Tag Archive: 'Bike Camping'


  • Our group formed a pace line heading east out of Leroy. A pace line is seldom used when bike touring, but it can be a handy technique to handle a stiff headwind.

    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 Hills Nature Trail, the Shunga Trail, and the Landon Nature Trail). There were a few hills, some wind, heat, …

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  • Sunflower Cycling News: 2013-10-09

    Sunflower Cycling News: 2013-10-09

    Jayhawk Trail, Hutchinson Bicyclists Rile Motorist, Handcrafting a Bicycle Business in Lenexa, and more bicycling news and events from Kansas and the surrounding states.

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  • Touring gear

    Photo of the Week: Geared up for Touring

    Here's a quick look at my touring setup for summer bicycle camping trips, using my Surly Long Haul Trucker touring bike and panniers.

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  • Bike Camping at John Brown Park

    Photos of the Week: Bike Camping and a Winery Ride

    Photos from an overnight bike-camping trip, plus a ride report from the inaugural Tour de Vino winery ride in Miami County, Kansas.

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  • Wichita 1st St Bike Lane - Right Turn

    Exploring Wichita By Bike

    Some photos and stories of a recent trip to Wichita, and bicycling through the historic downtown.

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  • Camping Along The Prairie Spirit Trail

    Camping Along The Prairie Spirit Trail

    Although camping is not permitted on the Prairie Spirit Trail itself, there are a number of camping options near various points along the 51-mile rail-trail corridor.

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  • Bicycle Camping In Kansas

    Bicycle Camping In Kansas

    Kansas offers a surprising wealth of free and low-cost places to camp while bicycling, whether you're touring across the country, or taking an overnight bike trip from home. It's a great way to get out and explore your state!

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