Local Organizations That Support Women and Cycling
816 Bicycle Collective: Kansas City’s DIY community bike shop on 31st and Forrest has been helping get people on bicycles for years. Did you know that three of their boardmembers are women, including our education and outreach director Maggie Priesmeyer Green?
Stolen Bikes KC: The Stolen Bikes KC Facebook and Twitter page are both managed by two local women, Andrea Fowles and Erica Birkman. The two started the efforts after Fowles’ bike was stolen. .
Revolve KC: Revolve is a community bike shop founded by Elizabeth Bejan and Theresa Van Ackeren, with locations in KCMO and KCK.
Family Bicycles: Family Bicycles in Waldo is owned and operated by Theresa Van Ackeren.
LadydudesKC: A women’s mountain biking group committed to growing the sport by encouraging, connecting, and supporting other women mountain bikers.
Bell Joy Ride KC: A women’s mountain biking group inspiring women to ride and progress in mountain biking by providing rides and resources that are supportive, social, fun and confidence building.
Velas: Velas is a group dedicated to creating awareness & support for women within the community through cycling, regardless of ability or experience.