Archive for February, 2007
A five year-old boy was struck while riding his bike to school yesterday morning in Gower, MO – a small town 40 miles north of Downtown. The 17 year-old motorist says the sun in his eyes in his eyes. He was ticketed for not wearing a seatbelt, but not for hitting a bicyclist. As Jeff [...]
Don’t forget to vote today for bike-friendly cadidates. Then go check out MoDOT’s proprosal for widening Route 150 on the south edge of the metro.
For the first time ever the bicycle and pedestrian community has joined the political process and endorsed candidates for Mayor and City Council in Kansas City. These are the candidates that we feel rank best on bike/ped issues and voting record. Print this list and take it with you to the voting booth on Tuesday [...]
Meet up at 6:00 p.m. and ride at 6:30 p.m. Location: The parking lot at Sunfresh supermarket in Westport, 4001 Mill Street 64111 (map)
Air Bike Originally uploaded by gwENvision. Acme Bicycle Company. 412 East 18th Street, KCMO 64108 (18th and Locust in the Crossroads). Custom-built bikes and espresso.
What: Planning for 2007 Bike to Work Week Who: Anyone interested in participating Where: The Coffee Girls, 310 Southwest Boulevard, KCMO 64108 (map)
MetroSports reporter and MS150 rider Matt Fulks is excited about the upcoming Tour of Missouri…
Congrats to Bike Source’s Johnson County location for being the first local bike shop named one of the top 100 bicycle retailers in the US. Kudos also for Big Shark in St. Louis for their third year on the list.
Last year mayoral canddiate John Fairfield reached out to cyclists to include us in an ad for his campaign, and that ad is now on the airwaves. About halfway through the montage you can catch a brief glimpse of John talking with a group a cyclists in front of The Roasterie Cafe in Brookside. This [...]
The upcoming election for Mayor and City Council could be pivotal for bike/ped issues. It’s critical that cyclists make an effort to elect bike-friendly candidates. Here are some opportunities to meet the candidates this week. You can also read about the issues. Monday February 12th – Northland forum Northland Neighborhoods will host 1st and 2nd [...]