High School Mountain Biking Comes to Missouri

High School Mountain Biking Comes to Missouri

A new trail is being forged in youth sports, and Missouri is joining the pack. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), the governing body for interscholastic mountain biking in the U.S., announced in April that it has welcomed Missouri to its roster...
Cross-State Cycling Routes in Missouri

Cross-State Cycling Routes in Missouri

If you’ve ever ridden your bike in the country, you know that dogs running out to bark and sometimes give chase can be a pretty regular occurrence. I was out with my buddies along the Highway 36 Bicycle Route in northern Missouri one day when this happened to us. A...
Trailnet’s Community Rides, A Great Way to See St. Louis

Trailnet’s Community Rides, A Great Way to See St. Louis

How many times has the thought “this trip wouldn’t be so bad if it wasn’t for the traffic” come across your mind? More often than not, I bet. I can picture it all too clearly. The workday is finally over and you’re preparing to head home. You begin to...
Organized Bike Tours on the Katy Trail

Organized Bike Tours on the Katy Trail

Truly one of Missouri’s outdoor jewels, the Katy Trail is right in our backyard, beckoning travelers with gorgeous scenery and friendly towns to explore. The 237-mile long, 12-foot-wide state park is the longest rails-to-trail project in the country. It stretches...
Riding Your Bicycle at Night

Riding Your Bicycle at Night

Don’t be afraid of the dark. By adopting a few key safety tips, you can ensure that your nighttime bike ride doesn’t turn into a nightmare. Mountain Biking Ideally, when riding trails at night, you’ll want to run two lights: one mounted to your handlebar and another...
NICA Announces Missouri Interscholastic Cycling League

NICA Announces Missouri Interscholastic Cycling League

Missouri will join an impressive list of state leagues in the rapidly growing National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), the national governing body for interscholastic mountain biking in the United States. Missouri joins the 2020-21 class, bringing the...