You could do it but it will be very bouncy. I'm in St Louis also. I have a friend who rode on it with a road bike and narrow tires so it can be done. If you really want to use the Voyageur, consider getting some of those 27 by 1-3/8 inch knobby tires for it. Harris sells them. See below.
40-630 27 x 1 3/8" Club Roost Cross Terra $24.95
Very Aggressive knobby tread, blackwall, 40-65 psi
35-630 27 x 1 3/8" Panaracer Tufflex TRB19 $29.95
Traditional block tread street tire, all black.
Actual width 32 mm, widest "street" tire available in the 630 mm (27 inch) size.
Super quality, made in Japan.