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Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.

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 visit Grafton and then return through Brussels with a lunch opportunity at AJs in Brussels.  This is NOT a Three Ferries ride because the Grafton ferry only runs Thursday through Sunday.  However, we will be taking the Brussels ferry twice (Free) and the Golden Eagle Ferry twice so don’t forget to bring $10 for that.  They have increased ferry rides to $5 per bike.

Ride Leader’s Expectations: & Objectives:  Speed: 14 – 15 mph Average.  Remember – this is an average. Many times there are stretches where speeds will increase. Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride.   Distance – Approx. 47 miles.    Elevation: Approx. 1400′ of climbing.

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 Grafton Tour

Navigation .Fit files:  NTownGrafBrus46.8

Smartphone RidewithGPS link for 47 mile route

Stops:  1. Rest Room – snack break in Grafton @21 miles. 2. Rest/Food at AJs in Brussells @32.9 miles

Ride Difficulty Rating:  4Cc

Road Hazards:

Weather Considerations:  Ride will be canceled if raining at start time or forecast looks sketchy. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.

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

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