The Weekend To Ride

With Spring finally in full swing, cyclists in the midwest have plenty of rides to choose from this weekend:

Kansas:

  • Tour northern Miami County, just south of the Kansas City metro, May 3rd at the Bull Creek Bike Bash starting in Spring Hill, Kansas.
  • The Kansas Fat Tire Festival takes place May 3rd and 4th on the picturesque trails at Lake Wilson’s Hell Creek State Park near Hays, Kansas.
  • Also occurring in Hays on May 3rd is the Rope ’em Ride, which showcases the historical cathedrals in the area with routes from 5 to 100 miles.
  • Cycle the beautiful Flint Hills on May 4th with The Great Escape, a ride to benefit the Spiritual Life Center at El Dorado Correctional Facility near El Dorado, Kansas.

Arkansas:

Missouri:

  • The Trail to a Cure takes place May 4th on the Katy Trail at Rocheport, Missouri to benefit AIDS research.

Oklahoma:

  • Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Tour de Tulsa has been a spring cycling fixture for over 20 years. It rolls on May 3rd.
  • The Valley Rally Bicycle Tour takes place in south-central Oklahoma’s Pauls Valley on May 3rd.

This is one of the busiest cycling weekends of the year so far, so saddle up and hit the road (or trail)!


About The Author

By Randy Rasa, editor/webmaster at Kansas Cyclist, the web’s premier Kansas cycling information site, featuring authoritative guides to Kansas cycling clubs, bike shops, organized bike rides, touring, trails, and much more. [learn more]

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