Learn new concepts for navigating streets and build practical bike handling skills necessary for city riding. This intensive course teaches safety knowledge and bike handling skills, culminating with a bike ride in a safe and supporting environment. When: Confident City Cycling is a three-class series held on Thursday evenings in August from 6:00-8:30PM: August 16 August 23, […]
VeloGarage and Tap House is hosting fat bike races for grown-ups and Strider (those tiny bikes with no pedals) races for the kiddos! The first heats from 12:00 to 12:30 will be for the Striders and the fat bikes will race after that. Helmets are required for all participants. We’ll have awesome demos to […]
This #FeelGoodFriday, we want to celebrate our friends at the Rosedale Development Association (RDA)! RDA has been committed to the health and wellness of its community since it was established as the Rosedale Community Council in 1945. Over the last 70 years, RDA has engaged neighbors, businesses, and organizations to provide food assistance, repair homes, and […]
BikeWalkKC wants to thank and encourage all who ride on Bike to Work Day! Stop by the BikeWalkKC office for some MAPS coffee, Panera bagels, and to preview the COMING SOON new bike lanes on Armour! Not a Gillham-Corridor commuter? Check the KC Bike Month calendar for more Bike to Work Day celebrations!
Is your bike ready for the Tour de Bier? Are you prepared for summer riding? Join us at BikeWalkKC for this special Maintain Your Ride session on Wednesday, May 17! Our qualified bike technicians will walk you through flat repair, bike care and cleaning, brake and derailleur adjustments, and hub overhauls. We’ll provide the work […]
Saddle up with your friends on Sunday, April 29, 2018 NEW & IMPROVED – NOW WITH A GRAVEL OPTION! Join Cycling KC for a beautiful ride from Gardner across peaceful country roads, under shady canopies, and yet another engaging and memorable route. The Lone Star Century has something for every rider — and we’re even […]
In an earlier blog post this week, we outlined steps we believe KCMO leadership can take to make real progress on installing bikeways in Kansas City. Many of you have asked what BikeWalkKC is doing and how you can help. What BikeWalkKC is doing Regular meetings with the City Manager, City Councilmembers, and city staff […]
Share your thoughts about how to make Prairie Village a better place to bike for both transportation and recreation.
BikeWalkKC has launched a new blog about bike commuting in the city, called KC SpokesPeople. The blog will feature posts by local bloggers who will write about their experiences on the road, from figuring out what to wear to dealing with bike maintenance and safety skills. BikeWalkKC found two bloggers, Tika Wrisner and Stephanie Iser, […]
by Eric Bunch, Director of Education. Although I wouldn’t normally classify this type of post as ‘news’, I think we would all agree that Blizzard 2011 was a major news story for most of the country last February. Kansas City found itself buried under more than a foot of snow. So before the inevitble strikes […]