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
|12-11-2016||Blanket Race Series: Coronado Heights - Coronado Heights near Lindsborg, KS is part of the Blanket Series of mountain bike races.|
|12-11-2016||Danny's Delight - Oskaloosa, KS - Part of the Guru's Gravel Grinders Series.|
|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.|
|01-17-2017||Historic Gravel Road Ride (Mullet Ride) - A gravel road ride taking place in Baldwin City, Kansas with 12, 28 and 43 mile options, and connecting famous historical sites in the area.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|06-08-2017||Kandango - A four-day bicycle tour on the back roads in Kansas, through the Smoky and Flint Hills.|
|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.|
|06-11-2017||Lone Star Century - An annual ride organized by the Kansas City Metro Bicycle Club, beginning and ending in Olathe, and running past Clinton and Lone Star Lakes south of Lawrence. 21, 45, 72 or 100 mile options.|
|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.|
|07-23-2017||Cider Mill Century - Tour the beautiful countryside of Miami and Linn Counties, starting and ending at the Louisburg Cider Mill. 25, 57, 75, and 104-mile routes.|
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