We didn’t want April to get away from us without reminding you of a number things happening in the next few days. Take a look and we hope to see you at an event soon!
ACTION ALERT: Speak up for Federal Funding of Bike Share and Safe Routes to School
BikeWalkKC’s Youth Education, Safe Routes to School, and B-cycle bike share programs rely on significant federal funding, and we are currently applying for the next round of those funds. We need your help to show strong community support for continued investment in these important programs. Please review the two grant applications and leave your comments at the end of each one.
Tour de Bier is May 15th
Registration ends on May 1st so sign up now! You do not want to miss out on this year’s ride, which features some new breweries along with old favorites. Also, our Women Bike KC initative is giving away a classic Raleigh bike at the ride to raise money for the initatives. We still need volunteers as well.
May is Bike Month
May is Bike Month. Join the other organizations, schools and municipalities who have posted their information on our calendar. Also, be sure to tag your social media posts #kcbikemonth and #whyIride KC!
Women’s Special Events– Shop Day at Trek Bicycle of KC-Independence and Women’s Only Confident City Cycling
Join us TOMORROW AFTERNOON, Saturday April 23rd from 12 noon- 3 p.m. for a special shop day at the Trek store in Independence. In addition to snacks, there will be special demonstrations at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
New Belgium Clips is June 9th
New Belgium Clips is coming up on June 9th. Let us know here if you’d like to volunteer. Otherwise, get ready to join us for another fun evening of sampling the best of New Belgium brews and films under the stars. Click here to enter the contest to win this year’s New Belgium bike!
Our Recent League Certified Instructor Training Was A Success
Congrats to the next class of League Certified Instructors! The program, facilitated by the League of American Bicyclists in conjunction with us, teaches graduates of our Confident City Cycling and similar programs how to teach those classes and clinics.
Your membership helps us continue our quest to advocate, congregate and educate people around bikes and pedestrian activities throughout the region. Plus, there’s some cool discounts. Click here to join. And for those of you new members who haven’t recieved their membership packet, look for it in the mail soon. Also, please let us know if your contact information has changed.
Join Kansas City B-cycle
For just a litte more each year (like $65), you can leave your bike at home and ride to some of KC’s hot spots. Click here to join.