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April, 2024

Wednesday
17
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Relatively flat ride to start our season. Meet at Penn Meadows Park for a tour of North Liberty, Oakdale, Coralville, and back to the park.
Saturday
20
Tom Harkin - Head Trial Iowa City
10:00 AM
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36 Miler - 1,186 ft elevation
Tuesday
23
Best Buy at Coral Ridge Mall
10:00 AM
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22.1 miles, 671 feet of climb. Route includes part of Clear Creek Trail, parts of which may be closed in April 2024 due to construction. We will follow any clearly marked detours. (1) Route includes a few miles on the paved shoulder of U.S.6, which may have gravel or debris, especially at intersections. (2) This route is basically flat except for the park, where there are some steep descents and the possibility of some loose gravel, so control your speed. Feel free to ride the relatively level gravel path around the lake in addition to or in lieu of the mapped trip around the park‘s perimeter road. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505313 (see link below)
Wednesday
24
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From Bike Library, head south to McCollister, west to Riverside Drive, south on Oak Crest Hill Road all the way to Highway 22. Regroup before turning left, and regroup again after reaching Sand Road. Ride through Terry Trueblood Recreation Area to Iowa River Corridor Trail and Highway 6 Trail and return to Iowa City Bike Library.
Saturday
27
Liberty High School
10:00 AM
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Meet at North Liberty High School 37.9 miles - 1,224 ft elevation gain
Tuesday
30
Best Buy at Coral Ridge Mall
10:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45503846

May, 2024

Wednesday
1
Start at Hills Elementary School
6:00 PM
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Meet at Hills Elementary School, just east of the 4-way stop. We ride east out of Hills, then south and east toward Lone Tree. A very pleasurable ride—few hills, a couple of great vistas once we get south of Highway 22, and that nice wide paved shoulder the last four or five miles on a gentle downhill slope back to Hills. Dinner at Hwy 218 Bar and Grill in Hills. About 27 miles.
Saturday
4
The Roost in North Liberty
8:00 AM
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Ride with cyclists from all over the Hawkeye state and beyond on Saturday, May 4, 2023. Choose your distance with a 100 mile, 50 mile, and 25 mile rides available. Registration and merch is now open with specific route details upcoming.
Saturday
4
Iowa City Bike Library
10:00 AM
Tuesday
7
Crosspark/Forevergreen Rd Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45504220
Wednesday
8
Hills Elementary School
6:00 PM
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A loop through the rolling hills of Amish country--Sharon Center and Frytown, then back to Hills.
Saturday
11
Waterworks Prairie Park
10:00 AM
Tuesday
14
Crosspark/Forevergreen Rd Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45504274
Wednesday
15
Parking lot near IHOP in Coralville
6:00 PM
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A loop starting at IHOP in Coralville, going up through North Liberty and back. About 24 miles.
Saturday
18
Tuesday
21
Crosspark/Forevergreen Rd Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45504013
Wednesday
22
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When we ride clockwise on the Sugar Bottom Loop, heading north and east out of North Liberty, the hills are not so tough. Or so it seems. It‘s a good ride for this point in our conditioning as we work our way toward RAGBRAI.
Saturday
25
Tuesday
28
Crosspark/Forevergreen Rd Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45504135
Wednesday
29
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Now that the Herbert Hoover Highway has a paved shoulder most (but not all) of the way to West Branch, let‘s take a ride out to West Branch, go north on the Herbert Hoover Nature Trail to Oasis, and then return.

June, 2024

Saturday
1
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Long ride (64 miles) to West Liberty.
Tuesday
4
Napoleon Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2215148
Wednesday
5
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One way to explore wide swaths of growing Johnson County.
Saturday
8
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area
10:30 AM
Tuesday
11
Napoleon Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29638727
Wednesday
12
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Enjoy the scenic West Branch Loop and Cedar River Valley, and give yourself a workout.
Tuesday
18
Napoleon Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35482072
Wednesday
19
Timber Dome Lodge parking area at the Solon Recreation Area off Racine Avenue
6:00 PM
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Start at the Solon Recreation and Nature Area. Ride that new Hoover Nature Trail addition toward Ely (but not all the way there). We make a sharp right on 140th Street and then sweep into the Cedar River Valley, and rest a while at Sutliff Bridge. Then it‘s back to Solon to enjoy one of the fine establishments there.
Tuesday
25
Napoleon Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2215689
Wednesday
26
Waterworks Prairie Park
(Parking lot directly south of Iowa River, off North Dubuque Street)
6:00 PM
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The classic Sugar Bottom Loop workout: Start at Waterworks Park, just north of I-80 on Dubuque Street. Take Linder Road, Prairie Du Chien Road, Newport Road, and Sugar Bottom, and the new trail along Mehaffey Bridge Road to cruise into North Liberty. Then, it‘s back south on the Dubuque Street Trail to Waterworks Park. Dinner afterward at riders‘ choice of restaurants.

