Across State Bicycle Tours: Kansas – Kentucky – Louisiana

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Biking Across Kansas
Biking Across Kansas


Biking Across Kansas — BAK rolls out for its annual cross-state bike ride in 2022. The ride follows prevailing winds, heading from west to east. Syracuse to Louisburg in 2022, with overnights in Garden City, Spearville, St. John, Hutchinson, Hillsboro, Olpe, and Ottawa. Registration now open. Dates: June 11-18, 2022

Cottonwood 200 — A 3-day bicycle supported bicycle tour through the Flint Hills. Dates: May 28-30, 2022

See more Kansas road rides at Kansas Cyclist.


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Ride the Fault — Cycle along parts of the New Madrid earthquake fault line through 4 states in 7 days. Experience the varying scenery and terrain of the states of Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee while enjoying unique history and southern hospitality. Dates: June 17-23, 2023

Other Kentucky rides/events

Old Kentucky Home Bicycle Tour — For nearly 40 years, the ride leaves Louisville to Bardstown on 3 route options, including a century. Day 2 return to Louisville is 55 miles. Features the Cookie Stop Sag. Check website for updates. Dates: June 5, 2022


Cycle Zydeco — The ride features Creole cuisine and zydeco music in south central Louisiana. Starts Wednesday with unsupported ride around Blackham Coliseum in Lafayette, Thursday rolls to St. Bernard School in Breaux Bridge, Friday and Saturday are round trips from St. Bernard in Breaux Bridge and back, and Saturday returns to Lafayette. Presented in partnership between Transportation Recreational Alternatives in Louisiana and the Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission. Check the website after Nov. 30 for registration and ride details. Dates: April 20-24, 2022

 Tour du Rouge – A multi-day bike tour from Houston to New Orleans. The fund-raiser for The ARC, which promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, covers 535 miles of back roads.  Dates: May 1-6, 2022

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  1. Please update the listing for the “Ride the Fault Line Tour” in Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky as follows:

    Starts in New Madrid, Mo, epicenter of the big quake, followed by overnights in Kennett, Mo., Paragould, Ark., Caruthersville, Mo., Reelfoot Lake State Park, Tn., Hickman, Ky., and Sikeston, Mo before finishing back in New Madrid.

    Dates: June 14-20, 2015

    Thanks for your help.

    • Bill on March 11, 2017 at 3:58 am
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    The Horsey Hundred is a big ride in Kentucky.

  2. Please update the listing:

    Ride the Fault Line (Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee) is back for 2023. This year’s dates are June 17-23. 3 states in 7 days.

    Delete all references to 4 states and Illinois, the remainder of the info is OK.

    I can send an updated image file if you supply an email address for that purpose.

    THANKS!!! for all you do!

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