Trail Profile: Al Foster Trail

Trail Profile: Al Foster Trail

It was a cool, sunny day in October, and my family and I were seated in an open-air railway car being chug-chug-chugged into a swathe of red and yellow trees by a miniature steam locomotive. The Meramec River bluffs soared high and rugged to the north; forested...
Women’s-Only Events and Groups

Women’s-Only Events and Groups

More and more women across the country are getting involved in outdoor sports and recreation. But unless they’re initiated to at a young age, it can still be daunting for some to enter their first timed race or take that virgin bike ride. In these cases,...
Ready to Rip: Regional Bike Parks

Ready to Rip: Regional Bike Parks

Right off the bat there were a couple of things about my visit to the Louisville Mega Cavern bike park that had me awestruck. First, other than a couple of employees, I was the only person in the massive 320,000-square-foot space. (It was a weekday in late September,...
Bikepacking Made Easy

Bikepacking Made Easy

This story beings simply enough, with three friends who despite decades of mountain biking experience had never been bikepacking before. The idea to try “the rugged cousin of bike touring” was sparked at the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) 2016...