8:45am 8:45am

Cruising the Ozarks (Litas Only)

  • QuikTrip 120 Sw M-150 Hwy Lee's Summit, Missouri 64082 United States (map)
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Please plan to join us for a day of adventure. We will meet at the Quiktrip located at 120 Sw M-150 Hwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64082 at 8:45 a.m. Kickstands up at 9:00 a.m.

Our first attraction will be Ha Ha Tonka State Park, located at 1491 State Road D Camdenton, MO 65020. Following this stop, we will make our way to Ozarkland. There is something for everyone at this store. Ozarkland is located at 30 Camden Ct, Camdenton, MO 65020.

The trip will be approximately 290 miles round trip, returning back to the original meeting spot between 5:00-6:00 p.m. 

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6:30pm 6:30pm

The Litas Kansas City August Meet and Greet

  • Paul & Jack's Tavern 1808 Clay St North Kansas City, Missouri 64116 United States (map)
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Salutations, female motorcyclists in the KC Metro and surrounding areas! What will you gain by becoming a Lita? How about new riding partners and friends, other like-minded women who are all passionate about motorcycles, knowledge and advice from experienced riders, and epic trips to roads and scenery you only think exist in the movies?! 

You have nothing to lose but opportunities to bond with your bike on the road among other strong women. Becoming a Lita only requires no more than 2 minutes of an on-line regisration that is completely FREE. Also, although we are an all-female riding group, we do host occasional events that welcome significant others. Please come meet and have some eats with our members to see what you've been missing out on! 

Signicant others, friends, and family are welcome at this event.

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9:00am 9:00am

Litas Retreat from the Heat! (Litas-only)

  • QuikTrip 19010 US 24 Hwy Independence, Missouri 64058 United States (map)
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Join Pam Smith and the Litas for a ride to the Devil’s Icebox/Connor’s Cave, located in the middle of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Columbia, MO.

After what will more than likely be a hot ride, we will explore Connor’s Cave where the temperature stays a cool 56° year-round! [Note: Devil’s Icebox Cave is closed until further notice to protect the endangered gray bats within it from “white nose syndrome”, a bat-killing fungal disease]. 

The Park Service offers free, 20-minute guided tours through Connor’s Cave (hardhats & flashlights provided). We can also explore the cave on our own but will need to furnish our own flashlights. Water/waterproof shoes/boots are highly recommended due to shallow water pools throughout the cave. The Park also offers shaded walking trails, including wooden bridges, streams, rock bluffs and grasslands. 

We will meet at the QuikTrip located at 19010 US-24 Hwy in Independence, MO at 9:00 a.m. Kickstands up at 9:30 a.m. sharp! 

The trip will be approximately 310 secondary road miles, round trip, and include a lunch stop (place TBD). We will return to the original meeting spot between 6:30-7:00 p.m.

The proposed route is:

*You will need to bring plenty of water to keep hydrated*

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8:30am 8:30am

Dash, Dine, and Unwind! (Litas Only)

  • QuikTrip 501 E North Ave Belton, Missouri 64012 United States (map)
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Join Pam Smith and The Litas for this ride heading to Grand Falls in Joplin, MO.

Meetup: QT, Belton (58 Hwy/Y Hwy -see address above-there are 2 QT's in Belton) 8:30 a.m. 
Kickstands Up: 9 a.m.
Return: 7:30 p.m

290 miles (roundtrip) - backroads going down, I-49 coming back


To accommodate those on sport bikes, we will stop for gas at 100-mile intervals. 

We'll have lunch first at The Red Onion Cafe from 12:15-1:15.


Grand Falls - Largest continuously running waterfall in Missouri!

Great photo opp and a chance to roll up your pants legs, remove your biker boots & socks, and wade around in the shallow water pools. 

Note: The terrain is uneven, so be sure to bring/wear appropriate shoes. Also, if you plan on playing in the water, bring/wear rubber aqua shoes because the rocks can be slippery.

