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2019 Ride the Rivers
September 21 @ 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Trailnet’s classic 100 mile ride now in it’s 15th year is the only century ride in North America (or possibly the world) with two different ferry crossings. The metric century has three ferry crossings! In addition to one of the most scenic rides in the midwest, you’ll receive your choice of commemorative socks or a patch plus a delicious, customized lunch. The route features five rest stops–each with their own unique snacks. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet some of the coolest people around and see some of the area’s most beautiful scenery! And don’t forget the victory party held after the ride with free beer, live music and lots of food for purchase.
Take advantage of our hotel package and stay just a few feet away from the start of the ride. No waking up before daylight, loading the bike and driving while still groggy to make the start then forgetting your shoes or helmet! Once again Tru by Hilton is offering a great rate for Ride the Rivers guests on Friday and Saturday night. Click here to book your room. Use code RRT when it asks for your unique code and rest in peace before the big event!
Can’t participate in Ride the Rivers 2019? Volunteer with us! Trailnet is looking for great people to help out at our biggest ride of the year. Volunteers have the choice of helping out at one of our many rest stops along both routes, at registration, or tearing down afterward. As an added bonus, all volunteers will get a Ride the Rivers t-shirt, lunch, and entrance into the amazing after party!
Early Packet Pickup: Friday, September 20, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Trailnet offices and 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Streets of St. Charles
Start: Streets of St. Charles, St. Charles, Mo
|Registration day-of ride: 6:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Mass Start: 7:30 a.m.
|Mileage: 64 (100 km) and 100 miles||Terrain: Flat to hilly, some big hills|
Free Weekly Shop Rides From our Partners
|Ride Name||Start Date||Start Time||Start Location||Distance||Description|
|Saturday Ride||3/9/19||B-8:00 am, C-10:00 am||Bike Surgeon – O’Fallon||B-25+, C-20+||All groups ride through the rolling hills north of O’Fallon, IL. Great fun with good support. A well managed group ride for all levels of rider. With over 100 riders on average during the summer this is one of the best group rides in the region. Join in on the Fun! For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||Year Round||7:30 and 8:00 am||Urban Shark, Big Bend, West||Varies||Rides differ in distance and terrain. Some rides are loops but most are out and back. For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||3/16/19||7:00 am||Edwardsville Location||15, 40+||Country roads and bike trails with rolling hills. Optional short cuts on long route. We will teach rules of the road and proper riding technique. The rides have a leader and are no-drop. For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||4/7/18||7:30 am||40 W. Lockwood Ave, St. Louis||18, 26, 30||This ride heads westward from the shop, and uses cycling compatible roads in Webster Groves, Kirkwood, and Ladue. There are three different start times to accommodate beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders. Many newer riders advance through the groups as their familiarity and riding skills grow. It is a ride intended for riders on road bikes, so hybrid and off-road bike riders will usually find their bikes’ wider tires make it hard to keep up the pace of the road bikes. There is no sag vehicle, but there is generally a shop-staff rider to help in case of mechanical trouble. Complimentary bagels and coffee served after the ride. For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||6/2/18||8:00 am||40 W. Lockwood Ave, St. Louis||12 – 15||For women only, and is intended for those who are new to road riding in general and especially those who are new to riding with traffic. It is a no-drop ride, so no one will end up riding alone! Hub friend, and local road rider Sandi Barrett will lead the group and will focus on fun and learning as the miles fly by! The women’s ride is intended for road bikes, so hybrid and off-road bike riders may find their wider tires make it hard to keep up the pace of the group. If you have any questions about your bike or the ride in general, please call Alex at The Hub. Helmets are required. For more ride information, click here.|
|Tuesday Night Ride||3/13/18||6:00 pm||Bike Surgeon – O’Fallon||A-20+, B-16 to 18, C- Mellow||All groups ride through the rolling hills north of O’Fallon, IL. Great fun with good support. A well managed group ride for all levels of rider. With over 100 riders on average during the summer this is one of the best group rides in the region. Join in on the Fun! For more ride information, click here.|
|Wednesday Night MTB||Year Round||6:00 pm||Bike Surgeon Outpost, Edwardsville||15||Come and play in the woods with us at the SIUE Mtn bike trail. We meet the Bike Surgeon Outpost at 6pm. The first Wed of the month will also feature a fleet of demo bikes anyone can ride for free. For more ride information, click here|
|Wednesday Ride||3/13/19||6:30 pm||3100 Homer Adams Pkwy, Alton||10 – 15||Country roads with rolling hills. We will teach rules of the road and proper riding technique. Ride is led by experienced riders and is no-drop. For more ride information, click here.|