Ride Day DETAILS

PARKING & ARRIVAL

 

Start/Finish is located south of Crown Center and the Boulevardia festival grounds - between 27th Terr and 29th St, and between McGee Trafficway and Gillham Rd. 

Parking

If you're planning to join us at the festival after the ride, your best parking option is the Crown Center retail parking garage. You can access the parking garage from Grand Boulevard, just south of the main entrance to the Crown Center Shops. Parking will be free and you can leave your vehicle in the garage while you enjoy the festivities. It'll only take you a minute to hop on your bike and get to the Start/Finish location. 

If you won't be joining us at the festival, you can still use the Crown Center parking garage, or there are a limited number of parking spots at the Start/Finish location. Keep in mind that all vehicles must exist this parking lot after the ride.

Arrival

The start times for the three routes will be staggered. Plan to arrive one hour ahead of the scheduled start to allow plenty of time to park, check-in, pump up your tires, fill up your water bottles, and take pre-ride photos.

The Hangover - Arrive by 7:00am; rollout at 8:00am

The Six-Pack - Arrive by 7:45am; rollout at 8:45am

The Pint - Arrive by 8:30am; rollout at 9:30am

routes & maps

safety & support

  • All cyclists MUST wear a helmet.

  • All cyclists should ride with the necessary items to make their own repairs (consider a portable pump and/or CO2 inflator, spare tube and/or patch kit, tire lever, etc.)

  • All cyclists must obey the rules of the road. Although all routes will be thoroughly marked, all roads will remain open to vehicles and pedestrians.

  • Stay hydrated. June can be hot in Kansas! Bring a water bottle (or two) and refill along the ride. Water and Gatorade will be provided at Start/Finish and at all rest stops.

 

Rest Stops

We've perfectly placed rest stops along each route to allow you to rest and refuel.

The Pint

Rest Stop: Bier Station (7 miles)

The Six-Pack

Rest Stop: Bier Station (7 miles)

Rest Stop: Overland Park Christian Church (17 miles)

Rest Stop: Woodyard BBQ (23 miles)

The Hangover

Rest Stop: Bier Station (7 miles)

Rest Stop: Overland Park Christian Church (17 miles)

Rest Stop: Woodyard BBQ (24 miles)

Ride Marshals
Members of local cycling teams will be riding along on all routes. They're Ride 2 Boulevardia route experts and will be able to assist with keeping you on course, providing light mechanical support and, most importantly - bringing their enthusiasm and encouragement! 


Support Vehicles
If you experience any issues and are unable to continue on the course, a support vehicle (provided by our friends at Turner Construction) will be available to transport you back to Start/Finish.

post-ride & festivAL

Return to the registration tent after the ride to receive your Ride 2 Boulevardia 2022 t-shirt, General Admission ticket to Boulevardia, your food and beer vouchers to refuel at the festival, and your swag bag of goodies from our sponsors and community partners.

Boulevardia

For more information on all of the exciting offerings and musical lineups happening at the festival, visit the Boulevardia website.

Parking

Free parking will continue to be available in the Crown Center parking garage for the duration of the festival. The Ride 2 Boulevardia Start/Finish parking lot will be locked following the ride. If you parked in this lot, you must move your vehicle to another location.

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THE PINT

A 15-mile ride through Kansas City's

scenic midtown neighborhoods. This

route is perfect for all cycling skill levels.

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THE SIX-PACK

A 30-mile ride rolling through both sides of the state line. It's perfect for anyone looking to put in some miles and earn that beer!

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THE HANGOVER

An intense 40-mile ride that will challenge you with some of Kansas City's steepest gradients. Choose this route if you're feeling adventurous!

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