STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
Waterloo to New Athens
May 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 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: 9:00 AM
Description: Taking a nice ride to New Athens, Illinois and back. Options for 49 to 54.7 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: 1462′ – 1600′ 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 v3
Experience Level: 4Cc
Stops: #1 Rest room break at 12.8 miles Casey’s Smithton and #2 Rest Stop in New Athens Casey’s.
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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