Kansas City itself has a few, how do I put it, aspirational nicknames. Paris of the Plains, City of Fountains, Heart of America. Most are dated from the glory years in the 20s, where mob control trounced any prohibition enforcement. Hemingway claimed it was one of his favorite cities (he lived here for a few years while writing for the local paper). While I feel those praises are a bit much, I can say that KC has plenty of spots to ride.
Similar to the other Chapters trips, this one would be lean. Will Stroud behind the camera and van, plus Aaron Ross, Chase Hawk, and Nathan Williams. Only Nathan had been to KC before. I had a google folder with well over a hundred spots on the menu, so there was no shortage. However my experience with these three heavy hitters is that they each pick out one or maybe two things to do per day, and get to work. Such was the case on this trip.