Tag Archives: RAGBRIA

Today's 'riding into the Monday morning sun' bike pic captures another beautiful summer day. In this pic we captured these bikers riding in the morning sun on RAGBRAI 2017.

Bike pic June 25, riding into the Monday morning sun

Today’s ‘riding into the Monday morning sun’ bike pic captures another beautiful summer day. In this pic we captured these bikers riding in the morning sun on RAGBRAI 2017. This year’s bike tour starts in Onawa, then to Denison, Jefferson, Ames, Newton, Sigourney, Iowa City and finishing in Davenport for a total of 428 miles.

Get into the zone and plan your next bike outing with family and friends at one of the many HaveFunBiking Destinations. View all the fun ideas and bike destinations in the new HaveFunBiking Guide.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Monday Morning Sun’ Bike Pic  

Now rolling into our 11th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While highlighting all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more destinations you can have fun at we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger, to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the latest  Bike Guide, mobile friendly as we enter into our 9th year of producing print and digital guides.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. Please share all our pic’s with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with a HFB camera ready to document your next move while you are riding and having fun. Capturing you in one of our next ‘Pic of the Day’ posts.

Have a great day and a memorable new year ahead!

Yeah its Saturday and the twenty-first day into #30 days of biking. After your ride why not get together with friends and plan that next bike adventure in the months ahead.

Bike Pic April 21, yeah its a sunny Saturday to ride 30 Days of Biking

Yeah its Saturday and the twenty-first day into #30 days of biking. After your ride why not get together with friends and plan that next bike adventure in the months ahead. Here in this photo we caught this biker biker chick pedaling the country roads on an invigorating ride.

What better way to continue enjoying all the fun in 2018. View all the bike travel ideas in the latest HaveFunBiking Guide. Then plan your next outing with family and friends at one of the HaveFunBiking Destinations.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Yeah Its Friday’ Pic of the Day  

We are now rolling into our 11th year as a bike tourism media. As we pedal forward our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun while we highlight all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more places to have fun, we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. Enjoy the information and stories we have posted as you scroll through.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each) of who is in the photo (if you know) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continue to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your #NextBikeAdventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing this hand information booklet full of maps.

Remember, bookmark HaveFunBiking.com on your cell phone and find your next adventure at your fingertips! Please share our pics with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the corner with one of our cameras ready to document your next cameo apperance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic’s of the Day.

Have a great day!

Yeah its Friday and the twentieth day into #30 Days of biking. After your ride why not get together with friends and plan that next bike adventure in the months ahead.

Bike Pic April 20, yeah its a sunny Friday to ride 30 Days of Biking

Yeah its Friday and the twentieth day into #30 days of biking. After your ride why not get together with friends and plan that next bike adventure in the months ahead. Here in this photo we caught this biker biker chick pedaling the country roads on an invigorating ride.

What better way to continue enjoying all the fun in 2018. View all the bike travel ideas in the latest HaveFunBiking Guide. Then plan your next outing with family and friends at one of the HaveFunBiking Destinations.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Yeah Its Friday’ Pic of the Day  

We are now rolling into our 11th year as a bike tourism media. As we pedal forward our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun while we highlight all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more places to have fun, we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. Enjoy the information and stories we have posted as you scroll through.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each) of who is in the photo (if you know) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continue to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your #NextBikeAdventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing this hand information booklet full of maps.

Remember, bookmark HaveFunBiking.com on your cell phone and find your next adventure at your fingertips! Please share our pics with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the corner with one of our cameras ready to document your next cameo apperance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic’s of the Day.

Have a great day!

Its Ice Cream Smiles Sunday and here a couple AAA staff members tip a cone after spending the day introducing their new Roadside Service program for bikes, in Iowa

Bike Pic Aug 6, Ice Cream Smile Sunday celebrates AAA’s Roadside Service

Its Ice Cream Smiles Sunday and here a couple AAA staff members tip a cone after spending the day introducing their new Roadside Service bike program, in Iowa. So pump up the tires and plan your #NextBikeAdventure with a stop at your favorite ice cream shop.

Plan your next outing with family and friends at one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations. View all the fun ideas and bike destinations in the latest Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide.

Thanks for Viewing Our ‘Ice Cream Smiles Sunday’ Pic   

We are now rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media. As we pedal forward our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun while we highlight all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more places to have fun, we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. Enjoy the information and stories we have posted as you scroll through.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each) of who is in the photo (if you know) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continue to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your #NextBikeAdventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing this hand information booklet full of maps.

Remember, bookmark HaveFunBiking.com on your cell phone and find your next adventure at your fingertips! Please share our pics with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the corner with one of our cameras ready to document your next cameo apperance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic’s of the Day.

Have a great day!

Its Ice Cream Smiles Sunday and here are a couple ladies celebrating RagBrai 2017 with Ice cream. So pump up the tires and plan your #NextBikeAdventure.

