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PLEASE NOTE!

May's club meeting will be held on the (traditional) 3rd Thursday of the month on May 19th.



We expect the jerseys to be shipped by May 6th. When they arrive, we will send out an email with pick-up information.



Contact
Michael Hottois
(Wheelmen) or

Stan Wheeler
(Slowspokes)
to schedule rides!



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SIWStatsTracker
@outlook.com





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... our local food pantries, and other charities.



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to contact the group.

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to join the group.



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Southern Indiana Wheelmen
PO BOX 9621
Louisville, KY
40209-0621

Click here for SIW contacts.


Welcome to the Southern Indiana Wheelmen Bicycle Club! We've been riding the beautiful roads of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington Counties (to name a few) since 1975. We hope to see YOU soon!


UPCOMING EVENTS

PATOKA LAKE FUN RIDE



WHEN
Sunday, May 1:

9:00 a.m. = 30/40/50 Miles
10:00 a.m. = 20 Miles inside the park (trails and/or roads)
12:00 noon = Lunch
2:00 p.m. = Indoor Kart Racing (French Lick)

WHERE
Patoka Lake
"Somewhere on Patoka Lake Bar & Grill"
2458 Dillard Road
Birdseye

Park just before entrance on right.

RC: Paul & Barb Beach
(Hm) 812-283-8335
(Cell) 502-558-1676


Join cyclists worldwide in this silent, slow paced ride (12 mph max) in honor of those who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.

If you choose, wear a BLACK armband in memory of those killed. Wear a RED armband if YOU have been injured.

WHEN
Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 p.m.
Short talk at 6:45
Ride leaves promptly at 7:00.

WHERE
1860 Mellwood Avenue
Mellwood Arts Center

Louisville

ROUTE
11 Miles, #1, Slow Pace

Someone will stay in the parking lot during the ride to watch the vehicles.

RC:Richard and Mary Ann Heckler
RoS.Louisville@gmail.com
(502) 425-1439





CORRECTION: Scott Aldridge's Wed. night 15/25 SCHS rides for April should be listed for 5:30 (NOT, 5:00). Someone, however, will be there to sign you in if you want to leave anytime from 5:00 to 5:30.



NOTE: Bill Horton's Thursday afternoon ride's from Vissing Park at 1:30 have been CANCELLED until further notice due to lack of interest.



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Each member is able to receive his/her INDIVIDUAL ride log monthly via e-mail.

If you do not receive these e-mails, but would like to, please contact the SIW Statistician at SIWStatsTracker@outlook.com.



Check out some of our area's construction projects so you can avoid closed and/or dangerous roads.

If you have information about other road projects, please e-mail the webmaster at webmaster@siwheelmen.org.




Don't let fido turn your ride - or the next person's - into a tragedy.

Anytime - and everytime - you encounter a dog that is loose and in the roadway, please call the local animal control officer/sheriff's office to report the animal and its location.



Be sure to check out some cool cycling-related pics from Tumblr that are posted towards the bottom of this page - they'll be updated on an on-going basis so check back often.

View pics here.




Members: Please be sure to join our Google Group! This will allow you to easily send and receive e-mails to & from other club members about schedule changes, road hazards, announcements, etc.

If you have any trouble signing up, simply e-mail webmaster@siwheelmen.org to get yourself added to the group!




Remember, our SIW membership directory is available in the members area (log-in at left).

It's up to YOU; however, to keep it up-to-date! Please review the directory and add or update whatever info you wish to make available to your fellow SIW members.

If you need the password for the members' area, please contact any club officer for assistance.



   
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Download GPS route data for upcoming rides (gpx, klm or tcx files).

Do you have the ability to load GPS route data into your cycle computer? If so, remember you can download data files for most of our routes from the member's area by clicking on the "Ride With GPS" link on the routes table.

If you want to convert this data into a different format, consider visiting www.gpsies.com for help. They offer conversions for several different file types.




To schedule rides for upcoming months, contact:

  Michael Hottois at hottois@sbcglobal.net (Wheelmen), or

  Stan Wheeler at shwheeler.14@gmail.com (Slowspokes).








SIW is proud to be affiliated with


       


The Southern Indiana Wheelmen supports all aspects of safe cycling in our local community, the state of Indiana and the nation.

We hope you will join us in helping our fellow neighbors and communities grow stronger and healthier through the sport of cycling.



SIW is proud to help keep Hwy 31 litter free!
(South of Memphis to Perry Crossing)
CLUB STATS
MNTH20152014+/-
Yr32387328111815%
Sep38,57340,9626%
Aug43,98335,65323%
Jul42,51445,4596%
Jun43,28038,78512%
May40,53230,00035%
Apr24,73421,79014%
Mar18,30812,29249%
Feb5,8057,98727%
Jan16,3536,982134%
Dec11,6306,81871%
Nov13,58613,3592%
Oct24,57521,03117%
As of 9/30/15

Please Note:

Cyclists are required to wear a CPSC-approved helmet on all club rides.


Cyclists on all club rides are expected to know and adhere to all rules of the road, and to exercise their rights to the road in a responsible manner at all times.




Welcome To Our New Members!

We Hope To See You On The Road Soon!



Guests and new members are ALWAYS welcome!