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Ride Listing Below Last Updated: 06-27 18:00  DCF


 01 Jun Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m. (Note new ride start time) from the Schnuck's Parking Lot at Market Place in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: From I-55 and I-255 in South St. Louis County go 6.0 miles southeast across the Jefferson Barracks Bridge on I-255, exit IL Hwy 3 South, go 2.2 miles and turn right on Veterans Parkway @ McDonald's, go 0.1 mile and turn left @ Regions Bank into the MarketPlace; park abeam and out from the Schnuck's. Mileage choices usually between 30 and 60 miles. There is no cue sheet for this ride. Ride length, ride destination and rest/coffee stop will be determined prior to departure by the ride leader. Riders may break up into groups based on total mileage, destination and speed. Coordinator: Rick Schuchet, cell: 314-583-1664. No Cue Sheet needed.  02 Jun Sun  MCT Trails Ride (3Aa and 3Ba)
Meet at 8:30 a.m. for a 9:00 start from the Metro East Parks & Recreation Admin Building. Ride 30 - 40 miles on the outstanding MCT paved trail network. Directions: From I-255, take the Horseshoe Lake Road exit (exit #26). East on Horseshoe Lake Road for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Freedom Drive, and then turn left, at the tee, on United Dr. (unmarked) to the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot, directly behind Culver's restaurant. From I-70 east, exit at IL Route 157 (exit #11- Collinsville). North on Rt. 157 for 0.5 miles. Left on United Drive (the road just before Culver's), then a right into the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot. Coordinator: Faye Holdenried 636-399-4604. No Cue Sheet required.  03 Jun Mon  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 8:00 am (Note new ride time start) 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 due to flooding: The Creve Coeur Lake Bike Path is flooded! Meet at Page extension parking lot. West on Hwy 364, cross Missouri river, exit Upper Bottom/ Arena Pkwy, right turn, an immediate right turn to parking lot. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Kathy Montgomery, cell: 636-233-2848.   Cue Sheet  03 Jun Mon  RIDE CANCELLED due to flooding!  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (3Ba)
Meet at 8:00 a.m., depart at 8:30 (Note new ride start time) from Sailboat Cove in Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 21 miles, mostly flat, with an opportunity to pedal up six medium 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 coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed See replacement ride below.  03 Jun Mon  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go .1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.  04 Jun Tue  Dierberg’s (Taylor Rd) – Hwy 100 – Allenton Rd – 3 Options (3Bb and 3Bc)
Depart at 8:00 a.m. (note new depart time of 8:00 a.m.) from the Dierberg’s on Taylor Rd in Wildwood. Directions from the intersection of Clarkson Road and Manchester Road in West County: go west on Manchester Road (which becomes Hwy 100) approximately 2.4 miles to the stop light for Taylor Road on the left (south); left turn onto Taylor Road for one block and then a left turn into the Dierberg’s Parking Lot. Options for 16, 22, or 31 miles. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  04 Jun Tue  Route 66 State Park Ride (3Ba and 3Bb)
Check in around 8:15 a.m. for a 8:30 a.m. start. Meet at the Route 66 State Park. MoDOT has permanently closed the Old Route 66 Bridge Bridge between the east and west halves of Route 66 State Park. SEE NEW DIRECTIONS BELOW! We are venturing on the acclaimed Route 66 for a fairly flat ride with a few hills out through Eureka and Pacific. Ride about 32 miles with options for additional mileage. Directions: West on I-44 to the Eureka exit (Exit # 264), Left or south on Hwy 109 (Hwy W) cross under I-44 and immediately turn left onto the entrance ramp for eastbound I-44. Once you're on eastbound I-44, take the very next exit for Williams Rd. (exit # 265). Then take an immediate left on the south outer road. Follow the outer road east then turn left and cross under the two Meramec River bridges. Continue until the T intersection with the main park road, turn right and go a short distance (0.2 mi) to the parking lot with restroom. Coordinators: Pat Cannon, cell: 314-795-3727 and Faye Holdenried, cell: 636-399-4604.   Cue Sheet  06 Jun Thur  Waterloo - Konarcik Rd - Hecker - Beck Rd - Red Bud - Sportsman Rd (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 8:30 a.m. (note the depart time of 8:30 a.m. due to the extra driving distance to the starting location) from the Wal-Mart parking lot in Waterloo, Illinois for a 47-mile ride to Red Bud, Illinois. Directions: I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge, exit Columbia/Hwy 3 south for 9.5 miles, right at Hwy HH for 0.1 mile, left into the Wal-Mart parking lot. Rest/Food Stop in Red Bud, Illinois. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  06 Jun Thur  Tower Grove Park to Stacy Park (3Aa and 3Bb)
