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Since it's inception The Kentucky Cycling Challenge has been an offshoot of the Bluegrass Cycling Club. This year the KCC was transferred, for several reasons, to the organization Bike Walk Kentucky. Who is Bike Walk Kentucky? First of all, here is our home website http://bikewalk.ky/
Our mission... is to educate and advocate for safe bicycling and walking across Kentucky.
We envision... a healthy and active Kentucky in which cycling and walking are safe, accessible and welcoming to all, without regard to ability or income through development of bicycle facilities, multi-use paths and trails.
Bike Walk Kentucky... is guided by its strategic plan. Kentuckians from throughout the Commonwealth came together to develop this plan between 2018 and 2020. They represented a diverse group of sectors and abilities, including tourism professionals, accessibility advocates, government officials, hikers, and cyclists, to name a few.
Although the Kentucky Cycling Challenge is free to you, please consider supporting the KCC and BIKE WALK KENTUCKY here
UPDATED: FEB 15th
The Kentucky Cycling Challenge is entering into our 9th year. The purpose of the Kentucky Cycling Challenge is to promote cycling in Kentucky, to encourage participants to travel to different parts of the state to ride and explore the local area, and to provide achievable goals with a tangible reward for all cyclists who accept the challenge
How to Earn a Jersey
You must first be a KCC registered rider, registration will be limited to the first 600 people who register. Although the KCC registration is free, please consider supporting it and BIKE WALK KENTUCKY HERE. You must also register for and pay for each participating ride and then show up, ride and after completing each ride you must check-in at the KCC check-in table with proof of mileage. All rides are rain or shine the only exception is for hazardous weather or thunderstorms.
Bike Walk Kentucky will provide an opportunity for all Kentucky Cycling Challenge registered cyclists completing 4 of the 5 century rides or metric century rides sponsored by the collaborating organizations to obtain a free Kentucky Century Challenge Kit, which includes the jersey and a pair of matching shorts or bibs.
Bike Walk Kentucky will provide a free jersey to Kentucky Cycling Challenge registered cyclists completing at least 140 miles and participating in at least 4 of the 5 partner events, with the option also purchasing a matching pair of bibs or shorts.
Any Kentucky Cycling Challenge registered cyclists participating in 3 of 5 events and completing at least 100 miles the opportunity to purchase the jersey and bibs or shorts.