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....
Gateway Cup Crazy!

Gateway Cup Crazy!

It’s the weekend of the Gateway Cup, the biggest cycling event in St. Louis. A crowd has gathered under the lights outside the trendy shops and restaurants of Lafayette Square, where racing takes place on Friday night. People grow silent as the racers make their way...
Summer Shop Ride Guide

Summer Shop Ride Guide

Whether you’re training for your next race, wanting to explore some new trails or just like meeting other cyclists, shop rides are a great way to do it. To encourage our readers to get out there together — the benefits of group riding include accountability, safety...
Funds Sought to Fix Penrose Park Velodrome

Funds Sought to Fix Penrose Park Velodrome

In mid-March, a GoFundMe campaign was launched to support the renovation of the Penrose Park Velodrome in North St. Louis. Now in its 56th year, the asphalt track, affectionately known as “Mr. Bumpy Face,” needs a facelift to: repair major cracks, repave the surface...