STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
New Town to Portage des Sioux
January 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 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.
For the safety and enjoyment of participants, ride leaders have the responsibility to exclude riders who in their judgement are not in compliance with Club rules or not suited to participate.
Starting Location: Marsala’s Market – New Town. Parking just north of Rue Royale Street across from Marsalas.
Assembly Time: 9:10 AM
Departure Time: 9:30 AM
Description: Riding from Marsala’s in New Town to Portage des Sioux. Clockwise
Ride Leader’s Expectations & Objectives: Speed: 13.5 – 14.5 mph Average. There are stretches where speeds will be greater. Distance – 39 miles.
Special Considerations: Be prepared for cold, windy conditions.
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: Marsala’s to Portage des Sioux
Navigation .Fit file: 38.5 mile route.fit
Experience Level: 4Cb – 4Cc
Stops: Quick rest at Smartt Field; Rest/Snack at Our Lady of the Rivers Portage. No food/drink outlet for purchase.
Road Hazards: None known at time of posting.
Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if it’s snowing / raining or too windy at the start time or if the forecast looks sketchy. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar and check the Posting in the morning.
Ride Leader: Granville White 314 581-2458
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