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Rides and Events

Everyday Rides

Covid-19 has thrown a wrench into our regular schedule. Usually, there are evening group rides every Monday through Thursday from late March through late October, with evening rides that start at 6 PM from Mid-May thru Mid September.  In order to finish before dark, 5:30 PM from mid-April through early May and at 5:30 again in fall when days begin to get shorter.  If the weather is nice there are often last-minute rides on the weekends throughout the year.  With various pandemic safeguards currently in place, you should call BikeWorld, 270-442-0751, check our Facebook page, or see Chain Reaction Cycling Club for details before showing up for a ride expecting any fellow riders. 

Good information

This list of rides and events was developed before Covid-19 hit the country. Although the information was correct when posted, the pandemic has caused many changes. Organizers are postponing some events, changing the way they will be presented or, in some cases, canceling them altogether.  Each posting contains a contact email or phone number, and most have a website. We will make updates when we have them but it is your responsibility to confirm the details of any event listed. Watch our Facebook page too. Last minute information is often posted there.  Thank you. 

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

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Dec 25, 2020

On-Your-Own-Christmas Light Bike Ride

BikeWorld, 809 Joe Clifton Dr. Paducah, KY

With the skyrocketing cases of Covid-19 we can't take a chance of gathering our usual huge crowd. We still urge you to deck your bike in holiday lights and glitter. (We have a great selection!) Dress in your cold weather gear and enjoy the traditional bike ride through the Noble Park Christmas decorations. The hours are 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday -Thursday; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The displays will be in the park until Dec. 31 If you're bringing your bikes by car or truck, you're welcome tp park at BikeWorld and ride your bike from the store. Remember to bring a donation for the needy families for whom proceeds from the display help.

270-442-0751

Morning Rides

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Mon-Tues-Wed-Thur-Fri Mornings

from 6 AM to 8 AM

There are often morning rides in the summer. Location, pace and time depends on who is interested. If you want a group ride sometime between 6 & 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

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Every Monday during daylight saving time

6 PM, until days get short, then 5:30 & increasingly earlier.

FLAT. Meet & park behind the warehouse for Higdon Furniture at the junction of Cairo and Moody Roads, Paducah, next door to Walker Stone, 4345 Cairo Road. Do NOT park at Walker Stone. 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 this group drops riders and does not usually stop to regroup.

Behind the warehouse of Higdon Furniture, junction of Cairo & Moody Roads, across Moody Road from Walker Stone, 4345 Cairo Rd. Paducah, Do NOT park at Walker Stone. KY

270-442-0751

Every Tuesday Evening

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Every Tuesday during daylight saving time

6 PM

2 Rides. The Cruiser Ride leaves from BikeWorld the first 3 or 4 Tuesdays of each month & the last Tuesday, leaves from McCracken County Library, 7th and Washington St. The Road Training Ride. Begins and ends at BikeWorld. The Cruiser Ride is the most laid-back, social, fun of the week and 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 in summer this ride even involves an ice cream stop! The Cruiser Rides calls for lights. The Road Ride usually offers about 25 miles (20 miles - 28 miles). 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

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Every Wednesday during daylight savi

6 PM during summer; 5:30 PM in early spring

Begins & ends English Sewing Machine store, 7010 US-68, Paducah, KY 42003 (Off exit 16.) Two routes available - Coal Mountain, 20, 28 or 30 mile routes, mostly flat to rolling. Also a new modified Elva Loop, 20 miles of rolling hills.These are rolling to hilly rides which some regulars use as their fastest, hardest workout of the week, but there is a less intense group that doesn't drop anyone.

English Sewing Machine store, 7010 US-68, Paducah, KY 42003 (Off exit 16.)

270-442-0751

Every Thursday Evening

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Thursday Evening Ride during daylight savings time

5:30 in April; 6 PM after May 1

The Jailbreak. Meet in the parking lot of the McCracken County Courthouse, 7th and Washington Street. Usually a flat more relaxed, but fitness 14 or a 18 or 22 with rolling hills at a 16/18 mph with a group leader. Usually riders regroup a couple of times. Sometimes an EF (extremely fast) 20 mph+ group.

McCracken County Courthouse Parking Lot, 300 South 7th St. Paducah, KY

270-442-0751