Greater St. Louis Area Cycling Resources:

Cycling Clubs, Organizations and Websites

BABES - Belleville Area Bicycling and Eating Society - Calendar of Rides
Bicycle Fun Club - Tom Yarbrough - Calendar of Rides
Big Dog Bicycle Club - ???
Boeing Employee's Bicycle Club - St. Louis - sponsors of the infamous Tour de Donut
Columbia Bicycle Club - ???
Conservion - dedicated to promoting the most soundly-based approaches to bicycle transportation and bicycle education
Critical Mass Saint Louis - to promote the use of bicycles as a viable means of transportation
Folks on Spokes Cycling Club - sponsors of the old Tuesday Night Taco ride
Gateway Council of Hostelling International /American Youth Hostels, Inc. - often abbreviated AYH
Gateway Off-Road Cyclists (GORC) - St. Louis area IMBA mountain bike club
Green St. Louis - a Guide to Cyclo-Commuting in the Gateway City
ICCC St. Louis Spoke - International Christian Cycling Club
Jeffco Flying Cows Bicycle Club - ???
Kirkwood High School Mountain Bike Club - anyone allowed to join
Mississippi Valley 24 Hour Challenge - like to ride in big circles?
Saint Louis Are Trails - pictures and descriptions
Saint Louis Regional Bike Federation - focuses on regional issues of safety, education and access for ALL cyclists
Scenic Cycles - source for cycling Missouri's picturesque Katy Trail and Missouri's Wine Country
Springfield (IL) Bicycle Club -
STLBIKING.COM - St. Louis' On-line Cycling Magazine
TC Tours - Touring Cyclist - Comprehensive Calendar of Rides
Trailnet - Mission is to develop connected multi-use trails, create greenways, and encourage walking and bicycling in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Events list

Bicycle Stores and Repair

Local Bike Shop List Page - Saint Louis Metro area
Illinois Bike Shops -
Maplewood Bicycle - I bought my bike here

Trails:

Springfield IL Magazine - Dave Heller Homepage
Illinois Bicycling Guide - Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Karl's Bicycle Rides Page. - lots of good maps and directions for area rides
Madison County IL Transit Bikeways -
Millennium Trails - recognize, promote and support trails as a means to preserve open spaces, interpret history and culture and enhance recreation and tourism
Rails-to-Trails - Rail to Trail progress across the United States
Sports Saint Louis: Mountain Biking Trails -
St. Louis Parks Bike Trail List -
Trails and Greenways Clearinghouse - provides technical assistance, information resources and referrals to trail and greenway advocates and developers across the nation
Trail Link - Find the best trails for outdoor recreation

Missouri area:

Columbia Bicycle Club -
Rolla Area Touring Club -
University of Missouri Rolla Cycling Club -
MARC.org - Mid-America Regional Council Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs
KCBike.info - Kansas City Bike Info

KATY Trail:

Bike KATY Trail.com - extensive and fancy site
KATY Trail Distances - printable list of distances and services
KATY Trail Guide - nice maps
KATY Trail State Park - unofficial reprint of the KATY Trail Brochure, available at the trail heads
KATY Trail State Park - Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites, MoDNR
KATY Trail State Park - pretty color photos of the KATY Trail
Missouri Division of State Parks - includes KATY Trail but is somewhat dated

Other Cycling Resources:

Air Free Tires - Bicycle Tires Guaranteed to Never Go Flat
Allen, John S. - John Allen's Home Office Home Page - Expert consulting and expert witness services in bicycle accident lawsuits
Analytic Cycling - provides technical methods for evaluating and estimating cycling performance and parameters
adventure cycling association - inspiring people to ride bicycles since 1976
Backroads - distinctive bicycling vacations
Mike Bentley Mega Bicycle Links - tons of midwest bike links
Better World Club - Roadside Assistance (for yor bike!), Insurance and Travel
Bicycle Guide - The All-Road Bike Magazine
Bicycling in Missouri, Kansas and Michigan - photos, links and KATY Trail info
Bike'alog - Complete Bike Specs
Bike Traffic - a publication of the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation
Biking Across Kansas - Kansas is not Flat
Bike This Way - Cue Sheets, Cycling, Bike Clubs, Bicycling, Touring Resources
Bouré Bicycle Clothing - Ned Overend's bicycling clothes and outdoor apparel
Chicagoland Bicycle - hottest cycling merchandise on the web
Chainguard - Advocacy for Bicyclists - Not Bicycles, There is a world of difference!
Cyber Cyclery - Internet Bicycling Hub -
Cycling.Org - The Global Cycling Network
Doug Meade's Bicycling Information -
DALMAC - Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw (DALMAC) Bicycle Tour
Earth Riders Mountain Bike Club - Kansas City
Flint Hills Death Ride - Runs through the scenic Flinthills of Eastern Kansas and provides an experience unlike any other
Granny Gear.Com - home of 24 Hour Mountain Bike Team Relay Races
HandiLinks to Bicycles
Harris Cyclery Articles - lots of good cycling articles - very comprehensive
How Things Work - Bicycles -
Illinois Bicycling Guide - Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Jim Langley.com - general bike info and nice tutorial on fixing flats
Missouri Bicycle Federation - A statewide, not-for-profit, member-ship organization that advocates advancement of bicycling access, safety and education in Missouri
National Bicycle Greenway in action - gather and coordinate the resources needed to create and maintain a coast-to-coast network of multi-use transportation and recreational bicycle trails
National Bicycle Tour Directors Association
National Center for Bicycling and Walking - formerly Bicycle Federation of America
Open Road Rec.Bicycle FAQ
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center - PBIC is a clearinghouse for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement and access and mobility.
Performance Bicycle - Mail Order Parts and Accessories
Pete & Ed Books Bicycle Club Links - comprehensive index of links to bicycle clubs world-wide
RAGBRAI - Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa
Road Bike Rider.com - Your "how to" website for riding better and getting more fun & fitness from cycling!
Showers Pass - Makers of outdoor gear for active people
St. Louis Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee - Promoting Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation in the St. Louis Region
Six Staes in 24 Hours Challenge - 300 miles in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri
Keith Stokes Bicycle Pages - lots of good Kansas and Michigan links
Supergo Bike Shops - the #1 mail-order bike shop in the world
Tailwinds.org - Ed Noonan's magazine of silent adventures
Tri-County Bicycling Association - Lansing Michigan, sponsor of DALMAC ride
Ultra Cycling.com - supports long-distance cycling and the Race Across AMerica (RAAM)
WWW Bike Lane

