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Fall trip for occasional riders

My husband and I am planning a trip from Rocheport to St Charles. We plan on taking about 6 days enroute with a side trip to Herrman. Since it's technically all "downhill" is this a do-able trip?? We ride fairly frequently but never more than 20 miles in one day. And will our car be safe in Rocheport?? Is that a good trailhead?? We have relative in St Louis that will shuttle us back but do you know of any shuttle service that goes from St Charles to Rocheport?? And does anyone know how much that might cost?? Thanks for any help or suggestions!!
posted Feb 9 2008 8:41AM - Bubink, Omaha

Its VERY doable. In fact, 6 days will give you a lot of time. You should be able to get lots of sight-seeing in. The Rocheport trailhead is very safe and may be the nicest one on the trail. And you will love Hermann. I won't go into all your questions, but tool around on this page and you will find everything you need to know. Have a good ride!
posted Feb 9 2008 6:21PM - GC, Columbia, Mo.

what G C said. you should have no problem at all. have fun, be safe, happy bikin.
posted Feb 10 2008 4:27PM - frank

check to see which trailhead towns have lodging available, it may require more than 20 miles a day on some days.
posted Mar 6 2008 10:23AM - Anonymous, clinton

Once you get on the trail I think you will find 20 miles is not going to be very far to ride. You will probably end up ridng more.
Have a great ride!
posted Mar 7 2008 8:23AM - Cliff, Edwardsville KS

Show Me Mo Tours @ www.showmemotours.com offers shuttle service all along the Katy Trail. A shuttle from St. Louis to Rocheport, based on four (4) riders & bikes & gear is $230.00. (314) 781-0015 or (314) 452-5513.
posted Mar 21 2008 4:39PM - Barbara Gokenbach, St. Louis, MO

the shuttle to Rocheport is 150.00 plus a nights stay at our B&B call 636-946-0619 for details
posted Mar 21 2008 6:57PM - rhona lococo, St. Charles MO

Well thank God for a little competition! Folks here have asked for a long, long time how much shuttle services cost....and all they get is a number to call. Kudos to Barb with Show Me MO Tours for being so forthright with information! You shoulda showed up along time ago!
posted Mar 22 2008 1:18PM - Trek Biker, St. Joseph, MO

Tags: St Charles, Rocheport, Hermann, Rocheport Trailhead, Show Me MO Tours Shuttle, Lodging, Route Suggestions, St Louis, Bikes and gear Modify Tags

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