A bicycling group in the metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri area offering group rides at various ability levels.

St. Louis Recreational Cyclists is affiliated with
League of American Bicyclists
St. Louis Recreational Cyclists
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Past Group Rides of the St. Louis Recreational Cyclists

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Community Meeting

Meramec River Bridge Bike/Ped Access
Tuesday, August 20th 6-8pm
Sunset Hills Community Center
3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Sunset Hills, MO 63127

More Information
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Road Closures

J.B. Bridge Update

Two eastbound lanes across the bridge over the Mississippi River will close for road work between 5 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily Monday through Thursday during the weeks of Aug. 5 and Aug. 12.

Lanes will be open for evening rush hour, the release stated. Crews will be making repairs to an expansion joint on the bridge during this period.

Special Rides

Charity Rides

2017 Archives

In our sixth year as a bicycle club, STLRC had 181 members (119 men and 62 women). We sponsored 281 rides although some were cancelled. Over 2000 riders, counting duplicates of course, rode on our rides. Here is a summary of the various rides.

Starting PointLocationNo. RidesTotal Atten.Avg. Atten.
Central Corridor Mid County Ride 18 79 4.4
Chesterfield Ath Complex All Destinations 10 91 9.1
Collinsville MCT Trails (All Rides) 16 145 9.1
Columbia All Destinations 32 400 12.5
Creve Coeur Lake All Destinations 51 606 11.9
Forest Park Visitor Ctr Stacy Park 2 15 7.5
Grantís Trail Grantís Trail 11 30 2.7
Kirkwood Community Ctr All Destinations 10 86 8.6
Lafayette Park All Destinations 3 15 5
Lewis & Clark Clark Boathouse All Destinations 23 201 8.7
Lake St. Louis/Hwy Louis/Hwy 40 Wentzville (All Routes) 6 73 12.2
MO Visitor Ctr (Dunn Rd) MCT Trails (All Routes) 5 40 8
Mueller Rd Soccer Soccer Fields All Destinations 10 125 12.5
OíFallon Civic Park All Destinations 7 58 8.3
Route 66 State State Park All Destinations 2 9 4.5
Tower Grove Park Stacy Park 2 7 3.5
Trinity Lutheran School Portage Des Sioux 3 12 4
Waterloo All Destinations 3 30 10
West Alton Portage Des Sioux 4 13 3.3
Xenia Trip Days 2,3,& 4 Routes 3 45 15
Total ParticipantsRides in 201722821589.5

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You can find descriptions of individual rides by following the links below. If you want to reuse one of these ride descriptions for planning a future ride, simply copy the description, paste it into an email, make the appropriate edits, and send it to rides@stlrc.org requesting that your ride be posted. You should grade your ride according to the Ride Difficulty Ratings.

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2016 Archives 2015 Archives 2014 Archives 2013 Archives 2012 Archives

THANK YOU! To the 23 STLRC members who served as a ride coordinator in 2017:

Pat Cannon, James Cobb, Joanne Counce, Sue DiPiano, Larry Essmann, Sharon Friedrich, Joan Fromme, Laura Gerren, Faye Holdenried, Joe Kruchowski, Sharon Kruchowski, Wayne Marsh, Vicky McAmis, Dotty Menetre, Tom Mitchell, Bill Montgomery, Kathy Montgomery, Paul Moskovitz, Alan Ranford, Claudia Spener, Ann Stiern, Billie Teneau, Harold Wisely Jr.