Cyclists keen to develop a bike route along the “Way of American Genius” in conjunction with the Missouri Highway 36 Heritage Alliance will be pedaling a planned bike route next week across the state to verify its suitability for two-wheeled travel.
The Highway 36 bike route generally parallels the highway on secondary state and county roads as it goes from Hannibal to St. Joe. Supporters of the route contend the approximately 240-mile trek could become as popular as Missouri’s Katy Trail.
The project is a partnership with the Missouri Highway 36 Heritage Alliance, which actively promotes the region and its natural, cultural and historic attractions.
For information on U.S. 36 or the bike route, contact Beth Carmichael at the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau at (816) 233-6688 or firstname.lastname@example.org . A Web site with details is www.MoHwy36.com .