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...
Trail Profile: Madison Country Transit Trails

Trail Profile: Madison Country Transit Trails

Editor’s Note: The Madison County Transit (MCT) Trails were voted the “Favorite Bicycling Route” by readers of Terrain Magazine in our 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. The system was born in the early 1990s to preserve rail corridors for future...
St. Louis Bicycle Works Celebrates 30 Years

St. Louis Bicycle Works Celebrates 30 Years

In the 30 years St. Louis BWorks (you might know it as Bicycle Works) has been in existence, its directors estimate that more than 10,000 youth have taken part in one or more of its three signature programs. “I don’t know where I’d be today…,” said Jason Parker about...
Bike Stop Café Chesterfield: Excited for Change

Bike Stop Café Chesterfield: Excited for Change

When Tony Caruso and Jodi Devonshire decided to open a second Bike Stop Café in July 2017, a big draw was the Monarch-Chesterfield Levee Trail running behind Taubman Prestige Outlets in Chesterfield, Missouri, where the new shop is located. “The Monarch Levee Trail...