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Honey, Where's My Side Car? (Co-Ed)

  • Conoco 4500 N Cobbler Rd Independence, Missouri 64058 United States (map)
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Let's take a short little ride (<100 miles) up to Bethany, MO to eat lunch at Toot Toot Family Restaurant. I promise you won't leave hungry and you'll be asking your honey, "where's my side car?"

We will meet at the Conoco station located at 4500 N Cobbler Rd, Independence, MO 64058 (corner of 291 Hwy/210 Hwy) at 10:30 a.m. Kickstands up at 10:45 a.m. sharp. 

Taking mostly 69 highway, we will arrive at Toot Toot Family Restaurant (located at 2905 Miller St, Bethany, MO 64424
) a little after noon or shortly before. Kickstands will be down at the restaurant.

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9:15am 9:15am

Fall Family Timber Challenge (FTC)

The Fall Family Timber Challenge (FTC) is 2 miles long and is packed fun and challenging obstacles for the whole family. We do recommend this course is for children 5 and up who have the ability to grip and climb light obstacles for maximum fun and safety.

This one of a kind muddy obstacle course features 20+ obstacles and all the must haves of an adult course.

Team Name: The Litas Kansas City
Team Captain: Christina Mayne
Password: Litas2015
Wave Time: 10:00 a.m. (time slots do sell out so do not wait until the last minute to register). 

Our wave will start at 10:00 a.m. (see above when registering). Let's plan to meet at 9:15 a.m. at Zip KC to round our group up!

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6:00pm 6:00pm

Volunteers Needed: OP Police Officer's Foundation Bingo Fundraiser

  • Grace Church 8500 W 159th St Overland Park, Kansas 66223 United States (map)
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We have been asked to volunteer for this event if at all possible. See the details below!

As part of the Bingo Night, we will also be hosting a silent auction, a raffle and will be giving away some small door prizes, along with Chick-fil-la sandwiches, hotdogs and water. We plan to sell soda and candies at a small price to help recoup costs. 

This event will be held at Grace Christian Church, 8500 W 159th St, Overland Park, upstairs in the main auditorium. The door will open at 5 PM, to sell Bingo cards. Bingo starts at 6 and the event should go to around 10 PM.

We are looking for volunteers to assist with several functions throughout the evening, such as:

Assisting in selling Bingo card sets ($30 per adult set, $5 per child set)
Assisting in passing out Chick-fil-la
Assisting in selling soda/candies, ect....
Assisting in passing out hotdogs
Assisting with the silent auction table
Assisting in clean up during the event
Assisting with clean up after the event
Assisting in selling 50/50 raffle tickets
and there is probably something I'm missing.

So, as you see, they could use a good 10-20 volunteers to help. You can invite everyone. We surely know that not all will come, but the more, the merrier!! 

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6:45am 6:45am

Litas Have Curves (Litas Only)

Join us for a ride to the infamous Pig Trail in Arkansas. The rugged and forested Boston Mountains region of the Arkansas Ozark Mountains provides the setting for the Pig Trail, which often runs through a tunnel of foliage during spring, summer and fall. Spring wildflowers and brilliant autumn foliage make the scenic route especially popular during those seasons of the year.

This ride will be epic and one that will be hard to forget! It is an ADVANCED ride due to mileage, length of time in the saddle, and road conditions. 

We will meet at the Flying J in Peculiar, MO at 6:45 a.m.. Kickstands up at 7:00 a.m. sharp! We will be doing 100+ mile stretches at a time to keep on schedule and will likely be returning down 49/71 highway at dusk or close to dark. Saddle time is approximately 10 hours. Total time for the day is estimated to be 12-14 hours. 

The proposed route is:

You will need to bring plenty of water and snacks to keep fueled any hydrated.

Raise hell, babes!

