• Posted Jul 14, 2017

Come see us at the Expo!

BIKEIOWA will be at the RAGBRAI Expo again this year.

We will be there to talk about anything cycling related and selling some gear. Some quantities are limited so get there early is you want something specific.

Hours are 12 noon to 9pm on Saturday, July 22nd. Find out more here. We are booth 21 near the corner of N. Central and 1st St NE.

The Expo is free and open to the public, the RAGBRAI Expo will showcase our 10 official bike shops, bicycle/component manufactures from around the country, travel and tour operators, and retailers associated with the cycling industry. Over 80 exhibitors will be on hand as with the 10 official bike shops.

Here are the BIKEIOWA sponsors that will also be attending the RAGBRAI expo. Please support those who support us!

  • Bike Country
    One of the official RAGBRAI bicycle shops!
    Web site:
  • Bikes to You
    One of the official RAGBRAI bicycle shops!
    Web site:
  • Primal Wear
    High quality custom cycling apparel for clubs, teams and events.
    Web site:

What is in store for the rest of the week?

Well, we'll be out all week as we've partnered with the Iowa Beer Bus and Mr. Pork Chop along the BIG RIDE.

Look for us along the route. We've chosen some great spots for you to enjoy you day with food, beer and entertainment. This year's route is pretty easy, so stick around for a bit. You don't win a prize for getting into the overnight town early.

We'll be there all week as will Iowa Beer Bus, Sassy Lemonade Slushes, Mott's Famous Sweet Corn and of course Mr. Pork Chop. It's going to be an epic year!

The Iowa Beer Bus will bring you the finest offerings from many of Iowa's amazing craft brewers. There are so many awesome new beers out, and of course, your go-tos and Busch Light.
New for this year, we'll feature Mo'rubs brand new (killer) Bloody Marys, Mules on tap, and a cocktail bar.

Mr. Pork Chop will be cooking succulent chops from the big pink bus.

The BIKEIOWA tent will be stocked with Jerseys, crews, cycling & trucker caps, t-shirts, coozies, wind vests and some bib shorts.
Stop by for a reflective sticker and say hello! We are BIKESEXUAL and LOVE to talk about anything cycling related.

Day 1 - Sunday - Orange City to Spencer

62.6 miles total - Gravel Loop Day & Mile of Silence
25 miles out (After the Mile of Silence and before the meeting town of Primghar)
Iowa Beer Bus Breweries: Westo, Single Speed, Confluence, Firetrucker, Wilsons, Zipline
Entertainment: Jason Walsmith of the NADAs
37.6 miles from the end

Day 2 - Monday - Spencer to Algona

This is Mr. Pork Chop Tribute Day. There will be brewer tents and schwag.
71.7 miles total - Karras Loop Day & Mr. Pork Chop Day
34 miles out in Curlew (2nd town in and 19 miles before the meeting town of West Bend)
Iowa Beer Bus Breweries: O'Dells, Schells, Left Hand, Keg Creek,Westo, Peace Tree, Wilsons
Entertainment: Nashville Artist Danika Portz
37.7 miles from the end

Day 3 - Tuesday - Algona to Clear Lake

Karaoke day! Get your pipes ready...
51.4 miles total - Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
34 miles out. 11 miles after Britt and 5 miles before the meeting town of Garner.
Iowa Beer Bus Breweries: Keg Creek, Peace Tree, Confluence, Westo, Laketime, JeffCo
Entertainment: Karaoke
BIKEIOWA - Red, White and Blue Day !
17.4 miles from the end

Day 4 - Wednesday - Clear Lake to Charles City

57.5 miles total
34.7 miles out. 3 miles after Cartersville.
Iowa Beer Bus Breweries: Mason City Brewing, Fat Hill, Exile, Millstream, Confluence, Peace Tree, Lion Bridge
Entertainment: James Biehn
22.8 miles from the end

Day 5 - Thursday - Charles City to Cresco

54.6 miles total - RAGBRAI Jersey Day
38.8 miles out. 9 miles after Lawler and 2.5 mile before Protivin.
Iowa Beer Bus Breweries: Bells, Toppling Goliath, Pulpit Rock, Single Speed, Lion Bridge, Wilsons, Keg Creek
Entertainment: Luke Fox
15.8 miles from the end

Day 6 - Friday - Cresco to Waukon

The perfect spot to rest and have your sins absolved after the long climb out of Decorah.
60.1 miles total - College Spirit Day
25.8 miles out. 6.3 miles after the meeting town of Decorah.
Iowa Beer Bus Breweries: Big Grove, Sutliff, No Coast, Keg Creek and others
Entertainment: Bruce Day
34.3 miles from the end

Day 7 - Saturday - We play and rest

We will see you out there. Have FUN and RIDE SAFE !!!





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