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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: 11-21 14:20  DCF



 1 Nov Fri  Taylor Rd Dierbergs to 6 Flags
Depart at 10:00 a.m. from Dierbergs at Taylor Rd, in West County. Coordinator: Harold Wisely, cell: 314-550-0042.  2 Nov 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 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.  3 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  04 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. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Kathy Montgomery, cell: 636-233-2848.   Cue Sheet  05 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), 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  05 Nov Tue  RIDE CANCELLED  Route 66 State Park Ride (3Ba and 3Bb)
Check in around 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 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 35 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 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: Pat Cannon, cell: 314-795-3727.   Cue Sheet
 07 Nov Thur  RIDE CANCELLED  Columbia - Imbs Station Rd - Millstadt - Smithton (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 47 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Smithton. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  9 Nov Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 10:00 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 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.  10 Nov Sun  St. Stanislaus lunch ride
Hi All, Let's meet at the northeast corner of Lafayette square (Park & Mississippi) to depart at 10:00 a.m. for a 30+ mile loop that includes St. Stanislaus Church Dinner near the end of the return. Maps will be provided on the ride day but you can count on a trip over the Mississippi via the McKinley bike path and the Chain of Rocks bike path. Bring $ for the dinner, unsure of how much, $15 should cover it. Lafayette square is located between Lafayette Road on the south, Park road on the north, Mississippi on the east and Missouri street on the west side. It is conveniently reached from either Jefferson Ave (between I-64 and I-44) and Truman Blvd (also between I-64 and I-44). If the park restrooms are closed, Park Coffee is a few steps away. Coordinator: Laura Gerren, 314-201-6906.  11 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. Rest/Food Stop in New town. Coordinator: Jim Musec, cell: 314-910-1791.   Cue Sheet  12 Nov Tue  RIDE CANCELLED  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, 36, 45, or 46 miles. Rest/Food Stop at the Culver's restaurant in Collinsville. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  12 Nov Tue  RIDE CANCELLED  MCT Trails Ride (3Aa and 3Ba) Ride rescheduled for Thur, 11/14
Meet at 09:00 a.m. for a 9:30 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. Coordinator: Claudia Spener, home: 314-862-7851, cell: 636-497-2563. No Cue Sheet required.  13 Nov Wed  RIDE CANCELLED  Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex - Lumpy 60 (4Db and 4Dc)
Depart at 8:00 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 68 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 Nov Thur  RIDE CANCELLED  Columbia – Levee Rd – KK Rd – Maeystown Rd – Waterloo (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 43 or 51 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Waterloo. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  14 Nov Thur  RIDE CANCELLED  MCT Trails Ride (3Aa and 3Ba)
Meet at 09:00 a.m. for a 9:30 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. Coordinator: Claudia Spener, home: 314-862-7851, cell: 636-497-2563. No Cue Sheet required.  16 Nov Sat  Columbia, IL Market Place Saturday Coffee Ride (3Bb and 4Bc)
Depart at 10:00 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 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.  18 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: Harold Wisely, cell: 314-550-0042.   Cue Sheet  19 Nov Tue  Lake St. Louis/Hwy 40 - New Melle - Wright City - Wentzville (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the Schnuck's parking lot at Lake St. Louis Blvd. and Hwy 40. Options for 36, 44, or 48 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Wentzville. Coordinator: Granville White, cell: 314-581-2458.   Cue Sheet  19 Nov Tue  Kirkwood to JB Park (3Ba and 3Bb)
Meet at 9:00 a.m. for 9:30 departure from the Kirkwood Park/Community Center for the regular 30 mile ride. Webster Groves, to JB Park for a rest stop then Grant’s Trail back to Kirkwood. 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. Coordinator: Pat Cannon, cell: 314-795-3727.   Cue Sheet  21 Nov Thur  RIDE CANCELLED  Columbia - Cherry St - Cloverleaf Rd - Belleville - Millstadt - Cherry St or 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 39, 43, or 45 miles. Rest/Food Stop in Millstadt. Coordinator: Wayne Marsh, home 636-532-1398, cell 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  23 Nov Sat  RIDE CANCELLED  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 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.  25 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, home: 636-532-1398, cell: 314-541-5510.   Cue Sheet  26 Nov Tue  St. Peters - O'Fallon - Lake St. Louis - Hawk Ridge Trail (4Cb and 4Cc)
Depart at 9:30 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  28 Nov Thur  Thanksgiving Day. - No Rides Scheduled.

 30 Nov 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 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.