Want to bring a friend? You can still register day of the ride!
Come on down — we have room for you!
Advance Packet pickup Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18!
Friday, Family Bicycles 4:00 until 6:00 PM, 7410 Wornall RD, Kansas City, MO 64114
Saturday, The Wheel Cyclery 10:00 until 1:00 PM, 6403 N. Prospect Ave. Gladstone, MO 64118
For those who ordered jerseys, pick them up at one of these two shops or at the event.
In your Packet you will find…
- A wristband, please wear it so we know who is riding
- 1 yellow meal ticket and 2 orange beverage tickets
- Tour de Brew KC maps with self-guided history tour
- Info about other events and great deals from our wonderful sponsors
- Invitation to the Kansas City Club for a free draft and half priced dinner! Check out the coupon for details.
Knuckleheads is in a cool urban area so parking there has an urban flavor. There are 4 parking lots just west of Knuckleheads but we expect them to quickly fill up. This is how to find parking.
• Ride your bike to the event
• Park on side streets, please don’t block driveways
• Park ‘n’ Ride at 3rd & Grand and ride to the event
• There will be LOTS of bike parking at the event
At the Event
Tour de Brew KC site is Heim Park, the site of the first Electric Park, and Knuckleheads! When you get to the park, put your bike in the bike parking area, then register, pick up your packet, have some coffee and hang out with your friends!
The starting point will be at Rochester & Chestnut, at the SE corner of the park.
A lot of paint is on the roads to mark the route. Sorry, but the city won’t allow us to post signs. The historic brewery sites are marked with numbers that correspond with your map, cue sheet and tour guide. History docents will be happy to fill you in on stories of family dynasties, the connection of beer with baseball, gangsters and other legends of brewing history. The docents will be at Local Pig at Montgall & Guinotte-one block from Knuckleheads, River Market Cyclery at 3rd & Oak, 9th & State Line and the Lemp Castle at 20th & McGee.
Roving SAGs will be available to help you if you have problems.
Enjoy your ride, the fascinating KC brewing history and check out the 7 unique rest stops that will have water and snacks waiting for you!
After the ride, Boulevard, Tallgrass and Red Bull will provide beverages! Soft drinks will also be available for purchase at Knuckleheads. Lunch will be served from 11:30 so take your time! Use your lunch ticket at any of 4 purveyors of delicious food and don’t forget the SPIN! gelato. Massage Amani will be available to sooth your tired muscles. At 12:30, BikeWeek announcements start. Extra meal and beer tickets, t-shirts, tankards and BikeWalkKC memberships will be available for purchase. Then icing on the cake, at 1:00 live music begins and its time to party!
Remember to thank your volunteers, tip your bartenders and Tell Frank and Mary “thank you” for hosting us at this event — this great ride could not happen without them!
The Big Rip Brewing Company is celebrating their grand opening on Sunday. They will be open at dawn to welcome the Tour de Brew riders as the first rest stop. There you can enjoy delicious snacks, snap a photo in the outdoor photo booth AND sample of one of their beers. They are open until the beer runs out or 7pm. Stop by after the ride and enjoy a flight or two. Visit BigRipBrewing.com for more details. Big Rip gives 10% of their online sales to local nonprofits (like BikeWalkKC) so shop local and support Big Rip.
See you there!