The Secret Life of St. Louis Lagering Caves

The Secret Life of St. Louis Lagering Caves

It’s Friday night. You’re at a local bar on Cherokee Street listening to a band when suddenly you hear someone shout from a cave below your feet: “Goonies never say die!” That’s a once in a lifetime opportunity that Adam McBrady, retail manager for Urban Chestnut...
A Brief ‘Bike Swap’ History

A Brief ‘Bike Swap’ History

On February 10, 2002, the first St. Louis Regional Bicycle Federation Bike Swap Meet kicked off in a warehouse belonging to The Touring Cyclist in Bridgeton, Mo. During the lull between the holidays and the start of warmer weather, the space was uncluttered of bikes,...
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...
Girls on the Run St. Louis

Girls on the Run St. Louis

Many of us probably know someone whose daughter or granddaughter or third cousin twice removed has taken part in Girls on the Run St. Louis (GOTR-STL). After all, the program has been around for 15 years and has touched thousands upon thousands of individuals — kids,...
Interview: Cassie Jones of Trailnet

Interview: Cassie Jones of Trailnet

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, which means Cassie Jones has spoken volumes about bicycle and pedestrian safety since taking over as lead graphic designer for Trailnet in April 2015. Here’s a brief glimpse into her world. Where are you from...