Meet at 8:30 a.m. for a 9:00 start from Kingshighway entrance of Tower Grove Park. Ride 25-30 miles. Directions: From I-64 or I-44 south on Kingshighway to entrance to TGP on left just south of Magnolia. Ride loops TGP continues to Forest Park, and shady residential streets of University City, Clayton to Olivette’s Stacy Park Return through Dogtown with lunch at Milo's Tavern & Bocce Club on The Hill. Coordinator: Claudia Spener. Cell Phone: 636-497-2563.   Cue Sheet  07 Jun Fri  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go .1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.  08 Jun Sat  RIDE CANCELLED  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m. (Note new ride start time) from the Schnuck's Parking Lot at Market Place in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: From I-55 and I-255 in South St. Louis County go 6.0 miles southeast across the Jefferson Barracks Bridge on I-255, exit IL Hwy 3 South, go 2.2 miles and turn right on Veterans Parkway @ McDonald's, go 0.1 mile and turn left @ Regions Bank into the MarketPlace; park abeam and out from the Schnuck's. Mileage choices usually between 30 and 60 miles. There is no cue sheet for this ride. Ride length, ride destination and rest/coffee stop will be determined prior to departure by the ride leader. Riders may break up into groups based on total mileage, destination and speed. Coordinator: Rick Schuchet, cell: 314-583-1664. No Cue Sheet needed.  10 Jun Mon  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 8:00 a.m. (Note new ride time start) from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Lake for a mostly flat ride to New Town and beyond in St. Charles County. Ride canceled if raining at ride start time. Directions due to flooding: The Creve Coeur Lake Bike Path is flooded! Meet at Page extension parking lot. West on Hwy 364, cross Missouri river, exit Upper Bottom/ Arena Pkwy, right turn, an immediate right turn into the parking lot. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Jim Cobb, cell: 314-369-4101.   Cue Sheet  10 Jun Mon  RIDE CANCELLED due to flooding!  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (3Ba)
Meet at 8:00 a.m., depart at 8:30 (Note new ride start time) from Sailboat Cove in Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 21 miles, mostly flat, with an opportunity to pedal up six medium 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 coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed See replacement ride below.  10 Jun Mon  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go .1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.  11 Jun Tue  St. Peters - O'Fallon - Lake St. Louis - Hawk Ridge Trail (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from the commuter parking lot on the north side of I-70 at the St. Peters exit (exit #222). Options for 36, 41, or 46 miles. Rest/Food Stop at Hawk Ridge Trail. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  11 Jun Tue  MCT Trails Ride (3Aa and 3Ba)
Meet at 8:30 a.m. for a 9:00 start from the Metro East Parks & Recreation Admin Building. Ride 30 - 40 miles on the outstanding MCT paved trail network. Directions: From I-255, take the Horseshoe Lake Road exit (exit #26). East on Horseshoe Lake Road for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Freedom Drive, and then turn left, at the tee, on United Dr. (unmarked) to the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot, directly behind Culver's restaurant. From I-70 east, exit at IL Route 157 (exit #11- Collinsville). North on Rt. 157 for 0.5 miles. Left on United Drive (the road just before Culver's), then a right into the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot. Coordinator: Claudia Spener, home: 314-862-7851, cell: 636-497-2563. (No Cue Sheet required)  12 Jun Wed  CANCELLED DUE TO UNPROMISING FORECAST. RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY June 14, 2019. Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex - Lumpy 60 (4Db and 4Dc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m.