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7:30am 7:30am

Stockton Lake Ride & Recreate

When: Sunday, July 16th
Where: Stockton Lake State Park
Time: 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Miles: 266 Roundtrip

Route: To allow plenty of lake time, our ride will include a mix of highway/Interstate and state roadways. From Lee’s Summit, we will follow MO-291 S to MO-7 S, then MO-83 S and MO-123 S to State Hwy H in Madison Township to the Lake. Our return route will consist of the following: State Hwy H to MO-32 W, then take MO-39 N to State Hwy DD/S 951 in Cedar Township; Continue following State Hwy DD to MO-82 W, then take State Hwy H to MO-52 W in Appleton Township; from there we will take MO-52 W, I-49 N/US-71 N and MO-291 N to MO-150 W in Lee’s Summit. One pit stop is planned each way, at approximately 1.5 hours into the ride, if needed. The State roads are guaranteed to satisfy your desire for curves!

Meet: Plan to meet at the QuikTrip parking lot located at 120 SW M-150 in Lee’s Summit, near 291. 

Meet time is 7:30 AM with kickstands up at 7:45 AM. Planned arrival time at the Lake will be 10:30 AM. We will depart there at 4:00 which will put us back to our original meeting place at 6:45 PM. (In the event of a large turnout for this ride, we will meet in the Raintree Price Chopper parking lot across the street.) 

Stockton Lake offers beautiful scenery with three hundred miles of unspoiled shoreline and 25000 acres of clean clear water. While there, we can cool off at the gravel swim beach, which offers a restroom and change-house facility, canoe, kayak, jet ski (rental fees apply), and hike. The Lake offers three hiking trails: 0.5 miles, 1.75 miles, 8 miles and one water trail that is just over 6.5 miles via canoe or kayak.

For rental rates, deposit, and other Park information, please visit their website at:

Road Captain: Pam Smith
Road Sweep: Dona Marion

Please contact Pam Smith or Dona Marion if you have any questions. As a reminder, please review the "Litas Ride Etiquette and Resources" document pinned to the top of our main feed. Additionally, the consumption of alcoholic beverages will not be permitted during a group ride. If you plan to enjoy adult beverages, please do so safely and responsibly, but separate from the group. 

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8:45am 8:45am

Exploring the Flint Hills Scenic Byway

Please plan to join The Litas (ladies only) for a full day of riding to have lunch at Hays House ( in Council Grove, followed by a leisurely ride through the Flint Hills Scenic Byway. We will hit all of the good roads including Old K10, 177, 99, and 4. The ride will be about 280 miles round trip. The route will be all two lane, back roads, no highways, and no tolls. I have a total of 4 stops planned with the first stretch being the longest of them all at 110 miles (2 hours). 

We are meeting at the Shell gas station located at 7770 W 199th St Stilwell, KS 66085 at 8:45 a.m. Kickstands up at 9:00 a.m. The return destination is back to Shell, but you can split off when it makes sense for you. 

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9:30am 9:30am

Saturday Retreat with Eats! (Litas Only)

Meetup: Blip @ 9:30 a.m.

KSU - 10:30 a.m.

Heading out to take in the views of Pomme de Terre State Park/Lake in Hermitage, MO. On the way home we'll stop for some fresh home-style, homemade cooking at the legendary Charley's Buffet in Lincoln, MO. Charley's has been rated as one of The 14 Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in America! $$ This is a cash only establishment. $$

Charley’s Buffet, Lincoln, Missouri
Self-described as being “in the middle of nowhere,” this oasis is legendary in the area for its bounty of fresh-cooked homemade specialties. Steak, mashed potatoes, fried chicken, baked ham, macaroni and cheese are all standouts, as is their wide variety of fresh-baked bread and homemade pies. If you choose to make the trek, know a couple things: They’re cash-only, only open Fridays and Saturdays until 8 pm, and lines tend to stretch out the door.

