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About Us

Clothing and Equipment for the Self-Propelled for 47 years.

Sunflower Outdoor and Bike Shop is one of the leading cycling and outdoor outfitters in the nation. Located in historic downtown Lawrence, Kansas, Sunflower has a long history (more than 40 years!) of helping people enjoy what we love—getting outside.

Sunflower began as an Army-Navy surplus store in 1972, and came to include outdoor clothing and equipment, and bicycles as the staffers’ outdoor interests grew.  Today we are proud to be recognized as one of the Nation’s Best Bike Shops as selected by the National Bicycle Dealers Association and Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, and we've been fortunate enough to be voted Lawrence's Best Bike Shop for the past 10 years.  We offer clothing, equipment, and services to support whatever your outdoor adventures may entail.  Whether it’s climbing, kayaking, hiking, camping, or cycling that gets you excited, we’ve got the gear, knowledge and experience to help you enjoy it to the fullest!

Why Shop With Us?

If you've got an outdoor adventure planned for Northeast Kansas (or beyond), we've got you covered! From bikes to backpacks, clothing to car racks, trail running to tent camping, and everything in between you're sure to find the gear and friendly advice that ensures a great experience for you in the great outdoors. 

We use the term "nerd" with great affection here at the shop so when it comes time to plan your next adventure, seek out one of our "bike nerds" or "camping nerds" or "hiking nerds" and we'll get you set!

Quality & Value

We sell products from the best bike and outdoor brands in the world. We offer great value to our customers through competitive pricing, quality products, and superior customer service.

Friendly Staff

Ultimately, what we're selling down here is fun. The happiness of a trail run, the relief of finishing a big endurance gravel event, or the simple bliss of seeing a sunrise from the door of your tent. So it makes sense that we would staff our team with friendly faces that are as excited about your next adventure as you are!

Giving Back

As avid outdoor enthusiasts ourselves, we love getting more people outside more often. So we love to support our local outdoor clubs by participating in bike rodeos, outdoor clinics, film festivals, and more!

Browse Our Bike Selection

Find your dream bike today and visit us for a test ride. We'll ensure that you're on the right bike to meet your needs and the right frame size for a comfortable, safe cycling experience.