Bowling Green League of Bicyclists

Featured BGLOB Rides

November Last Call Saturday

Last Ride of the Year – November 6th,  Details TBD.

January 1, Happy New Year

 New Year’s Day Annual Ride – Details TBD.

February Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner

Bowling Green League of BicyclistsAnnual Meeting and POtluch, Sunday Afternoon, February 13 to elect officers and review plans for the 2022 Riding Season.

Details TBD.

March Wearing of the Green

March 19 Saint Patricks Day Ride for the Stout of Heart.  Details TBD.

April Early Bird Ride

Officially Open the BGLOB Season on Saturday April 9th with five popular rides available from our old friend Chaney’s  Details TBD.

April Newcomer Pizza Ride at Trek the Track

Pizza Ride at Trek the Track – canceled for 2021 .

May Derby Day Ride

Kentucky Ladies are not the only ones who wear their best hats on Derby Day.  The Next Derby Day Ride will be the 12, 20, 30, 0r 40 from Freeman Park on Saturday, May 7, 2022.  Details to follow.

May Blessing of the Bicycles/Ride of Silence

The Blessing of the Bicycles is a growing tradition, especially in urban areas, to ask God’s blessing on all who share the roads.

In BGLOB it accompanies the Blessing of the Bicycles with the Ride of Silence, when cyclists all over the globe  take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. 

The next Blessing of the Bicycles, Ride of Silence will take place on May 18, 2022 at Circus Square, BGKY, time TBD.

Click here for the Liturgy of the bicycles.

May Adairville Strawberry Festival

2020 Strawberry Festival is not yet scheduled.  We expect to ride in a loop from Franklin.

May Newcomer Ice Cream Ride

Ice Cream Ride at Chaney’s, May 25.

Riders launch at 6:00 or on arrival.

Memorial Day Scramble

Multiple rides throughout this unofficial First Day of Summer.  See Meet-up for options.

June Shake Ride and Roll

Shake Ride and Roll.

June 12, 2021

Annual fund raiser on behalf of South Union Shaker Village.

Fee: $20.00.

Registration will be available on line and in person beginning at 7:00.

Official start is 8:00 but will be staggered as participant groups assemble and some groups may start earlier if ready.

Routes and Cue Sheets

SR&R 50

SR&R 28

SR&R 10

June Pizza Ride at Trek the Track

Pizza Ride at Trek the Track – Jun 22; Pizza Delivery at 7:00

July Schochoh to Corinth Brunch Ride

Schochoh to the Mennonite Market in Corinth and return, 34 miles total.

Stop in Corinth for great sandwishes and treats.  Pay as you go.

Start from John Riley’s residence

6175 Corinth Road

Russellville KY,  42276

July Pig Ride

PIG Ride (July 4th). 

BGLOB Traditional Breakfast Ride for Members only. Departing Warren East HS at 8:00 to Porky Pig Diner, Pig Kentucky, for an unlimited country breakfast of questionable nutrition.  40 Mile circular Route in Warren/Edmonson County, Kentucky; no drop ride, hilly.

July Ice Cream Ride

Ice Cream Ride at Chaney’s, July 29.

Riders launch at 6:00 or on arrival.

August Woodburn to Auburn Brunch Ride

Woodburn Municipal Part (One block south of Rt 240 on Fletcher Street) to the Mennonite Bakery and Store in Auburn and return.

Stop in Auburn for great sandwiches and treats.  Pay as you go.

50 miles of moderate difficulty – I perfect stretch ride for someone seeking a half century.

August 21, riders depart at 8:00 a.m.

Ride with GPS map and cue sheet:

August Pizza Ride at Trek the Track

Pizza Ride at Trek the Track – August 24; Pizza Delivery at 7:00

Don Davis Memorial Metric Century


Annual fund raiser for BGLOB to support Safety and Education Committee and other Club Activities.

September 18, 8:00 a.m.

Start from South Union Shaker Village.





To Register, return to the Home Page

All Routes marked with white “Dan Henry” Navagation Markers

For Ride with GPS Map and Cue Sheet – Click:

61.8 Mile Metric Century

37.7 Mile Half Metric Century

8.6 Mile Family Ride

September Ice Cream Ride

September 23d at Chaney’s –

Riders launch at 6:00 or on arrival.

October Harvest Moon Ride


Near-by Rides of Interest

Kentucky Cycling Challenge

Kentucky Cycling Challenge, a series of century (and shorter) rides organized by Bike Walk Kentucky.

Participants who complete four or more Century Rides will receive the distinctive jersey and a pair of matching shorts or bibs. There are two other (lower) awards.

2021 KCC Rides are each highlighted as separate events in the BGLOB Listing of Major Events/Rides of Interest.

To Register go to

Cave Country Trails

Cave Country Trails is not a ride, but a set of documented rides in Cave Country.

