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
2014 National Bike Challenge: Wrap-Up
Kansans logged over 380,000 miles in the 2014 National Bike Challenge, ranking #9 in the nation, along with the #1 rider, #1 small team, #9 small city, and #3 local challenge. A good year!
2014-2015 Kansas Bicycle Map
The 2014-2015 Kansas Bicycle Map is available for free from the Kansas Department of Transportation. It shows cross-state bicycle routes, highway shoulder and traffic information, and detailed bike maps for major …
A ride report and photos from the 2014 edition of the Kandango bicycle tour through the Smoky Hills and Flint Hills regions of central Kansas.
Spring Wildflower Rambles
During Spring wildflower season, fast-paced rides give way to slowly meandering rambles, with frequent stops for photos. Whether by trail or by road, the Spring blossoms take my breath away.
Upcoming Kansas Bike Rides
|01-01-2015||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.|
|03-01-2015||ALS Road Race #1 - Race #1 in the ALS Road Race Series at Lake Perry, Kansas.|
|03-08-2015||ALS Road Race #2 - Race #2 in the ALS Road Race Series at Lake Perry, Kansas.|
|03-15-2015||ALS Road Race #3 - Race #3 in the ALS Road Race Series at Lake Perry, Kansas.|
|04-25-2015||Bruce Michael Edwards Memorial Time Trial - Lanterne Rouge Kansas presents a 10 Kilometer Time Trial on the Round Prairie Road Course in Easton, Kansas.|
|05-09-2015||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.|
|05-23-2015||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.|
|05-30-2015||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.|
|06-07-2015||Joel's Ride: Wheels for Meals - A family bike event offering 10, 25, and 40-mile bike rides through southern Johnson County to benefit a variety of social justice agencies.|
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