FEATURES: The most famous of all BFC rides, the Berry Bicycle Ride has something for everyone. Wide open spaces, a fun festival, and pick-of-the-season strawberry shortcake.
ROUTES: 52, 36, 17, 7 miles
TERRAIN: Flat to gently rolling, no big hills
PREREGISTRATION: Click here
PRICE: Online – $11 member, $16 nonmember, $6 child. Day of ride – $14 member, $19 nonmember, $6 child. Includes a serving of strawberry shortcake.
START: St. Jacob Township Park, 239 W. Main St., St. Jacob, IL 62281
DIRECTIONS: From St. Louis, take I-55/70 east to exit 17. Go east on I-40 for 8 miles to St. Jacob. Turn right on Marine Rd. (Douglas St.). At the second stop sign turn right on Main St. The park is on the left.
REGISTRATION: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
FUNDED, in part, by Metro East Park and Recreation District.
BIKE SHOP SPONSOR: Maplewood Bicycle
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Schnucks-Driscoll’s