Raccoon River Valley Trail North Loop “Grand Opening” on June 1 in Perry

Mark your cycling calendars  for the “Grand Opening” of the Raccoon River Valley Trail North Loop scheduled for June 1, 2013 at Noon. This ceremony will take place in Perry, Iowa (our Monday night RAGBRAI overnight host  community) at the Trailhead of the Raccoon River Valley Trail (RRVT). “Kevin Cooney” from KCCI News TV 8
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How a Losing Ballot Measure Was a Long-Term Win

Cross-posted from Advocacy Advance blog,  by Mary Lauran Hall, Alliance for Biking & Walking Last fall, the East Bay Bicycle Coalition set out a bold plan. During the November 2012 election, voters in Alameda County considered a reauthorization of the Alameda County Transportation Sales Tax Measure. The ballot measure, Measure B1, was a 30-year plan to raise
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Where the Ride Take Us: Elevating the Voices of Delivery Cyclists

Last year, the League celebrated Bike Month with our daily Why I Ride web series. This year, in our “Where the Ride Takes Us” series, we’re spotlighting how bicycles are tools for personal empowerment, social justice and community development. Today’s post comes from Mario Giampieri, a delivery cyclist in New York City and a co-founder of
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Legendary RAGBRAIer Steve is in Need of Some RAGBRAI Love

Dear RAGBRAI Nation: Steve Van Deest of Waterloo is my favorite RAGBRAIer of all-time. He courageously pushed himself to finish each day of RAGBRAI despite his many challenges.  I looked forward to seeing my friend Steve and his family each day.  No one ever passed him (yes, they would typically be riding pretty slow!) and
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granGABLE: Details Revealed for New Gran Fondo over Labor Day Weekend

The Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, FRY Fest presented by MidwestOne, Iowa Bicycle Coalition and RAGBRAI are pleased to announce a partnership with legendary coach Dan Gable and Scheels to produce the granGABLE fondo powered by Scheels. “Scheels has been a well recognized community partner since the first day they opened their store
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