July, 2024

Tuesday
2
Solon Nature & Recreation Area
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/43695247
Wednesday
3
Herky Street
First left off Penn Street (F-28) west of I-380
6:00 PM
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The fabulous Oxford-Tiffin Loop. More than 800 feet of climb, so it‘s a decent workout with a lot of rollers as we head to Tiffin. We do this ride earlier in the year than we used to, because when we tried to do this in August or September, it just plain gets too dark.
Tuesday
9
Solon Nature & Recreation Area
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45504897
Wednesday
10
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Meet at Weber School on Rohret Road, loop west and south through parts of Amish country.
Tuesday
16
Solon Nature & Recreation Area
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505030
Wednesday
17
South Parking Lot of Iowa River Landing
6:00 PM
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Another Sugar Bottom workout, this time starting out in Coralville from Iowa River Landing. (We can‘t do the former Iowa River Power Co. in 2024.)
Saturday
20
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Sunday
21
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Monday
22
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Tuesday
23
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Tuesday
23
Solon Nature & Recreation Area
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505151
Wednesday
24
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Wednesday
24
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If you are skipping RAGBRAI this year, we have a Wednesday night ride for you.
From the Back Berner Bar and Grill in Tiffin, head north toward North Liberty, cross I-380 on West Penn Street, angle over to 240th Street, then north to Bobbers Grill on North Scales Bend Road, and retrace back.
Thursday
25
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Friday
26
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Saturday
27
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Sunday
28
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Monday
29
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Tuesday
30
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee parking lot - loading area for Sat. July 20, 2024
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RAGBRAI 2024 Registration with Bicyclists of Iowa City
Tuesday
30
Solon Nature & Recreation Area
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505118
Wednesday
31
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Another somewhat mild post-RAGBRAI late summer ride, with just over 600 feet of climb. However, we start out with the hills on Oak Crest Hill Road, then come back on flat Sand Road.

August, 2024

Tuesday
6
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505452
Wednesday
7
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The annual Courage Ride Fundraiser starts out from Short‘s, where we go afterward for burgers, to support the Courage Ride.
Tuesday
13
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505740
Wednesday
14
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A short but strenuous ride. Start at Weber School, loop off to the west and return.
Tuesday
20
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505852
Wednesday
21
South Parking Lot of Iowa River Landing.
6:00 PM
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From the South Parking Lot at Iowa River Landing to North Liberty and back, mostly on safe streets and some trails, because it‘s starting to get dark on these rides. We changed the starting location due to construction at the former Iowa River Power Co.
Tuesday
27
Old North Dodge Hy-Vee
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45505901

September, 2024

Tuesday
3
Scott Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44421123
Wednesday
4
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A shorter Wednesday Night Ride reflecting that it gets dark early. PLEASE BRING LIGHTS. We‘re sticking to safe routes, circling Iowa City: Start at Mondo‘s ReUnion Brewery, head east to Iowa River Power, cross the river, stay on Foster Road to Prairie du Chien Road, then south to North Dodge, Scott Boulevard to Highway 6 area, angle over toward McCollister Boulevard, and then loop back along Iowa River Corridor Trails to Mondo‘s. It‘s under 20 miles.
Tuesday
10
Scott Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45772279
Wednesday
11
Mosley's Barbecue and Pizza (https://mosleysbarbecue.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/MOSLEYS_Back
6:00 PM
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It‘s starting to get dark out by the end of our ride, so we go shorter tonight and try to stay on trails rather than streets.
Tuesday
17
Scott Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45772346
Wednesday
18
Iowa River Landing, South Parking Lot. (Park on Quarry Road.)
6:00 PM
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From Iowa River Landing South Parking Lot, we cross two dams, on a shorter ride, because it‘s starting to get dark this time of year.
Tuesday
24
Scott Park
9:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45772172
Wednesday
25
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We end the season with a short ride down to Hills and back to account for darkness this time of year. Start at Iowa City Bike Library, 1222 S Gilbert Ct. South on Iowa River Corridor Trail to McCollister, west to Riverside Drive, south to Oak Crest Hill Road and Hills. Regroup at the Casey‘s, then head east through Hills, back to Sand Road and back to the start.