Women Bike KC Celebrates Sisterhood in 2017

The Women Bike KC initiative is a product of women who want their sisters to feel confident, safe, and empowered to ride. It was launched in 2014 when BikeWalkKC hosted our very first Kansas City Women’s Bike Summit, and has grown into a year-round, multi-faceted effort to get more women and girls on bikes. “We […]

Women Bike KC Profiles

Women Bike KC Profiles

Kansas City is filled with inspiring women who ride bikes, work with bikes, and love bikes. In 2014, BikeWalkKC spoke with local women about their experience cycling, the unique challenges of riding in Kansas City, and how we can work together to get more women on bikes.

Register for the KC Women’s Bike Summit

Everyone here at BikeWalkKC is very excited for the very first KC Women’s Bike Summit. We are all hard at work finalizing everything to make sure this year’s event is a success. We invite women of all skill levels, ages and backgrounds to join us at the Kauffman Foundation on May 10 and empower more […]

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Women’s Bike Summit

The Women’s Bike Summit is back in 2023! Connect over bikes at the Women’s Bike Summit from BikeWalkKC’s Women Bike KC initiative. Join us for a day of free and interactive hands-on activities, workshops and rides that support, enhance, and uplift women’s bicycling experiences. The Women’s Bike Summit will celebrate cis and trans women, femme, […]

Theresa Van Ackeren

As a 40th birthday present to herself, Theresa Van Ackeren quit her job. “I worked for DST for 17 years, and I was in middle management hell,” Van Ackeren says. “I really didn’t like my job, but I had no idea whatsoever what i wanted to do with my life.” Van Ackeren took a year […]

Women Bike KC

Women Bike KC is an initiative of BikeWalkKC that provides education, resources and encouragement to get more cis and trans women, femme, and non-binary people on bicycles, participating in our community as riders and leaders. We support people of all riding styles and confidence levels, and we work to break down the barriers that prevent […]