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

Starting Location:  Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL

Time of Departure:       10:00AM

Description:  Riding through the rolling back roads to visit New Valmeyer, IL.

Ride Leader Expectations – 14+mph avg. with 1300+’ of climbing elevation.

Special Considerations during this time:

  • It will be colder out so dress warmly.


  • 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 on Columbia Center just past Regions Bank.
  • Turn right into the Schnucks MarketPlace parking lot.

Cue Sheet:  Columbia to New Valmeyer 41-44

Navigation .fit files –  ColNewVal41         ColNewVal44

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 41.1 route

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 44.1 route

Experience Level:  4Cc

Stops:  Rest/Food stop in New Valmeyer at the Mike’s Service Convenience store Cedar Bluff & Meyer Roads.

Road Hazards:  Dress very warmly. Temps are staying in the mid 30s to low 40s with a wind chill.

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or there is a high percentage prediction of rain/snow, too cold or high winds.

Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.  Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home.

Ride Leader:  Rick Schuchet  314-583-1664

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