PNC Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou Training Program Operated by Louisville Bike Club

Sun February 27 - Sun April 3 Louisville, KY 40202 US Directions

Free PNC Tour de Lou Training Program

12:00PM EST - 4:00PM EDT
Open to ages 12+.
Ride Website

Additional ride information can be found at

Parking Lot at the corner of Witherspoon & Floyd Street.
301 East Witherspoon St
Louisville, KY US 40202

Wish you could ride faster or go further on your bicycle? The Kentucky Derby Festival and PNC can help you do both through their returning training program for bicyclists at all experience levels. Registration for the FREE PNC Tour de Lou Training Program is now open!

The six-week training program includes free group rides led by the experts of the Louisville Bicycle Club. Training tips, like hand signals and rules of the road, as well as nutritional information will also be shared. Plus, the first 100 to register will receive a free training shirt.

The training rides will take place at Noon on Sundays starting February 27th and go through Sunday, April 3rd. All rides will meet in the lot at 301 E Witherspoon St and the Corner of Floyd St.  

  • The first ride will be 5 miles and begin with a Cycling 101 for all riders
  • All participants need to bring their bike and helmet.
  • Training rides increase by 5 miles each week. 

The 2022 PNC Tour de Lou is set for Saturday, April 16th and marks the ninth year for the event. The Kentucky Derby Festival looks forward to offering participants the opportunity to ride in-person or virtually through the 20, 35 or 62.1 mile ride and are proud to introduce the new Family Ride that features a 1-4 mile loop for young cyclists and their families to ride.

We have put some new procedures for joining our training rides into play. We want you to be prepared when you join. Here’s what you can expect.  

All rides will be lead by experienced Ride Captains from our partner Louisville Bike Club

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