Cycling

Hold on Just a Little Longer

For the last fourteen years in Emporia, the week following Memorial Day has been the lead up to the largest gravel event in the world, the Dirty Kanza. This May…

Bike Murder Ordained

Popular with ghost hunters and teens looking for a scare, Rocky Ford Bridge (or Bird Bridge to locals) is also the centerpiece of the Murder Ordained cycling route. The route…

Emporia named one of “25 Best Last Minute Family Vacations”

Emporia has become well known as a destination for cyclists and disc golfers alike, with year-round opportunities to enjoy these sports. Recently, vacationidea.com recommended Emporia as one its 25 Best…

Dirty Kanza 2018: Your Complete Guide

The world’s most epic gravel cycling race, the Dirty Kanza, is happening this weekend in Emporia! This year’s event is bigger than ever with over 2,700 riders from 49 states…

Beer, Bikes and Fun at Mulready’s Pub

In just a few short years, Mulready’s Pub, 717 Commercial Street, has become a social hub in Downtown Emporia. Opened in 2013, Mulready’s is a 21-and-over establishment that caters to…

Long Distance Cycling in the Flint Hills – the Basics

Are you ready to take your bike to the next level and try long distance cycling in the Flint Hills? Athletes like those who compete in the Dirty Kanza 200…

A History of Bicycles: From Penny Farthing to Ebike

As home to a large cycling community and the world’s most epic gravel cycling race, Emporia loves bicycles! Bicycles have had a colorful past since their ancient beginnings in the…

Tour Time!

It’s tour time again! Tour de Lyon County that is. On Saturday, June 24, join cyclists and the community in supporting Tour de Lyon County Gravel Ride for Hope &…

Dirty Kanza 2017 – WHAT A RIDE!

We are so fortunate to be home of the Dirty Kanza 200 gravel endurance bike race. Thanks to the boyhood aspirations of Jim Cummins, the love Tim and Kristi Mohn…

Dirty Kanza 2017 — Schedule of Events

Welcome Dirty Kanza riders, crew, family and friends! Emporia is so excited to have all of you back in town for the big race on June 3. Whether you are riding…