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:  8:00 AM

Description:  Lively ride through the back roads to visit Waterloo, IL. Options for  two returns of 42 to 47 miles  .

Special Considerations during this time:.

  • 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 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 to Waterloo

Navigation .Fit File: Waterloo-Short 


Download both files into your device. We will decide at start time which one to ride.

Download the .fit file for use in your Garmin or other cycling GPS device.  To use the .fit file in your GPS cycling device: Click on the above .fit file link. The file will download to the downloads folder on your computer. Plug your Garmin into your computer with USB cable. Open the Garmin file on your device. Copy the above .fit file to the New Files folder. Unplug your device and boot it up.  When you go to the Navigation tab, the route will be in your Saved Courses.

Experience Level:  3Bb – 4Bb

Stops:  Main rest stop will be at 22 miles in Waterloo at the Mobil On-the-Run at Hwy 3 and Country Club Lane.

Road Hazards:  None that I know of.

Weather Considerations:  Please watch the weather forecasts.   Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home. If I cancel, it is usually at 6AM day of ride.


Ride Leader:    Joe Kruchowski    314-766-0646

Ride Difficulty Key

View the STLRC ride difficulty key to see exactly how we categorize our bike rides.

Interested in our past rides?

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