Episode 33: How to Box Your Bike and Ride Norway

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It was supposed to be as easy as putting their bikes in boxes, flying to Norway and pedaling across the country. But then all the complicated details of riding in a foreign land took Mackenzie Elmer and her boyfriend by … Continued

Episode 32: The Ups and Downs of Riding from Colorado to New York

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Scarred lungs from smoke inhalation didn’t stop Jason Czora, 46, a firefighter with 21 years of service in Buffalo, NY, from heaving his way across hilly terrain for more than 1,600 miles on an epic bicycle ride. He embarked Aug. … Continued

Episode 31: These Police Officers Ride Bikes to Remember the Fallen

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While there are many teams that cross the state of Iowa during RAGBRAI, the Iowa C.O.P.S. team is one that rides with a deeply serious and personal purpose: to recognize and honor the extraordinary contributions of law enforcement officers who … Continued

Episode 26: From RAAM Back to Real Life With Sarah Cooper and Crew

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For two weeks in June Sarah Cooper, the top female finisher in the 2017 Race Across America (RAAM), rode her bike across the country with the help of dedicated crew members — good friends and fellow bicyclists — trailing her … Continued

Episode 25: NPR’s No Pie Refused Rides Its Fifth RAGBRAI

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May the fork be with you: National Public Radio’s “No Pie Refused” regroups for another RAGBRAI after the political conventions of the 2016 presidential campaign interrupted the summer cycling plans for all but one of its journalists-bicyclists. We talk to … Continued

Episode 23: Science Fiction and Bicycles

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Bicycles arguably belong in science fiction every bit as much as spaceships, phasers and Wookies. Just ask Jeremy Withers, an assistant professor at Iowa State University in Ames who teaches sci-fi, British literature and the history of the English language. … Continued

Episode 22: RAGBRAI 2017 Full Route Preview

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The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) is a month away, and four #JustGoBike podcasters pedaled the route. So the team gathers around our square table in the studio to give you an inside look at how the … Continued

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