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Cycling Tourism: Bike Across America in 2013

As group biking and bike tours become increasingly popular at hotels and destinations, we know active travelers are looking for extreme ways...

Updates from RAGBRAI: Clinton and Postscript

It's a beautiful day for one more bike ride. We stopped at the Hale Tap supper club for breakfast, but the swarm...

Updates from RAGBRAI: From College to Jail

Day 6: Cedar Rapids to Anamosa 42.2 miles; 1,907 feet of climb A short route and perfect 80-degree temperatures made for a...

Updates from RAGBRAI: The Best Laid Plans

Like a lot of riders, we came into the week planning to bike every mile of RAGBRAI. This year the heat and...

Updates from RAGBRAI: Back in the Saddle (almost…)

The heat continues; the riders… not so much. Most of us called it a day about 33 miles in. But that still...

Updates from RAGBRAI: Take it Easy

We did not bike 81.2 miles today. With the heat index on the pavement likely to top 110 degrees for the second...

Updates from RAGBRAI: An Old House and a Tiny Town

Last night’s rain brought some much-needed water to western Iowa, but it didn’t quite manage to cool things off for the riders....

Updates from RAGBRAI: Biking Across Iowa

We made it to Sioux Center aboard the RV, a Class A Thor motor home, and named it the USS Savannah. Pops...

7 Days, 7 Bikers, 471 Miles

Iowa’s a state brimming with small towns. In fact, every city except Des Moines meets Best of the Road’s small...