The following poem was written by Susan Scott, mother of Sam Scott, who was hit and killed by a drunk driver in February 2012 as he bike commuted.
She read this at the Trailnet, MoDOT, and Metro …> Read More!
The May Bicycle Challenge will run through May. Each commuter trip taken by bicycle earns you points towards a prize drawing. Great summer prizes include: 2 tickets to Dinner & Bikes, 6 points ($25 value); 2013 Trailnet Community Ride Pass, 14 points ($50 value); gift cards to Trek, Urban Shark, & more, 20 points ($70 value).
When: Wednesday, May 22, 7:00 p.m.
4127 Manchester Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Topic: Cyclists’ Rights on the Road
Attorneys Karie Casey and Dave Nelson will address the legal rights and responsibilities of people who ride bicycles in traffic.Read More
When: Monday, May 27
Registration: 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Start: Millstadt City Park
300 W. Parkview Dr.
Millstadt, IL 62260
Route lengths: Short 25 miles, Middle 38.3 miles, Long 54.5 miles.
Features: This classic Memorial Day ride is routed on beautiful country roads in and around quaint, German settled Millstadt. After the ride, in the park and for an additional charge, Breadeaux Pizza will have pizza and Trailnet will provide drinks.
Click here to register.
When: Thursday, May 30
Registration: 6:00 to 6:30 a.m. Group ride departs at 6:30 a.m.
Start: Kirkwood Farmers’ Market
150 E. Argonne Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63122
Features: For 37 years, the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market has been a cornerstone of the community as a place to eat, shop, and gather with friends. After the ride, join us at Station Plaza for a performance by Babaloo Music & Fun beginning at 7:30 p.m.Read More
When: Friday, May 31
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Join us for Dinner and Bikes, an evening of vegan, gluten-free food prepared by chef Joshua Ploeg. Then enjoy a presentation on biking and social equity by Elly Blue, writer and bike blogger extraordinaire. Finish the evening watching Aftermass, Joe Biel’s film about Portland’s history of bike activism.
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Click below for more information and to register.Read More
Join us for a brown bag lunch on the third Wednesday of every month to talk bikes.
When: Wednesday, June 19, noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Railway Exchange Building
611 Olive Street
12th floor lobby area
This month's topic:
Navigating Bike Shops
When: Third Friday of every month
April through October
June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20,
7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown BIcycle Station and Kaldi’s Clayton-Demun
Click here for a full list of this season’s free weekly rides.
Trailnet's 2013 anniversary jersey is now available at several local bike shops and online. We are proud of this high quality, made in America jersey that celebrates 25 years of bike/ped advocacy in style. Click here for a list of bike shops that are carrying it and the link to the online vendor.
The City of St. Louis presents the region's first full-service bike commuter facility! Begin your day with a healthy, environmentally-friendly commute to work. The Downtown Bicycle Station offers secure 20-hour access and features over 120 bike racks, showers and locker rooms, ideal for cyclists commuting to work or looking to exercise on their lunch break.
Two days a week at sunrise, Roy Moyers walks from his home in Spanish Lake one mile to the Missouri entrance of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge. Most days he's accompanied by his wife, Donna Schlemmer, and their dog, Sasha.
Roy's trek isn't just for exercise, although he does enjoy walking on the bridge. He has the important responsibility of serving as a gatekeeper – a volunteer who opens the wrought iron security gates on both sides of the river every morning. Read More
Trailnet is a St. Louis-based, nonprofit organization with a 24-year history of leading and encouraging active living – a way of life that encourages you to integrate physical activity into your daily routines.
The organization also assists in community planning, healthy living activities, the creation and maintenance of trails in Missouri and safe routes to school, and changing policy and attitudes about fostering a healthier, more active community.