STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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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:  7:00 AM

Description: Riding the back roads through Millstadt and then on to visit Freeburg, IL. Options for 48 to 54 miles.

Ride Leader’s Expectations:  Final Speed – 14 to 14.5 mph Average.  Sometimes we cruise between 16-20+ mph.  Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride.   Distance – 48 or 54 miles.  Decision at Freeburg rest stop as to return mileage.  Climbing Elevation: around 1600′  of climbing depending on route. This ride has mild hills.  Riding time: Approx. 4 hours, time on course 5 hours.

2nd Flight Opportunities: Anyone is welcome to lead a 2nd Flight at a more moderate pace and shorter distance on this ride.  Please contact the posting Ride Leader to coordinate.


  • 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: 

USB wire transfer Navigation .fit files:  49 mile Short          54 mile Long

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Experience Level:   4Bc              

Stops:  Restroom stop in Millstadt at Circle K  Main Rest Stop in Freeburg MotoMart .

Cycling hazard: – Potholes and rough areas on Centerville Road.

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