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8:00am 8:00am

Jesse James: The Outlaw Ride (Litas Only)

Please join Rosie Kauffman for the day. Rosie grew up loving the Old West and watching Western movies about guys like Jesse James. 

Let's take a trip and visit some of the historic landmarks. We will take the long way to get to St Joe. We will visit Jesse James’ House in St Joe; it has been listed by True West magazine as one of America's Top 10 Western Museums in 2008, and it is one of 1,000 Places to See in the U.S.A. & Canada Before You Die. While in St Joe we can grab a bite to eat since it will be lunch time. Then, we will make our way to Jesse James Birthplace in Kearney, MO and then return back to Kansas City via 291 highway from Liberty, MO. This ride will be around 240 Miles. 

Meet Time: 08:00 a.m.
Kickstands Up: 08:15 a.m.
Jesse James House: $6.00 admission
Jesse James Birthplace: $8.50 admission

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9:45am 9:45am

Queens of the Castle (Litas Only)

Join us as we tour Bothwell Lodge state historic site. With a commanding view from atop a bluff, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is one of the best representations of early 20th Century sensibilities in the Midwest. Walk through the 31-room, 12,000-square-foot lodge built atop two natural caves by Sedalia lawyer John Homer Bothwell. You will marvel at the owner’s eclectic tastes and how a country gentlemen furnished a recreational lodge for himself and his friends. Most of the furnishings in the house are original.

Meet at QuikTrip at 9:45 a.m. with kickstands up at 10:00 a.m.

Admission is $4.00 so please bring cash!

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9:15am 9:15am

Wild Women Timber Challenge 5K

Wild Women Timber Challenge (WWTC) is the ONLY 5k mud run/obstacle course just for HER.

Be prepared for well over 30 course designed obstacles and literally countless more provided by Mother nature. We are talking about 100 ft bluff climbs, handheld zip lines, mud pits, the infamous wrecked vertigo bus and so much more.

To register, visit:
Team Name: The Litas Kansas City
Team Captain: Christina Mayne
Password: Roadie15
Wave Time: 10:00 A.M.

***Use discount code MRG5 for $5 off your registration***

Our wave will start at 10:00 a.m. (see above when registering). Let's plan to meet at 9:15 a.m. at Zip KC to round our group up!

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7:00am 7:00am

1st Annual Hermann Motorcycle Rally

Ride with The Litas of Kansas City to visit the 1st Annual Hermann Motorcycle Rally. This is going to be a beautiful ride into wine country. 

When: Saturday, June 10th
Where: Hermann, MO Amphitheater (Corner of E 4th St and Gutenberg St)

Time: 12 Hours (Rally is from 11am-5pm)
Miles: 362 Roundtrip

Route: Due to the overall distance and keeping it to a day ride, in the interest of time we will primarily take US-50 into and out of Lee’s Summit. Two exceptions will be the ride into and out Hermann off US-50. We will take MO-19 N into Hermann and leave via MO-94 W. One pit stop is planned each way, at approximately halfway (probably around Tipton or California). 

Meet: Plan to meet at the QuikTrip parking lot located at 801 SE MO-291 & US-50. Meet time is at 7:00 a.m. with kickstands up at 7:30 a.m. Planned arrival time in Hermann will be 11:45 a.m. We will depart there at 4 p.m. which will put our return to the original meeting place at 7:30 p.m. 

Hermann, MO is known as “Wine Country”, offering scenic views. Our return ride will take along the Missouri River for a good part of the way! Good eats and drink will be available at the Rally. Please bring cash with you just in case it’s all they accept.

Let’s give Hermann a preview of our amazing, Litas Kansas City!

Link to Rally Info:

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7:30am 7:30am

Let's Fly Litas (Co-Ed)

Join the Litas for a beautiful Sunday! We are going to meet at Minit Mart, located at 10303 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City, KS 66109 at 7:30 a.m. 

