Tested: AfterShokz Trekz Air

Tested: AfterShokz Trekz Air

You like to listen to music on the trail, but you need to be aware of your surroundings. The bone-conducting tech in these wireless headphones delivers music through your jaw, ensuring your ears remain open to hear ambient sounds. That’s a huge safety plus, especially...
Building a Mountain Biking Mecca in Carbondale, Illinois

Building a Mountain Biking Mecca in Carbondale, Illinois

Could Southern Illinois University Carbondale soon boast one of the Midwest’s premier mountain biking parks? Thanks to some imagination, hard work, determination and a new grant, that’s a very real possibility. Staff and volunteers have already been hard at work SIU’s...
Top St. Louis Trail Races: Big River’s Running Twofer

Top St. Louis Trail Races: Big River’s Running Twofer

Elena Friedman always looks forward to a signature element of The Skippo trail race: the stairs. “It’s fun to count how many there are, and I always lose track by the top,” said Friedman, a certified athletic trainer who participates in the event each year. But even...