STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
West County North
July 5 @ 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.
Starting Location: Dierberg’s @Taylor Road
Time of Departure: 7:30am
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 due to projected high temps today.
Ride Leader’s Expectations & Objectives: Speed: 14 – 15 mph Average. 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. We can complete this ride before 12 Noon. 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
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Experience Level: 4Dc
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 when appropriate.
Road Hazards: Be careful on the downhills. Gear down to go up Orrville.
Weather Considerations: Ride will be canceled if raining at start time or forecast looks sketchy. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Bring electrolyte drinks and some snacks. Wear your sunscreen.
Ride Leader: Joe Kruchowski 314-766-0646 Sharon Kruchowski 314-229-0705
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