Road Trip: Bentonville, Arkansas

Road Trip: Bentonville, Arkansas

As the world headquarters for Walmart, Bentonville, Arkansas, has played host to business travelers for decades. While that corporate energy continues to be a thriving part of the town’s makeup, more recently Bentonville has become a draw for leisure travelers seeking...
Power to the Pedal

Power to the Pedal

When Teri Griege’s husband, Dave, first asked her to assemble a team for a new charity bike ride a family friend was organizing in St. Louis, her reaction was less than promising. “I thought, ‘There is no way. I’m not a volunteer type,’” Teri said. The friend was Bill...
Pedal the Cause Century: Course Preview

Pedal the Cause Century: Course Preview

For altruistic cyclists, September’s Pedal the Cause charity ride deserves a spot on the calendar. Every year, thousands of participants raising money for cancer research gather in St. Louis to travel one of six courses, the most challenging of which is the 98.6-mile...
Do You Need a Coach?

Do You Need a Coach?

There’s old African proverb that says, “If you want to run fast, run alone.” If only endurance sports were that simple. Sure, you can print out an Internet training plan and chug along, all by your lonesome, but how far (figuratively speaking) can you go on your own?...
Trailnet Marks 30th Anniversary

Trailnet Marks 30th Anniversary

When you think of Trailnet, what comes to mind? For some, it’s the whimsically-named bike rides like Spring Chicken, Potsticker Poker and AppleKnocker Gran Fondo. Others may think of the fun, beer-themed events: Beans, Bikes & Brews, Pint Nights and Bicrobrews....