Fun In The Sun is Family Bicycles’ celebration of bike riding during May–National Bike Month. Our one day event at our bicycle shop is Saturday, May 16th from 11-3pm in our parking lot. There will be lots of fun, local clubs, makers, and ride leaders to talk to you about having fun on bike in KC.

Family Bicycles will provide food and drinks for everyone.

Schedule of Events:

11-3pm Exhibitors in the Parking Lot

11:30am–Fix a Flat Demo–Localcycling will show you the best way to fix that flat tube on the fly.

1pm Bike Ride:  Localcycling.com will lead a family friendly slow ride through the Brookside and Waldo neighborhoods. Children on 24″ bikes or bigger are allowed (other children must be towed in a trailer or trail-a-bike by an adult). Everyone must wear a helmet!

2:30 Fix a Flat Demo–missed the first demo or just need a refresher? Find out how to fix a flat fast.

Exhibitors:

Rawxies–Stop Eating Crap! Rawxies are locally made snacks–sort of a cross between a nutritional food bar and an indulgent dessert.  They’ll have samples!

LocalCycling.com–your local source for bicycle information! Leading the ride at 1pm and Fix a Flat Demo

abc2012Art & Bicycle Clubhouse –a gallery and bicycle event space in the Crossroads. They will bring art!

Amnee’s Woolie Wonders–local maker bringing life to old wool sweaters in the form of clothes for kids! She’ll also discuss riding bikes with small children and biking for transportation.

Bike to You: Eco-Home Services Handyman–Chad loves to talk bikes as transportation. He runs his KC area handyman company with electric bikes.   bike to you

Pilot Valve-The Ware House–Elise makes art from recycled bike parts!

Re-Velo Bags–Nancy makes bags and wallets from recycled bike inner-tubes!

ATM Handmade Goods–Local, handmade bike bags. Andrew recently showed his products at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show!

WeeHoo Bike Trailer for kids–take your kid on a WeeHoo Test Ride!

Kansas City Metro Bicycle Club–talk about group rides

AIDS Bicycle Cruise–The best party on Wheels of the entire year! Raise money to fight AIDS while having a great time on your bike.

Tour de Cure–Help fight Diabetes

We are still working with other local groups to make sure they are here to give you information about all the fun riding opportunities in Kansas City! Let us know if there is someone we should invite.