Coming up: Flint Hills Express



Cyclocross clinics and practices have been popping up around the metro. Wednesday September 14th is the traditional Localcycling/BLVD beginner clinic at Herman Laird Park 6PM start time. There is also another session at the Joules Cross Course in Lawrence on 9/15.

Racing begins locally with Prologue Cross on September 17th and 18th. This event will be a great tune up for those heading to Jingle Cross the following week.

On October 1st it's Castle 'Cross, another fresh event at a new venue. A special course in Kansas City's Jazz District with some unique features.

Following up on October 2nd will be Spooky Cross in Atchison (Flyer soon).

Here's the link to the very healthy KCA local calendar (scroll down for the CX races).

Another bonus to the local scene is a kids specific series (scored at specific races): Cookie Cross

Need a midweek tuneup for all these events? Wednesday Night Racing

The final Gardner Time Trial of 2016 is slated for 9/8 IF the rains hold off.

Cyclocross Clinics are popping up. The Localcycling/BLVD Womens CX Clinic had over 20 riders this year.

Wednesday Night 9/14 will be an 'open to all' Beginners clinic at Herman Laird Park in Shawnee.

The Free State Clinic/training on the Joules Cross Course has  two sessions left.

We're putting together a comprehensive list of cyclocross activities: Races, Series, Kids, and Training events. Stay tuned.


Extremely cooperative weather made for a great day of racing and spectating at the new metro criterium: Kermis on the Parkway.

The event, billed as a Belgian style festival with plenty of food and beer, plus a fast flat course gave area riders an option to St Louis' Gateway Cup.


Lots of Roger Harrison's great photos More from Jesse Miguel

RESULTS for the Kansas State Time Trial Championships in Hutchinson. Nice flat course, but tough head winds after the turn around.

Time Trial season is winding down, but there are still some on the calendar. Kansas Cycling Association 

The folks in Hutchinson, Kansas stepped up and produced the 2016 State Time Trial. A flat course (but plenty of headwind on the return) and a welcoming crew. We'll have links to results and pics soon.

The Tuesday Foody's Ride is becoming a popular and fast way to bring your fitness up. 

This upcoming weekend it's the Kermis on The Parkway criterium. Belgian style festival with food trucks, activities for the kids and the Gordon-Biersch Beer tent. Register on line for $5 off. The event can use more volunteers: Here's the link to sign up, you'll get a free t-shirt and plenty of coffee in exchange for some corner marshal work.

The Womens Cyclocross Clinic will be on September 7th. Get your skills!

Sunday August 28th, Hutchinson, Kansas. The State Time Trial Championships move to a new venue.


One last local tune-up opportunity on August 18th with the John Brown TT near DeSoto. FLYER

This Week

Time Trial at Gardner presented by LifeBalance Sports. You need those hard efforts for CX (and everything else)!

Sunday August 14th. Kansas Category Road Race. FLYER

Black Bob Cyclocross Clinic August 20th and 21st FLYER. Get your skills.

Kansas Time Trial Championship August 28th FLYER SOON

Joules Cross CX practices start on September 1st FLYER

Kermis On The Parkway. Brand new criterium on September 4th FLYER

Aids Bicycle Cruise on September 11th. BEST. PARTY. ON. WHEELS. INFO HERE




Sunday September 4th. A new criterium for the metro. Lots of riders enjoy the fast and flat pavement of Tomahawk Creek Parkway in Leawood. Now you get to race it.

The event will also have plenty of cool things for spectators to do. Food Trucks, Beer tent, kids activities.

Registration live at USAC here. FLYER here.