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Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability. The ride is free for St. Louis Recreational Cyclists members, non-members must join by their second ride.

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

This park is on West Congress Street approx. 0.2 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. Porta-Potties at the starting location.

Assemble Time: 9:40 am

Time of Departure:  10:00 am

Description:   This is the shorter version of the route to Washington. 42 miles with 2600′ of climbing. Main rest stop will be at the BP Station, HWY 100, Washington. Optional added 7 miles for riding into Washington down town.  There will be some climbing but no monster hills. Steepest gradient is 8% for .2 mile. Lots of rollers. Old Hwy 100 out of Washington has rolling climbs for six miles.

Ride Leader Expectations:

Final Average Speed – 14 to 15 mph. Cruising speeds 15 -18 mph. Distance – 42 miles. No shorter options. Climbing: Approx. 2600′. This ride has rolling hills and some long grades. Riding time: Approx. 3.0+ hours, time on course 4.0 hours overall.

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


  • 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 42    Please print out the ride cue sheet.

For USB cable Transfer Navigation .fit files: PacWash_Lite .fit  

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:  RidewithGPS  for 42 mile route

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 (Optional).

Road Hazards:   May have some heavy traffic on a few roads.

Weather Considerations: The ride will be canceled if it’s raining or too windy at the start. 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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