Rides & Events

Riding the Firecracker Epic

GORC breaks its events calendar down into two categories: Rides of our own creation or other off-road gatherings such as the St. Charles Moonlight Ride series. Events include our trail building days and our annual events such as the Firecracker Epic Ride and Volunteer Appreciation Party. We may also include other regional festivals and races not hosted by GORC.

Many of these rides and events are weather-permitting so be sure to check on the respective page to see the latest updates.

Rides  Events

We host several trail building events in the spring and fall seasons. Our major social events also appear here alongside other events and regional races that we indirectly support or GORC riders usually participate.


Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

Event - Fundraiser For Proposed Eureka Skills Park

Here's a great event being held by Mountain Bike Shed! Melvin Brewing is coming to Eureka in 2019 and so Let’s celebrate Melvin’s multi-award...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Cancelled - Happy Hour Monthly Social

The February social is cancelled. We'll be at the Fat Tire Camp Fire the next day Wednesday, Feb 6...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:30pm

Event - Fat Tire Camp Fire - Ballpark Village

A Winter Celebration of all things Mountain Biking Fat Tire CAMP FIRE!!! Bike Surgeon's Fat Tire Camp Fire is back at BALL PARK VILLAGE for the...

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Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Bluff View - Trail Building Day

Date: March 2, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Bluff View (aka Rock Hollow) What: We will be working on Bluff View. More TBA. Where:...

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Happy Hour Monthly Social

GORC's monthly social is held at the Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood at 6pm in the Crown Room. We will be discussing GORC's upcoming trail building days, events and rides while...

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Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Cliff Cave - Trail Building Day

Date: March 16, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Cliff Cave Park Build Plans: More trail to build. Stay tuned. Directions: From I 255,...

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Greensfelder - Trail Building Day 1

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Greensfelder Park, meet at Glassberg Shelter Build Plans: This is the start of a brand new...

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Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Quail Ridge - Trail Building Day

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Quail Ridge Park Build Plans: We will be performing maintenance on the east side trails (...

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Riding Freeze-Thaw Trails

2018 Volunteer Hours

Rock Hollow: 1,070
Cliff Cave: 675
Greensfelder: 528
Creve Coeur Lake: 511
Klondike: 412
SIUE: 202
Indian Camp Creek: 179
Bluff View: 154
Chubb Trail: 106
Lost Valley: 65
Castlewood State Park: 61
OT - North Trace: 42
Matson Hill: 35
Silver Lake: 8
OT - Council Bluff: 6
Bangert Island: 5
Broemmelsiek: 3
OT - Berryman Trail: 1

2018 Volunteer Hours by Type

Trail Construction: 2,184
Trail Maintenance: 1,528
Meeting: 432
Trail Design: 172
Sawyering/Swamping: 168
General Administration: 29
Event Planning: 12
Ride Guide: 11

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