bicycling http://kbia.org en Race Across America travels through Missouri http://kbia.org/post/race-across-america-travels-through-missouri <p>Bicyclists taking part in a cross-country race will be zooming across Missouri this week, and transportation officials hope motorists along the route will be extra cautious.</p><p>The annual Race Across America covers a 3,000-mile route from Oceanside, Calif., to Annapolis, Md.</p><p>Riders were expected to begin entering western Missouri this past Sunday, traveling via U.S. 54 to the Lake of the Ozarks area and Jefferson City.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:19:03 +0000 Associated Press 35584 at http://kbia.org Race Across America travels through Missouri 7000 miles bicycling and banjo-ing against war http://kbia.org/post/7000-miles-bicycling-and-banjo-ing-against-war <p>Afghan war veteran Jacob George is a self-proclaimed&nbsp;hillbilly farmer from the&nbsp;Ouachita Mountains in Arkansas. After three tours as a combat engineer, he now spends his days bicycling around the country protesting U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan. He recently passed through Missouri on his way to protest the NATO summit taking place in Chicago next week.</p><p> Wed, 16 May 2012 17:13:50 +0000 Jacob Fenston 14247 at http://kbia.org 7000 miles bicycling and banjo-ing against war