STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
Quail Ridge Park to Troy FastLane (Winter Route)
February 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 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.
Starting Location: Quail Ridge Park – Wentzville
Road Construction Alert! Interstate Drive (on the way to Quail Ridge Park) is currently construction. It is possible to get through to the park but be advised you may need a little more time to get there.
Time of Departure: 10:00 AM
Description: Lots of rolling hills to and back from Troy, MO. Today’s ride will be 42.3 miles with 2250′ of climbing. Winter rides are ridden at a slower pace than summer rides.
Ride Leader’s Expectations: Final Speed – 14-14.5 mph Average. 12-13 mph avg. If there is a 2nd Flight, . We will cruise at times at 16-20 mph depending on wind direction and terrain. Drafting – There will be drafting on this ride. Distance – 42.3 miles . Climbing Elevation: 2250′ of climbing on this route. This ride has rolling hills. Riding time: Approx. 3.5+ hours, time on course 4 hours.
2nd Flight : If anyone wants to lead a 2nd Flight at a more moderate pace on this ride, let the posting ride leader know.
- From I – 64:
- Take Hwy 64 West to Exit 1C.
- At top of ramp, Go Left on Prospect Road
- At Circles, proceed straight on Prospect Road.
- Right on Interstate Drive
- Left on Quail Ridge Parkway.
- Quick Left on Bluestem Way.
- Straight to 2nd parking area with restroom on right.
All participants are expected to bring either the cue sheet, a cycling computer with the ride’s Navigation files and/or Smartphone with GPS link. Riders should be able to find their way back if an unforeseeable event happens during this ride.
Print a cue sheet if you want one. Ride Leaders will have just a few extra.
USB wire transfer Navigation .fit files: 42.3 mile route.fit
For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer: RidewithGPS File for Smartphones – 42.3 mile route
Experience Level: 4Cc or 4Cb if 2nd Flight
Stops: Food & Rest room stop in Troy at the FastLane on 3rd St. Optional rest room stop on the way up at McDonalds/Phillips 66 at Hwy W and Veterans Memorial Pkwy.
Road Hazards: Might be on a few busy roads for a little bit.
Weather Considerations: Ride will be canceled if raining/snowing, too cold or too windy at start or if forecast is not to promising. Pease watch the weather forecasts and radar. Any doubts, Contact ride leader with questions.
Special Notes: Rest rooms available at ride start in Quail Ridge Park.
Ride Leaders: Joe Kruchowski 314-766-0646 Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705
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