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  • RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

    All of us here at RAGBRAI would like to thank those who took the time to complete the surveys after RAGBRAI XLII.  4,470 online surveys were completed, providing valuable information to help make RAGBRAI a safer and more enjoyable ride.  We thank you for your feedback, and look forward to incorporating what we learned into […]

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  • Lessons Learned at Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Leadership Retreat

    Many readers might be aware that I, Mark Wyatt, am in Pittsburgh for the Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Leadership retreat.  Every two years, I have the opportunity to learn from bike advocacy leaders from across North America.  This is where I recharge my batteries, learn big ideas, and draw inspiration from my fellow advocacy […]

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  • Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

    A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course’s owner. The West Des Moines City Council is expected to vote Monday to hire an engineering firm that will analyze whether a section of trail can be moved from […]

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  • Bicycle Leadership Retreat 2014

    Some of you may be aware that I am in Pittsburgh, PA this week to attend the Alliance For Bicycling and Walking Leadership Retreat.  We are at a retreat center about two hours east of Pittsburgh.  This retreat only occurs every two years.  I have been to every retreat since 2004 minus one because of […]

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  • Raccoon River Valley Trail is CLOSED between Herndon and the Guthrie-Greene County line

    Raccoon River Valley Trail is CLOSED between Herndon and the Guthrie-Greene County line

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  • Two Iowa City Area Bike Volunteer Opportunities

    The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is seeking volunteers for two area events.  August 23 On Iowa Bike Rides and August 29 Fry Fest Valet Bike Parking. August 23 On Iowa Bike Tours The bike tours are scheduled to leave the T. Anne Cleary Walkway from the Iowa City Campus on the corner of Jefferson and Capitol. […]

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Better Bicycling in Iowa!

Iowa Bicycle Coalition is a member-supported bicycle advocacy organization