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Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride
The Lenexa Optimist Club is again partnering with the Lenexa Parks and Recreation Department to present the 19th Annual Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride.

New name. New time. New route.
Saturday, July 12, 2014

Ride begins at 10 p.m.
Near Old Town Lenexa and through the Meritex caves!

Join hundreds of bicyclists for a spectacular ride on Lenexa streets at night with your friends and family at our 19th annual event.
Now called the Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride, this family-friendly event starts at 10 p.m. near Old Town Lenexa and includes a return of the popular route through the Meritex caves. Check back later this spring for more details including entry fees and bike ride route.


Before the ride, participate in a fun new "light the night" competition. Get creative and decorate yourself and your bike to win great prizes! Judging at 9:30pm.

Information on this year's ride:

Saturday, July 12,2014
Join hundreds of cyclists on the night of Saturday, July 12, 2014 for the 19th annual Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride. Enjoy a fun filled evening riding on Lenexa streets. Ride starts at 10 p.m. The Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride is a family-oriented bicycle ride and is excellent for cyclists of all ages.

Pancake Feed
Following the ride, stay for the optional all-you-can-eat Chris Cakes pancakes. Pancake feed is an additional $6 payable in advance or at the door.

Parking and Directions
Ride start/finish and parking located near Old Town Lenexa at Pflumm & Santa Fe Trail Drive. Enter from Pflumm off 95th Street (just west of I-35). Follow signs to event parking. The ride will start on Santa Fe Trail Drive just west of Pflumm and the Old Town shops. Roads will closed near the starting area.

Ride Safe
All riders must wear a helmet and bikes must have a working front light and rear reflector. No helmet, No light, No reflector, NO RIDE! Any bike or rider decorations worn during the ride must not impede the ability to ride safely.

Packet Pick-up and Onsite Registration:
July 11, 2014: 12-6 p.m. at Lenexa Community Center
July 12, 2014: 7:30-9:30 p.m. just west of the Old Town Shops (Pflumm & Santa Fe Trail Drive)

What time do I need to arrive?
Check In/Registration starts at 7:30 p.m. If you plan to participate in the Light the Night competition, allow time for bike check and registration prior to judging at 9:30pm.
Bike Check: 8:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Light the Night Competition Judging: 9:30 p.m.
Bike Ride: 10:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Riders release in groups; no late starts after last departure.
Pancake Feed: Starts immediately after the first riders finish, concludes by midnight.

Additional information about the Moonlight Bike Ride and other City of Lenexa Parks and Recreation events is available at the the city's website.