Biking Across Kansas — BAK rolls out for its 46th annual cross-state bike ride in 2020. The ride follows prevailing winds, heading from west to east. Syracuse to Louisburg in 2020, with overnights in Holcomb, Spearville, St. John, Hutchinson, Hillsboro, Olpe, and Ottawa. Registration now open. Dates: June 5-12, 2021
Cottonwood 200 — A 3-day bicycle supported bicycle tour through the Flint Hills. Dates: 2021 TBA
See more Kansas road rides at Kansas Cyclist.
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, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee while enjoying unique history and southern hospitality. Dates: June 2021 dates to be announced
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: Late August (Dates TBA)
Cycle Zydeco — The ride features Creole cuisine and zydeco music on its route from Lafayette to Opelousas. 2020 Cycle Zydeco begins at Vermilion Historic Village in Lafayette and proceeds to Breaux Bridge (Crawfish Capital of the World) on the first day. The ride ends at Vermilion with music and food at the Scott Boudin Festival and Vermilionville’s Bal Dimanche. 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: Rescheduled to Oct. 7-11, 2020; April 7-11, 2021
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: Rescheduled to Oct. 18-23, 2020