Friday, January 28, 2011

Bone Bender 3/6 Hour MTB Odyssey v3

The Wheel Cyclery and Cow Town Cycling presents:
The 3rd Annual Bone Bender 3/6 Hour MTB Odyssey makes the move to Clinton State Park for 2011. Come join over 300 off-road enthusiast as they test themselves on the North Shore Trail System. 3 or 6 hours of fun - your choice. Come enjoy some of the sweetest and challenging trails in the Midwest. Party with your friends and just have a grand old time.

New for this year: Dri-Fit t-shirt, added Sport level classes and a 3 person relay division, increased payout to the Men’s and Women’s open divisions, dinner and awards ceremony. Plus more to come.

Course: The BB36 will feature ~15 mile course (depending on course conditions) comprised of rocky technical sections with many short power climbs and fun single track sections. Several areas will cross rocky stream beds. Other areas will have fast easy sections for passing. All this along North shore of Clinton Lake which ranks among the best trails systems in the Midwest

Venue: Clinton State Park is a 1500 acres park located on the northeast shore of Clinton Reservoir just outside of Lawrence, Kansas and features a 25 mile hike/bike trail, 5 mile cross country ski trail, 1 mile self-guided nature trail, archery range, swim beach, sand volleyball, 2 9-hole disc golf courses, 5 acre trout pond, 1 acre children’s fishing pond, accessible shoreline use trail, fish cleaning station and 2 fish feeders, 4 playgrounds and 460 camping sites are available (240 with electric and water).

Registration is now open. Please register before March 21 to guarantee your event t-shirt and before the entry fee increase. Registration includes post race dinner. Register at

The Bone Bender will again benefit local trails and the fine folk who build them:

Bone Bender 3/6 Hour MTB Odyssey
April 17, 2011
10:00 am - Mass Start
Clinton State Park
Lawrence, Kansas

Monday, January 24, 2011

Dress Your Bike for Winter

Come out this Saturday for a free clinic on winter bicycling!

Dress Your Bike For Winter will address the concerns of riding through the
tough winters of Kansas City. From tools to tires and racks to packs, this
class will give you the info on carrying cargo, keeping clean, warm and dry
while riding through KC’s challenging winters.

10:00 AM
January 29th
Westport-Roanoke Community Center

Register for Dress Your Bike For Winter:

Then come on out to one of the Guru's Gravel Grinders to put things into practice.