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: Grant’s Trail, upper most parking lot at 601 S. Holmes Avenue at Leffingwell.  (If trail leaves your parking lot in both directions you are at nearby lower lot!)

Time of Departure:  8:30 AM sharp   Meetup:  8:10 AM

Description:  This short, easy 20-mile route is out and back the length of Grant’s Trail, turning at the River des Peres.  Gradual inclines.  Pace of about 8-10 mph.   16 miles turning back at lower trailhead (Orlando’s), option for 12 miles turning at River Des Peres.

Special Considerations during this time:

  • Social distancing of 6 ft.
  • Consider bringing a mask
  • Stay home if you feel ill or think you may have been exposed to the Coronavirus.

Directions: See map.

Cue Sheet: Ride down trail 8 miles to lower trailhead for rest stop then  two more miles ending across the River des Peres bridge, then U-turn and  pedal back 10 miles up several moderate inclines to start. No cue sheet.  20 miles with option for 16.

Experience Level: 3Ba

Stops: Restroom break at lower trailhead at 8 miles. Option for brunch at The Barn on return, 1 mile short of the finish.

Road Hazards: Obey all traffic signals. Use caution at all crossings.

Weather Considerations: Canceled if raining at start time, or wind chill predicted for 49F or less.  Check for cancellations on website one hour before departure. Start time or ride length may be altered  in hot weather (85F or higher).

Ride Leader: Paul Ohlendorf 314-797-1845

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