Archive for January, 2007
A proposed alignment for the Route 150 widening project will be on display for comment at a public hearing on Tuesday, February 27. Those interested in the widening of Route 150 between Route 71 and Route 291 are invited to attend and learn more. The open-house, come-and-go-formatted meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. [...]
The EarthRiders mountain bike club has a new 2007 calendar available on CafePress. It features some great photography from local trails, and the proceeds go to support the club. They also have a few of the other standard CafePress items for sale at www.cafepress.com/earthriderskc.
Bike Across Kansas has posted the route for the annual trek across the state that’s flatter than a pancake. This year’s single route begins in Tribune, 15 miles east of the Colorado border. It’s all down hill from there, ending by dipping your tires in the Missouri River in Elwood. The event takes place from [...]
Jeff at Greased Melon has some thoughts on how get more people commuting by bike. I’m optimistic that we will see some progress this year. Share the Road and Bike Route signs should start popping up this spring on KCMO’s long-delayed bike network. Bike to Work Week is shaping up to be bigger than ever. [...]
Must be that time of the year. The KC Bike Club had a great banquet last weekend (photos here). The mountain bike racers have a banquet this weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. And now the Johnson County Bike Club has announced their banquet next month, with RSVPs due by February 2nd.
Cinzettis 7201 W. 91st Street (91st & Metcalf) Overland Park, Kansas 66212 913-642-0101 $18/person, members and non-members RSVP by February 2nd Contact: Rich Davis, richdavis More Info and Registration (PDF)
Local Cycling has a live, late-breaking report from Belgium on local cyclists’ results in the world cyclocross championship.
Jack Galvin, owner of Peddler’s bike shop on the Independence Square, is in North Kansas City Hospital recovering from a broken neck. Jack slipped on some ice in front of Peddler’s and lay there frozen to the ground for at least half an hour before he was discovered. Fortunately Jack is in good spirits and [...]
The Midwest Fat Tire Championship Series has posted their 2007 schedules for mountain bike and duathlon racing.
The Missouri Bicycle Federation is in the midst of its largest-ever fundraising campaign to advance cycling interests in the state. With the aid of a $15,000 challenge grant, all donations are effectively doubled. Regardless of where you live, if you bike in Missouri then your help is needed continue improving conditions for cyclists. Some of [...]