Kentucky Barn & Bourbon Camp
May 31- June 2nd
Test your early season fitness while exploring the rolling hills and scenic landscapes that contain two of Kentucky's famous traditions, horse racing and bourbon distilling. Our routes each day will weave through the beautiful horse country and the Kentucky bourbon trail, passing many of the areas historic distilleries. You will find the roads in excellent riding condition, lightly traveled and fun to ride with it’s undulating terrain; making it one of the more amazing places in the Midwest for a cycling adventure.
Camp participants should be comfortable riding a minimum 30 miles at a 15-20 mph pace and expect to see 1500-3000 feet of climbing during the training rides. Riding groups will be formed that will best match participants skill and fitness levels to ensure that everyone has a great weekend of riding.
This camp will offer opportunities to begin building your road riding endurance for the upcoming season, in addition to receiving on the road instruction to better enhance your riding skills. You can expect 4 training sessions during the camp, all rides will have coaches leading the various groups.
Treat yourself to this fun weekend away, where you can get a jump start on the outdoor riding season and experience all that the Bluegrass state has to offer.
SAMPLE CAMP ITINERARY:
Friday May 31
9:30-12:30 pm Endurance/Skill Development Ride
25-50 mile routes
1-4 pm Lunch & Relax
4:30-6 pm Optional Recovery Ride or Hill Workout/Techniques
7:30 pm Group Dinner (Restaurant TBD)
Saturday June 1
7-9 am Breakfast
9:30-1:30 pm Bourbon Trail Ride
35 -60 mile routes
2-5 pm Lunch & Explore
Take a Bourbon Distillery Tour or catch a horse race at Keenland Race Track
Dinner on your own
Sunday June 2
7-8:30 am Breakfast
9-Noon Horse Farm Circuit
25-40 mile routes
1 pm Check Out
50% deposit due at time of camp reservation-balance due April 30th
3 Days of Coached Rides (4 rides total)
Full Ride Support (mechanical assistance, performance drinks, energy bars, gels, SAG vehicle)
Call to Reserve- (502) 234-2450 Mention PowerCycling for the group rate Reservation Code:82334802
This camp is designed for all levels of cyclists, but be ready to challenge yourself. With a foundation of spring base miles already under our belts, this camp is positioned as a launching pad to the rest of the summer season’s riding. You will benefit the rest of the season from what you take away from this weekend.
When not on your bike take time to enjoy the local culture by taking a bourbon tour at Buffalo Trace or Woodford Reserve, or catch a horse race at Keenland Race Track.