Kickstands will be up at 7:45 a.m. sharp. We will be taking a very curvy, scenic route up to the Amelia Earhart Airport to attend the Military Appreciation Day & G-Baby Racing event (motorcycle vs. airplane). 

Afterwards, for those who want to stick around, we will ride out to have a late lunch/early dinner at Chuck and Hanks River Shack located at 102 E Atchison St, Atchison, KS 66002. 

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7:45am 7:45am

For The Love of Motorcycles...

Please plan to join The Litas (sorry guys, ladies only) for a full day of riding to visit the Marquette KS Motorcycle Museum. 

The Kansas Motorcycle Museum is home to over 100 vintage and rare motorcycles of all various makes and models. It also has numerous motorcycle racing memorabilia, photos, posters, and much, much more!

Plan to meet at the Shell Gas Station located at 7770 W 199th St, Stilwell, KS 66085 at 7:45 a.m. Kickstands up at 8:00 a.m. The ride there is approximately 200 miles so it will be over 400 miles round trip and about 9 hours in the saddle. Please plan to bring something to snack on to avoid extra stops. Admission to the museum is free, but donations are accepted. 

More information about the museum is on their website: 

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8:00am 8:00am

Kansas City Litas Co-Ed Donut Crawl

Let’s wake up early and head to Blip Sunday Church to have a cup of brew or two to get our engines revved to go. Afterwards, we will begin our donut crawl to gorge on donuts all over town. As “official donut critics,” calories on this day will not count! The route is approximately 100 miles and while not incredibly scenic, it will be a grand time nonetheless. All Litas and their significant others are invited!

Listed below are the planned donut stops:

1st Stop: Donutology-1009 Westport Rd KC MO 64111

2nd Stop: John's Space Age Donut 8124 Floyd St, Overland Park, KS 66204 (Cash Only)

3rd Stop: Harold's Chicken, Whiskey and donuts: 918 Massachusetts St. Lawrence, KS 66044

4th Stop: Louisburg Cider Mill: 14730 KS-68, Louisburg, KS 66053

Depending on time after our 4th stop, additional riding is always an option. Hope to see you all come out for this “sweet” event!

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6:30am 6:30am

We Ride, They Run...They Are "Girls on the Run"!

  • 4009 Blue Ridge Cutoff Kansas City, MO, 64133 United States (map)
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Rise and shine! Let's get those motors rolling early. The plan is to meet at the BP gas station located at 4009 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, MO 64133 at 6:30 A.M. Kickstands up at 6:45 A.M. We will then take a very short ride to Arrowhead Stadium to spend our morning volunteering for Girls on the Run. For more information on this organization, please visit 

If you are interested in joining this opportunity, YOU MUST REGISTER as a volunteer. Please visit: In your selection, please choose the "FUN ZONE" so that we can all be in the same group. Please register ASAP if you plan to join us, and make sure you go all the way through the end of the registration process and double check your email to make sure you receive the registration confirmation. Specific instructions for volunteering will be emailed one week prior to the event. This information will come directly from GOTR so keep an eye open. This will be a rain or shine event!

The Litas of Kansas City look forward to seeing you all bright and early!

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8:45am 8:45am

Jamesport May Days Festival and Craft Show

Please join us on May 13th to visit Jamesport's May Days Festival and Craft Show. This is a co-ed event, so spouses and significant others are invited to join us. 

Plan to meet at the Tractor Supply Co parking lot, located at 2210 South State Rte 291 Hwy, Independence, MO 64057. Please arrive with a full tank of gas. Meet time is at 8:45 a.m. with kickstands up at 9:00 a.m. Plan for a scenic back road ride arriving in Jamesport at approximately 11:15-11:45 depending on if we have to make a rest stop. Kickstands will be down in Jamesport, but anyone of you are welcome to ride back to the Kansas City area with Christina Mayne if you desire. The trip is approximately 100 miles to Jamesport from our meeting spot.

