People Cycling Rides

Horsing around in Bourbon Country.

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Ride Info
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Ride Leader
Greg Corwin
Tour Dates
Start Location
Versailles KY
End Location
Georgetown KY
Cost (est.)
$1800 (USD + $100.00 ride fee)
$1000 (USD
Payment Due
Avg. Distance
45 mi / 72 km
Avg. Elevation
2550 ft / 777 m
Ride Description


Join us for a frolic in the bluegrass state for a tour of several bourbon distilleries, wineries, bucolic horse farms, and one of Kentucky’s best-known rides, the Horsey 100, leading up to Memorial Day weekend May 2025.  This tour will begin in historic Versailles, KY with three days of hub-and-spoke rides in the rolling hills of Woodford, Franklin, and Fayette counties which comprises the majority of bourbon distilleries in KY.  The fourth day, we will tour the capitol, Frankfort, on our way to Georgetown, where we will gear up to do the Horsey 100 (registration for the HH is included). 

This tour will include three group meals, one dinner provided at the Horsey 100, happy hour beverages each day, all hotel accommodations, breakfast every morning, and a commemorative bicycle jersey designed by the ride leader.


We will be riding past 10 bourbon distilleries and a couple wineries throughout the ride.  Distilleries include Buffalo Trace, Barrel House, Castle & Key, Four Roses (optional), James E. Pepper, Old Crow, Glen Creek, Town Branch, Wild Turkey, and Woodford Reserve. Wineries are Lovers Leap (this is a do not miss if you're an oenophile), Rising Sons, and Wildside.  The ride leaders will also collect any bourbon or wine purchases and bring them back to the hotel(s) so you do not have to carry those purchases on your bicycle.


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