Rides & Events

Riding the Firecracker Epic

GORC breaks its calendar down into two categories: Rides of our own creation and others we promote but do not host. Events include our trail building days and annual events such as our Volunteer Appreciation Party. We may also include other regional festivals and events not hosted by the club. 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 appear here alongside other events we may promote but are not hosted by the club.


Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00am

Build - Chubb - Trail Building Day 02-29-20

Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9am - 1pm Location: Chubb Trail (West Tyson) What: We plan to address maintenance and drainage issues along...

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 6:00pm

Happy Hour Monthly Social at Melvin Brewing

GORC's monthly social is held at 6pm. We will be discussing GORC's upcoming trail building days, events and rides while enjoying food and drink. The happy hour meeting format is...

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Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 9:00am

Build - Greensfelder - Trail Building Day 03-07-20

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 9am - 1pm Location: Greensfelder Park, meet at Visitor Center Build Plans: We will be continuing to build new trail...

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Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 9:00am

Build - Bluff View - Trail Building Day 03-15-20

This date has been moved to Sunday 3/15 due to the Chubb Enduro on 3/14. Date: March 15, 2020 - 9am - 1pm Location: Bluff View (aka Rock Hollow)...

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Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 9:00am

Build - Indian Camp Creek - Trail Building Day 03-21-20

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 9am - 1pm Location: Indian Camp Creek. Group Camping site - follow the signs for the GORC workday. Build Plans: TBD...

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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Regional Event - 2020 Gateway Outdoor Expo + Summit

When: March 27-28, 2020 1pm-6pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday CST Where: America's Center With more floor space than ever before (80,000 square feet!) the expo will...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am

Build - Quail Ridge - Trail Building Day 03-28-20

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9am - 1pm Location: Quail Ridge Park Build Plans: TBD Directions: Meet at Shelter #1 (make the 1st...

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Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 9:00am

Build - Matson Hill - Trail Building Day 04-04-20

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 9am - 1pm Location: The Matson Hill Park main trail head Where: (The most straightforward way) from the Highway 40/94 interchange: Take Highway 94...

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Riding Freeze-Thaw Trails

Current Membership Count

Individual 479
Family 92
Lifetime 59
Business 5
Total Memberships: 635

2020 Volunteer Hours

Klondike: 1,388
Lost Valley: 563
Shepherd Mountain: 222
Rock Hollow: 136
SIUE: 121
Al Foster Memorial Trail: 60
Chubb Trail: 45
Cliff Cave: 30
Greensfelder: 12
Creve Coeur Lake: 11
Bluff View: 4
Matson Hill: 3
Indian Camp Creek: 3
OT - North Trace: 1

2020 Volunteer Hours by Type

Trail Construction: 1,972
Meeting: 534
Trail Design: 219
Trail Maintenance: 212
Tool Management: 60
General Administration: 37
Sawyer/Swamper: 2

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