Go Ape: Living Adventurously

Go Ape: Living Adventurously

Today, more so than ever, we’re struggling not only to find ways to spend quality time together but to do so independent of electronics. Countless research studies and articles have warned us of the negative effects of technology. But, it’s simply not realistic to...
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...
Top Midwest Scuba Sites

Top Midwest Scuba Sites

“The most difficult part is getting in and out of the water,” said Douglas Goergens, owner of West End Diving Center in Bridgeton, Missouri. “Once you’re in, you’re an astronaut. You’re weightless. You get the feeling of soaring.” It’s that sense of otherworldly...
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...