Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society - Event Information


Event Name:Horsey Hundred 2017
Event Type(s):Ride Calendar
Description:
Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 
Event Date:05-24-17
05-25-17
05-26-17
05-27-17
05-28-17
05-29-17
Event Time:06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Location:GEORGETOWN COLLEGE
400 E College St
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Contact Person:Jan Tripp
(phone: 734-996-8079)
Details:
Horsey Hundred 2017  

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party    
    6:30 pm - Wednesday Evening GCBT Pizza Party at the Hilton Garden Inn
•    The Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club will host a Pizza Party in the lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn (110 Grandstand Drive, Georgetown, KY;  0.3 miles North of the Microtel ).  
•    Collection of approximately $12 per person will be made to pay for Pizza & Beer.
•    Bring your own soft-drinks.  Note you can NOT bring your own alcoholic drinks.
•    RSVP to Jan Tripp jan_tripp@comcast.net 734-996-8079 by May 21st.

Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides    
    8:30 am - AABTS club rides 30 to 75 miles leaving from Georgetown 
•    Meet at Georgetown College parking lot near 400 E. College Street, the second lot west of Military Street.
•    AABTS provided maps – “Paris Ride”
•    Ride to Paris, KY, for lunch, see farms, covered bridges, Cane Ridge meeting house. 
•    Alternative: The Bluegrass Cycling Club will have open club rides on Friday morning available at no charge to Horsey participants, details at www.bgcycling.net
•    AABTS club miles for either of the rides.
•    Ride Captain: Jan Tripp jan_tripp@comcast.net 734-996-8079

Friday May 26th                 AABTS Club Rides    
    8:30 am - AABTS club rides 42 to 75 miles leaving from Georgetown 
•    Ride your bike (parking available at the outlet mall across the road from the Microtel)
    to the Hilton Garden Inn parking lot at 110 Grandstand Dr. in Georgetown -- 0.3 miles North of the Microtel

•    AABTS provided maps – “Horse Country Ride”
•    Ride to Wallace Station for lunch, see horse farms, distillery, mill, bird sanctuary.
•    Ride Captain: Jan Tripp jan_tripp@comcast.net 734-996-8079
•    Note:  For shorter options, pick up map at start then drive to Georgetown or Midway, KY and join the above routes.

Friday May 26th                     AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner    
    5:30 pm – AABTS Group Dinner for AABTS Members and Guests

•    Pepe’s Mi Mexico Restaurant (440 Connector Rd, Georgetown, KY 40324, ph. 502-868-0060). (1.4 miles NE of the Hilton Garden & Microtel).
•    Festive atmosphere and a wide variety of Mexican & American food choices / prices. Diners will individually order off Mi Mexico’s standard menu and be responsible for their own bills. 
•    Contact Carol Hohnke 734-546-9570, carolhohnke@comcast.net for reservations. 
•    Reservation Deadline: Sunday, May 21st.  Space is limited.

Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
    Horsey Hundred Cycling Events   --- Don’t Forget to Register for the Horsey
•    See Horsey Hundred information at www.horseyhundred.com/ 
•    AABTS Ride Captain: Jan Tripp jan_tripp@comcast.net 734-996-8079
•    Register for Horsey by April 19th for best deal.

Monday May 29th                    Post Ride
     8:00 am - AABTS Democratic Ride 
 •    Meet at Georgetown College parking lot near 400 E. College Street, the second lot west of Military Street.
 •    This is a democratic ride.  Bring your own maps.
 •    Group chooses an AABTS Ride Captain who records the AABTS miles.
 
 Motel Reservations 
 
 AABTS Motel Group rates now at 2 motels in Georgetown, Kentucky.
 
 Horsey provides dormitory rooms on Friday and Saturday nights for an additional fee.  You will need motel rooms for any of the extra nights depending on your plans.  Some get motel rooms for Friday and Saturday as well.  The dormitory rooms are right on campus but nearby motels are also options.  Special group rates are available for a limited time.  Make your reservations soon.
 
 AABTS has set up special club group rates at the Microtel Inn, 111 Darby Dr, Georgetown, KY, (at I-75 exit 126).  The Microtel is about 1.25 miles from the Horsey ride start.  You must ask for the AABTS group rates and cannot get these rates online.
 
 Phil Burgess, of GCBT, has set up special group rates at the Hilton Garden Inn, 110 Grandstand Dr. Georgetown, KY, 0.3 miles North of the Microtel.  Ask for the special rate code: MCB rate (Michigan Canadian Bicyclists).
 
 Both the AABTS and the MCB rates are available to all members of AABTS & GCBT.
 
 Contact:  Jan Tripp jan_tripp@comcast.net 734-996-8079 if you have any questions. 
 
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 Motel Summary --- Make Reservations Soon!
 Limited rooms are available at these special rates for AABTS & GCBT members.
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 Call Microtel direct at 502-868-8000        (You must ask for AABTS group rates)
 111 Darby Drive, Georgetown, KY 40324 (Note: you cannot get this rate online at Microtel)
 
 Rates:        1-bed         $79.95 regular ----     AABTS $52.95
 2-beds     $93.95 regular ----     AABTS $62.95
 
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 Call Hilton Garden Inn direct at 502-863-0099 
 110 Grandstand Dr., Georgetown, KY 40324
 
 Rates:  1 or 2 Beds    CMB special includes a full breakfast to order
  ---- $94.00 ask for MCB rate (Michigan Canadian Bicyclists). 
 
 You can also book online at this hotel's direct website below (NOT the general Hilton hotel site). Make sure you use enter special rate code- “group rate” - MCB. If you don't see the $94.00 rate, then call the direct phone number (502-863-0099) instead.
 
 http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/kentucky/hilton-garden-inn-lexington-georgetown-LEXGEGI/index.html
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