Why is Signing Up for PeopleForBikes Important for Iowa Bicycling?

If you haven’t heard, the national bike advocacy organization, PeopleForBikes has issued a challenge just before RAGBRAI.  If we have 10,000 bicyclists (people that ride bikes in Iowa if you live on either side of a river) then PeopleForBikes will present a big check for $10,000 on stage at Mason City during RAGBRAI. That is
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Concern on Dubuque County Event Ordinance Proposal

​We have been notified that Dubuque County is drafting an events ordinance to require permitting of large scale events similar to the one adopted in Iowa County, Wisconsin in the past year.  Details are not clear at this time.  The Iowa Bicycle Coalition has left messages for Dubuque County officials, but have not had a
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Reflections from John Karras: That Old Magic Is Still There!

by John Karras, aka Grampa RAGBRAI It seems impossible that after all these years (from 1973 to today) I can still feel that mixture of anticipation and apprehension about an approaching RAGBRAI.  Yes, seems impossible, but here we are, just days away from the start of RAGBRAI-XLII and I’m feeling the old tension yet again.
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