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5th annual bike pub crawl and photo scavenger hunt

Ryan Jones and crew are bringing back Pub N’ Pedal 5 this Saturday. The pub crawl and photo scavenger hunt is a great way to explore the city on your bike, meet cool bikey people, and have a great time. … Continue reading

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Celebrate KC’s community bike shops this weekend

KC is fortunate to have not one but two community bike shops providing low-cost transportation options and skills training for local residents. This weekend both shops celebrate big milestones. The 816 Bicycle Collective has been at 31st and Troost for … Continue reading

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Dinner and Bikes Tour stops in KC with unique twist

Lots of touring cyclists come through the crossroads that is Kansas City. This week a tour with unique twist is stopping here for an evening of dinner, film, and conversation. The Dinner Bikes Tour is traveling the US with a … Continue reading

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More bike parking at the City Market

The metro’s biggest farmer’s market is a popular destination for cyclists, but has always lacked bike parking. New racks now provide secure parking for people bicycling to the market for grocery shopping, lunch at market restaurants, or a cup of … Continue reading

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Bike Clubs may merge

Kansas City has long had two strong bike clubs that organize a wide array of group rides, social activities, and tours. Now the Kansas City Bicycle Club and the Johnson County Bicycle Club are moving forward with a merger into … Continue reading

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Bike lanes could be coming Downtown

Tonight there is an opportunity to lean about and support new bike lanes on Grand Boulevard from the Missouri River to Crown Center. UMB Bank and the City are kicking off a big project to make Grand a truly grand … Continue reading

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Indian Creek Trail closed at Switzer Road

Limited Warren T reports that the Indian Creek Trail is closed, and that the posted detour is usable but not ideal. The lack of connected side streets in southern Johnson County means that the busy 119th Street is the only … Continue reading

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I-670 Bike/Ped bridge closing for construction

  The Riverfront Heritage Trail’s bridge over I-670 is closing on Friday for construction and will remain closed until the end of September.  A short on-street detour is available via the Summit Street overpass. This old bridge linking the Westside … Continue reading

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Stolen Bike – Dahon Ciao

Please be on the lookout for this stolen bike. It’s a dark grey Dahon Ciao folding bike and there is a $150 reward for its return. Call 816-226-7958 or call KCPD and reference case #11-048300. Details: 2006 Dahon Ciao 5 … Continue reading

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Bike camping trip planned for end of the month

Bike commuter extraordinaire Noah Dunker is planning a bike camping trip down in Miami County, KS later this month.  Be sure to check his blog for the details.

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