STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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Participation with us is at your own risk.  This is a non-club ride and STLRC assumes no liability.

Starting Location:  Shaw VPA School 5329 Columbia Ave, St. Louis MO 63139 (You can park is the large parking lot at the school or on neighborhood streets.

Arrival Time:  no later than 7:30 am if you haven’t pre registered.  I will announce a cancellation by 6:30 am if it looks as if  rain is likely.  Only 3 have rsvp’d so if I haven’t heard from you I will not be calling you as well.

Start Time: 8:00 am  (don’t be late!)

Description:  Join us on the Giro Della Montagna Ride (Tour of the Hills in Italiano).  Explore a bike friendly route through city neighborhoods starting on the Hill.  This is a non-club ride sponsored by Trailnet.  After the ride,, we stick around and walk to  nearby Mama’s on the Hill, 2132 Edwards, St. Louis Mo 63110 to eat outdoors with tented  seating while swatching the men’s races.   Large groups of cyclists ride by  making quite a hum.  It’s pretty exciting and fun.  We will be doing the 31 mile route.  There are other options (4, 18, and 51 miles)  Feel free to do any route you prefer.  Check-In is as early as 6:30 and Trailnet expects everyone to be on the trails by 8:00 am–no later.  The purpose of the 8:00 am cutoff time is to help Trailnet manage SAG and Rest Stop support by knowing how many riders are out on the course.  They will appreciate our cooperation.  Navigation is provided. Rest stops are placed in roughly 15 mile increments with snacks, water, Gatorade and restrooms.  Go to trailnet.org for more specific information and how to register.

If you plan to ride with us on the 31 mile route, please contact Faye Holdenried so that we will look for your and not leave you behind.  If anyone is interested in just having lunch with us, contact Faye Holdenried and we will give you an estimated time to meet us at Mamas.  Faye Holdenried  636-399-4604  fholdenried@hotmail.com

Directions from S Kingshighway and Hwy 44:

  •  exit at 287A at S Kingshighway Blvd.
  • South on S Kingshighway Blvd  for .2 miles.
  • Right on Southwest Ave in .3 miles.
  • Right on Columbia Ave in .4 miles.
  • Arrive at Shaw Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School in 150 ft.
  • Navigation: provided by Trailnet.  See trailnet.org

Experience Level:  3Ca and  3Cb    Participants who rsvp will not be left behind.  If you rsvp but don’t end up coming contact leader.  Otherwise at the start of the ride if you haven’t yet arrived, we will make one attempt to contact you and then leave if we are unable to speak with you.

Hazards: Be watchful  of the roads for any rough pavement.  Caution at intersections and stop signs and stop lights.

Weather Considerations:  If rain is threatening, lea der will cancel but feel free to complete the ride.  Check the posting the morning before you leave for the ride.   A decision would be made very early.

Ride Leader:  Faye Holdenried  636-399-4604

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