STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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Starting Location:  Old Valmeyer City Park
Meeting time: 8:15 am
Time of Departure: 8:30 am
Description:

This is a mostly flat ride to Prairie du Rocher and back via Fort de Chartes.(approx. 42 miles round trip).

Directions:

  • 1-27/255 SE across the JB Bridge.
  • Exit Columbia /Hwy passing the Marketplace to Valmeyer Road.
  • Right on Valmeyer to Bluff Road.
  • Left on Bluff Road into Old Valmeyer.
  • Left on Margraphics Road into City Park.
  • The park is approximately 15 minutes past the Market Place in Columbia.
  • If you get to Hwy. 156, you have passed Margraphics.Cue Sheet:  Cue Sheet

Experience Level: 4Aa

Special Considerations during this time:

  • USE PHYSICAL DISTANCING.  THIS IS EXPECTED.  MOST EXPERTS SUGGEST 6 FEET.  MCT TRAILS REQUESTS 20 FEET.
  • BRING A MASK AND USE IT IF THE GROUP FEELS IT’S NECESSARY.
  • OBEY APPROPRIATE RESTRICTIONS PER CDC AND LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.
  • DO NOT ATTEND A RIDE IF YOU FEEL UNSAFE OR UNCOMFORTABLE OR IF YOU HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS.
  • Stops: Prairie du Rocher and Fort du Chartres    No restrooms available.

Lunch in Prairie du Rocher.  Bring a sandwich to eat in the park,  or buy a sandwich at the local grocery store, or eat outdoors at Lisa’s restaurant.  Restrooms available if you eat at Lisa’s.  Leader will bring a sandwich. Safer and quicker.

Ride Leader: If you have any questions regarding this ride, please contact us at rides@stlrc.org,
or refer to our members only area if you are an existing member for the leader’s contact information.

 

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