Archive for August, 2007
If you couldn’t listen live, today’s Up To Date episode on bicycling is already available in KCUR’s online archive and in their podcast feed. The first half focuses on the Tour of Missouri. The second half focuses on bicycling in the city includes Deb Ridgway, KCMO’s new bike/ped coordinator, and Bob Albright of Midwest Cyclery [...]
DISCOVERY CHANNEL TEAM TO APPEAR AT THE TREK BICYCLE STORE OF KANSAS CITY Tour de France Champion Alberto Contador and Levi Leipheimer Help Raise Money for “Headstrong for Jake” and the “Major Taylor Foundation” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kansas City, MO (August 28, 2007) – The Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team will appear at the Trek [...]
Alleycat race and raffle to benefit Erick Sharda. Erick was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Midtown in mid-August and his still hospitalized with serious injuries. Unfortunately Erick does not have health insurance. Exact time and other details to be announced.
More info to come, but mark your calendars now! Read about it on the EarthRiders forum.
The national 24 hour racing series stops in the Midwest for a huge race at Landahl Park in Eastern Jackson County. More info at grannygear.com
KMBC-TV reports that a 15 year-old Lone Jack boy was hit by a truck yesterday while crossing US 50 Highway on his way to football practice. Brennon Maxwell is currently at Children’s Mercy Hospital with life threatening injuries. Just over a year ago Lone Jack cyclist Kelly Battman was hit and killed crossing 50 Hwy. [...]
Thursday on KCUR’s Up To Date radio program, host Steve Kraske will interview Tour of Missouri organizers. The show airs at 11:00 a.m. on 89.3 FM or online at www.kcur.org. September 11th will see the start of the Tour of Missouri race right here in Kansas City. Tour de France winner, Alberto Contador will be [...]
Warren has an update on detours on the Indian Creek and Tomahawk Creek trails in Johnson County, including a new one at Metcalf.
Today the Star has an article on the progress of selecting a design-build contractor for the Paseo Bridge project. There is much discussion about the secretive nature of the process, which is a consequence of using the design-build strategy. More interesting are the results of MoDOT’s public survey about the bridge. It shows strong public [...]
This week is 75th Street Brewery‘s 14th anniversary, and Tuesday night is cyclist appreciation night. Specials for bicyclists from 4:00 p.m. until close. See you there