Archive for December, 2007
The ground might be snowy, but KC cyclists ride on. Tomorrow the KCBC hosts a New Years Day ride around Longview Lake. On Sunday the cyclocross season ends with championships in Shawnee. And later in the month the KC and Johnson County bike clubs each hold their winter banquets. Check out the calendar on the [...]
Ring in the new year with a scenic ride around Longview Lake. The were be several distance options, and many folks will meet up for food afterwards. The ride leaves at a hangover-friendly 1:00 p.m. from the Longview Community College recreation center, 500 SW Longview Road, Lee’s Summit, MO (I-470 to View High Drive, then [...]
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Buffet dinner, drinks, awards, and a good time. This year’s banquet is in the River Market area of Downtown KCMO. More info…
KCUR 89.3 FM recently featured this month’s cyclocross national championships in KCK. Listen to the story here.
Brad Gaunt has sent out an update on the legal case against William Johnson, the motorist who killed Larry and Sierra Gaunt back in August. Thanks to pressure from the Gaunt family and bicyclists in the KC region, the Jackson County Prosecutor is moving forward to hold Johnson accountable. Johnson has been indicted on two [...]
Send a quick message to voice your support for the Katy-to-KC connection. Last month a deal was announced to extend the Katy Trail to the Kansas City metro area. It’s part of a bigger settlement over the Taum Sauk dam collapse and subsequent destruction of Johnson Shut-Ins State Park. This settlement is in open for [...]
Here is yet another trail-related item from a KC-area suburb! The Examiner reports that this spring Independence and Jackson County will extend the trail that runs through the Little Blue Trace nature preserve. This popular 11 mile streamway trail follows the Little Blue River from US 24 down to the big box retail district at [...]
The suburb of Lee’s Summit, MO is updating its extensive greenway plan. The plan includes a 40 mile loop around the city, as well as another 70 miles of trails inside the city. While the outer loop is mostly a streamway recreational trail, most of the interior routes would be the troublesome side paths alongside [...]
Be sure to head over to localcycling.com for coverage of the Cyclocross National Championships held here in KC over the weekend.