STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
Waterloo – Powell – Red Bud – Ames 50
November 3, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Starting Location: Waterloo, IL Walmart parking lot
Time of Departure: 9:30 AM
Description: Another ride to Red Bud with rolling hills and scenic, low traffic roadways.
Ride Leader’s Expectations: Final Speed – 14.5 to 15+ mph Average. We will cruise sometimes at 16-20 mph. Many times there are stretches where speeds will increase. Drafting – Yes Distance – 50 miles – Sorry, no short return. Climbing Elevation: 2075′ of climbing. This ride has rolling hills and some long grades. Riding time: Approx. 3.5+ hours, time on course 4 hours.
2nd Flight: If anyone else wants to lead a 2nd flight at a more moderate pace on this ride, please contact the ride leader if interested.
- I-270/255 SE across the JB Bridge.
- Go right at Exit #6 towards Columbia/Hwy 3 south.
- Go for 9.1 miles to HH Road.
- Turn right on HH towards Walmart.
- Turn left at first street and then right into Walmart parking lot.
Cue Sheet: Waterloo – Powell – Redbud – Ames 50
Please print a copy if you want one.
Navigation .fit Files: WatPowRB_50
Experience Level: 4Cc
Stops: Several re-group stops to keep the group together. #1 Main Rest Stop in Red Bud at Casey’s Redbud – Hwy 3 & Shiloh Dr. #2 Rest room break Phillips 66 Hwy 3 & Ames Rd. #3 Optional Rest Rooms – Amoco Front St. & Market in Waterloo.
Weather concerns: We won’t start in the rain or if excessively windy, or if a large weather front is moving in. 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: Joe Kruchowski 314-766-0646 Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705
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