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Rides and Events

Everyday Rides

There are group rides every Monday through Thursday from late March through late October. The
regular daily group rides are described further down the page. 
If the weather is nice there are often last minute rides on the week-ends throughout the year.  Call BikeWorld, 270-442-0751,
check our FaceBook page or join Chain Reaction Cycling Club for details.

Good information

Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area. Rides require, at minimum, an appropriate bike in good working order, water, and a helmet. We suggest a spare tube, energy food, maybe a little cash in case we stop, and your committment to ride as a safe, sane member of the group. As many rides are subject to weather, it's a good idea to also confirm dates, time and any specific requirements. We'll see you out there having fun!

Area Rides and Events (BikeWorld Sponsored Events are in Bold). Scroll down for daily rides.

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Jul 4, 2017BAM-10th Annual Bike Around MayfieldIce House Gallery, North & 8th Streets, Mayfield, KY Rides start at 8 AM. Clearly marked routes of 11, 21, 32 or 60 miles. Well stocked rest stops,SAG & port-a-johns.Medical support. Part of "Mayfield Glory Days" festivities! Proceeds support the Kiwanis Club of Mayfield program to enrich the lives of children.270.247-6971
Jul 10, 2017Leadership by Bike CampBikeWorld, 809 Joe Clifton Dr, Paducah, KY7/10-7/14/2017 9 am-4:30 pm A week of finding freedom, leadership and fun by bike. Ages 12-15, Five days with lasting impact—campers develop confidence, independence and riding skills. The friendly, enthusiastic leader/educators will introduce campers to Greenway Trails, forgotten neighborhoods, and local landmarks. Excursions to local eateries and historic places.Swimming, games and more bike riding. Campers will learn what teens used to discover about their hometown while out on their bikes (before the days when parents were afraid to let kids explore on their own.) $115. Scholarships available. Ask for details. 270-442-0751.270-442-0751/270-444-8508
Jul 29, 2017Moonlight Bike RidePaducah, KY8 PM Music, late registration & booths open. Ride starts at 10 PM. "Midsummer's Night Ride In the Moonlight!" Easy "ride at-your-pace" along marked streets under a full moon. All ages and shapes of people on all kinds of bicycles on a summer night, under a full moon. It's the stuff of stories. Start and finish at BikeWorld, 809 Joe Clifton Drive. 10 miles through low trafficked Paducah city streets. Bikes should have front and rear lights to legally be on the street after dark, but creative lighting of all kinds is encouraged. Helmets required. All proceeds benefit PCM, (Paducah Cooperative Ministry) food bank, homeless shelter and kind aid to humans in drastic situations. Collector tee promised to everyone whose registration is received by June 3, 2017. Sponsorship Opportunities available. Call for details. 270-442-0751
Sep 30, 2017Misaligned Minds 100 Bicycle TourNoble Park, 2915 Park Ave, Paducah, KY 8 AMNamed by Bicycling magazine as of one of the best one-day bicycle tours in the country, the Misaligned Misaligned Minds features rides of 25, 40, 65 & 100 miles. Riders pedal through little traveled western Kentucky farm roads, past fields being harvested and wide expanses of grazing livestock and green countryside. The routes are some of the most well marked you'll find. The rest areas are plentiful and well stocked. SAG vehicles driven by helpful, conscientious support staff. Proceeds benefit the Paducah Symphony Orchestra Youth Education Programs! Registration forms available soon. 270-442-0751

Morning Rides

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Mon-Tues-Wed-Thur-Fri Mornings from 6 AM to 8 AMThere are often morning rides in the summer. Location, pace and time depends on who is interested. If you want a group ride somewhere between 6 am and 8 am, Monday through Friday, call BikeWorld the day or evening before and we can probably hook you up. 270-442-0751 or 270-556-3946

Every Monday Evening

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Monday6 PM (till fall) then 5:30 PM) FLAT. Meet & park at the Walker Stone Building (old Higdon Discount Furniture) 4345 Cairo Rd. Paducah. From I-24: Take Exit 3. Turn East (toward Paducah). Go 1 mile to the building on the left. There is a choice for almost any rider who is on an adult sized bike. On the easiest ride, the leader rides with the slowest person and brings up the rear. Ride for 75 minutes.There is several other choices: Ride 20 miles at 14-16 mph or 20 miles at 16-18 mph; 30 miles at 16-18 mph, 30 miles at 18-20 mph too, and usually an EF group (extremely fast) Hang on if you can, and know the route because no one will wait for you on this choice. . Walker Stone, 4345 Cairo Rd. Paducah, KY270-442-0751

Every Tuesday Evening

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Tuesday 6 PM (till fall) then 5:30 PM2 Rides. The BikeWorld Cruiser Ride & Corky's Road Training Ride. Both begin and end at BikeWorld. The Cruiser Ride is the most laid-back, social, fun of the week. lt's a great opportunity to have company when you tool around town, a perfect learning opportunity for someone just getting into bicycling or anyone who wants conversation and sightseeing. Sometimes this ride even involves an ice cream stop! Corky's Road Rides alternates between a hill ride one week and a flatter choice the next. Usually at least 20 miles in length. Depending on whoever shows up, riders may elect to regroup, usually a good interval training ride for stronger riders but mostly averaging less than 20 mph.BikeWorld 270-442-0751

Every Wednesday Evening

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Wednesday 6 PM (till fall) then 5:30 PMBegins & ends at the Paducah Information Age Park, 2000 McCracken Blvd, 42001-9074. Meet at Hickman Court. This is a rolling to downright hilly ride which some regulars use as their fastest, hardest workout of the week. Great for testing and tracking personal improvement. Each rider trying for their best. If you don't know the route let the group know you're new or otherwise you may get separated and lost. . Paducah Information Age Park, 2000 McCracken Court, Hickman Court. 42001270-442-0751

Every Thursday Evening

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Thursday Evening Ride6 PM (till fall) then 5:30 PMSometimes referred to as the Jailbreak. Meet in the parking lot of the McCracken County Courthouse, 7th and Washington Street. Usually a 16/18 mph pace on an 18 mile route with a group leader and often an EF (extremely fast) 20 mph+ group, sometimes without a leader. McCracken County Courthouse Parking Lot, 300 South 7th St. Paducah, KY270-442-0751