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BELLEVILLE AREA BICYCLING
AND EATING SOCIETY
Better known as BABES, this informal group holds weekly and weekend rides in the Illinois counties just east of St. Louis. Then they eat. Site includes calendar, maps, other basics. (Not current.)
ST. LOUIS RANDONNEURS
Local connection to Ranndonneurs USA runs self-supported area rides ranging from 200 kilometers and up. Site offers an events calendar, route info, rules, etc. (Not current.)
ST. LOUIS RECREATIONAL
This LAB-affiliate group of primarily mature riders offers both moderate and more challenging rides in St. Louis and surrounds. Ride calendar, member area, leader resources, more.
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DOGFISH RACING TEAM
St. Louis-based clothing and gear maker also sponsors a nationwide team of racers. Pics, bios, etc.
Development team helps talented young riders reach their potential. A program of Living Life on 2 Wheels, this top amateur team includes racers from across the country and the world. Site offers photos, bios, results and more.
METRO EAST CYCLING
Active USAC club provides a common link to all things cycling in the St. Louis Metro East. Events section and message board have info for varied skill levels. Hammer Down Racing team, too. (Not current.)
MOBRA coordinates and promotes amateur cycling in the state and assists in rider development. Site includes meeting reports, race schedules, BARR info and results.
PENROSE PARK VELODROME
Missouri's only velodrome was born in 1962 -- and reborn in 2019 with a major renovation. The 322-meter banked concrete oval is open during daylight hours and routinely hosts structured training and race events.
ST. LOUIS CYCLING CLUB
America's oldest cycling club is now based from Billy Goat Bicycle Co. Originally a touring group, members have distinguished themselves in many areas of cycling. Site includes history, photos, team section, more.
ST. PETERS BMX
Find fast-paced BMX action for novices to experts at this USA BMX track. View track schedules, a photo gallery, videos, links and multiple "help" pages.
The UFD collective of promoters, trail builders and racers promotes MTB racing as a great outdoor activity for all. Cross-country, endurance league and night racing for riders of all abilities in Missouri and Kansas.
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IMBA-affiliate non-profit dedicated to trail advocacy, design, construction and maintenance. Site offers trail maps and condition updates, ride and event schedules, forum, education section.
RAMP RIDERS SKATEPARK
"30,000 square feet of ramps." St. Louis' indoor BMX and skate park offers rentals, BMX/skate pro shop, test rides. Helmets and waivers for those under 18 required.
ST. LOUIS AREA
SLAMB is a group of recreational mountain bikers of all ages and skill levels who plan day trips, night rides and more year-round. Event listings for anything MTB. Members-only areas.
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ST. LOUIS TRIATHLON CLUB
Triathlon club provides athletes of all abilities a team atmosphere, training programs, mentoring and social activities. Site provides race and event calendar and links, member area, forum.
SWIM BIKE RUN
The goals of this non-profit club are to expose people to triathlon and support kids to veteran athletes in training and competing. Enjoy group events, sponsor benefits and race support.
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BIKE GRANTS TRAIL
All you need to know about Grant's Trail. Detailed maps, parking guide, directions, mileage, attractions, services, etc.
BIKE KATY TRAIL
All you need to know about the Katy Trail and Rock Island Trail. Maps, service listings, events, mileage charts, Katy Trail Forum -- and more. Interactive ride planner, too.
GATEWAY BIKE PLAN
This cooperative effort among Great Rivers Greenway, East-West Gateway Council, St. Louis, St. Louis and St. Charles Counties, Metro, Trailnet and Missouri DOT seeks to establish a regional network that provides bicycle accommodations and connections.
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GATEWAY EAST TRAILS
GET is a non-profit created to connect Gateway East communities with trails and routes while promoting safe, healthy recreation and travel. Organizer of the annual Tour de Stooges event. Find news, photos and more here.
GREAT RIVERS GREENWAY
Tax-supported agency is spearheading a regional network of greenways and trails through partnerships with various agencies and groups. View updates on existing trails, future developments and related events and activities.
Online guide to the extensive MCT trail system just east of St. Louis. Over 130 miles of rail corridors have been converted to trails linked to the transit system. Includes trail maps and rules, hotel listings, other info.
Long-running group advocates cycling, walking and other healthy alternative transportation modes in St. Louis. Advocacy and transportation planning news, e-newsletter, links, Trailnet Classic rides and related events.
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BIKE FOR HEROES
This August 21, 2021, event in Columbia, IL, will raise funds for the Joshua Chamberlain Society, which provides support for fallen and wounded military heroes. Supported routes from 10 to 80 miles. Prizes for top fundraisers.
BIKE MS: GATEWAY
Popular fund-raiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society attracts teams and individuals. Large event on September 11-12, 2021, in Godfrey, IL, offers four routes daily, tent or RV camping, great support.
ICA PEDAL FOR AUTISM
Become a piece of the puzzle! This August 21, 2021, ride benefits the Illinois Center for Autism. Multiple route options from 9 miles to metric century on the Madison County Transit Trails. Starts in Collinsville, IL.
The "World's Original Nighttime Bike Ride" will host thousands of cyclists on two routes August 21, 2021. Enjoy a leisurely midnight ride around St. Louis, vendors, entertainment and an after-ride party. Benefits Trailnet.
PEDAL THE CAUSE
Raise money in person or virtually for research at area cancer centers. September 25-26, 2021, event features road or gravel rides Saturday; 30- to 100-mile routes Sunday. Incentives for top fundraisers.
TOUR DE STOOGES
Don't be a knucklehead -- join this May 1, 2021, ride in Lebanon, IL, that benefits Gateway East Trails. Multiple route options from about 15 to 100 miles, followed by a buffet lunch and Stooges film shorts.
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BANANA BIKE BRIGADE
"America's premier parading art bike group" encourages those around them to have fun through art. Site includes BBB story, event schedule, photos, etc.
CYCLE ST. LOUIS
This partnership of organizations and individuals is committed to creating cycling opportunities for people with disabilities and an inclusive community where everyone rides together. Event listings, FAQ, donate.
LIVING LIFE ON 2 WHEELS
Non-profit group promotes cycling awareness, education and opportunity for all. Site describes ongoing programs and community partnerships that support cycling and family values.
BIKE REHAB MINISTRY
This group cleans and repairs donated bikes for local charitable organizations, who distribute them to needy children and adults. Drop off used gear at the church. Volunteers welcome at work sessions.
ST. LOUIS BICYCLE WORKS
Earn-a-Bike program lets kids earn a free bike while learning about safety and maintenance. Refurbished bike sales benefit Bicycle Works and other BWorks programs: Book Works and Byte Works. Bike donations, teachers and volunteers welcome.
ST. LOUIS MOUNTAIN
Outdoor education can spark positive change for children and young adults. Camps and other programs expand access to the outdoors through mountain biking. Coaching, team building and MTB club available.
ST. LOUIS BIKING
"The most thorough resource for all things biking in the St. Louis area" provides varied cycling information. Features multiple resources; area group, ride/race info, marketplace, etc.
WC2 -- WOMEN'S CYCLING COMMUNITY
Members-only (join free) group provides a network for sharing cycling tips and info on events, trails, finding riding buddies and social events. For all riders, from beginner to experienced.