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Riding For Cures

HEY CLYDESDALES:

We have raised $48,433 this year for Bike To Beat Cancer.
This brings our grand total for the past six years to $192,367.
Well done, boys.

 
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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 cource 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.

Our Partners

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


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.

If you're searching for a vehicle that is of top value and still has that "new car smell" visit Sternberg Automotive Sales and Service in Louisville, Kentucky. Our used car dealership serving Charlestown IN, New Albany IN, and Shelbyville carries a large selection of quality pre-owned vehicles from brands such as Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jeep, RAM and other top manufacturers. We would like to invite our customers to browse through our used inventory to learn more about what we have to offer.

 

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.

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.

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.

AdvoCare is a premier health and wellness company offering world-class energy, weight-loss, nutrition, and sports performance products along with a rewarding business opportunity.  The future is bright with AdvoCare because we have the best people, proven science-based products, celebrity endorsers who recommend our products, an exciting growth plan and sound company principles.

Blairwood is a premiere, family-oriented, full-service tennis and fitness club in Louisville offering first-rate instruction in tennis, swimming, and fitness. Our facility includes indoor and outdoor tennis courts, three pools, full locker rooms, and fitness studios for strength training, cardiovascular training, yoga, Pilates, TRX, and cycling. We offer massage therapy and professional child care as well. Blairwood members also have access to Louisville Tennis Club.

 

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.

Oates Flag Co. is the first choice in excellent quality, dependability in American Made Flags. We help provide your business, school, organization or home with the finest flags available today. We don't import our flags like other stores and companies. We offer flags made right here in the United States of America. 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.

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.

 

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!

 

Rudy Project works in cooperation with athletes from all fields, listening to what they want and need. Rudy Project never stops researching to find the latest and best materials available to realize cutting-edge products. Technically Cool: the two words that can best sum up this Vision; the two words that best express the DNA of each and every design carrying the brand Rudy Project.

For discounts, enter the code: ClydesdaleAC

Stites & Harbison PLLC is known as a preeminent firm managing sophisticated transactions, challenging litigation, and complex regulatory matters on a daily basis.  The firm represents a broad spectrum of clients including multinational corporations, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, health care organizations, private companies, nonprofit organizations, family-owned businesses and individuals.

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

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2015 Bike To Beat Cancer Ride

Father and son duo Gary and Mike Wilmes

2015 Bike To Beat Cancer Team