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Posted on May 17, 2013 | No CommentsAir Capital Memorial Park Singletrack is holding their Grand Opening party on Saturday, May 18th from 10am-12pm, to showcase this new addition to the Wichita bicycling scene.Posted on May 13, 2013 | No CommentsThe final steps are being completed on the Meadowlark Trail, which will stretch between McPherson and Lindsborg in central Kansas.Posted on May 12, 2013 | 1 CommentNew legislation has been signed into law in Oklahoma, establishing the Historic Chisholm Trail Bike Route through the state, from Texas to Kansas. There is not yet an official Chisholm Trail route in Kansas.Posted on May 10, 2013 | No CommentsThe Ride of Silence is an annual event that honors those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. There are 2013 rides in Hutchinson, Lawrence, and Wichita.Posted on May 5, 2013 | 5 CommentsThe city of Wichita has recently installed its first sharrows, at the intersection of 21st Street and 135th Street West, in response to safety concerns from bicyclists.Posted on May 1, 2013 | No CommentsThe League of American Bicyclists has just released the 2013 edition of their Bicycle Friendly State rankings, and Kansas has dropped all the way to #40, a precipitous fall from just three years ago, when Kansas was ranked #13 in the nation.Posted on May 1, 2013 | No CommentsThe National Bike Challenge runs from May 1st through September 30th, with the goal of at least 50,000 riders participating, and riding at least 20 million miles. Get on your bikes and ride (and log those miles)!Posted on April 27, 2013 | 1 CommentThe Kansas City Royals have updated their bicycle parking policy, and while they still provide no official bike racks or other secured facilities, they now allow bicycles to be parked at the stadium, at no charge.Posted on April 26, 2013 | No CommentsNew bike lanes have been marked along a section of North Ohio Street in Saline County, just north of the city of Salina. Here's a first look at the new lanes, pavement markings, and signage.Posted on April 25, 2013 | No CommentsEarlier this year, the Sunflower Foundation awarded grants to Kansas communities to build, expand, improve and connect their trails. The deadline for the next round of grants is May 1st.