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BIKEIOWA's 2022 RAGBRAI Expo and daily plans

August 03, 2022 Scott Sumpter

Come see us at the Expo and along the route all week! BIKEIOWA is super-excited to be a part of the largest bike-touring event in the world! We are working the whole week (look for the BLACK BIKEIOWA Tents). But, even though we don't get to ride this week, we attended the pre-ride in June so we've ridden the route and been to all the towns. Stop by if you have any questions. We've been around for 21 years now - yep - before Google, Facebook, Instagram and all the other social media platforms, AND... We are still here as...


2021 - BIKEIOWA Year In Review

August 03, 2022 Scott Sumpter

BIKEIOWA has now been as an informational website dedicated to making cycling better in Iowa for TWENTY YEARS !!! A BIG milestone for us! As we mentioned in last year's review, if we look back at almost two decades, the internet was just a baby and at that time, your best place to find out about rides was Club newsletters and bulletin boards at your local bike shop. There were no cell phones, no Google, no Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. BIKEIOWA (fka CIBROC) was initially created to house a small list of events and grew to become one of the...


2020 - BIKEIOWA Year In Review

January 01, 2021 Scott Sumpter

2020 - WOWSERS - the year of the corona-virus pandemic, no RAGBRAI and lots more! NINETEEN years! Can you believe BIKEIOWA has been around for 19 years as an informational website dedicated to making cycling better in Iowa?!? As we mentioned in last year's review, if we look back at almost two decades, the internet was just a baby and your best place to find out about rides was Club newsletters and bulletin boards at your local bike shop. There were no cell phones, no Google, no Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. BIKEIOWA (fka CIBROC) was initially created to house a...


2020 Holiday Gift Guide

December 05, 2020 Scott Sumpter

Browse these local gift ideas to make this the best holiday season yet. Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone. We enjoy the holiday season and this is our way to showcase the sponsors who support us. If you are shopping for the holidays, please shop local with a bicycle-friendly business. Participating Sponsors (Click a sponsor to view their holiday specials) Miller Lite Firetrucker Brewery Primal Wear Inc Sully's Irish Pub Trailside Tap Bike Rags Fenders Brewing Rassy's Ryno Velo Schuling Hitch The Chicken Orilla El Bait Shop Fong's Pizza Ankeny Hessen Haus Cedar Valley Trails - Cedar...


BIKEIOWA Store down for RAGBRAI

July 18, 2019 Scott Sumpter

The BIKEIOWA Store is temporarily shut down during RAGBRAI. It will re-open by July 31st 2019.