BikeSource Discounts Are Our Newest Membership Benefit!

We are excited to announce that Bike Source in Overland Park and Olathe is now offering a couple of discounts as part of our greater membership benefits! You can now take 10% off of bike purchases and 20% off of regularly-priced accessories.  You must show your orange BikeWalkKC member card. And for you folks who have […]

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 […]

EXCERPT: Youth Bike Education: A National “Movement” Movement

Recently, the BLAST program was featured in the online publication Atlas Lens. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Orange practice cones pockmark the blacktop at James Elementary School in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast district. Gusts of wind send flurries of leaves and petals past a group of students sitting attentively around an instructor. A small […]

BikeWalkKC Women Staff Members Share Their Bike Stories

Our WomenBikeKC initiative is powered by volunteers, both male and female, but it’s held together with the help of three staff members: Maggie Priesmeyer, our Education Programs Manager; Laura Steele, our Education Outreach Coordinator; and Kristen Jeffers, our Communications and Membership Manager. We each asked ourselves the following five questions, which you can see below, […]

Anthony Saluto killed while biking home from work

Updated 4/5/2016 Fox 4 reports that the bicyclist killed Sunday evening was Anthony Saluto. Anthony was on his way home from work at the Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium in the River Market. Police are still questioning the motorist and no charges have been filed yet.   Our thoughts and prayers are with the […]

April 2016 News and Events

Hello to all our friends and supporters and welcome to April! We promise, everything in this newsletter today is real. BikeWalkKC Went to Congress At the beginning of March, three folks from BikeWalkKC journeyed to Washington, DC for the National Bike Summit and a day on Capitol Hill visiting the KC bi-state Congressional delegation. We […]

Volunteer for 2016 Tour de Bier and New Belgium Clips

Calling all volunteers! This year’s Tour de Bier is on May 15th and we need you to make it awesome. For Tour de Bier, you have the option to both ride and volunteer. You also get complimentary ride registration, a free t-shirt, lunch and two beers. Sign up here to volunteer for Tour de Bier. […]