SPRINGTIME: CYCLING KANSAS CITY!!!
A quick compilation of bicycle clips as the weather starts to get warmer . . .
Follow-up from news earlier this week . . . Tagline: "Burning Calories Instead Of Fossil Fuels" . . . Congressman Cleaver leads a group of cyclists on Van Brunt and Brush Creek:
Bicycling Kansas City's Green Impact Zone
Another Kansas City biking tradition . . .
Critical Mass - Kansas City
Critical Mass is a group of militant local cyclists. They take over streets during warm weather and it looks like they already made their presence felt mobbing Plaza streets.
Finally, this clip goes back just a bit but it's worth a second look . . .
KCPT offers insight into transit alternatives . . .
Imagine KC: Biking - KCPT
"Streets augmented by landscaping, sidewalks and bike lanes invite us to abandon the car for that quick trip to the park or store and walk or bike instead. And although we don't always think of Kansas City as a big biking community, that picture is starting to change."
And it can be a great physical activity - In Kansas City, biking is also a political act that comes with its own set of challenges, criticisms and dangers.