Publications/Books:

Bi-State Bicycle Tours - Bicycle Tours in and around the St. Louis Metropolitan Area (Fourth Edition 1997). Published by Gateway Council, Hostelling International/American Youth Hostels, Inc. 7187 Manchester Road St. Louis MO 63143 (phone 314.644.4660).

Cycle St. Louis Newspaper  - Monthly Cycling Newspaper published by the Touring Cyclist Inc. 11816 St. Charles Rock Rd. Bridgeton MO 63044 (phone 314.739.5180). Available for free at area Bicycle Shops.

Gateway Newsletter  - Bimonthly Newsletter published by the Gateway Council of Hostelling International /American Youth Hostels, Inc.7187 Manchester Road St. Louis MO 63143 (phone 314.644.4660). Includes information on Bicycling, Canoeing, Hiking and Hostelling.

Guide to Cycling St. Louis - (1994) Steve Katz, published by Cycle Write Enterprises, Shawnee Mission KS 66225. Please note that some of maps in this book contain errors.

Off the Beaten Path - The Map Book of St. Louis' Top 36 Bicycle Rides (3rd Edition 1997). Published by the Touring Cyclist Inc., 11816 St. Charles Rock Rd. Bridgeton MO 63044 (phone 314.739.5180).

Laws and Statutes:

Missouri Bike Laws and Statutes -

Magazines:

Bicycling Magazine -
Bike Culture Quarterly -
Bike Magazine -
Cycle Sport Magazine -
Dirt Rag Magazine -
Gearhead Mountain Bike Magazine -
Mountain Bike Magazine -
Mountain Bike Review Magazine -
Procycling Magazine -
Tandem Magazine -

Maps/Directions:

Illinois Department of Transportation - maps of suitability for bicycling
Map Blast - good source for maps/driving directions
Kansas Department of Transportation - maps of suitability for bicycling
Kansas Department of Transportation Road Conditions -
Kansas Department of Transportation Maps -
Map Quest - good source for maps/driving directions
Microsoft Expedia Maps - The best resource for online maps
Missouri Department of Transportation - maps of suitability for bicycling

Newsgroups:

Cycle Saint Louis Email List - to bring local St. Louis area cyclist together for discussions and yes, riding!!
Saint Louis Critical Mass - A list to discuss and coordinate the monthly Critical Mass events in St. Louis as well as to discuss bicycle, transportation, and urban liveability issues.
Saint Louis Biking - Online St. Louis Biking Magazine. Cycling News and current events, Race information, Photos, Free Ads to sell your bike.
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news:rec.bicycles.off-road
news:rec.bicycles.soc
news:rec.bicycles.tech
news:rec.bicycles.racing
rec.bicycles.* archive and FAQ -

Parts and Accessories:

Alfred E Bike.com - 15,000+ items
ALTREC.COM - all types of sports equipment
Bike Nashbar.com - 10,000+ items
BikesWholesale.com - bikes, bicycles, mountain bikes, BMX bikes, bicycle parts, bicycle equipment, bike racks, bike clothing
Cateye Computers - popular brand
Colorado Cyclist.com - your best source for pro cycling gear at great prices
Cue Clip.com - map/cue sheet holder - small, strong and cool
Halo Headbands - high-performance headbands
Hokey Spokes - consist of 3, transparent "blades" that attach to your bicycle spokes. As these blades spin during riding, a computer inside one of the blades modulates the internal LED lights so that images appear
Performance Bicycle Online - for people who love bikes
REI.com - Recreational Equipment Incorporated
REI Outlet - Reliable outdoor gear at rock bottom prices
VDO Bike Computers - German designed

Sunrise/Sunset times:

SunriseSunset.com
Time and Date.com
U.S. Naval Observatory - Astronomical Applications Department

US Government:

Federal Highway Administration Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Office - responsible for promoting bicycle and pedestrian transportation accessibility, use, and safety

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