KY  40510
Patrick Wesolosky
Weekly Ride
Registration is not Required

Join Ed Surbaugh and Patrick Wesolosky at Keeneland Race Track on Independence Day for a patriotic morning ride and a post ride snack. Please park by East Gate Entrance of the building (on Old Club House Lane near the paddock, see the map below). Keeneland will be closed on the 4th of July, but their restrooms will be open.

We will have staggered starting times. The goal is to have all the routes finishing around 11-11:30am so that everyone has the remainder of the day to celebrate. The routes will roll through the beautiful Bluegrass Countryside. Along the way there will be water stops at couple local cemeteries where Revolutionary War Veterans are buried. Post ride snacks will be provided by the BCC Social Committee. Everyone is encouraged to bring a chair, eat some snacks, and tailgate under the trees after the ride. 

The snacks for after the ride will include chips & salsa, wraps (meat & cheese, tuna salad, or veggie), fresh fruit salad, and cookies & brownies. We will also have water, sweet tea, lemonade, and soft drinks.

Distance:17, 36, 45 miles

Pace: C Pace (10-12 mph), B/C Pace (12-14 mph), B Pace (14-16 mph), A/B Pace (16-18 mph), A Pace (18-20 mph)

Terrain: 2 - Easy Rollers, 3 - Moderate Rollers, 4 - Strenuous Rollers, 5 - Hilly 
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride will have regrouping, 
The ride is swept 
Rain cancels - check forum one hour before if unsure 
Restroom facilities are available nearby 
There will not be a store stop

Overall Difficulty: Moderate


45 Miles 8:00am

A Pace (18-20mph) - Chuck Elinger

A/B Pace (16-18mph) - Sarah Monell

B Pace (14-16mph) - Dave Turner


36 Miles 8:30am

B Pace (14-16mph) - David Potter

B/C Pace (12-14mph) - Cori Surbaugh


17 Miles 9:30am

B/C Pace (12-14mph) - Stephen Drury

C Pace (10-12mph) - Tim Melton

Thank you to the Pisgah Presbyterian Church and the Ebenezer Cemetery Association for allowing the BCC to set up water stops on their properties. Please be respectful of these locations. Bicycles should never be near any of the Headstones.

17 Mile Route

36 Mile Route

45 Mile Route

Map of Keeneland