A pair of cyclists ride on a paved trail through a Kentucky greenspace

Road Biking

Road Biking in Kentucky

The Bluegrass State is home to three U.S. Bicycle Routes designated by the Adventure Cycling Association, including the 76 Transcontinental Route, which connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. U.S. Bike Routes 21 and 23 cut north-south across Kentucky, leading cyclists to a number of scenic destinations. Our strong local cycling community is working to designate new routes, and outfitters in cities and Trail Towns around the state provide gear and services for visiting cyclists.

Cycling Events in Kentucky

Several popular rides attract thousands each year, including the Redbud Ride in London, the Horsey Hundred in Georgetown and the Pennyrile Area Cyclist Challenge in Madisonville. Whether you’re coming to compete or just cruise the countryside, you’ll discover the ride of a lifetime in Kentucky.