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The AIDS Bicycle cruise is Kansas City’s best party on wheels!
The AIDS Bicycle Cruise is an annual fundraising event for the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City. The cruise is a leisurely charity ride that benefits those living with HIV and AIDS in Kansas City. The 12th Bicycle Cruise will be held Sunday, September 11th, 2016. Last year over 250 riders participated and helped raise over $30,000, which also helps prevent new infections…together we’re creating an AIDS-Free Generation!
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Surly The newest member of the Family Bicycles team is Surly, the shop cat! Surly came to us from the Westside neighborhood near downtown Kansas City after hitching a ride with Theresa’s sister Jess. His duties include greeting customers and taking care of security. Just like the brand of bikes he is named after, he […]
Bruce Homstad In the mid-1980’s I worked at a small bike shop in the Phoenix-Metro area of Arizona at a time when mountain biking was just beginning. I had already been using my bicycle as a means of transportation, but with an invitation from friends, ventured out into the rocky trails of Usery Mountain Park […]
Theresa M. Van Ackeren, Managing Director I grew-up riding my bicycle to and from school and on my afternoon paper route in Omaha, Nebraska. I learned early to “embrace the hills,” we lived in a hilly section of town and there were two or three hills no matter which way I rode. But riding was […]