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

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These rides are for members of the St. Louis Recreational Cyclists.
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Group ride participants should bring their own cue sheets.


Ride Listing Below Last Updated/Corrected: 03-19 11:10  DCF



2 Mar 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: Jim Musec, cell: 314-910-1791.   Cue Sheet 4 Mar Wed  Route 66 State Park Ride (3Ba and 3Bb)
Check in at 10:45 a.m. for a 11:00 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 doing the cue sheet to Allenton Road and return about 15 miles or a little longer by redoing the park circle. Feel free to follow the cue sheet and continue on to Pacific or Shaw’s Arboretum. 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 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. Coordinator: Faye Holdenried, cell: 636-399-4604.   Cue Sheet 5 Mar Thur  O'Fallon Missouri Civic Park-Lake StL (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) ; left (west) 0.2 miles on Civic Park Drive to the parking lot on the right. Options for 22-50 miles. Rest/Food Stop at Lake St Louis. Coordinator: Kathy Montgomery, cell: 636-233-2848.   Cue Sheet  7 Mar Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 9:30 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. 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. 8 Mar Sun  Annual STLRC Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner
Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Dinner will begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. followed by our annual club meeting. Club membership will be voting on election of four STLRC directors for 2020-2022.

This year we will meet at American Legion Post 397 in Creve Coeur near Olive and I-270. Address is 934 E Rue de la Banque 63141.
Directions: From Olive and Ballas, go one block north to the 1st stop sign. Turn left and travel one more block. The post is directly to your right. Make a sharp U-turn to the right into the post parking lot.
Bring a dish to share and your beverage of choice. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought in but will be available for purchase from the VFW. Soft drinks will also be available for purchase.
This will be a good time to renew your STLRC membership. Download the Membership Application and Renewal Form and bring it with $10.00 to the potluck. All past, present, and prospective members and significant others are INVITED! If you are renewing and your information has not changed, simply print the form, check the renewal box at the top of the form, and sign your name, then date it.
9 Mar 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: Granville White, cell: 314 581-2458.   Cue Sheet 11 Mar Wed  Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex - Mini-Lumpy 60 (4Db and 4Dc)
Depart at 9:00 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. Options for 60 miles to 35 mile to be decided on day. Rest/Food stops at Six Flags McDonald's (twice) and Head's Store (if open) in St. Albans. Coordinator: Granville White, cell: 314-581-2458.   Cue Sheet  14 Mar Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 9:00 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. 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. 18 Mar Wed  Due to the crisis and rapidly changing nature of the COVID-19 situation, all rides for March and April are cancelled.
For further information contact Faye Holdenried.
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