STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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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: State commuter parking lot on the north side of I-70 at the St. Peters exit (exit #222).  This is right across from the St. Peters Mid Rivers QuikTrip.  We will visit the QT prior to leaving the area.

Time of Departure: 7:00am

Description:  Scenic ride from St. Peters through the countryside of O’Fallon to Lake St. Louis & Back. Options for 41 to 51 miles.  The Ride Leader is thinking about riding the 51 mile route.

Ride Leader’s Expectations:  Speed – 14.5 to 15+ mph Average.  Drafting – There will be drafting.  Distance – May ride the 51 mile route.  Elevation: There is 1885′ of rolling hills and climbing. This ride has lots of rolling hills and some longer stretches with moderate grades.  Ride Time: 4 hours – time on course 4.5 hours.

2nd Flight Opportunities: Anyone is welcome to lead a 2nd Flight at a more moderate pace and shorter distance on this ride.  Please contact the posting Ride Leader to coordinate.


  • Take I-70 W to  Exit #222 .
  • Use the middle lane to turn right onto Mid Rivers Mall Drive.
  • Quick Left turn (at signal) on Main Street.
  • Turn left into commuter parking lot across from QuikTrip.

Cue Sheet: St. Peters to Lake St. Louis

Please print a copy if you want one.  Ride Leaders have minimal copies.  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. If unable to, speak to the Leader before the start.

For USB wire transfer – Navigation .Fit files:  StPetersLSTL41           StPetersLSTL51

Download both .fit files for use in your Garmin or other cycling GPS device.

For Smartphone Transfer to Cycling GPS devices:

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 41.4 mile route

RidewithGPS Smartphone file for 51 route

Experience Level:  4Cb & 4Cc

Stops:  Rest stops –  Several re-group stops as needed to keep everyone together. Optional Rest Rooms at McDonalds  at Guthrie & I-70.  The main rest stop will be in Lake St. Louis at the Hucks next to the Lake STL Schnucks. Rest Rooms in O’Fallon also on the way back.

Road Hazards:  Watch the temperatures. Bring electrolyte drinks and extra snacks for along the way.

Weather Considerations:  Ride will be canceled if raining, pavement wet, too hot or high winds at start time.  Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.  Contact ride leader with questions

Ride Leader:  Joe Kruchowski 314-766-0646      Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705

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