I want to play a game. Just real quick, okay? It won't take but a second, I promise. Oh, quit frowning. Seriously, it will be super fast and over before you know it. (No jokes about my sex life, please.) We're going to play a word association game. Just one round, one word. I want you to say th ... More >>
Hey, Earth. Not sure if you heard, but the 2012 Olympics are happening right now in London. Music is an important part of the overall festivities, although most selections heard during the ceremonies and coverage are catchall motivational songs or hype-up tracks. Okay, a few national anthems too. We ... More >>
Peter KinderLt. Governor Peter Kinder voted to give $2.5 million in taxpayer money to the non-profit company running the Tour of Missouri bicycle race -- even while he served as the company's chairman.And that's a conflict of interest, says the state auditor. In a newly released audit of the Miss ... More >>
tourofmissouri.comThe third, and final, Tour of Missouri in 2009.Next week marks the start of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, a.k.a. the race Colorado gained and Missouri lost following a political pissing match last year between Governor Jay Nixon and Lt. Governor Peter Kinder. During its three-y ... More >>
tourofmissouri.comBikers ride in last year's Tour of Missouri.If you haven't heard yet, Colorado next year will host an international cycling event in August featuring the world's top riders. That's the same month that Missouri once held its own elite road race before it was canceled this year du ... More >>
Well, the Tour of Missouri may be dead. But vive le Tour de France! As spied on TV this morning during Stage 17 of the Tour de France from Pau to Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenees.
At least that's what we've deduced from reading the seven-time Tour de France champ's Twitter feed...
twitter.com/PodiumLadiesJen Caudill (left) and Erin HaneyWe were wrong. We admit it. Yesterday Daily RFT published a screed about how the hostesses (the women who stand on the podium and kiss the winning bicyclists) for the Tour of Missouri are not Missourians. The "PodiumLadies" (as they're know ... More >>
tourofmissouri.comThe "Missouri" HostessesIn its three-year existence, the Tour of Missouri has blossomed to become one of the premier bicycle races in the nation. But how do we, the sedentary general public who can't tell the difference between a bike fork and a salad fork, know this? It's not b ... More >>
The bikers come out at night
St. Louis-area bicyclists are still bitter over the sentence given to the man who accidentally killed Michael Katz.
Big Shark Bicycle Company
The Gateway Cup equates pain with gain
Week of March 26, 2003
Weber's Front Row
Published the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2000
In Monroe County, Ill., some visitors are more welcome than others