This Page Is Designed to Help You Get Connected With Other Riders in Our Area. No Matter Your Riding Style or Experience There Are Others to Ride With.
Most rides require, at minimum, an appropriate bike in good working order, water, and a helmet. We suggest a spare tube, tools, energy food, maybe a little cash in case needed, and your biggest smile! Many rides are held subject to weather. It's a good idea to confirm dates, time and any specific requirements, too. We'll see you out there — and have fun!
Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area.
Follow link for our Calendar of Bicycle Related Events
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.
Join Lee's Bike Shop for one, some or all of these upcoming group rides!
|Wednesday||6:00 PM||Wednesday After-Work Road Ride ---- Lee's Bike Shop hosts this ride every week. The ride is geared to medium pace riders at 14 to 17 MPH average speed. Round-trip distance of about 20 miles. This ride is great for newer riders that are just getting into road riding as it will teach them to ride within a group on county and city roads. Low pressure and good company. Bring lights!||Lee's Bike Shop||316-978-9623|
|Every Saturday||8:00 AM||Saturday Early Riser's Road Riders - Road bike ride of varying experience levels. 30 mile routes. Average speeds from 17 MPH to 21 MPH. An enjoyable ride for experienced riders and those wanting to learn how to ride longer distances with a group. During winter months we ride gravel roads or bring trainers into the shop when the temperature dips below 30 degrees. To be included in this ride's email notification list contact us at email@example.com||Lee's Bike Shop||316-978-9623|
|4th Friday of Each Month||6:00 PM||Family Restaurant Ride----- Join us each 4th Friday of the Month for our Family Restaurant Ride. We start at Lee's Bike Shop and ride approximately 5 miles to a pre-determined restaurant (Spangle's, Chipolte, etc.), eat and then ride back to Lee's as a group. It's a ride that the entire family can enjoy! Please ride safe, wear a helmet and bring lights in the spring and fall.||Lee's Bike Shop||316-978-9623|
Some of these events require fund-raising to benefit charitable organizations. Call for further information.
|May 27, 2017||Cottonwood 200||Topeka, KS||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.|
|Jun 3, 2017||Dirty Kanza 200||Emporia, KS||The ultimate gravel grinder, the Dirty Kanza is an extremely challenging ultra-distance bicycling marathon event, starting and ending in Emporia, Kansas and covering 200 miles of blacktop, gravel, and dirt roads through the scenic Flint Hills.|
|Jun 8, 2017||Kandango||Salina, KS||A four-day bicycle tour on the back roads in Kansas, through the Smoky and Flint Hills.|
|Jun 9, 2017||Saint Francis Tulsa Tough||Tulsa, Ok||June 9th - 11th. Three days of racing, two days of Gran Fondos, and one unforgettable experience. Check out the website for more info.|
|Jun 10, 2017||Bike Across Kansas||Tribune, KS||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.|
|Jul 9, 2017||Heather's Ride||Goddard, KS||A Goddard, Kansas event offering 25, 50, and 75-mile routes through scenic south-central Kansas. The ride benefits the children of Heather's Camp for vision-impaired and blind youth.|
|Jul 15, 2017||Mowbray Metric||McPherson, KS||An annual bicycle ride weekend that features both sagged and unsagged rides with 20, 40 and 62-mile options. McPherson, KS.|
|Jul 23, 2017||Cowtown Classic||Abilene, KS||An annual bike ride that takes place in Abilene, Kansas. 15, 30, 40 or 60-mile route options.|
|Sep 9, 2017||Bike MS Flint Hills Ride||Augusta, KS||Bike MS: Flint Hills Ride will take you farther than you’ve gone before on low traffic roads through small friendly Kansas towns. Starting at St. James Catholic Church, cyclists pedal through a 1-day adventure in the scenic Kansas Flint Hills riding 18, 40.7, 65.7, 82.4, or 97.9 miles. You’ll have an unforgettable experience, cycling through hills and grasslands sending you back to another time in history. The longer routes have lunch mid-way and for the end of the ride celebration - beer, burgers and dogs for everyone. To make your ride a safe and memorable one, the routes feature well-stocked rest stops every 8-12 miles and are monitored by a route support team consisting of HAM radio operators, support vans, motorcycle patrol, law enforcement, EMTs and mechanics from our partner bike shops. In addition, you will experience an incredible level of camaraderie as you embark on a journey filled with laughter, excitement, support and a profound sense of accomplishment. Your partici|
|Sep 23, 2017||Buffalo Bill Century||Leavenworth, KS||The annual Buffalo Bill Century is a fully-supported ride over scenic rolling country roads that span the length and breadth of beautiful Leavenworth County, Kansas.|
|Oct 14, 2017||Tour de Salt||Hutchinson, KS||A unique opportunity to bicycle over salty terrain in an active salt mine located 650 feet under the Kansas prairie.|
Bring your bike to Lee's Bike Shop and learn how to replace a tire and tube on your own bicycle.
Fix A Flat Workshop's are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month @ 8:00 AM and are a hands on tutorial on how to replace a tire and tube on your own bicycle. Although it's FREE, RSVP required.
Better to learn in the shop now so you will be ready for the road or trail when you need it most.
For more information or to RSVP, call us @ 316-978-9623 or email Lee.