Welcome to Kansas Cyclist!
Kansas Cyclist is the web's premier resource for cycling in the great state of Kansas.
Though not blessed with flashy features such as mountains or oceans, Kansas does offer subtle beauty to those
who can appreciate the surprising diversity of landscapes and terrain within its borders.
As well as great natural beauty, Kansas offers countless miles of roads and trails, for both on-road and off-road cycling.
And contrary to popular opinion, Kansas is not entirely flat, with its share of hills, rivers, and valleys.
To learn more, explore our comprehensive collection of Kansas cycling resources, and be sure to check out the calendar of coming events.
Kansas Cycling News Headlines
A Little Eastern Kansas Bike Tour
Myself and some friends rode a short bike tour this week: Iola-Osawatomie-Lawrence-Topeka-Melvern-Iola. About 290 miles, a mixture of paved roads, gravel roads, and trails (bits of the Prairie Spirit Trail, the Flint …
Lehigh Portland Trails Open in Iola
The Lehigh Portland Trails is a new trail system that features over 7.5 miles of wide gravel trails and natural-surface singletrack trails.
Upcoming Kansas Bike Rides
|10-29-2016||Jagger (Just Another Gravel Grinder Race) - An annual gravel road bicycle race taking place in Eskridge, Kansas.|
|10-30-2016||Blanket Race Series: Osborne Ride - Ride the Shady Bend Trail in Osborne, KS as part of the Blanket Race Series of mountain bike races.|
|11-05-2016||Colavita Cup - A cyclocross race at Stump Park in Shawnee, Kansas.|
|11-06-2016||Freedom Ride - A gravel road mountain bike ride which will begin and end in the founding city of All Veterans Day, Emporia, Kansas. 16 and 40 mile options.|
|11-06-2016||Tour de Chicken Creek - Come out and enjoy a different kind of ride and new scenery! See a part of Douglas County that most people don't get to enjoy on the Tour de Chicken Creek Gravel Road Ride. 25 and 50-mile options.|
|11-06-2016||Boulevard Cup - A cyclocross race at Stump Park in Shawnee, Kansas|
|11-12-2016||Gordon Loop - Gordon, KS - Part of the Big Ring Dirt Road Race Series.|
|11-13-2016||Elrod's Cirque - A gravel grinder set in the southern Flint Hills of Kansas, starting and ending in downtown Winfield. Part of the Big Ring Dirt Road Race Series|
|11-13-2016||Blanket Race Series: Tipton Ride - Ride the Cruise The Blues trails at Palen Farm in Tipton, KS as part of the Blanket Race Series of mountain bike races.|
|11-20-2016||360 Cup Cross - Cyclocross racing at Centennial Park in Lawrence, Kansas, hosted by 360 Racing.|
|11-27-2016||Blanket Race Series: Barton Lake - Barton Lake in Great Bend, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|12-11-2016||Blanket Race Series: Coronado Heights - Coronado Heights near Lindsborg, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|12-18-2016||Blanket Race Series: Salina - Salina Trails in Salina, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|01-01-2017||LMBC New Year's Day Ride - This annual ride takes place every year at noon on New Year's Day at the Lawrence River Trails.|
|01-01-2017||Tailwind Cyclists New Year's Day Ride - Join Tailwind Cyclists for the annual New Year's Day Ride at 9:00am in Pittsburg, KS.|
|01-08-2017||Blanket Race Series: Miller's Meadow - Miller's Meadow near Wichita, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|01-22-2017||Blanket Race Series: Ford County - Ford County near Dodge City, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|02-05-2017||Blanket Race Series: Jeff's Track - Jeff's Track in Great Bend, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|04-22-2017||Bruce Michael Edwards Memorial Time Trial - Lanterne Rouge Kansas presents a 10 Kilometer Time Trial on the Round Prairie Road Course in Easton, Kansas.|
|06-10-2017||Biking Across Kansas - Biking Across Kansas (BAK) is a recreational bicycle tour that crosses the state of Kansas within the space of eight days. Participants enjoy the challenge, camaraderie, and adventure of pedaling from Colorado to Missouri under their own power.|
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