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, […]
By Areiona King and Liz Harris When families pedal together, they laugh and sweat and move together. Everyone stretches their legs, everyone breathes fresh air. Our Family Earn-a-Bike program provides access to bicycles and education for kids and adults who are looking for a way to get exercise and go places… together! Our latest session […]
By David Hansen Through a recent evaluation of the East High School Bike Club thanks to grant support from the Menorah Heritage Foundation, we have confirmed empirically what we already knew anecdotally: Bike Club is gets more kids riding bikes! Through BikeWalkKC’s partnership with the Menorah Heritage Foundation, BikeWalkKC staff attended the UMKC Bloch School […]
Join city leaders, project staff, and project partners for a ribbon cutting and bike ride celebrating Kansas City’s latest Complete Streets achievement! Coffee graciously provided by Mother Earth Coffee.
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 […]