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Starting Location:  Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL

Time of Departure:       7:00 AM

Description:  Rolling ride through the back roads to visit Freeburg, IL.  Two choices for routes, 49 or 54 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 – Cherry – Millstadt – Mulligan – Freeburg – Centerville or Gall

Print one out if you want one. Ride leader has minimal copies of cue sheet.

Navigation .fit files –  ColFreeb49.4              ColFreeb54

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 49 miles

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 54 miles

Experience Level:  4Cc

Stops:  #1 Millstadt Circle-K at 9.8 miles. #2 Rest/Food stop in Freeburg at the MotoMart on Hwy 15 & Hwy 13.

Road Hazards:  

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or there is a high percentage prediction of rain, too hot, or high winds.  Plan on high temps.  Bring electrolyte drinks and snacks.

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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