RAGBRAI for Rookies

RAGBRAI 007World-famous RAGBRAI is one of Iowa’s most popular summer events. Local communities and thousands of people join in on the week-long celebration, but it’s not all fun and games: There’s a lot you need to know before you take off for the cross-state ride. If you’ve never ridden RAGBRAI before or you’re just getting back in the saddle, the Central Iowa Women Who Bike are hosting an event this weekend to help beginners get prepared for the big event. Continue reading

“Iowa by Trail” App

Rotation Image_Iowa_by_TrailEnjoying the World Capital of Trails is about to get much easier!

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation is excited to announce “Iowa by Trail,” a multiuse trail app and website.

INHF recently partnered with Shift Interactive, an Iowa-based company, to bring Iowa’s 1,200 miles of multiuse trails to your fingertips. Continue reading

RAGBRAI Volunteer

RAGBRAI Bike GeneratorAre you still looking for a way to get involved in RAGBRAI?

Volunteer to help INHF “power the party” as a bike generator rider next Tuesday, July 23. We are looking for volunteers from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. to pedal our bike generator, which will act as an electronics charging station.

For more information about how to sign up to volunteer, visit ragbrai-volunteers.cfm.

Around Iowa: 36th Annual BRR

36TH Annual BRR – Bike Ride to Rippey - Saturday, February 2

Rain, sleet, snow or hail, the 36th Annual Bike Ride to Rippey will go on regardless of weather that ails. Join cycling enthusiasts from across the state for an event that is affectionately known as the “original winter bike ride.”

The 24-mile roundtrip from Perry to Rippey and back offers RAGBRAI enthusiasts a chance to reunite, enjoy delicious food and partake in a favorite pastime during the colder winter months. Continue reading