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

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Bouquet Road CLOSURE for Bridge Replacement Project
Bouquet Road will be closed from Monday, May 14 through August 11, 2018 to replace the existing one-lane bridge on Bouquet Road located just north of Cremins Road. The bridge location is approximately 0.6 miles from the Melrose Road intersection and approximately 2.3 miles from the Old Manchester intersection,


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3rd Annual Kickapoo de Paris Century Bike Ride

July 29, 2018
Vermillion, IL
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Ride Listing Below Last Updated: 11-16  15:10   DCF



 1 Nov Sun  St. Peters Parish Sausage Dinner Ride (3Aa and 3Ab)
Meet at 9:00 a.m. to ride at 9:30 at the Lewis and Clark Boathouse parking lot. We will use the cue sheet for the St. Peters Parish Picnic ride which is basically flat utilizing the Boschert Greenway trails near New Town. Ride is 35 miles and can be shortened. Bring a bike lock. We will ride to the church hall and enjoy a family style dinner with all of the food you can eat for $10. Directions: I-70 west into St. Charles County, exit 5th Street north for 0.2 mile, then right on Boone's Lick Road for 0.5 mile to the Boathouse parking area. Note there are no rest rooms available at the Boathouse parking area. Rest rooms are available at the Tourism Center which is located at the intersection of S. Riverside Drive and First Capitol Drive, approximately 0.5 mile from the Boathouse parking area. Coordinator: Joan Fromme, 314-831-0113 or 314-560-7536.   Cue Sheet   2 Nov Mon  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Lake for a mostly flat ride to New Town and beyond in St. Charles County. Ride cancelled if raining at ride start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.  Cue Sheet  2 Nov Mon  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (2Aa)
Meet at 9:30 a.m., depart at 10:00 from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 17 flat miles with an opportunity to pedal up a couple of medium C.C. Park hills. Route features nice sections of shade. Cancel, if raining at start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Ride coordinators: Billie and Alan, 314-291-7860. No cue sheet needed.  3 Nov Tue  MO Visitor Center (Dunn Rd & Riverview Blvd) - Old Chain of Rocks Bridge - MCT Trails - Collinsville (4Ab and 4Ac)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the Missouri Visitor Center (Dunn Rd & Riverview Blvd) for a mostly flat ride across the old Chain of Rocks Bridge and then the MCT Trails in Illinois. Directions: I-270 north to Riverview Blvd (exit #34), left (north) on Riverview Blvd for one block to Dunn Rd, left (west) on Dunn Rd for one block to the Missouri Visitor Center on the left. Options for 31, 32, 45, or 46 miles. Rest/Food Stop at the Culver's restaurant in Collinsville. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.   Cue Sheet  5 Nov Thur  Columbia - Falling Springs - Eymann Rd - Millstadt - Centerville Rd or Cement Hollow Rd (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the MarketPlace in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge, exit Columbia/Hwy 3 south for 1.9 miles, right at Veterans Pkwy (@ McDonalds) for two blocks, left into the MarketPlace. Options for 45 or 47 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Millstadt. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.   Cue Sheet  5 Nov Thur  West Alton (MO.) to Portage des Sioux, Short Ride (3Aa and 3Ab)
Meet 9:30 a.m., depart 10:00 from the parking lot at the Baseball Field on Hwy. 94 in West Alton, Mo. Ride is 20 miles long. If interested, ride can extend to 32 or 42 miles. Leader will ride just 20 miles. We’ll eat in West Alton at the “94 West Roadhouse” (very good pub food). Directions: Take Hwy 367 north. It becomes Hwy 67. Turn left (Hwy 94) at the stop light at The Pit Stop Gas Station (rest rooms). After left turn at stop light, continue main road through tunnel to the West Alton Baseball parking lot on the left. No rest rooms at Ball Park. Coordinator: Billie Teneau, 314-291-7860.   Cue Sheet  7 Nov Sat  Columbia - Imbs Station Rd - Schwab Rd - Millstadt - Kropp Rd
