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
|10-01-2016||Octoginta - Come to Lawrence, Kansas, and join the Lawrence Bicycle Club and hundreds of other cyclists for the traditional wind-up event of the year. 40, 80-mile options.|
|10-01-2016||Tour de Florence - Tour de Florence is a 40-mile mountain bike ride into the Flint Hills that is breathtaking in many different ways, starting and ending in Florence, KS.|
|10-01-2016||Wyco's Revenge MTB Race - An annual Mountain Bike Race that takes place on the awesome Wyandotte County Lake Park Trails in Kansas City, Kansas. Find out why these trails are called 'Kansas City's Best Kept Secret'.|
|10-01-2016||The Pumpkin Pedaler - An annual bike ride taking place in Hutchinson, Kansas. 25 and 50 mile routes.|
|10-08-2016||Tour de Salt - A unique opportunity to bicycle over salty terrain in an active salt mine located 650 feet under the Kansas prairie.|
|10-09-2016||Tour de Lizard Fat Tire Classic - The Tour de Lizard Fat Tire Classic is an annual off-road mountain bike race taking place at Camp Horizon in Arkansas City, Kansas.|
|10-09-2016||Falun Classic - An annual bicycle ride that starts and ends in Lindsborg, Kansas, with 32 miles on a loop through the town of Falun on paved roads.|
|10-16-2016||Miller Maurader's Monster Mash - Miller Maurader's Monster Mash is an annual 'dirty century' that takes place on the mountain bike trails at Miller's Meadow in Wichita, Kansas.|
|10-22-2016||Capital Cup Cyclocross at the Clock Tower - The annual Capital Cup Cyclocross Race in Topeka, Kansas is held in conjunction with the Boulevard Cup in Kansas City, making a "full cup weekend."|
|10-29-2016||Jagger (Just Another Gravel Grinder Race) - An annual gravel road bicycle race taking place in Eskridge, 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.|
|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.|
|07-02-2017||Lizard Under the Skillet - What better way to beat the heat than to come out to Lawrence, Kansas, and ride the Lizard Under the Skillet. There will be 30, 40 and 65 mile options available to ride.|
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