Archive for the 'Iowa' Category


  • You've been warned... Bicyclists ticketed $195 for ignoring RRVT stop signs

    Iowa Rail-Trail Stop Sign Enforcement

    On Iowa's Raccoon River Valley Trail​, bicyclists are being ticketed $195 each for ignoring rail-trail stop signs. Sometimes.

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  • Bicycle Ban Proposed in Grimes, Iowa

    Bicycle Ban Proposed in Grimes, Iowa

    The town of Grimes, Iowa is considering enacting an ordinance that would ban bicycles from a road in their community.

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  • Bike Safety Legislation Moving Forward in Iowa

    Bike Safety Legislation Moving Forward in Iowa

    In Iowa, the state legislature is once again considering a Bicycle Safety Bill that would requires bicyclists to obey traffic signs and signals, require a minimum passing distance of 5 feet, and make it illegal to intentionally buzz or throw items at people on bicycles.

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  • Proposals to Ban Bicycles in Colorado and Iowa

    Proposals to Ban Bicycles in Colorado and Iowa

    Two of our neighboring states have recently seen disturbing initiatives to ban bicycles on some roads. Advocacy groups in both Colorado and Iowa are working hard to defend their state's cyclists against this dangerous threat to bicycle travel.

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  • Follow New Iowa City Bike Shop Launch

    Follow New Iowa City Bike Shop Launch

    You have a front-row seat as a new bike shop, 30th Century Bicycle in Iowa City, Iowa is built and launched. Follow the shop's progress on their blog.

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  • Win a Valentine's Date with Punk Rock Cycling

    Win a Valentine's Date with Punk Rock Cycling

    The Des Moines based women’s team, Punk Rock Cycling, is offering up a valentine’s date to the highest bidder. The eBay auction ends Friday before Valentine’s day and the cost of the dinner date with the team has already climbed into the hundreds. This is the second year that the …

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  • Meet the Women of Punk Rock Cycling

    Meet the Women of Punk Rock Cycling

    Des Moines, IA – One of the most talked about teams to emerge from the Iowa bike racing scene is the Punk Rock Cycling Women’s Team. Founded in the winter of 2007, PRC is a women’s-only race team dedicated to promoting the sport, getting more people involved, hosting races and …

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  • Music from an Epic Bicycle Tour

    Music from an Epic Bicycle Tour

    15 years ago, Irene Schroeder undertook a monumental journey: a 20,000 mile, 16-month-long bike trip from the northernmost part of Alaska to the lower tip of South America. “I learned not only to push myself but find my connection with nature or my moment with God,” Schroeder, who at the time …

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  • Cyclist's Killer Goes To Trial in Iowa

    Cyclist's Killer Goes To Trial in Iowa

    In West Burlington, Iowa, a criminal trial will begin against Marvin Oberly, 61, who ran down 21-year-old bicyclist Douglas Kenney just over a year ago. See if this sounds familiar: Kenney died shortly after being taken to the hospital Nov. 9 last year from injuries he suffered after being hit by …

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  • Ottumwa Courts RAGBRAI

    Ottumwa Courts RAGBRAI

    Ottumwa, Iowa wants to be selected as an overnight stop on next year’s RAGBRAI, and they’re not being coy about asking for it: Attention, RAGBRAI! Come on down! Ottumwa is ready to have you all stay here overnight. That’s the gist of a letter sent to the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle …

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