Ride with GPS lists plots for hundreds of miles of long and short rides in the area north and east of Bowling Green.  Follow the URL for maps and cue sheets or to download.

Logan County Tobacco and Heritage Festival Metric Century

Its Back!

Come celebrate Logan County Tobacco and Heritage Festival with the annual bike ride.

There are 12, 30 and 60 mile routes. 

September 25, 2021

Start End: Dripping Springs Baptist Church 4145 Watermelon Rd Olmstead, KY  42276


Bike MS: Bike to Jack and Back 2021

The annual “Jack and Back” MS Fund Raiser has been a popular ride for BGLOB members.

Ride begins at Page High School in Franklin, TN and goes to (surprise) the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, TN. 

The BGLOB Delegation is being lead by Diane Moats, to contact her

April Tour de Lou

Tour de Lou(isville) is a Kentucky Derby Festival event taking Place on the Sunday two weeks before the Kentucky Derby April 18, 2021).  It is organized by the Louisville Bicycle Club and includes a 62.1 Metric Century, 35 Mile Experienced Ride, and a 20 mile Ride.

September 11 KCC Limestone Cycling Tour

The Limestone Cycling Tour is a premier organized Kentucky ride offering four routes including a Century, Metric century and 2 shorter routes through Mason County, KY!

2021 will mark their 13th year for this annual cycling event and 4th year as part of the Kentucky Cycling Challenge.  Features a Century, Metric Century, 40 Mile Route and a 25 Mile Route.

April KCC Redbud Ride

The Official Redbud Ride presented by London Downtown, is the first ride of the 2021 Kentucky Cycling Challenge located in London, KY. The Redbud Ride was established in 2006. The ride is inspired by the Redbud trees that surround the routes during early spring.

The Redbud Ride offers four route options: Yellow Route a 23-mile flat course for beginners, Orange Rouge 34-mile at a casual pace for experienced riders, Green Route 72- mile intermediate route mixed with short hills, and the Red Route the Century Ride of 100-mile advanced route considered the pinnacle of the Redbud Ride. 

May Horsey Hundred

The Horsey Hundred is a two day event centered on Georgetown, KY on the last weekend in May.  The ride features five Saturday routes, including the epic Horsey Hundred Century route, will be going east from Georgetown, and Sunday’s four routes, which generally reflect a shorter and more relaxed day in the saddle, will be going to the west. There are multiple routes for each day with lots of new roads, an amazing variety of scenery, and plenty of intriguing historic sites to explore!

The event is closed (registration full) for 2021.

May Pedals for Paws
Pedals for Paws is put on by our friends the Fogbees for the benefit of the Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance.  The event consists of 14 mile, 30 mile, 45 mile and 62 mile routes through scenic Sumner County. Routes are designed for all levels of cycling with the 62 mile route providing riders a good challenge. Well-stocked rest stops and SAG support provided. Event will be held rain or shine.

T-shirts for all registered riders. 

The 2020 and 2021 Rides were canceled because of Covid.
June Bug Century

Saturday, June 7th at 7:00 am from Oakland Elmentary School

The June Bug Century is a new event sponsored ny BG Cycling and includes both metric and regular century rides.  Details can be found on the BGLOB Facebook Page.

June 26, KCC Licking Valley Century, Campbell

The Cincinnati Cycle Club, in conjunction with the Kentucky Cycling Challenge, presents the Licking Valley Century.  Join us on June 26, 2021 in Campbell County, Kentucky for our inaugural event ride that is part of the very popular Kentucky Cycling Challenge series of rides. We have 4 fun route options including; a 29 mile cruise, a 41 mile loop, a 62 mile Metric Century, and the awesome, 101 mile Century route.

To Register go to:

August 7 Bourbon and Bluegrass (Owensboro)

The Bourbon & Bluegrass Century is hosted by Bicycle Owensboro to benefit Dream Riders of Kentucky, Inc. Dream Riders of Kentucky, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 2003 that offers equine assisted activities and therapies to individuals with special needs.

Along with the full century, there will be a 60 mile route, 30 mile route, and a family friendly 15 mile route. Ending with a celebration of bourbon and live bluegrass music!! Not to mention many specials and surprises along the way!!

All proceeds from this event will go to Dream Riders of Kentucky, Inc.


August 7 KGG, Rock the Crater

August 7, 2021

Rock the Crater Ride is a fundraiser hosted by and benefiting First Priority. The ride will run through the beautiful and scenic hills and hollows of Eastern KY. 


To Register go to:

September (Labor Day) Sunrise Century

Also known as the Labor Day Classic, the Century Ride offers 100, 62, and 33 mile bike routes as a fundraiser for the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club.

Rossview High School, 1237 Rossview Rd, Clarksville, TN 37043

If you are looking to set a personal best or to just have fun on your bike while enjoying the beautiful countryside, read on about this flat, well-supported bike ride in the about the ride 2018 section.

We would love to have you come ride with us!

2021 arrangements have not been published yet.