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Biking is an extremely popular past time among Iowans. With events such as RAGBRAI, a seven day long biking excursion across Iowa and one of the biggest and most renowned rides in the world, it is no wonder that bike riding is the past time of choice for Midwest folk. If you are not up to riding for a week straight there are plenty of other options to put some miles on those wheels. Below is a list of local trails suitable for biking and a variety of rides to fit all schedules and preferences.

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Trails

Boyson Trail
Linn County
Length: 3.4 Miles
Surface: Crushed Stone

Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Benton, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Linn Counties
Length: 67.8 Miles
Surfaces: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Heritage Trail
Dubuque County
Length: 29.4 Miles
Surfaces: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Iowa River Corridor Trail
Johnson County
Length: 13 Miles
Surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete

Sac and Fox Trail
Linn County
Length: 7.2 Miles
Surfaces: Concrete, Crushed Stone

South Tama Recreation Trail
Tama County
Length: 5.6 Miles
Surfaces: Crushed Stone, Dirt

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Rides

Lizard King Thursday Night Ride
Cedar Rapids
May 4th – 6 p.m.
Distance: 20 Miles
Join the Lizard Kings’ weekly Thursday night rides through Cedar Rapids on the Cedar River Trail.

Move Naturally to the Market
Iowa City
May 6th – 9:30 a.m.
Distance: Varied
Go green by biking or walking to the Iowa City Farmer’s Market and receive a complimentary $2 market bucks coupon.

Eastside Bike Night
Iowa City
May 9th - 6:30 p.m.
Distance: 1-2 Miles
Join local riders each Tuesday evening to enjoy a leisurely bike ride through the east side neighborhoods of Iowa City.

Radtour Cedar Rapids 2017
Cedar Rapids
May 14th – 9 a.m.
Distance: 50 Miles
Support the bicycle and real food movements with a tour of small farms offering locally crafted food and beverages. Register today!

New Pi Co-op to Co-op Bike Ride
Iowa City
May 17th – 5:30 p.m.
Distance: 5 Miles
Meet at College Green Park for a ride to New Pi Co-op in Coralville and enjoy food, beverages, and fun!

Boulevard Brewing Co 5th Annual Bikes & Brews
North Liberty
May 20th – 9 a.m.
Distance: 25 Miles
Ride between some of the best craft beer bars in Johnson County.

Tour de Trashmore
Cedar Rapids
May 20th – 10:30 a.m.
Distance: 15-23 Miles
Free bicycle pub crawl for individuals over the age of 21. Starting at the Sag Wagon, register today!

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