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Riding For Cures

Clydes·dale  \ˈklīdz-ˌdāl\

Noun: Any of a breed of heavy draft horses originally from Clydesdale, Scotland with long silky hair on the legs.

Triathlon race organizers co-opted the name as a category for male racers over 220 pounds... although few have silky leg hair.  We don't either, but we do see ourselves as heavy draft horses in spirit and sometimes in size.

Our members vary, ranging from 6 ft. 10 and 350 pounds to 5 ft. and one-third that weight. The age of our members follow the same course with those having more wisdom (approaching 70) to the less mature (middle-aged).  None of these statistics matter to us; we invite all to join our cause.

Our mission is to raise funds for cancer and diabetes research by supporting the Bike to Beat Cancer for the Norton Cancer Institute and the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure.  Inspired from the effect which these diseases have had on our lives, we see every day as a gift that should be filled with family, friends, goodwill, and laughter.  We cycle, run, and swim.  And we eat… A LOT - sometimes preparing for our hopeful win at the Tour de Donut.

Take a look around our site, and let us know if you have any questions.


FUNDRAISING TOTALS…

 

We’ve raised over $238,000 for Bike To Beat Cancer since 2013!

 
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Over $31,000 raised for JDRF Tour de Clydesdale since 2018!

 
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OUR PARTNERS

Please take a moment and visit our partners' websites below.


Louisville's largest variety of rental trucks, minivans and 10 & 12 passenger vans. Sternberg's trained rental professionals can provide you the right truck or van when you need it. Sternberg specializes in renting trucks for the commercial user and the home mover. We’re a local company that is small enough to handle your smallest needs & large enough to handle some of the area’s largest corporate clients.

Our product line encompasses a wide assortment of standard and custom flags, banners, pennants, golf flags, cheerleading flags, college banners, and flag-related items such as flag poles and hardware. The company’s screen printing and embroidery services are available to customize T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and caps, as well as flags and banners. The addition of ad specialty items such as mugs, key chains, pens (and much more) make Oates Flag a convenient, single source for advertising and promotional materials.

 

Hincapie Sportswear was created to meet the need for quality custom cycling clothing for teams and clubs, and it remains a core part of what we do every day. Our company owned factory in Medellin, Colombia is run by George and Rich’s aunt and uncle, Marie and Jorge Hincapie. Together they have over 30 years of apparel manufacturing experience. We produce custom garments for large and small teams and clubs, races and rides, corporations and charitable organizations.

3rd Turn Brewing is a small brewery with a community taproom. We have 20 taps featuring a number of our own experimental beer styles along with many regional and local brews rotating on a weekly basis. We make beer, not food, so please feel free to bring your own food from your favorite place, order to your table from a local eatery (see our menus on the tables) or enjoy some of our prepackaged snacks.

 

Founded in May 2012, Middletown Fitness & Cycling is Louisville's newest outlet for all things fitness and cycling. In addition to the great selection of name-brand bicycles and fitness equipment, we offer full service on your new or existing bicycle at a great value. Just bring your bicycle to our location on Shelbyville Road for a quote. Our rates are very competitive! Stop by our store on Shelbyville Road today to see what the buzz is all about!

Swag's Sport Shoes is owned and operated by former British world-class runner and sub four-minute miler Swag Hartel. Swag is always available to answer your questions about shoes or training, and invites you to visit his newly renovated and expanded store (now twice the size!) in the Auburndale Shopping Center. Also, be sure to visit our Westport Plaza store, located at 9407 Westport Road.

 

Advanced ENT and Allergy provides a full spectrum of ear, nose and throat care as well as a full complement of head and neck surgery. Our dedicated medical professionals provide a complete array of diagnostic and therapeutic services for any and all healthcare needs associated with the head and neck.

At Fuchs Family Dental, we aim to provide the best quality dental care to our patients. Dr. Tom Fuchs specializes in restoration of dental implants, crown lengthening, porcelain and dental bonding, bridging, and crowning, as well as in-office teeth whitening.

 

State Farm was founded in 1922 by retired farmer and insurance salesman George Jacob "G.J." Mecherle. We now insure more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., and we are one of the leading insurers in Canada.Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Duane Riley proudly serves Louisville, Fern Creek, and Mt. Washington, focusing on retirement planning and relocation to Jefferson and Bullitt Counties. Duane has been with State Farm since 1989.

Our full-service establishment offers a sports bar, dining area, and patio so that you can have a relaxing family dinner or enjoy the nightlife. We are open for lunch and dinner, and serve everything from our own German Double Bratzel to a Chicken Sandwich. We have a full selection of lunch sandwiches, burgers, and appetizers.

In 1985 Rudy Barbazza created Rudy Project in Treviso Italy with a firm conviction to improve the performance of athletes all over the world. A love of progress, a passion for style and a keen eye for quality all contributed to give life to his Vision: the world's most technologically advanced sports eyewear. Rudy Project works in cooperation with athletes from all fields, listening to what they want and what they need. Rudy Project never stops researching to find the most advanced materials to develop products that elevate your performance.

 

PLC Management offers a combined 85+ years of experience in the real estate development, construction and engineering industry with 10+ years of experience operating as an Owner’s Representative to a wide variety of ownership/management teams and within diverse properties and markets.

Since 1966, Remmers Dental has been serving Louisville. Through our professional service, advanced techniques, and adoption of a number of different technologies through the years, we’ve established a dental practice known for creating exceptional smiles in a warm, friendly environment.

Elder Heating & Air Inc provides premier HVAC services to customers in Louisville, KY and the surrounding areas. Whether you're looking to install a new central air unit or repair your heater, we have affordable solutions for you. With over 40 years of experience, you can be sure your heating or air conditioning unit is in great hands. We do both residential and commercial projects, so no job is too big or small for us to handle!

 

Can you smell it? What? The aroma of course! Welcome to the home of fresh baked breads, rolls, melt in you mouth cookies, moist and delicious cakes and the delicatessen of choice in Louisville! Heitzman Traditional Bakery & Deli has brought sensational flavor and catering to Kentuckiana for 120 years! Currently, the 9426 Shelbyville Road location produces donuts, danish, kuchens, muffins, hot breakfast sandwiches and you can even visit for lunch!

Eric D. Bunnell has served in the financial services industry since 1993.  Having worked with hundreds of families, individuals and businesses in identifying and helping them achieve their short-term and long-term goals. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner (CFP). His approach focuses on a comprehensive financial planning process way to collect and analyze information on a client's total financial situation; to identify and establish specific financial goals; and to formulate, implement and monitor a comprehensive plan to achieve those goals.

Prestige Car Wash is a full service, while you wait, car wash offering both exterior and interior cleaning of your vehicle. We’ve been washing cars at our Middletown location since 1989 and have become a routine weekly stop for many of our customers. We offer RainX and interior Armor All services for those wanting to go the extra “yard.”

 

More than 100 years experience in the development and production of bicycle tires has made Continental a unique company within the industry. In our technology and development center in Korbach, we are constantly developing new revolutionary technologies, such as the unbeatable Black Chili compound and the ultimate Vectran™ breaker anti-puncture technology, both used at the top end of race sport

Every great adventure starts in your head. We take care of it. We create and develop advanced helmets that combine comfort, safety and design to look just as great as they perform.

Its our passion, what's drive us. It was where we started in 1996, a simple sock idea that grew, was sold and than reincarnated. We build entire sock line, not just a basic socks with your logo though we do that too, but we develop a line to match your needs, your character, your vision.

PHOTO GALLERY

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