Departing at 09:00 a.m. from the Schnuck's parking lot at the MarketPlace in Columbia, Illinois. Ride will cancel in rain. Directions: I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge, exit Columbia/Hwy 3 south for 1.9 miles, right at Veterans Pkwy (@ McDonalds) for two blocks, left into the MarketPlace. Lunch @ Rineharts in Millstadt. Please bring attached cue sheet. Options of 40 - 47 miles. Coordinator: Laura Gerren, 314-258-5232.   Cue Sheet  8 Nov Sun  Missouri Visitors’ Center to St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (3Aa and 3Ab)
Meet at 9:00 a.m., Leave at 9:30 from the Missouri Visitors’ Center (Riverview Blvd and Dunn Road) to ride to St. Stanislaus Kostka Church for dinner; you have a choice of Hodack’s fried chicken or Polish sausage sandwiches. Ride is about 30 miles and is mostly flat. Do not leave valuables in your car while parked at the Visitors' Center. Be sure to bring a bike lock to use while eating. Directions: I-270 North to Riverview Blvd (exit #34), left (north) on Riverview for one block, left (west) on Dunn Road, Visitors’ Center will be on your left. Coordinator: Larry Essmann, 314-348-0388.   Cue Sheet   9 Nov Mon  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Lake for a mostly flat ride to New Town and beyond in St. Charles County. Ride cancelled if raining at ride start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.  Cue Sheet  10 Nov Tue  O'Fallon, Missouri Civic Park - Lake St. Louis (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the O'Fallon, Missouri Civic Park. Directions: From I-70 and Hwy M (Main Street) go north 0.5 miles on Hwy M (Main Street) to railroad crossing; left (west) on Civic Park Drive (first street north of railroad crossing); west 0.2 miles to park on the right. Options for 30, 38, 44, or 50 miles. Rest/Food Stop at Lake St. Louis. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.   Cue Sheet   10 Nov Tue  O'Fallon, MO. Civic Park (To Dog Prairie Area) (3Ba and 3Bb)
Meet 9:00 a.m., depart 9:30 from the O'Fallon Mo Civic Park. (Rest rooms near park.) This 27-mile ride includes no really big hills, just a pleasant ride on familiar roads. Rest stop at Dog Prairie (St. Paul) with lunch at an O'Fallon restaurant after the ride. Directions: From I-70 and Hwy M (Main Street) go north 0.5 miles on Hwy M (Main St.) to railroad crossing; turn left (west) on Civic Park Drive (first street north of railroad crossing), west 0.2 miles to park on the right. Coordinator: Billie Teneau, 314-291-7860.   Cue Sheet  12 Nov Thur  RIDE CANCELLED  Columbia - Cement Hollow Rd - Zingg Rd - Eymann Rd - Smithton - Cherry St or Knab Rd & Coxeyville Rd (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the MarketPlace in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge, exit Columbia/Hwy 3 south for 1.9 miles, right at Veterans Pkwy (@ McDonalds) for two blocks, left into the MarketPlace. Options for 44, or 46 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Smithton. Coordinator: Jim Cobb, 314-369-4101.   Cue Sheet  12 Nov Thur  RIDE CANCELLED  Lewis & Clark Boat House - New Town - Return by Greenway Trail (2Ba)
Meet at 9:30 a.m., depart at 10:00 from the Lewis & Clark Boat House in St. Charles for an almost flat 16 mile ride. Ride to New Town through neighborhoods; return route follows the paved Greenway Bike Trail. We'll eat at Hendrick's in St. Charles. Directions: I-70 west into St. Charles County, exit 5th St. north for 0.2 mile, then right on Boone's Lick Rd. for 0.5 mile to Boat House parking area. Restrooms 0.5 mile away. Coordinator: Billie Teneau, 314-291-7860.   Cue Sheet   15 Nov Sun   Immanuel Lutheran Sausage-Turkey Dinner Ride (3Aa and 3Ab)
