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The Waldo Bicycle Festival is Saturday, June 24th from Noon to 4pm in our parking lot.
Join us as we celebrate all things cycling and family fun. There will be bikes, more bikes, racing for the little ones, vendors, food trucks, games, music, demos, beer and more!
It’ll be a bike-inspired block party you won’t want to miss! Exhibitors will include cycling-related artists and crafts people.
Girl Scout Troop 686 will sell hotdogs, hamburgers, and veggie burgers. Send a girl to camp!
Great Local Makers: Localcycling.com, The Clubhouse, Andrew the Maker, B Cycle, Green Grass Farm, cycling KC, Donderdag! (youth cyclocross), City of KCMO (new bike plan), Pedalino Bikes, Groody Brothers, Crow’s Coffee, Surly bikes, Pilot Valve.
Save room for dessert. Betty Rae’s Ice Cream Truck will be here too.
Parking: There will be no parking in the lot or on W 73rd Terrace on Saturday June 24. Parking will be available in the ATA lots at Gregory and Wornall and at 75th and Wornall. Ride your bikes!
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 […]