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Bicycling the Katy Trail: Rails to Trails Corridor Across Missouri

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Hi Katy Trail bicyclers on the Oct. 3 trip - any musicians going on the trip? We play hammered dulcimer and Irish whistle and would bring instruments if it seems appropriate for night time jams with trip participants or people we meet along the way. Anyone else?

Bonnie Carol & Max Krimmel, Nederland, CO

Cindy Gum May 31, 2015 at 08:21 PM

Hi: Getting excited to do my first bike trip (with RS) with two other gal-friends from the San Francisco South Bay area. This will be my third RS trip; they've all been wonderful. Looking forward to meeting fellow bikers this coming Saturday. Any hints from those familiar with the area as to how to pack for current weather?
Barbara Williams Jun 01, 2015 at 10:26 AM

Two weeks ago we had a total rain out on Wed and wore jackets in the mornings. It never got too hot., but temps were below normal. Crazy weather year to pack for anything. We had a great trip. I suspect you will too!

Barbara Williams Apr 24, 2015 at 12:35 PM

I signed up for the May trip yesterday. There was just one place left. My first Roads Scholar trip! I am renting a bike. Looking forward to it!
Janet Hagins Apr 26, 2015 at 12:08 PM

Lucky you! My first trip too and I can't wait.

Cleo Boll Mar 17, 2015 at 10:43 AM

Just signed up for June 6 ride. Recumbents available for rent? Otherwise, i was planning on bringing my own bike.

Doris Miller Mar 14, 2015 at 10:18 AM

FYI - I had a good conversation with Pam in St. Charles, letting me know that the rental bikes have racks on the back to which you can attach a bag (with bungees) or panniers. Thanks Pam - over and above to hear from you.
Janet Hagins Apr 22, 2015 at 04:11 PM

Hi Doris, I see you are on the May trip, me too and I am getting super excited. I also talked to Pam and I agree, she is terrific.

Timothy Foley Mar 09, 2015 at 11:57 AM

I may bring my own bike at that cost.

Doris Miller Mar 09, 2015 at 11:31 AM

Hi Tim,
The information on the site indicates the rental is $100 (but you might double check) and that you have to provide your own bike helmet.

Timothy Foley Mar 09, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Does anyone know how much the bike rental fees are for the KATY Trail ride?

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