STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

Loading Events

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.

Dress Warmly!  

Starting Location:  Marsala’s Market – New Town, St. Charles

Time of Departure:  10:00AM 


Description:  Looks like a colder ride today.  Might be eligible for a punch on your Polar Bear ticket! Nice level ride to check out Lake 370 with an option for an O’Fallon Loop. Options for 40 to 48 miles

2nd Flight: No 2nd Flight today but we will be moderating our speed and possibly distance also.

Ride Leader’s Expectations & Objectives:    Final Speed – 14 to 15 mph Avg. 1st Flight.  If there is 2nd Flight – 12 to 13 mph Average.  We will cruise, at times, between 16-20 mph.  Drafting – There will be drafting on the 1st Flight on this ride.   Distance:  40 or 48 miles.  Climbing Elevation:  Very minimal elevation change.  Riding time: Approx. 3+ hours, time on course 3.5 hours. Distance – We’ll discuss 48 mile option at St. Peters QT Rest Stop.  Looks like a southerly wind 5-8 mph.

Ride leader appreciates being notified if you cut the ride short, take a different route, etc… Please add my phone # to your contacts in case of a bike mishap, flat tire, whatever….

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 Lake 370+

Please print a copy if you want one.  Ride Leaders have minimal copies.  Please come prepared to find your own way if an unexpected emergency happens.  You should be able to find your way back on your own. 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.

For USB wire transfer – Navigation .Fit files:  NTLake370-40              NTLake370-48

Download both .fit files for use in your Garmin or other cycling GPS device.

For Smartphone Transfer:  Download both routes in case we elect to ride the longer route.

RidewithGPS link for 40 mile route

RidewithGPS link for 48 mile route

Experience Level: 4Ab – 4Ac

Stops:  Rest/Food at QuikTrip in Old St. Peters and if needed, MotoMart at New Town Blvd & Fountain Lake. Bathrooms behind Marsalas open at New Town at 9am.

Road Hazards: Be careful on Salt River Road.

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

Ride Leaders:   Joe Kruchowski  314-766-0646    Sharon Kruchowski  314-229-0705   Steve Leach  916-367-9832

Share This Event, Choose Your Platform!

Ride Difficulty Key

View the STLRC ride difficulty key to see exactly how we categorize our bike rides.

Interested in our past rides?

View the STLRC Facebook group to see updates and photos from our past rides!

Want to plan your own ride?

Become a ride leader and learn what it takes to plan a STLRC bike ride!