Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The 2016 Mullet Ride

Updated 1/8/16

Historic Gravel Road Bike Ride (aka - The Mullet Ride)
28 and 56 mile options
Saturday, January 16th, 2016
At 10 am In Baldwin city, Kansas
A Mullet Ride is business at the front and a party in the back!

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Contact Gerard at 785-691-7099 if you get lost

Take 56 Hwy to Baldwin City. go south at 6th street (the only stoplight in town) and go about 5 blocks to
High Street and 6th.

Antiques on the Prairie is on the left. park there.
Presents: There will be a king of the mountain sprint award on Dead Squirrel Hill.

Course maps below:

High tech map:

Low tech Mullet Map: 


Monday, December 7, 2015

6th Annual Festivus of Nights

What: 6th Annual Festivus of Nights Gravel Grinder
When: Wednesday Night, 12/23/15 - Start Time 6:00pm
Where: Little Blue Trace
Who: Any and all are welcome
Why: To celebrate Festivus ,air any grievances you may have,  partake in Feats of Strength and last but not least ride your bike at night on the fun Little Blue Trace Trail.

We meet in the parking lot outside of Natural Grocers, 19019 E 48th St, Independence, Missouri 64055 . Access to the trail is just yards away. Meeting and group picture at 6:00 pm and then we roll out. 

Two course options:  For those wanting more miles we have the long course (~30 miles) which will turn right and head South on the trail head to the far end of the trail (Lees Summit Road) before turning  around and heading back North completing the entire length of the trail.  Short course (~24 miles) riders will turn left and head North to Blue Mills Road.  Note: There are several shelters along the way.  Feel free to turn around at any one to shorten your Festivus adventure.

What do I need to bring? Besides a working bicycle, you will need lights. Red flashing light on the back and an LED or HID light on the front required. Many decorate there body/bikes, but this is not required.  Special prize for the best light display.

Will we encounter any traffic on the ride? 99 % of this ride is on the Little Blue Trace trail. The trail does cross several roads so please use extreme caution while crossing any roads.

We will meet up after the ride for dinner? Per our normal custom we meet at Corner Cafe', 4215 S Little Blue Parkway, Independence, MO

Disclaimer for the Festivus of Nights Gravel Grinder :
You are 100% responsible for yourself! You are totally on your own.  There are no rider services.  There is no support. If you choose to participate, you agree to taking full responsibility for what happens to you out on the course.  Please have someone you can call to come get you in the case of emergency, fatigue, freezing weather or bike failure.