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New year, new updates!

Welcome to the new look MiCo Velo web site!  Feel free to look around and check out the new functionality and content.  We’ve got a couple new events in that section, with registration now open for the first ever Tour de Vino.  Of course,  before signing up for any events,  renew your membership today for reduced event entry.   You will find your membership page here to find out of your still current.   Same rates as 2011, single is $20 and family $30.   We’re still entertaining the idea of a members meeting and social as well.  Let us know what you think about the new look by contacting us today.

Chain Gang

By |February 25th, 2013|Categories: Announcements, News|| Comments

Flint Hills Nature Trail Fall Ride: October 1st!

Register Here: http://www.micovelo.com/events/
 
This is your invitation to come see the sites, feel the autumn breezes, listen to wind in the trees as they sway, smell the fall fragrances and travel without the roadway clutter of cars.  The Flint Hills Nature Trail is your pathway to a beautiful world which few people experience.
 
Come join us October 1st, at 9:00am starting in Osawatomie from John Brown Park.  We’ll ride approx. 12 miles to Rantoul, and back, for a picnic lunch in the park. 7am start time for a longer, faster paced ride to Ottawa (22 Miles), and back with a rendezvous at the soft rock café around 10:30-11:00am. Families welcome, helmets required.
The Flint Hills Nature Trail is a nearly 120 mile rail-trail under development in northeast Kansas. It crosses 7 counties, and dozens of communities, along its east-west course.  As the name implies, it crosses the beautiful Flint Hills.  The Flint Hills represent one of the last remaining tallgrass prairie ecosystems in the world.  Recognized as one of the longest rail-trails in the United States, it is home to abundant prairie plant and wildlife species, spectacular views, national historic sites, and a diverse set of recreational areas.
 
This resource had its roots in 1886 when several railroads started developing the line, including the Council Grove, Osage City & Ottawa Railway (which serviced coal mining) and the Missouri Pacific. The route fell out of service in the 1980s.
 
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy later acquired and railbanked the corridor in 1995 and then transferred it to KRTC to develop.
 
Trail map can be found here: http://g.co/maps/7qc5
     
Register Here: http://www.micovelo.com/events/

By |September 6th, 2011|Categories: Family Fall Ride, Group Rides|| Comments

MiCo Velo at The Roots Festival

Scott and I will be out this weekend with our families enjoying a weekend of Bbq and Music at the Roots Festival. If you see someone with a MiCo Velo shirt come up and say hi and get a club bike sticker.

Also, be sure to Grab Your Bike and Ride our first group ride on Saturday the 28th, 2010. It’s shaping up to be a lot of fun for kicking off the club. Everyone is welcome, even our kids will be riding with us

For more information on the Roots Festival, check out their site.

By |August 24th, 2010|Categories: News|| Comments