The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa

2013 RAGBRAI

Iowa Bike Expo: Bigger and Better in 2013!

The Iowa Bicycle Expo is gearing up for January 26, 2013 in Des Moines at the Iowa Events Center.  Last year, over 3,000 people attended the Expo.  The Iowa Bike Expo is part of the ultimate cycling weekend also featuring the Iowa Bicycle Summit and the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party under one roof!  If you are a cyclist, you need to be there! 

This Iowa Bike Expo event is FREE and open to the public.  If you are looking for bicycle equipment, destinations, events, and more this is the event you want to attend.    We will have trail, event, and equipment exhibitors from all over the country.  There will also be educational seminars helping you get in touch with bike advocacy, find the latest consumer trends, and learn about new places to ride.

LOCATION: 
Iowa Events Center / 233 Center Street / Des Moines, IA 50309

EXHIBITORS WHO WILL BE THERE: (Current List)

  • ICHI BIKE
  • Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Bar Mitts
  • RAGBRAI
  • Primal Wear
  • Spokiz
  • Adventure Cycling
  • Shimano
  • PoCampo
  • Illuminite, SheBeest
  • Nutcase, CEP Compression
  • Ventus Custom Cycles
  • Adaptive Sports Iowa
  • Physiotherapy Associates
  • Moonlight Classic
  • BIKE IOWA
  • All Ability Bicycles
  • MS Tour
  • Raccoon River Valley Trail
  • Des Moines Park & Recreation
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Discovery Trail
  • Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau
  • Iowans Fit for Life
  • RDG Planning & Design
  • Route Arrows
  • Iowa Bicycle Racing Association
  • Mojotivation
  • WeeHoo
  • Bikes to You
  • My Alibi Clothing
  • DuBois Engineering Co.
  • Chainspirations
  • Clif Bar
  • Barr Bike
  • BIKE IOWA
  • Bike World
  • Remp Rack
  • Metro Waste Authority
  • Climb Iowa
  • Des Moines Bicycle Collective
  • Brrr Ride
  • Hassel Family Chiropractic
  • Pedal to Petals Bike Ride
  • Bike Rags
  • VeloRosa
  • National Parks Services
  • And more added soon!

SPONSORS:

  • Iowa Department of Transportation
  • RAGBRAI and The Des Moines Register
  • Primal Wear
  • ICHI Bike
  • Bike World
  • Iowans Fit for Life
  • Mojotivations
  • Raccoon River Valley Trail

VENDORS:

You don’t want to miss the 2013 Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo in Des Moines at the Iowa Events Center.  We are expanding the expo again with over 50,000 square feet available for vendors, organizations, and more. New this year will be a cyclists lounge area, larger exhibitor areas for those that need space, on-site concessions, and drive-in access. Last year’s crowd was over 3,500 and this year should be even bigger. Reserve your expo space today!

Download the vendor flyer.  

Download the floor layout.

HOTEL BLOCKS:

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel  
401 Locust Street · Des Moines, $97 per night, Call 515-244-2151

Click to reserve online.

Holiday Inn Downtown/Mercy Campus  
1050 6th Ave, 50314 Des Moines, $92.95 per night, Call (515) 283-0151

Click to reserve online.

Ask for the Iowa Bicycle Summit block room rate.

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