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:  Mueller Road Soccer Field

Meeting time: 8:30 AM

Time of Departure: 9:00 AM

Description: A mostly flat ride of approximately 35 miles.  We will ride through St. Charles County, pass Smartt Airport to the Grafton Ferry.  We will take the ferry across the Mississippi River ($4.00/each way–cash only) to Grafton.  In Illinois we will cycle through Elsah and return to Grafton for lunch on the outside patio of the Loading Dock Restaurant.  After lunch take the ferry back to St. Charles County

N.B. The cue sheet title is “Fall Colors Ride”  It is too early for fall colors, so only expect green trees.

Directions:

  • Take I-370 to Exit #5 to (north) New Town Blvd.
  • Go 1 mile on New Town Blvd.
  • Turn Right on Mueller Road.
  • Go .4 miles to entrance of Mueller Road Soccer Park parking lot.

Cue Sheet: Lunch on the Mississippi
Experience Level: 3Aa–3Ab
Stops:Follow this link for information about the ferry, the Loading Dock Restaurant and things to do in Grafton

  • BRING A MASK IN CASE ONE IS NEEDED  WHEN NOT RIDING.
  • OBEY APPROPRATE RESTRICTIONS PER CDC AND LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES.
  • DO NOT ATTEND A RIDE IF YOU FEEL UNSAFE OR UNCOMFORTABLE OR IF YOU HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS.

Ride is canceled if raining at start time.  Check the web site that morning if weather is uncertain.

Ride Leader:  Larry Essmann, cell: 314-348-0388, Email:  cyclere@aol.com

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