for a hilly ride through Chesterfield, Wildwood, Allenton and St. Albans. Directions: West on I-64 to the Exit #14 ramp (Spirit of St. Louis Blvd). Hard right at roundabout on to North Service Road; Go 0.1 miles and turn left on to the access road to the first parking area. West on I64/Hwy 40 to the Long Road Exit 16 Turn right on Chesterfield Airport Road for two miles. Turn left on to Olive Street Road and continue 4.2 miles through N. Eatherton Road, South Eatherton Road to Hwy BA, Babler Park Drive for 1.4 miles to park entrance. The visitor Center is at the top of the hill. Options for 60 miles to 43 miles. Rest/Food stops at Six Flags McDonald's (twice) and Head's Store (if open) in St. Albans. Coordinator: Granville White 314-581-2458.   Cue Sheet
 12 Jun Wed  RIDE CANCELLED  Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex – Monarch Levee Ride (3Bb and 3Bc)
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Chesterfield athletic fields for a ride on the Monarch Levee path and other roads in West County. Directions: West on I-64 (Hwy 40) to Exit #14 (Spirit of St. Louis Blvd.), up exit ramp to traffic circle, then make a hard right turn onto the North Service Rd. Go 0.1 mile and turn left on the road leading to the athletic fields and parking. Options for 26, 32, 37, or 43 miles. Coordinator: Peggy Crump, cell: 314-518-3822.   Cue Sheet  13 Jun Thur  Columbia - D Rd - Hill Castle Rd - Sand Rock Rd - Smithton - Cherry St or Coxeyville Rd (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 8:00 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: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  14 Jun Fri  Lumpy 60 (4Db and 4Dc.) Starting from Babler State Park Visitor Center.
(Change in Start Location due to flooding on Centaur Road.)

Depart at 7:30 a.m. for a hilly ride through Chesterfield, Wildwood, Allenton and St. Albans. Directions: West on I64/Hwy 40 to the Long Road Exit 16. Turn right on Chesterfield Airport Road for two miles. Turn left on to Olive Street Road and continue 4.2 miles through N. Eatherton Road, South Eatherton Road to Hwy BA, Babler Park Drive. Turn right for 1.4 miles to park entrance on right. The visitor Center is at the top of the hill. Options for 60 miles to 43 miles. Rest/Food stops at Six Flags McDonald's (twice) and Head's Store (if open) in St. Albans. Coordinator: Granville White 314-581-2458.   Cue Sheet  14 Jun Fri  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go 0.1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Ann Stiern, home: 314-965-0212 cell: 314-401-8116. No cue sheet needed.  15 Jun Sat  RIDE CANCELLED  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m. from the Schnuck's Parking Lot at Market Place in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: From I-55 and I-255 in South St. Louis County go 6.0 miles southeast across the Jefferson Barracks Bridge on I-255, exit IL Hwy 3 South, go 2.2 miles and turn right on Veterans Parkway @ McDonald's, go 0.1 mile and turn left @ Regions Bank into the MarketPlace; park abeam and out from the Schnuck's market. Mileage choices usually between 30 and 60 miles. There is no cue sheet for this ride. Ride length, ride destination and rest/coffee stop will be determined prior to departure by the ride leader. Riders may break up into groups based on total mileage, destination and speed. Coordinator: Rick Schuchet, cell: 314-583-1664. No Cue Sheet needed.  17 Jun Mon  RIDE CANCELLED  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 8:00 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: Harold Wisely, cell: 314-550-0042.   Cue Sheet  17 Jun Mon  RIDE CANCELLED due to flooding!  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (3Ba)
Meet at 8:00 a.m., depart at 8:30 (Note new ride start time) from Sailboat Cove in Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 21 miles, mostly flat, with an opportunity to pedal up six medium 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 coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed See replacement ride below.  17 Jun Mon  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go .1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.  18 Jun Tue  Lake St. Louis/Hwy 40 - New Melle - Wright City - Wentzville (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Schnuck's parking lot at Lake St. Louis Blvd. and Hwy 40(I-64). Options for 36, 44, or 48 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Wentzville. Coordinator: Kathy Montgomery, cell: 636-233-2848.   Cue Sheet.  18 Jun Tue  RIDE CANCELLED due to flooding  Kirkwood to JB Park (3Ba and 3Bb)
Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from the Kirkwood Park/Community Center for the regular 30 mile ride to JB Park for a rest stop then Grant’s Trail back to Kirkwood. Faye & Pat will lead the normal 30 mile loop. Directions: 1-270 to Manchester Road, east on Manchester for about 2 miles to Geyer Road. Go south on Geyer for 1.2 miles to Kirkwood Park/Community Center behind the pool. Coordinators: Faye Holdenried, cell: 636-399-4604 and Pat Cannon, cell: 314-795-3727.   Cue Sheet
SEE REPLACEMENT RIDE BELOW.