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7:45am 7:45am

Litas Meetup at Union Station for IFRD

The Kansas City Litas have been invited to join the International Female Ride Day event being hosted by Casey Anders of The Piston Annies.

The Litas will be meeting at Union Station in Kansas City (30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108) at 7:45 a.m.

As a group, we will then proceed to Blip Roasters (1101 Mulberry, Kansas City, Missouri 64101) to meetup with all the other lady riders joining in for the day, arriving just after 8:00 a.m.. The IFRD ride is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m.

There are several stops planned along the way and the route will be approximately 100 miles. Make sure and mark your calendars and meet us there!

Additional Details can be found by visiting the following websites:

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6:00pm 6:00pm

Dinner Time with The Litas

Since our Meet and Greet, we have grown exponentially. Let’s take time to celebrate and get to know each other a little more over dinner.

Families and significant others are welcome.

Let’s plan to have dinner at Grinder’s Pizza, located at 10240 Pflumm Rd, Lenexa, Kansas 66215. Please visit their website for specials and menu items:

Please feel free to ride or drive to this one. We hope to see you all there. Raise Hell, babes!

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The Litas Visit Second Saturdays in Weston

Let's start the morning off by grabbing breakfast at Riverside Corner Cafe located at 4541 NW Gateway Avenue Riverside, Mo. 64150. We will meet there at 10:00 a.m.

Once we are finished, let's ride out to Weston, MO to checkout downtown during Second Saturdays. There are tons of shops open late, a pet parade on Main street, and Burley House Market will be open until 6 p.m.. Burley House Market (located at 357 Main St, Weston, Missouri 64098) will feature up to 50 vendors including: homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usbourne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewlery, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pikle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! More information can be found by visiting

The plan is to make it to Main Street and then we can park the bikes and wander so everyone has a chance to check out what they may want to see. We can then set a meeting time back at the bikes for the departure. This ride will be all country back roads and two lane highways so that we avoid the interstate as much as possible. 

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1:00pm 1:00pm

Ladies Only Tech Tip Garage Party and Ride

Calling all ladies, all experience levels, and all makes and models...come out and join us on Saturday, March 25th at 1:00 p.m. to help kick off the riding season safely and with confidence. Gail from Gail’s Harley Davidson has opened her doors up to host an all ladies tech tip shop party.


This short seminar will include information on basic maintenance for your motorcycle, which will include how to properly check your oil and fluid levels, checking to ensure you have adequate tire pressure, identifying worn tires, and anything else to ensure you can head out on the road safely and securely. Staff from the service department will be available to help answer any questions we might have along the way. Additionally, we will cover basic safety information, tips for getting caught in the rain, and a hands-on demonstration for the proper technique for picking up a dropped motorcycle.


As a reminder, this seminar is open to all ladies regardless of what you ride. This information is applicable to all makes/models and all experience levels. We do plan on engaging with other dealerships around the city as future events are planned so that we can all enjoy the various moto communities each brand has to offer!


After the seminar is over, The Litas plan to take a short ride (20 miles-weather permitting) to Blip Coffee Roasters (1101 Mulberry St, Kansas City, MO 64101) to enjoy a fantastic cup of coffee and company. We hope you all can make it as we would love to have a huge turnout for this event packed full of valuable information. Raise hell, babes!

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The Litas Kansas City Official Meet & Greet

This will be the first official event of The Litas Kansas City branch. This get together will give us all an opportunity to get to know one another and talk about all of the awesome things to come in our future. All women are welcome to join. Ride in or drive! Let's get to know one another over brunch and talk about where this journey can take us all!

The Fig Tree comes as a recommendation from a Lee's Summit local. This location works with a lot of patrons who have special dietary and offer many dishes easily adaptable for special diets including gluten free, vegetarian, dairy free, and more.

Breakfast Menu:
Lunch Menu:

There is plenty of parking available so there is no stress with finding a spot. Come out and join us! Be ready to join an insanely fun time...memories are to be made!

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