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.
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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
|01-22-2017||Blanket Race Series: Ford County - Ford County near Dodge City, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|01-29-2017||Lake Dabinawa Grinder - Lawrence, KS - Part of the Guru's Gravel Grinders Series.|
|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.|
|02-19-2017||Flint Hills Express - Wellsville, KS - Part of the Guru's Gravel Grinders Series.|
|02-25-2017||Power Team Grinder - Olathe, KS - Part of the Guru's Gravel Grinders Series.|
|03-18-2017||Renegades of Gravel - A Wichita area gravel grinder, part of the Rage Against the Chainring series.|
|04-01-2017||Gravelleurs Raid - A 100+ mile gravel road bicycle race starting at and finishing in Lawrence, KS.|
|04-01-2017||Bulls on Parade - A Wichita area gravel grinder, part of the Rage Against the Chainring series.|
|04-02-2017||Power Ridge Grinder - Louisburg, KS - Part of the Guru's Gravel Grinders Series.|
|04-08-2017||Roll Right - A Wichita area gravel grinder, part of the Rage Against the Chainring series.|
|04-16-2017||God's Country MTB Marathon - Fat tire fun on the Lawrence River Trails in Lawrence, Kansas. Off-road duathlon and mountain bike race.|
|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.|
|04-22-2017||Rage of Oz - A Wichita area gravel grinder, part of the Rage Against the Chainring series.|
|04-23-2017||Cool Hand Luke Gravel Grinder - An epic bicycle event through the countryside of Leavenworth County, Kansas. 25, 50 and 100-mile route options.|
|04-29-2017||Tour de Cure: Wichita - A one-day fundraising cycling event to benefit the American Diabetes Association, starting and ending at Spirit AeroSystems Employment Center in Wichita, Kansas.|
|05-06-2017||Chisholm Trail Bike Ride - An annual bicycle ride in Newton, Kansas. 3, 31, and 43 mile options.|
|05-07-2017||Capitol Classic - The Capitol Classic is a showcase for the very best in Topeka area cycling, with 16, 38, 60, and 100 mile routes.|
|05-13-2017||Gravel Ride for Maisie's Pride - A fund raiser for the community pool in Eskridge, KS (Maisie's Pool), with about many scenic and challenging miles of Flint Hills gravel to enjoy.|
|05-27-2017||Cottonwood 200 - A 200-mile, three-day bicycle tour through the Flint Hills of northeast Kansas, covering some of the best cycling terrain in the state, and using some of the same paths used by Native Americans, settlers, and cattle drives.|
|06-03-2017||Dirty Kanza 200 - The ultimate gravel grinder, the Dirty Kanza is an extremely challenging ultra-distance bicycling marathon event, starting and ending in Emporia, Kansas and covering 200 miles of blacktop, gravel, and dirt roads through the scenic Flint Hills.|
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