 18 Jun Tue  Route 66 State Park Ride (3Ba and 3Bb)
Check in around 8:30 a.m. for a 9:00 start. Meet at the Route 66 State Park. MoDOT has permanently closed the Old Route 66 Bridge Bridge between the east and west halves of Route 66 State Park. SEE NEW DIRECTIONS BELOW! We are venturing on the acclaimed Route 66 for a fairly flat ride with a few hills out through Eureka and Pacific. Ride about 32 miles with options for additional mileage.
1. Ride to Allenton Road and return. 15 flat miles.
2. Ride to park in Pacific and return. 28 miles with a few hills.
3. Ride to Arboretum in Grey Summit 35 miles with more hills.
Directions: West on I-44 to the Eureka exit (Exit # 264), Left or south on Hwy 109 (Hwy W) cross under I-44 and immediately turn left onto the entrance ramp for eastbound I-44. Once you're on eastbound I-44, take the very next exit for Williams Rd. (exit # 265). Then take an immediate left on the south outer road. Follow the outer road east then turn left and cross under the Meramec River bridge. Continue until the T intersection with the main park road, turn right and go a short distance (0.2 mi) to the parking lot with restroom. Coordinators: Pat Cannon, cell: 314-795-3727 and Faye Holdenried, cell: 636-399-4604.   Cue Sheet
 19 Jun Wed  Dierberg’s (Taylor Road) – West County Ride (3B-Db and 3B-Dc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m. (Note 7:30 a.m. start time) from Dierberg’s on Taylor Road in Wildwood. Multiple options from 16 to 44 miles on cue sheet. Ride cancelled if raining at start time. Directions: From the intersection of Clarkson Road and Manchester Road in West County, go west on Manchester Road (which becomes Hwy 100) approximately 2.4 miles to the stop light for Taylor Road on the left (south); left on Taylor Road for one block and then left into the Dierberg’s Parking Lot. Coordinator: Dale Markley, cell: 314-971-6555.   Cue Sheet  20 Jun Thur  Columbia - Cherry St - Concordia Church Rd - Boyd Rd - Smithton - Knab Rd & Gall Rd or Knab Rd & Hill Castle Rd (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 8:00 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 48 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Smithton. Coordinator: Mike Emrick , cell: 618-741-6338.   Cue Sheet  20 Jun Thur  Ride from Millstadt to Smithton and back (3Aa and 3Ab)
We will meet there at 8:30 a.m. leaving at the 9:00. Take highway 3 past Columbia to highway 158 toward Millstadt. When entering Millstadt there is a VFW on the right (200 Veterans Drive). We will return to Millstadt for lunch at Reinhardts. Any questions call Sharon Friedrich 314-435-9491 No Cue Sheet Required  21 Jun Fri  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go 0.1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.  22 Jun Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m. from the Schnuck's Parking Lot at Market Place in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: From I-55 and I-255 in South St. Louis County go 6.0 miles southeast across the Jefferson Barracks Bridge on I-255, exit IL Hwy 3 South, go 2.2 miles and turn right on Veterans Parkway @ McDonald's, go 0.1 mile and turn left @ Regions Bank into the MarketPlace; park abeam and out from the Schnuck's market. Mileage choices usually between 30 and 60 miles. There is no cue sheet for this ride. Ride length, ride destination and rest/coffee stop will be determined prior to departure by the ride leader. Riders may break up into groups based on total mileage, destination and speed. Coordinator: Rick Schuchet, cell: 314-583-1664. No Cue Sheet needed.  24 Jun Mon  Creve Coeur Lake to New Town and Beyond (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from Sailboat Cove at Creve Coeur Lake for a mostly flat ride to New Town and beyond in St. Charles County. Ride canceled if raining at ride start time. The Creve Coeur Lake Bike Path is flooded! Meet at Page extension parking lot. West on Hwy 364, cross Missouri river, exit Upper Bottom/ Arena Pkwy, right turn, an immediate right turn into the parking lot. Options for 25 - 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  24 Jun Mon  RIDE CANCELLED due to flooding!  Short, Easy Ride in Creve Coeur Park (3Ba)
Meet at 8:00 a.m., depart at 8:30 (Note new ride start time) from Sailboat Cove in Creve Coeur Park. Ride will be 21 miles, mostly flat, with an opportunity to pedal up six medium 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 coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.
