Ask about his bike shops name, and Ben Alexander offers up a history lesson.
Kansas, the state, was named after the Kansas River, which derived its name from the Kanza Indian tribe. Kanza translates to people of the south wind.
Plus, its a key geographic feature here, where the wind blows out of the south at 20 mph 300 days out of the year, Alexander joked.
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