PNC Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou Training Program

Sat February 22 - Sat April 11 Louisville, KY US 40206 Directions
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Yellow Lot
1321 River Road
Louisville, KY US 40206

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

The eight-week training program includes free group rides led by 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 250 to sign-up receive a free tech shirt.(First 250 have registered.)

The training rides will take place at Noon on a Saturday or Sunday starting Saturday, February 22nd through Saturday, April 11th. All rides will meet in the Yellow Lot of Waterfront Park on River Road. The first ride will be 5 miles and begin with a Cycling 101 Class, all participants need to bring is their bike and a helmet. The rides increase by 5 miles each week. 

The PNC Tour de Lou is set for Sunday, April 26th. This will be the seventh year for the cycling event, which features three different distances – 20-miles, 35-miles and 62.1 miles.

PNC is title sponsor of the Training Program and the Tour de Lou cycling event. Official Heart Health Sponsor: Kindred Healthcare. Contributing Sponsor: Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling. Supporting Sponsors:  Louisville Bicycle Club and Louisville Water Company. Media Sponsors: ALT 105.1 and Courier Journal Radio sponsor – 102.3 JACK FM

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