STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
Columbia to Smithton
March 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.
Starting Location: Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL
Time of Departure: 9:00 AM
Description: Rolling ride through the back roads to visit Smithton, IL.
Ride Leader’s Expectations: Dress Warm. It will be chilly!!! Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride. Distance – Options for 44 to 53 miles. Ride leader needs to do the 44 mile route because of another obligation later in the afternoon. Climbing Elevation: 1600′ to 2015′ of climbing depending on route. This ride has rolling hills. Riding time: Approx. 3.5+ hours, time on course 4 hours.
- 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 – Coxeyville – Konarcik – Goeddeltown – Smithton
Print a cue sheet if you want one. We bring about 2 extra copies.
USB wire transfer Navigation .fit files: 44 mile Route.fit 53.2 mile Route.fit
Download all of the above .fit files into your devices.
For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer: RidewithGPS file for 44 mile route
RidewithGPS file for 53.2 mile route
Experience Level: 4Cc – 4Cd
Stops: Rest/Food stop in Smithton at the Casey’s convenience store on Main St (Hwy 159) and Brevo St.
Road Hazards: Centerville Road has the usual potholes in the turns.
Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or there is a high percentage prediction of rain, snow, high winds, or too cold. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home.
Ride Leader: Joe Kruchowski 314-766-0646 Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705
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