Category Archives: Your city

Photo: Worksman Bike Downtown

Yesterday I spotted this awesome Worksman Front Loader downtown around 11th and Locust. Does anyone know who owns it? I’d love to interview them…

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Want more trails? Then ride the City of Fountains Bicycle Tour

These days there is a charity bike ride for every conceivable cause, yet the City of Fountains Bicycle Tour is one of the few rides that supports bicycling itself. It raises money for Friends of Trails KC to help build … Continue reading

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Only four shopping days left before the 2nd Annual Tweed Ride

Got tweed yet?  The 2nd Annual Tweed ride is coming up rather quickly. This Saturday, in fact.  It will be a jolly good leisurely ride along car-free Cliff Drive and some the city’s most beautiful Victorian-era neighborhoods. The Tweed Ride promises to … Continue reading

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Bike Source open house and Race Across the Sky screening to benefit Swope Trails

Next week is a great opportunity to check out Kansas City’s newest local bike shop and support the development of the trail system at Swope Park.  Bike Source is opening a second location in the Ranch Mart center at 95th … Continue reading

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Blue Springs Parks Director on the increasingly fashionable bicycle

Blue Springs Parks and Recreation Director Roscoe Righter has a special in the The Examiner talking about the increasing popularity of bicycling, both nationally and in Blue Springs.  He also promises plans for expanding the city’s bike route network in … Continue reading

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A few jerks are jeopardizing critical mass in Westport

While there is a bit of tension in Westport around Critical Mass, it’s not about the mass itself, and it’s easily fixable. If you haven’t seen the talk on the critical mass mailing list, here’s the deal.  The Sunfresh market … Continue reading

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New pedicabs debuting tonight at First Fridays

Triangle Transit, the city’s newest pedicab company, debuts tonight at First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District. Since the galleries, bars, and restaurants are spread out over such a large area, pedicabs are a great way to traverse the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Hyde Park homes tour is a great opportunity to see your city by bike

This Saturday Oct. 1st is the bi-annual Hyde Park Homes Tour, showcasing some great residential and commercial architecture in this beautifully restored Midtown neighborhood.  While the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association provides vans to ferry people between the homes on the … Continue reading

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Park(ing) Day in Kansas City

Be sure stop by one of the several Park(ing) Day spots around town today. For one day only automobile parking spaces will be reclaimed for people and transformed into public parks. It’s a great way to see your city from … Continue reading

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Big weekend showcases much of our local bike culture

If you thought last weekend was big for bicycling in Kansas City, this weekend is even bigger. Events all over the metro area will give you a very big slice of local culture. There’s something for almost every persuasion, whether … Continue reading

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