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Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.

All rides are free for St. Louis Recreational Cyclists members. Non-members must join by their second ride.

Starting Location:  Quail Ridge Park – Wentzville

Time of Departure:  7:30 AM

Description: Riding From Quail Ridge Park with lots of rolling hills to Cuivre River State Park & back. Today’s ride will be approx. 50 miles miles with 2800′ of climbing. Sorry, no short option.

Ride Leader’s Expectations:  Final Speed – 14.5 – 15+ mph Average.  We will cruise at times at 16-20 mph depending on wind direction and terrain.  Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride.   Distance – 50 miles . Climbing Elevation: 2800′ of climbing on this route. This ride has rolling hills with a couple of short 8% hills.  Riding time: Approx. 4+ hours, time on course 4.75 hours.

2nd Flight:  If anyone else wants to lead a 2nd flight at a more moderate pace on this ride, please contact the ride leader if interested.


  • From I – 64:
    • Take Hwy 64 West to Exit 1C.
    • At top of ramp, Go Left on Prospect Road
    • At Circles, proceed straight on Prospect Road.
    • Right on Interstate Drive
    • Left on Quail Ridge Parkway.
    • Quick Left on Bluestem Way.
    • Straight to 2nd parking area with restroom on right.

From I – 70:

    • Take I-70 West to Exit 209.
    • At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto State Hwy Z.
    • Left on Interstate Drive.
    • Right on Quail Ridge Parkway
    • Quick Left on Bluestem Way.
    • Straight to 2nd parking area with restroom on right.

Cue Sheet: Quail Ridge Park to Cuivre River State Park (East)

Please print a copy if you want one.  Ride Leaders bring just a few copies.  All participants are expected to bring either the cue sheet, a cycling computer with the ride’s  Navigation files and/or Smartphone with GPS link.

USB wire transfer Navigation .fit files:      50 mile

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:   RidewithGPS File for Smartphones – 50 mile route

Experience Level:  4Cc 

Stops: Several opportunities for rest rooms stops – #1 Moscow Mills FastLane, #2 Cuivre River Visitor Center, #3 Main Rest Stop – Troy FastLane – Hwy 47 & Hwy 61, #4 Optn. Rest Rooms – McDonalds/Phillips 66 on Veterans Memorial Parkway in Foristell.

Road Hazards:  Might be on a few busy roads for a little bit.

Weather Considerations:  Don’t forget to put on your sunscreen.  Ride will be canceled if raining at start, high percentage of rain forecasted, too windy or hot. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Any doubts, Contact ride leader with questions.

Special Notes:  Rest rooms available at ride start in Quail Ridge Park.

Ride Leaders: Joe Kruchowski  314-766-0646      Sharon Kruchowski  314-229-0705

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