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Bike Polo Demo in Topeka, Kansas

Category: Is there Polo Today?Upcoming Events

We will be helping to host a Bike Polo Demonstration West side of the capital building.  Everyone is welcome to come play with us!

 

Fixcraft Groundwork in Topeka, Kansas

Fixcraft Groundwork in Topeka, Kansas

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Usher in the Oooosh! Thursday Bike Polo October 1st

Category: HistoryIs there Polo Today?Who Plays and Where?

Thursday Polo is a go tonight at 7pm!

A photo from January 2014

A photo from January 2014

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Lawrence Journal World Front Page On Sunday

Category: HistoryWhat's NewWho Plays and Where?

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LOOK: Lawrence’s bike polo players passionate about the game

   If you don’t have the small fortune it requires to play polo but do have the urge to compete, then you’re in luck. But leave the horse tied up in the barn and don’t forget your bike if you want to play this sport of kings.

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   Since 2009, members of the Scary Larry Kansas Bike Polo club have been running their thoroughbreds, which often come in the form of free-wheel bicycles, in a hybrid version of one of the world’s oldest games popularized and played by the wealthy elite, then adapted by Seattle bike messengers in the late 1990s.

   The speed of bike polo, which is played three-on-three, can alternate from a slow, calculated passing game to a tenacious all-out sprint in a hurry...

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Discover Bike Polo in Lawrence, Kansas

Category: Is there Polo Today?Upcoming EventsWhat's NewWho Plays and Where?

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7PM – 11PM 

SLKBP Hardcourt – Edgewood Park

1728 Maple Lane, Lawrence, KS 66044

Come out and see Bike Polo here in Lawrence, Kansas!  We will have extra bikes and mallets for people to try it out.  Food and drink for everyone!  Anyone and everyone are welcome to come get to know the game and some new friends!

 

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Lawrence’s Own

Category: Who Plays and Where?

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Professional Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships held in Kansas!

Category: What's New

The first ever Professional Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships were held at The Kansas Expo Center in Topeka.  Bike Polo is escalating to a whole new level.

Pro Hardcourt Bike Polo

 

Watch the entire tournament here!!! 

 

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The Beginnings of Scary Larry KBP

Category: History

Scary Larry Kansas Bike Polo began in October, 2009 with just four friends playing around on their commuters.  

Peter on the court!

Peter on the court!

Kyle on the drive!

Kyle on the drive!

Charley and Malakai on 'the dozens' again!

Charley and Malakai on ‘the dozens’ again!

Malakai Edison and Charley Berry were two of the organizers of the Lawrence chapter of Critical Mass and Color Crew fixed gear riding club.  They were contacted by CoMo Polo (Columbia, Missouri Bike Polo Club) after the Color Crew hosted The Scary Larry Alleycat race on Halloween, October 31st 2008. Re-Cyclery Bike Shop agreed to sponsor the new bike polo club.  Peter Lewis, Charley Berry, Malakai Edison, Chris Klee, Jimmy Footdown (Matthew Farnsworth), and Matt “The Harold” Brown participated in the 7th Midwest Bike Polo Championships in CoMo the first weekend of November, 2009...

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