See replacement ride below.
 24 Jun Mon  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go .1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Tom Mitchell, home: 314-858-1020, cell: 314-323-8124. No cue sheet needed.  25 Jun Tue  O'Fallon, Missouri Civic Park - Lake St. Louis (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 8:00 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) 0.2 miles on Civic Park Drive to the parking lot on the right. Options for 22, 23, 29, 30, 31, 36, 37, 38, 42, 43, 44, or 50 miles. Rest/Food Stop at Lake St. Louis. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  25 Jun Tue  Ride from Millstadt to Smithton and back (3Aa and 3Ab)
We will meet there at 8:30 a.m. leaving at the 9:00. Take highway 3 past Columbia to highway 158 toward Millstadt. When entering Millstadt there is a VFW on the right (200 Veterans Drive). We will return to Millstadt for lunch at Reinhardt's. Any questions call Larry Essmann, home: 314-348-0388. No Cue Sheet Required  27 Jun Thur  Columbia - Gall Rd - Coxeyville Rd - Quirin Rd - Millstadt - Cherry St or Cement Hollow Rd or Imbs Station Rd (4Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 8:00 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 34, 40, or 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Millstadt. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  27 Jun Thur  MCT Trails Ride (3Aa and 3Ba)
Meet at 8:00 a.m. for a 8:30 start from the Metro East Parks & Recreation Admin Building. Ride 30 - 40 miles on the outstanding MCT paved trail network. Directions: From I-255, take the Horseshoe Lake Road exit (exit #26). East on Horseshoe Lake Road for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Freedom Drive, and then turn left, at the tee, on United Dr. (unmarked) to the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot, directly behind Culver's restaurant. From I-70 east, exit at IL Route 157 (exit #11- Collinsville). North on Rt. 157 for 0.5 miles. Left on United Drive (the road just before Culver's), then a right into the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot. Coordinators: Dotty Menetre 314-327-2244; Joanie Fromme 314-560-7536; Vicki McAmis 636-399-2637 and Sharon Friedrich 314-435-9491 All Numbers for Ride Coordinators are their cell numbers. No Cue Sheet required.  28 Jun Fri  Grant’s Trail – out and back (2Ba and 2Bb)
This short, easy 16.5 mile route is an out and back the length of Grant’s Trail. Gradual inclines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 departure from north parking lot on Holmes Ave, just north of I-44 overpass. Opportunity afterwards for late breakfast or early lunch at The Barn by Sappington House. Cancel if raining at start time. Directions: From I-44 (Exit 278) and Big Bend Road go 0.1 miles east on Big Bend, turn left onto Melshire .1 miles, then right onto Holmes, cross over I-44 and parking lot is on the left. Coordinator: Ann Stiern, home: 314-965-0212 cell: 314-401-8116. No cue sheet needed.  29 Jun Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 7:30 a.m. from the Schnuck's Parking Lot at Market Place in Columbia, Illinois. Directions: From I-55 and I-255 in South St. Louis County go 6.0 miles southeast across the Jefferson Barracks Bridge on I-255, exit IL Hwy 3 South, go 2.2 miles and turn right on Veterans Parkway @ McDonald's, go 0.1 mile and turn left @ Regions Bank into the MarketPlace; park abeam and out from the Schnuck's market. Mileage choices usually between 30 and 60 miles. There is no cue sheet for this ride. Ride length, ride destination and rest/coffee stop will be determined prior to departure by the ride leader. Riders may break up into groups based on total mileage, destination and speed. Coordinator: Rick Schuchet, cell: 314-583-1664. No Cue Sheet needed.  30 Jun Sun  Monarch Levee - Wild Horse Creek Rd. - Allenton Rd.
Meet at the Chesterfield athletic fields for a ride on the Monarch Levee and other roads in West County. Mileage choices of 25.5 to 42.+ miles. Coordinator probably choosing route #1. Directions: West on I-64 (Hwy 40) to Exit #14 (Spirit of St. Louis Blvd.), up exit ramp to traffic circle, then make a hard right turn onto the North Service Rd. Go 0.1 mile and turn left on the road leading to the athletic fields and parking. DEPARTING AT 8:30 a.m. Coordinator: Laura Gerren, cell: 314-201-6906. Accepts texts.   Cue Sheet