STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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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:  MEPRD parking Collinsville, IL

Meeting time: 9:45
Time of Departure: 10:00
Description:  We will ride the newly opened tunnel on the School house trail to the Heritage trail to Marine with a road ride back to the School House Trail.


From I-255 South: 

  • Cross the JB Bridge on I-255, head North approx. 22.5 miles
  • Take the Horseshoe Lake Road exit (exit #26).
  • Turn Left (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- 55 North/ 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)
  • Right into the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot

Cue Sheet:   CollinsvilleMarineTrail.Road.36      Leader will distribute day of the ride.  If possible, contact leader prior to receive email cue:

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:  36 mile .fit

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:     RidewithGPS file for 36 mile route

Experience Level: Largely level terrain with moderate pace.  All paces welcome, although we may not stay together as a group.  Need to be self-supporting for navigation and tire repair.

Snack/restroom stop in Marine, park and gas station available.

Road Hazards:  Possibly some traffic on the road portion
Ride Leader: Laura Gerren  314.201.6906  email for cue sheet.

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