STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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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.

Departure Time:  7:30 AM

Description: Riding from Marsala’s in New Town to Calhoun County. We will be taking the Golden Eagle Ferry out and back so bring $10 fee.  Cash only.

Ride Leader’s Expectations & Objectives:  Distance – 44 or 51 miles.  Elevation: 1832′ to 2100′ of climbing including a couple of steep climbs.

2nd Flight:  If anyone wants to lead this ride at a more moderate pace and possibly distance also, please contact the posting ride leader of your intentions.

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 – Ridge or Poppe Return

Please print a copy if you want one.  Ride Leaders have minimal copies.  All participants are expected to bring either the cue sheet, a cycling computer with the ride’s  Navigation files and/or Smartphone with GPS link. If unable to, speak to the Leader before the start.

USB wire transfer Navigation .fit files:      44 mile          51 mile

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:

Smartphone RidewithGPS 44 mile Ridge return

Smartphone RidewithGPS 51 mile Poppe return

Experience Level: 4Cb – 4Cc

Stops:  Porta-Potty on Calhoun Co side of Ferry Crossing.  Rest/Food at AJ’s in Brussels. Good hamburgers and breakfast sandwiches.

Road Hazards: Short sharp uphill off the ferry, be in low gear before setting off.

Weather Considerations:  Ride will be canceled if it’s raining at start time or if the forecast looks sketchy. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar ad check this Posting in the morning.

Ride Leader:   Granville White   314-581-2458

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