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Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society - Event Information


Event Name:Horsey Hundred 2020
Event Type(s):Invitational and Out-of-Town Rides
Description:Horsey Hundred 2020  
Special Features: AABTS extra riding days, motel group rates, and group dinners
        

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 23rd and 24th.   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.

AABTS Contacts:  Ride Captain: Terri Keppler   tlk1972@gmail.com 734-645-5696
 
Event Date:5/20/2020 - 5/25/2020
Event Time:8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location:Horsey Hundred
400 E. College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Contact Person:Terri Keppler
(phone: 734-645-5696)
Details:Horsey Hundred 2020  
Special Features: AABTS extra riding days, motel group rates, and group dinners
        
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 23rd and 24th.   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.

AABTS and GCBT is offering some special pre- and post-tour features again this year so you can make this a 2-, 3-, 4-, or even 5-day cycling vacation.    Check the May AABTS Ride Calendar for more details.


Wednesday May 20th

GCBT & AABTS Informal Happy Hour    
                
* 6:00 pm - Wednesday Evening AABTS & GCBT Informal Happy Hour at the Hilton Garden Inn Lobby Bar.

• Informal meet and greet happy hour at the lobby bar.  Cash bar stop by and say hello to AABTS and GCBT cyclists.   
• Note:  No Pizza Party this year.


• Thursday May 21st 
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. 
• Ride Captain: Terri Keppler   tlk1972@gmail.com 734-645-5696
Thursday May 21st 
AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
                        
* 6:00 pm – AABTS-GCBT Group Dinner – (Note Day changed to Thursday)

• 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 Elizabeth Tidd lizbeth0405@yahoo.com 734-717-9583 for reservations. 
• Reservation Deadline: Sunday, May 17th.  Space is limited.


• Friday May 22nd
AABTS Club Rides    

* 8:30 am - AABTS club rides 42 to 75 miles leaving from Georgetown 

• Meet at the Hilton Garden Inn parking lot at 110 Grandstand Dr. in Georgetown -- 0.3 miles North of the Microtel

• (parking available at the outlet mall across the road from the Microtel, Microtel parking only for their guests.  Some open parking is also available to us at the Hilton Garden Inn lot)
• AABTS provided maps – “Horse Country Ride”
• Ride to Wallace Station for lunch, see horse farms, distillery, mill, bird sanctuary.
• 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: Terri Keppler   tlk1972@gmail.com 734-645-5696
• Note:  For shorter options, pick up map at start then drive to Georgetown or Midway, KY and join the above routes.
     

• Saturday May 23rd & Sunday May 24th 
The Horsey Hundred

* Horsey Hundred Cycling Events   --- Don’t Forget to Register for the Horsey $75
• See Horsey Hundred information at www.horseyhundred.com/ 
• AABTS Ride Captain:  Terri Keppler  tlk1972@gmail.com 734-645-5696
• Register for Horsey by May 22nd.

• Monday May 25th 
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  [Note:  These Rates May No Longer Be Available – but call and ask   
                                               
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: CAN rate (Bicycle Canada Ann Arbor).

Both the AABTS and the CAN rates are available to all members of AABTS & GCBT.

Contact:  Dan Harrison a2dan@sbcglobal.net  734-476-4944 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 $54.95
   2-beds     $93.95 regular ----     AABTS $64.95 (Limited availability on weekend)

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Call Hilton Garden Inn direct at 502-863-0099 
110 Grandstand Dr., Georgetown, KY 40324

Rates:  1 or 2 Beds    CAN special includes a full breakfast to order
 ---- $100.00 ask for CAN rate (Bicycle Canada Ann Arbor). 

You can also book online at this hotel's direct or the Hilton website. Make sure you enter the special rate code- “group rate” - CAN. If you don't see the $100.00 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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