Archive for July, 2007
Tomorrow will be our third ozone alert of the year, once again an Orange Alert. Fore more info and a daily air quality skycast go to the Mid-America Regional Council.
Tour of Missouri folks just released the details of Stage 1, to be held in and around Kansas City. The 85 mile stage begins and ends on the Country Club Plaza. It will start out by heading straight up Main Street to Downtown, passing though Midtown and the Crossroads Arts District. From there it heads [...]
The detailed route for the Tour of Missouri’s stage races will be announced at news conferences across the state. The KC announcement will be at the 810 Zone sports bar on the Country Club Plaza. 810 Zone 4686 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111 47th and Broadway/Wornall – above the Potter Barn.
A couple of updates on the Tour of Missouri… Next week the detailed routes for each stage will be released at press conferences across the state. The KC event is Monday July 30, 11:00 a.m. at 810 Zone on the Plaza (47th and Broadway above The Pottery Barn). Tour organizers have also released a big [...]
Yesterday The Star ran a profile of Deb Ridgway, who recently moved from Bridging the Gap to the City of KCMO to be its first ever Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator. The Star: Job challengers for KC’s bike coordinator are personal
An Orange Ozone Alert has been issued for Wednesday, which means the air quality will be bad enough to affect children as well as adults with respiratory or cardiovascular problems. Healthy folks might also notice some effects. Everyone is encouraged to limit strenuous outside activity between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. If you drive, do [...]
The Star reports that the Johnson County’s Mill Creek Streamway trail is closed today at College Boulevard for bridge construction. It is hoped to re-open tomorrow.
Meet up at 6:00 p.m. and ride at 6:30 p.m. Location: The parking lot at Marsh’s Sunfresh grocery store in Westport, 4001 Mill Street 64111. KC’s Critical Mass is up to around 100 bicyclists this summer. Come join your fellow riders on this fun and easy-going ride through the city.
A new web site for the Tour of Kansas City is up and running with details on this year’s event, August 10-12. The biggest news is the addition of a third day with a new crit in downtown KCK. It also looks like there are some big sponsorship changes as the event becomes a benefit [...]
On Saturday about 10-15 bicyclists rode over to Independence and Brooklyn Avenues to place a ghost bike in honor of Michael Hammond.