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:  Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL

Time of Departure:    9:00 AM

Description: Riding to Maeystown through the hills due to the south winds. Will be coming back on the levee roads.

Ride Leader’s Expectations:  Final Speed – 13.5 – 14.5 mph Average. If 2nd Flight – 12 to 13 mph avg. Drafting – Yes.  Distance – 47.7 miles.  Climbing Elevation: 1442′  of climbing.  Supposed to be the peach of the week with warm temps.

2nd Flight : If anyone wants to lead a 2nd Flight at a more moderate pace on this ride, let the posting ride leader know.


  • 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 – Deer Hill – Maeystown – Levee 47.7

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.  Riders should be able to find their way back if an unforeseeable event happens during this ride.

Print a cue sheet if you want one.  Ride Leaders will have just a few extra.

For USB cable Transfer Navigation .fit File:

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:  RidewithGPS  for 47.7 mile route

Experience Level:  4Cb – 4Cc    

Stops:    The Roastery Coffee Shop in Maeystown

Road Hazards:  

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or there is a high percentage prediction of rain, high winds, or really too cold. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.  Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home.


Ride Leaders:   Joe Kruchowski  314-766-0646   Sharon Kruchowski  314-229-0705

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