Bacoon Ride kicks of with weather talk, bacon burritos

Members of the Waukee Fire Department man the bacon breakfast burrito assembly line Saturday morning. Cyclists shrugged off concerns about rain and bad weather this morning, gathering in Waukee’s Centennial Park to begin the first annual Bacoon Ride. “Bring it on, I just want some bacon,” said Sydney Shell, 22. Read more from the kick
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Iowans can’t get enough bacon and bicycling

Thousands of bacon and biking enthusiasts showed up for the opening event of the inaugural Bacoon Ride in Waukee on Friday night. “It was way more than we expected,” said T.J. Juskiewicz, director of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, a collaboration between RAGBRAI and the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival. About 2,700 people
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