Recycling Your Old Tubes and Tires

Pile of flat tires

There's no need to toss your ruined tubes or tires. Sure that gash in your sidewall and that cursed tube may have stopped you in your tracks but consider donating their carcasses to one of the participating bike shops. In turn, they ship them out in bulk to a tire recycling facility.

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Tags: tire recycling, bike tire

GORC Stickers Now Available

GORC Sticker

Vinyl Images, GORC's newest sponsor, has donated more than 400 premium vinyl decal stickers soon available for your car. Two sizes available and they made their debut at the Bike Swap in January. They will be available at most of our trail building... Read more

Tags: news, stickers

GORC Classic Blog

Old Blog Screenshot

You can still access our old Blogger blog at We plan to pull the 'best of' articles from it when we have some free time. All new blog posts will originate from our new site here on out.

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Tags: old blog, archive, articles

New Pages Coming Soon

News About Gravel Rides

We are hard at work compiling information for three additional gravel routes: the Al Foster in Wildwood, the Hamburg off Highway 94 and the never-ending Katy trail. Look for these new trail pages in the coming weeks.

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Freeze/Thaw at SIUE


If you're leaving ruts like this, you should be riding on the road or gravel. We'll probably have to schedule a workday to fix this kind of stuff instead of working on the new singletrack across University Drive that was begun yesterday. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur... Read more

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Greensfelder Trail Review

This past Sunday, we got a group of interested people out to review the new section of trail at Greensfelder which will be built on Saturday, Feb. 23rd. See here for details. The Greensfelder Trail Crew- Matt, Bryan, Ron... Read more

Tags: Greensfelder, trail review, winter, trailbuilding, 2013, clementine

Freeze/Thaw at SIUE

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Tags: SIUE, ruts, trail damage, freeze, thaw, 2013

Walking out is lame.

I've been riding with some Backcountry Research gear instead of a hydration pack for a while now. My Osprey pack still gets put to use for longer trips out on the Ozark Trail or similar backcountry rides, and my big CamelBak comes out for... Read more

Tags: gear, trail repair, repair, essentials, tools

2012 Volunteer Appreciation Party Recap

GORC hosted the Volunteer Appreciation Party at Greensfelder Park in St. Louis county. Over 40+ people showed up to celebrate each other's hard work in 2012. With many more miles cumulatively built all around the region, each year mountain bikers have better and longer singletrack options... Read more

Tags: Appreciation Party, recap, volunteers, Greensfelder

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day - Saturday, Oct. 6th

Saturday October 6, 2012
10:00am til 2:00pm
Broemmelsiek Park, O Fallon, Mo

Gateway Off Road Cyclists ( GORC ) with St Charles County Parks invites children (8-14) and parents to celebrate International Mountain Bike Association ( IMBA ) sponsored “National Take a Kid... Read more

Tags: kids, volunteers, take a kid mountain biking day, broemmelsiek