STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
West County North
December 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 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: Dierberg’s @Taylor Road
Time of Departure: 10:00 am
Description: Riding from Taylor Road Dierbergs to our first rest stop at the BP station by the St. Louis Premium Outlets and then returning back through Wildwood and Rockwood Reservation. Options for 40 to 45 miles. Ride Leader is leaning towards the 40 mile route.
Ride Leader’s Expectations & Objectives: Speed: 14 – 15 mph Average and 12-13 if there is a 2nd Flight Drafting – We like to work together and will be drafting on this ride. Distance – We’ll discuss ride length at start time considering temps and wind speed. Elevation: 1900′ to 2550′ There are a few climbs on this route.
2nd Flight Opportunities: Anyone is welcome to lead a 2nd Flight at a more moderate pace on this ride. Please contact the posting Ride Leader to coordinate.
Directions to start from Hwy 141:
- From Hwy. 141 go west 6.6 miles on Manchester Road (Hwy 100) .
- Turn Left on Taylor Road for one block
- Left into the Dierberg’s Parking Lot.
Cue Sheet: West County North
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.
Print a cue sheet if you want one. Ride Leaders will have just a few extra.
Download both .fit files for use in your Garmin or other cycling GPS device.
For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:
Download both Routes
Experience Level: 4Dc – 4Db
Stops: Rest/Food at BP Station on Convenience Way and Olive Street Road. Rest Rooms in Rockwood Reservation on the return. We will re-group after the climbs and to bunch back up.
Road Hazards: Be careful on the downhills. Gear down to go up Orrville.
Weather Considerations: Ride will be canceled if raining at start time, forecast looks sketchy, too cold or windy. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar.
Ride Leader: Joe Kruchowski 314-766-0646 Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705
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