The 2018 RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Episodes

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Here are a half dozen episodes from the RAGBRAI Route Inspection PreRide. Route Inspection Day 1: Covered in Gravel Pre Ride Podcast Day 2: Ladies Take The Road and Mic RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Pod 3: Cycling Power in Jack Trice Stadium … Continued

Episode 51: Bike Rags is Deep Into Cycling

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The week Murph catches up with Bike Rags founder Tony Burnett at their shop in Cedar Rapids. Mark and TJ discuss Donald Kaul’s RAGBRAI legacy and pending bike legislation. ParrotTalk squawks about the multitude of fun events coming up.  

Episode 49: Here’s to the New Biking Year!

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We welcome the New Year and all the riding that the year brings us. The JustGoBike team of Mark Wyatt & Kathy Murphy (aka Murph) from the Iowa Bicycle Coalition and TJ Juskiewicz & Andrea Parrott from RAGBRAI gathered to … Continued

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 30: Iowa City Ready to Host the UCI CycloCross World Cup… Again!

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Once more, Iowa City will welcome the world as the first stop on the 2017 UCI CycloCross World Cup circuit.  TJ caught up with Josh Schamberger, president of the Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau, to discuss the fun and excitement … Continued

Episode 29: Why the Lewis and Clark Trail is Getting Better and Better

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This week we catch up with Brian Leaders of the National Park Service and Lance Brisbois of the Golden Hills RC&D to explain why the Lewis and Clark trail is one of Iowa’s 200-plus mile beauties. Andrea Parrott delivers another … Continued