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:  Columbia Schnucks MarketPlace
Time of Departure:  7:00 AM  
Description: We’re riding to New Valmeyer today.  Be prepared for a couple of 8% short climbs and a great 35 mph descent down to Bluff Road.

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 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 Bank.
  • Turn right into the Schnucks MarketPlace parking lot.

Cue Sheet:  Columbia to New Valmeyer

Navigation .Fit Files:   ColNewVal35



Download the .fit files 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. Copy the file to the Garmin folder <New Files folder on your Garmin device. When you go to the Navigation tab, the route will be in your Saved Courses.

RidewithGPS Route for Smartphones 35 mile route

RidewithGPS Route for Smartphones 44 mile route

RidewithGPS Route for Smartphones 52 mile route

Experience Level: 4Cb and 4Cc
Stops: Mike’s Service in New Valmeyer at Cedar Bluff and Meyer Rds.  Nice people work there!

Road Hazards: Older chip seal on Highway C about a mile south of Hwy 156.  Just a little loose material laying about.

Weather: Ride will be cancelled if it’s raining or high prediction of rain, or if too windy.  If in doubt, look at the Ride Calendar for cancellations. Contact ride leader if you have any questions about the weather or ride destination.

Ride Leader:  Rick Schuchet    314-583-1664

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