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Starting Location:  Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL

Time of Departure:  8:00 AM

Description:  Route changed from original posting due to chip sealing activity this past week. Rolling ride through the back roads to visit Smithton, IL. Options for 44 or 50 miles.


  • 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 – D Rd – Andy – Waterloo – Smithton v2

Navigation .fit Files:  Col_D_Smithv2 43.5              ColDSmithv2 50

Download all of the above .fit files into your devices. We’ll decide at the start which one to do. Probably be the 50 mile route.

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 43.5 mile route

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 50 mile route

Experience Level:  4Cc – 4Cd              

Stops:  Rest/Food stop in Smithton at the Casey’s convenience store on Main St (Hwy 159) and Brevo St.

Road Hazards:  Might be a spot of chip seal here and there.

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or there is a high percentage prediction of rain 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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