STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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Starting Location:  Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL

Time of Departure:  7:00AM   Check weather closely for rain. Will hold off on cancelling as long as I can.

Description: Rolling ride through back roads to visit Millstadt with options for 33 to 45 miles.

Special Considerations during this time:

  • Social distancing of 6 ft.
  • Bring mask to wear if requested
  • Stay home if you feel ill or have been exposed to the Coronavirus.


  • 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.
  • We usually park out away from the Bully’s restaurant and Pediatric Dentistry storefronts.

Cue Sheet:  Columbia – Gall – Millstadt

Experience Level:  4Cb and 4Cc

Stops:  Rest/Food stop in Millstadt at the Circle-K on Jefferson & Hwy 158.

Road Hazards:  By starting at 7AM we are usually finished before or around 11AM. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Especially hydrate the day before. Very Important!! Bring 2 bottles of electrolyte drinks and snacks along on the ride because it’s 25 miles to the rest stop.

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled and rescheduled if: It’s raining at the start location at departing time. We won’t start in the rain. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home. Seriously consider NOT riding if  you are seriously affected when temps are high.  Contact ride leader with questions.


Ride Leader:    Joe Kruchowski    314-766-0646

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