STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
Waterloo to New Athens
September 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.
Starting Location: Waterloo, IL Walmart parking lot
Time of Departure: 8:00 AM
Description: Riding to New Athens, Illinois and back. Options for 47 to 51 miles.
Ride Leader’s Expectations: Final Speed – 14.5 to 15+ mph Average. We will cruise at 16-20 mph. Many times there are stretches where speeds will increase. Drafting – We like to work together and will be drafting on this ride. Distance – We’ll decide when we get to New Athens as to return route distance. Climbing Elevation: Approx. 1350′ of climbing. This ride has rolling hills and some long grades. Riding time: Approx. 4+ hours, time on course 4.5 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 to New Athens v2
Experience Level: 4Cc – 4Cd
Stops: On the Long Route – #1 Rest Stop New Athens Casey’s and #2 Rest Stop in Casey’s Smithton.
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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