Meet at 9:00 a.m. to ride at 9:30 at the Lewis and Clark Boathouse parking lot in St. Charles for a flat 35 mile plus flat ride into St. Peters with a break at the QT before biking to the church to enjoy a delicious $10.00 dinner. Please remember to bring a bike lock. Directions: I-70 west into St. Charles County, exit 5th Street north for 0.2 mile, then right on Boone's Lick Road for 0.5 mile to the Boathouse parking area. Note there are no rest rooms available at the Boathouse parking area. Rest rooms are available at the Tourism Center which is located at the intersection of S. Riverside Drive and First Capitol Drive, approximately 0.5 mile from the Boathouse parking area. Ride Coordinator: Joan Fromme, 314-831-0113 or 314-560-7536.   Cue Sheet   16 Nov Mon  RIDE CANCELLED  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Lake for a mostly flat ride to New Town and beyond in St. Charles County. Ride cancelled if raining at ride start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.  Cue Sheet  16 Nov Mon  RIDE CANCELLED  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (2Aa)
Meet at 9:30 a.m., depart at 10:00 from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 17 flat miles with an opportunity to pedal up a couple of medium C.C. Park hills. Route features nice sections of shade. Cancel, if raining at start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Ride coordinators: Billie and Alan, 314-291-7860. No cue sheet needed.  17 Nov Tue  RIDE CANCELLED  Mueller Road Soccer Fields - Church Rd - Towerline Rd - Portage Des Sioux - Seeburger Rd (4Ab and 4Ac)
THIS RIDE RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, NOV. 24th.
Depart at 9:30 a.m.
from the Mueller Road Soccer Fields for a flat ride to Portage Des Sioux. Directions: From I-270, take I-370 west into St. Charles County, right at Elm Street / New Town exit, north on New Town Road for 0.5 mile, right on Mueller Road for 0.4 mile to the soccer fields on the right. Options for 35, 36, 38, 40, 42, or 43 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Portage Des Sioux. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.   Cue Sheet
 19 Nov Thur  Columbia - Cherry St - Millstadt - Saxtown Rd - Bohleysville Rd - Konarcik Rd - Waterloo - Gall Rd or Trout Camp Rd (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the MarketPlace in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge, exit Columbia/Hwy 3 south for 1.9 miles, right at Veterans Pkwy (@ McDonalds) for two blocks, left into the MarketPlace. Options for 33 or 44 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Waterloo. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.   Cue Sheet   23 Nov Mon  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Lake for a mostly flat ride to New Town and beyond in St. Charles County. Ride cancelled if raining at ride start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.  Cue Sheet  23 Nov Mon  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (2Aa)
Meet at 9:30 a.m., depart at 10:00 from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 17 flat miles with an opportunity to pedal up a couple of medium C.C. Park hills. Route features nice sections of shade. Cancel, if raining at start time. Directions: From I-270, exit at Dorsett Rd. West 1.5 miles to Marine Ave. Right (north) on Marine for about 1.3 miles to Sailboat Cove entrance. Ride coordinators: Billie and Alan, 314-291-7860. No cue sheet needed.  24 Nov Tue  Mueller Road Soccer Fields - Church Rd - Towerline Rd - Portage Des Sioux - Seeburger Rd (4Ab and 4Ac)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the Mueller Road Soccer Fields for a flat ride to Portage Des Sioux. Directions: From I-270, take I-370 west into St. Charles County, right at Elm Street / New Town exit, north on New Town Road for 0.5 mile, right on Mueller Road for 0.4 mile to the soccer fields on the right. Options for 35, 36, 38, 40, 42, or 43 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Portage Des Sioux. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, 636-532-1398.   Cue Sheet  26 Nov Thur  Thanksgiving --- No rides scheduled.