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Last ride of the 2022 season. 

Starting Location:  Schnucks Market Place Columbia, IL

Time of Departure:       10:00AM

Description:  Riding through the rolling back roads to visit New Valmeyer, IL.  Ride Leader plans to ride the 43 mile route.

Ride Leader Expectations – 13.5 – 14+mph avg. with 1250′ of climbing elevation.  This ride has some rolling hills and one short 10% climb on Deer Hill.  Riding back on the Levee roads.


  • From I-55 and I-255 in South St. Louis County go 6.0 miles southeast across the Jefferson Barracks Bridge on I-255.
  • Exit IL Hwy 3 South, go 2.2 miles and turn right on Veterans Parkway @ McDonald’s.
  • Go 0.1 mile and turn left on Columbia Center just past Regions Bank.
  • Turn right into the Schnucks MarketPlace parking lot.

Cue Sheet:   Columbia to New Valmeyer

Navigation .fit files –   ColNewVal37           ColNewVal43

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for  37.7 mile route

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 43.2 mile route

Experience Level:  4Cb – 4Cc

Stops:  Rest/Food stop in New Valmeyer at the Mike’s Service Convenience store Cedar Bluff & Meyer Roads.

Road Hazards:  Dress warmly. At 10AM, forecasted temp is 39 rising to mid 40s with minimal 4 mph westerly wind.

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if: It’s raining or there is a high percentage prediction of rain/snow, too cold or high winds.

Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.  Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home.

Ride Leaders:  Joe Kruchowski. 314-766-0646. Sharon Kruchowski. 314-229-0705

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