• October 01, 2009

    Keep Those Wheels Rolling!

    If you live in the Midwest, you know what beautiful weather we have in the fall. That alone is enough reason to get out and ride your bike.

  • July 27, 2009

    RAGBRAI is over, now what?

    After RAGBRAI is over I always notice a lot less bike traffic on the bike trails around Des Moines. I suspect a lot of people make it through RAGBRAI and then hang up their bikes for the season. I hope that's not the case with you.

  • July 12, 2009

    Final Countdown to RAGBRAI

    Okay, here we go, less than one week until RAGBRAI begins. Here are a few last minute tips for preparing for this ride.

  • July 10, 2009

    Nutrition During RAGBRAI

    One topic I get a lot of questions about is how to eat for a cycling event. A one-day ride is one thing, but a week long tour like RAGBRAI has additional considerations. I'll cover a few of them here.

  • June 24, 2009

    Visualize RAGBRAI

    Some of us like to know where we are going when we ride. For those of you that do, I've pulled together a couple of resources you can use to visualize your ride on RAGBRAI this year.

  • June 23, 2009

    Charles Gabus Memorial Ride

    The Northwest Rotary Club in Des Moines is sponsoring a charity bicycle ride commemorating the life of Charles Gabus on Sunday, July 5. Rides of 5, 18, 30, and 60 miles are among the day's activities.

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