Five St. Louis Outdoor Firsts

Five St. Louis Outdoor Firsts

It’s not unusual nowadays for a big city to host a bike race that involves binge-eating donuts or a moonlight ride that draws thousands of people. But that wasn’t always the case. Trends have to start someplace, and in this case, that someplace is St. Louis. Here’s a...
Interview: Austin Hindman

Interview: Austin Hindman

Milestones pass in a blur for Austin Hindman. He became just the third American to win the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Junior title last fall, then broke the record in the Missouri Cross Country Championships six weeks later. A two-time state champion...
The Evolution of Ebikes

The Evolution of Ebikes

Around this time last year, David Frei was at the top of his game. He was coming off a season in which he had won a number of expert class and marathon length mountain bike races and had finished second in the U.S. Adventure Racing Association’s national points...
Creating an Outdoor Identity for St. Louis

Creating an Outdoor Identity for St. Louis

Outdoor initiatives truly can help redefine a community. Mountain biking and cycling trails turned Bentonville and northwest Arkansas into a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and spurred economic growth. Dayton, Ohio (pictured above), took advantage of its rivers and...
Trail Review: Daniel Boone Bridge Path

Trail Review: Daniel Boone Bridge Path

Riding a bike or walking across a bridge can feel a bit unnerving. Cars and trucks careen past you, spraying gravel, dirt and other bits of road refuse, leaving you feeling quite literally as if you’ve been left in the dust. Bridge sidewalks are often cracked, curbs...