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DATES:
JUNE 9-16, 2018
LIMIT OF ENTRIES:
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IS 850
LODGING FRIDAY NIGHT JUNE 8:
Stanton County High School, 200 W Weaver Ave., Johnson City, KS
EARLY START
JUNE 8:

Kansas/Colorado border west of Johnson City, KS
(on your own with no SAG support)
REGULAR START
JUNE 9:
Kansas/Colorado border west of Johnson City, KS
(participants will start at the Kansas/Colorado border on their own
without SAG support.)
END JUNE 16:
Fort Scott, KS
HOST CITIES:
Johnson City, Montezuma, Ashland, Pratt, Clearwater,
Burden, Fredonia, Arma, Fort Scott
HIGHLIGHTS: Ride 100 miles. An optional Sumner County Century (an extended loop from the main route) on Tuesday, June 12, will take riders through the scenic rural roads of Sumner County.

2018 Highlights include: Adobe Museum (Ulysses), Stauth Museum (Montezuma), Dalton Gang Hideout (Meade), Big Basin/Red Hills (Clark County), World's Largest Hand-Dug Well (Greensburg), B-29 Veterans Memorial (Pratt), Bartlett Arboretum (Belle Plaine), Swinging Bridge (Moline), St. Aloysius Ruins (Greenbush), Historic Fort Scott. Montezuma, Fredonia and Arma are first-time overnight towns.
FEES:
$245 Full-time participant, ages 18 and over (includes riders and non-riders)
$205 Junior participant, ages 6-17 years old (includes riders and non-riders)
$65 (per day) Part-time participant (anyone riding one to three days; days must be consecutive)

Note: A participant is an individual (rider or non-rider) traveling with the BAK tour.
Participants, including non-riders, of all ages must register.
There is no charge for children ages 0 to 5, but they must be registered.

PACKET PICKUP
& CHECK IN:
FRIDAY EVENING June 8, 4-7 p.m. CDST. For those joining the tour after June 9th, packet pick up and check-in is available daily from 4-6 p.m. in each overnight school.
CANCELLATIONS:
Participants may cancel their registrations through April 15, 2018 and receive a refund of their registation payment, minus a $30 service fee. THIS $30 FEE WILL BE CHARGED FOR ALL CANCELLATIONS THROUGH APRIL 15. Absolutely NO refunds will be granted after April 15, 2018.

BUS SERVICE:
Leaving from Wichita

FEES: Round-trip: $145; One-way $75
Note: The Wichita bus can not accommodate
three-wheeled "trikes" due to space constraints.
Contact: Betty Dewitt
5501 N Sedgwick, Wichita, KS 67204
316.207.1869 (cell)
316.640.4765
checks payable to: Betty Dewitt
Secure your seat on the bus by May 7.

Leaving from Lenexa (Kansas City)
with pickups in Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, Salina
FEES: Round-trip: $200; $150 Lenexa to Johnson City; $50 Fort Scott to Lenexa
Contact: Amy Cederlind-Hanna
12000 Linden Lane, Overland Park KS 66209
913.220.4177
email: BAKbuses@gmail.com
Download the flyer for complete details (pdf) »


Note: Bus services are provided by private operators and
are not organized by Biking Across Kansas, Inc.

TENT & HOSPITALITY SERVICES:
Bubba's Pampered Pedalers offers tents, tent set-up and other hospitality services. Visit Bubba's Pampered Pedalers for more information and fees. Note: Bubba's Pampered Pedalers is a private operator and is not organized by Biking Across Kansas, Inc.

END OF THE
TOUR PICNIC:
End of the Tour Picnic in Fort Scott $10.00 per guest (Picnic is included for registered participants.). Guest tickets are available for purchase from the BAK Info Table during the tour through: Wednesday evening, June 13.
EXTRA T-SHIRT:
$15.00 in advance (sizes larger than XXL: $17)
LONG SLEEVE
T-SHIRT:
$20.00 in advance (sizes larger than XXL: $22)
BAK JERSEY:
$75 in advance (Ladies petite and tall: $80)
CONTACT BAK:

General Questions: Email BAK at: info18@bak.org
Registration Questions: Email BAK at: registration18@bak.org
Cancellations: Email only at: cancel18@bak.org