Revolution Racing Announces Dates for John Brown

De Soto, Kansas —

*** For Immediate Release ***

Revolution Racing, LLC has announced the return of the popular John Brown Time Trial Series (permit pending) in De Soto, Kansas  June 16, July 21 and August 18 in cooperation with sponsors AxGen Sports Genetics Kurt’s Energy Bars and the Natural Grocers Cycling Team 

Race promoter Jim Whittaker is excited to be racing on the flat, five mile out and back course again located near Riverfest Park, just north of downtown De Soto.

Like the race’s namesake, Whittaker says he aims to do things a little differently, “For one low entry fee you can race as many times as you want in a variety of USAC categories plus a few that are rare:  Team, Single Speed, even a Cheater category to name a few. We don’t publish a start list…just line up when you’re ready, tell the starter your name and category then punch it.”

Because the course runs along the Kansas River on a rural road, traffic is rare making this a perfect place for men, women and kids to try time trial for the first time. Experienced racers can experiment with varying equipment and form to perfect that aero style.

Parking and racer staging is located at Riverfest Park, 33440 W 79th St, De Soto, KS

Onsite registration $20 for men and $10 for women (thanks to Natural Grocers).  Online registration entry fees slightly higher via BikeReg

 

Registration opens at 5:45, first rider off at 6:30


 

 

Registration is Open for the USACycling Grand Fondo National Championships

GRAN FONDO ASHEVILLE

Asheville, North Carolina
Sunday July 17, 2022

Event Start Finish

Rabbit Rabbit – 75 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Event Open to All from Beginner to Elite

Discover alluring Asheville, from the unique perspective of your handlebars. Starting and finishing in Asheville’s vibrant downtown, all riders from novice to elite are sure to enjoy the routes and Big Fun!

Maps

3 Loops to Choose From: 96.4 mile, 59.5 mile, 30 mile

4 Timed Sections in the 96.4 mile loop – Best Combined Time Win and Age Group Categories

Registration

USAC Amateur Nationals Registration is Open

Welcome to the 2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships

Event eligibility and preliminary schedule are posted under additional information. We are working through final road closure approvals with the Virginia Department of Transportation for Wednesday’s Time Trial races. When we receive full approval we will update the schedule and re-post.

Updated: May 6, 2022

Registration

  • General Information
    Entry Fees
    Early Registration Opens May 6, 12:15 AM EST – May 27, 11:59 PM EST Regular Registration May 28-June 26, 11:59 PM EST Onsite Registration
    Amatuer Men/U23 Men: $100Junior Men/Women 17-18/15-16: $85
    Junior Men/Women 13-14/11-12: $80
    Amateur Men/U23 Men: $125Junior Men/Women 17-18/15-16: $115
    Junior Men/Women 13-14/11-12: $110
    Amateur Men/U23 Men: $175Junior Men/Women 17-18/15-16: $145
    Junior Men/Women 13-14/11-12: $140

Kansas Masters and Juniors State Championships – May 14

For immediate release……

Registration pages have been updated with…enter today!

 

The Perry Dam Race #3 presented by Revolution Racing and The Bike Stop has been designated as the 2022 Kansas Masters and Juniors State Championship race.

Masters men and women will be scored in five year increments for state medals – 40-44; 45-59; 50-54 and so on   Juniors are scored in two year increments

Category events will not be eligible for state championships.

 Register HERE

Join Natural Grocers Nutrional Health Coach, Dr. DeAnna Hatch, post race for fresh fruit and great health advice for your healthy, active lifestyle.  Want to book a session with DeAnna? Click here.

 

Hall of Fame Induction Follows Windy Bazaar

Robert Helfrich and Wes Bruce were inducted into the Kansas Cycling Association Hall of Fame following the conclusion of the Bazaar Road Race in Cottonwood Springs on Sunday.

Both men were nominated for their significant contributions to Kansas cycling; Bruce for his long amateur racing career including multiple state championships and, Helfrich, for his many years of event officiating.

They join the hallowed halls along side people who have shaped Kansas cycling, names that are instantly recognizable whether living legends or dearly departed.

We salute you

 

 

Bad Astra Gravel Race Registration Is Open

The Bad Astra

Riding gravel, in our opinion, is the best form of therapy. Now add a race to the mix and it becomes an addiction. Second annual running of The Bad Astra is September 24, 2022! You will not want to miss this. If you are of the persuasion that Kansas is boring or flat, come ride with us.

Choose from 100, 50 or 25 distances with start/finish in Ottawa, Kansas.  Register here.

From the promoter:

PLACE
125 S Walnut Street
Ottawa, KS US 66067
DESCRIPTION

If you are familiar with Kansas, you may know the state moto is “Ad Astra Per Aspera.” Depending on how you google it, the Latin means “to the stars through difficulties.” We wanted a race that was awesome and represented Kansas. We felt “The Bad Astra” was a great name for a gravel bike race. “Bad Astra” in Latin means “really cool bike race…” probably.

We will be offering distances of 100 miles (The Bad Astra), 50 miles (The Half Astra), and 25 miles (BA Party Pace).

(All distances are rough estimates. All race distances will be a minimum of the number miles)

 

A good, clean, Kansas gravel race. 

 

 

 

2022 Jesse Blancarte Memorial Time Trial Announced

The Jesse Blancarte Memorial Time Trial returns for 2022 on the New Century course and brought to you once again by the good folks at the Blue River Bicycle Club, Audi Shawnee Mission and Elite Cycling.

Thanks to Natural Grocers and the Natural Grocers Cycling Team, all women’s categories are $10.

Registration closes on May 27, 2022.

 

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KCA Board Confirms Hall of Fame Nominations

The Bazaar Road Race will be a little more special than normal this year due to a Kansas Cycling Association Hall of Fame induction ceremony planned for two Kansans.

During the regular meeting on March 30, 2022, the KCA board confirmed, by majority vote, the nominations of Wes Bruce (athlete) and Robert Helfrich (official) for induction into the Hall of Fame for their contributions to Kansas cycling.

Congratulations!

Wes Bruce

 

Robert Helfrich