STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
New Town to Calhoun Co. TIME CHANGE
February 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.
All rides are free for St. Louis Recreational Cyclists members. Non-members must join by their second ride.
Starting Location: Marsala’s Market – New Town. Parking just north of Rue Royale Street across from Marsalas.
Time of Departure: 9:00 AM
Description: Riding from Marsala’s in New Town to Calhoun County. Will be taking the Golden Eagle Ferry so don’t forget to bring $10 for that.
Ride Leader’s Expectations & Objectives: Speed: 13.5 – 14.5 mph Average. There are stretches where speeds will be greater. Distance – 44 or 50 miles. Team decision at the rest stop at AJ’s in Brussells. Elevation: 1832′ to 2100′ of climbing.
Special Considerations during this time:
Directions to start from I-270:
- From I-270 Take Hwy 370 North to St. Charles
- After 7.2 miles take Exit 5 and go east on New Town Boulevard
- After 2.5 miles turn right to W. Canal street
- Continue on Canal St 0.6 miles to Arpent St.
- Turn right then left at Rue Royale St.
- Go Left on Civic Circle and park just north of Marsala’s.
Cue Sheet: New Town to Calhoun County
Navigation .Fit files: NTCalCo44 NTCalCo50
Smartphone RidewithGPS link for 44 mile route
Smartphone RidewithGPS link for 50 mile route
Experience Level: 4Cb – 4Cc
Stops: Rest/Food at AJ’s in Brussells. Good hamburgers and breakfast sandwiches.
Road Hazards: Short sharp hill off the ferry. Be in low gear before setting off.
Weather Considerations: Ride will be canceled if raining at start time or if the forecast looks sketchy. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar ad check the Posting in the morning.
Ride Leader: Granville White 314 581-2458
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