Virtual PNC Tour de Lou


We’re excited to offer the Virtual PNC Tour de Lou again in 2024!

Experience the PNC Tour de Lou in the way that works for you: 

  1. Ride the PNC Tour de Lou in parts as a family 
  2. Challenge your friends in other cities to a ride – accomplish a goal together, but apart!  
  3. Take the tour on your stationary bike and log those miles  
  4. Challenge your spin class to the tour !  

Do it how YOU want, and get the bragging rights for completing the Virtual PNC Tour de Lou!


Complete your virtual ride and submit your results anytime between April 14 – May 14, 2024.

Sign up for the virtual race and you’ll receive a ride packet with everything you need for a successful race. This includes:

  • Official PNC Tour de Lou t-shirt and Ride Swag Bag
  • Official Ride Bike Tag to commemorate your ride
  • Access to GPS routes to train or plan your ride distances


What is the Virtual Tour de Lou?   

The PNC Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou is a non-competitive, un-timed bicycle tour that takes place through Louisville, KY.

We are again offering a virtual option for those wanting to participate in the PNC Tour de Lou on their own time. 

If you choose to ride Virtually, you can complete any distance of the PNC Tour de Lou on your own time, at your own pace. You can even choose your own route! 

  1. Get your SWAG 
    • Expect to receive your Official 2024 Virtual PNC Tour de Lou Rider SWAG pack in April  
  2. Ride any time between April 14 – May 14, 2024 
  3. Share and Celebrate with #KYDerbyFestival!  

How long is the Virtual Tour de Lou?   

Riders will still get to choose the distance that best suits them. We have 20 miles, 35 miles and Metric Century (62.1 miles) options for your ride registration. 

Do I have to ride the Tour de Lou on April 14?    

No! You can choose a day and time that works for you, just make sure you complete your ride by May 14, 2024 [Submission form closes at midnight]. You can submit your results any time to 

How do I get my ride packet and materials?   

For your convenience, we will be mailing all virtual participants their 2024 package.  You can expect to receive this in early-to-mid April, 2024. 

In order to receive your packet, make sure your address is up to date in BikeSignup. You can do this by logging into RunSignup and checking your “rider profile”. 

What are my route options and how to I find them?   

One of the benefits of the virtual ride is that you can pick the route that YOU like best. Visit our Route Library HERE and find out more about how to get and download FREE GPS files and Turn-by-Turn directions in the dropdown below.   

Where else should I look for PNC Tour de Lou updates? 

Please check our social media channels (Facebook & Twitter) and our website for the latest information about the Festival. You can join our PNC Tour de Lou Facebook Event Page for In-Person Tour de Lou-specific updates. 

Looking for someone to ride with, or want to train before you complete your full ride? CLICK HERE to check out our partners at Louisville Bike Club, or take a look at their ride calendar.