STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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Starting Location:  Millstadt Liederkranz Park  (East of Millstadt Village Park – See venue map) Park in the shade along the tree line on the west side of Main St.  If the rest rooms aren’t open at this park, we’ll stop at the Circle-K on Jefferson at Washington to use the facilities on the way out.

Time of Departure:  8:00 AM   

Description:  Riding from Millstadt Liederkranz Park to Eckert’s Country Store for a quick rest room break, then hopping on the Orchard Loop Trail to loop through the subdivision surrounding the Orchards Golf Course on our way down to Freeburg for our main rest stop. Then it’s back to the start in Millstadt.

Ride Leader’s Expectations:  Speed: 14 to 15 & 15 to 17+ Average.   Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride.   Distance Ride leader wants to do the 51 mile loop.  Riding time: Approx. 3.5 hours, time on course 4.5 hours.  

2nd Flight:  Granville White is leading a 2nd flight at a more moderate pace on this ride. Please come if interested.


  • I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge
  • Go right at Exit #6 towards Columbia/Hwy 3 south
  • Go for 4.3 miles to right exit up and over Hwy 3 onto Hwy 158 towards Millstadt
  • Continue onto IL-158 E for 5.6 miles
  • Turn left on Main Street.  Go .2 miles
  • Liederkranz Park parking along tree line will be on the left

Cue Sheet:  Millstadt – Eckerts – Freeburg Casey’s

Print cue sheet if you want one.

Navigation .fit file:   MillEckFreeCaseys_47              MillEckFreeCase 51

RidewithGPS file for Smartphones 47 mile route

RidewithGPS file for Smartphones 51 mile route

Experience Level:  4Cc – 4Cd

Stops:  Rest Room stop at the Eckert’s Country Store and main rest stop at the Freeburg Caseys. Freeburg MotoMart is being renovated.

Road Hazards:  Some chip seal may be on this route which should be beat down fairly well.

Weather Considerations:   The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or if there is a high percentage prediction of rain, high winds, or too hot. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.  Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home.


Ride Leader:    Joe Kruchowski  314-766-0646   Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705

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