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

Starting Location:  Pacific Community Park, 724 W Congress St, Pacific, MO 63069

This park is on West Congress Street approx. .2 miles west of 4th Street. Turn on Birk Circle into the park across from the Pacific Eagles Social Room. Look at the venue directions carefully.  Park your vehicles by the rest rooms straight ahead as you enter the park.

Time of Departure:  9:30 AM

Description:   This is a shorter version of the route we used several times last year. We will omit the seven mile loop into downtown Washington from mile 25.5 to mile 32.2, 2600′ of climbing. If anyone wants to lead the full 49 mile ride speak up!  Main rest stop/lunch will be at the BP Station, HWY 100, Washington.  Rest rooms are available at the start in the Pacific Community Park.

Ride Leader Expectations:

Final Average Speed – 13 to 14 mph Cruising speeds up to 15 -18 mph. Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride.   Distance – 42 miles. No shorter options. Climbing: Approx. 2600′. This ride has rolling hills and some long grades.  No killer hills. Riding time: Approx. 3.0+ hours, time on course 4.0 hours. Rest stops: Several to regroup and food stop in Washington, MO.  NO DROP RIDE

Alt Flight:  If anyone else wants to lead a 2nd flight at a faster pace / longer distance on this ride, please contact the ride leader.

Directions:

  • Take I-44 west to Pacific Exit 257.
  • Turn Left onto Viaduct Street for .1 mile
  • Go under I-44.
  • Turn Left on W. Osage St for .2 miles
  • Turn Right on Payne St for .4 miles
  • Turn Left on W Congress for .3 miles to
  • Right on Birk Circle into Pacific Community Park (Across from 707 W Congress St)
  • Go to parking area straight ahead on the left.

Cue Sheets:  Pacific to Washington Lite (w/const. detour)

Pacific Community Park to Washington 49 (w/const. detour)

Navigation .fit files: PacWash_Lite w/const. detour

 PacWash_49 w/const. detour

Smartphone RidewithGPS file for 42 mile Lite route w/const. detour

Smartphone RidewithGPS file for 49 mile route w/const. detour

Stops: 1, Phillips 66 at Hwy 100/ I-44, Mile 9;  2, Washington BP at 25.0 miles; 3. Phillips 66 at Hwy 100/ I-44, Mile 34.

Road Hazards: There is a road construction Detour, on 4th Street in Pacific, that has been accounted for on the cue sheet and navigation files.   May have some heavier traffic on a few roads.  There will be some climbing but no monster hills. Steepest gradient is 8% for .2 mile. Lots of rollers. Old Hwy 100 has rolling climbs out of Washington.

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if it’s raining, too windy, or too cold. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Check the website for any corrections or cancellations before you leave home. Contact ride leader with questions.

Ride Leader:    Granville White 314 581-2458

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