STCC on Zwift

How about a ride where you can wear your earbuds, ride a fixie, stay in your aerobars and not wear a helmet?   Or maybe you need a helmet.  Zwift is pretty realistic and sometimes you’ll find yourself leaning going around … Read More

Ride Choices for a Good Day Out

If you’re new to cycling and, better yet new to group rides, you’re likely to experience some level of anxiety when choosing a ride. We’ve all been in that position at some time in our life. You don’t know the … Read More

Proof of Membership

Not a current STCC Member, join here! For participation in rewards systems, club giveaways, eligibility for club insurance and receipt of any discounts among many other benefits, your membership with Shawnee Trail Cycling Club must be current.  To get this … Read More

Group Ride Etiquette

This file contains information developed for reference by all riders taking part in our group rides.  Not bad advice to follow in any group! Shawnee Trail Cycling Club Group Riding Etiquette (download) Feel free to download and distribute.  All we … Read More

Yellow Zone Designated Routes

Although there are very few of these areas on our rides, we have designated certain segments of road as Yellow Zones, to be observed by any Shawnee Trail Cycling Club rides traversing this area.  In these areas, we are limiting … Read More

Haz Surface Eastbound Ridgeview Plano

Known problem to the city.   Accumulation of waste chemicals on roadway on right side of eastbound lanes right before Custer. VERY SLICK AND HAZARDOUS – avoid this area on a bicycle! [location]


Here are some definitions used across this website.  Some of these are common terms and others are specific to Shawnee Trail Cycling Club. Go Zone – refers to segments of our routes that we allow the group to disperse a … Read More

The Group Ride doesn’t End in the Parking Lot

A lot of our group rides don’t end when we pull into the finish.  Many times we end up in a local eating establishment, recapping our accomplishments and struggles on that days outing. Here are some tips (no pun intended) … Read More

What is a Shawnee Trail CC Ride Leader?

There are many correlations between the jobs1 that were required on the cattle drives of the Shawnee Trail (our club namesake) and those of our Ride Leaders.  As with those rugged individuals of days long ago, our own leaders find … Read More

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