You can rent bikes along the way for a few hours or a few days. We prefer the cushy cruisers to the higher tech mountain bikes. As one rental guru put it: "Twenty-one gears on the Katy Trail? That's like putting lipstick on a pig!"
- Defiance: Katy Bike Rentals, (636) 987-2673
- Augusta: Frazier Brothers Cycle Shop, (636) 795-5807
- Hermann: Hermann Ride Rest & Go Bicycle Shop, (573) 486-9170
photo: You'll roll along in style on retro beach cruiser, mountain bike, or even a tandem recumbent bike.