Bike Pic July 30, Ice Cream Smiles Sunday Adds Fun To The Weekend

Its Ice Cream Smiles Sunday and here we have a couple ladies celebrating RAGBRAI 2017 with Ice cream. So pump up the tires and plan your #NextBikeAdventure with a stop at your favorite ice cream shop.

Plan your next outing with family and friends at one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations. View all the fun ideas and bike destinations in the latest Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide.

Thanks for Viewing Our ‘Ice Cream Smiles Sunday’ Pic   

We are now rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media. As we pedal forward our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun while we highlight all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more places to have fun, we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. Enjoy the information and stories we have posted as you scroll through.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each) of who is in the photo (if you know) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continue to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your #NextBikeAdventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing this hand information booklet full of maps.

Remember, bookmark HaveFunBiking.com on your cell phone and find your next adventure at your fingertips! Please share our pics with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the corner with one of our cameras ready to document your next cameo apperance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic’s of the Day.

Have a great day!

A checklist when preparing for a bike tour

With 32-days and a few hours counting until RAGBRAI’s annual ride across Iowa begins, here is a check list that the Cedar Valley Cyclist (CVC) of Cedar Falls, IA uses and shared with HaveFunBiking.com.  Thanks Brian Will, from CVC!

We hope this list helps everyone preparing for a multi-day bike adventure, to have fun.

THE CHECKLIST:

___ Newspaper Stop   __ Mail Stop   ___ Kennel Pets Reservation

___ Tune-up Bike/ ___Clean   ___ Yard Work   ___ Check Weather Forecast

PACKING CHECKLIST:

___ Duffle Bags (50 lbs max per bag)   ___ Money ($50/day est.)    ___ Wallet   ___ Insurance Cards               ___ Route Map  ___ Cap / ___Hat   ___ I.D.’s / ___Road ID Bracelet     ___ Cell Phone / ___Charger                  ___ Laptop/Tablet / ___Chargers ___ Umbrella     _Bug  Repellent / ___ Yard Spray       ___ Sun Block           ___ Chap Stick (SPF)  ___ Eyeglasses / ___Case   ___ Eye Contacts/___Solution   ___ Sunglasses /___ Straps

YOUR BIKE:

___ Bike (remove pedals!)  ___ Bike Shoes ___ Bike Bags (__go thru each bag)  ____ Bike Tire Pump/ CO2      ___ Bike Lights (front & back)     ___ Bike First Aid Kit  ___ Bike Tools /___ Rags / ___Oil                            ___ Bike Lock     ___ Tubes / ___Patch Kit

___ Helmet / ___ Gloves (2)  ___Bandannas / ___Headbands    ___ Fanny Pack / ___ Backpack

___ Water Bottles (2) / ___Camel Back    ___ Jerseys / ___Bike Shorts  ___ Rain Gear

___ Face towel (for on bike)   ___ Notebook Journal /___ Pen   ___ Address Book / ___Stamps

___ Business Cards   ___ Music / ___Earphones  ___ Tylenol or Ibuprofen

___ Batteries (AA, AAA, etc.)  ___ Camera/Cell Phone __Charger  ___ Head strap light

___ Gatorade Powder     ___ Ace Wraps, etc     ___ Power or Granola Bars

___ Waterproofed Tent    ___ Tent / ___Stakes / ___Mallet ___ Tent Ground Cover Tarp

___ Tent Fan__ Tent Whisk Broom___ Sleeping Bag__ Air Mattress__ Pillow/__ Covers __ Bath Towels

___ Clothes Line /___ Pins  ___ Toilet Paper   ___ Toiletries

___ Bio Degradable Soap ___ Medications ___ Ear Plugs (for sleeping)

___ Baby Powder /___ Chamois Butt’r ___ Swimsuit ___ Shorts / ___T-shirts ___ Long Sleeve     T-shirt/ ___Sweatshirt  ___ Shoes /___ Flip Flops             ___ Solar Shower Bag 3 gal. / ___Write name

___ Dirty Clothes Bag                             ___ ‘Woolite’ (if you wash)                 ___ RAGBRAI Wristband (if not bought thru CVC)

___ Gum    ___ Hand Wipes  ___ Kleenex (travel size)

___ Can Koozie     ___ Bungie Cords   ___ Book / Magazine

___ Zip Lock Bags = SM, LG, XL    ___Garbage Bags   ___ Put clothes in large plastic bags in duffle bags

___ Plastic Grocery Bags (to cover bike seat at night)      ___Heavy duty rubber bands (you’ll find a use)

OTHER PERSONAL ITEMS:

 

BEFORE LEAVING: (if multi-modal transportation is involved):

___ Remove both bike pedals by turning wrench toward back of bike.

___ Large blanket to cover bike in truck

___ Set Cylcometer to zero

___ Put pedals in bike shoe(s) in duffle bag!!!

DO NOT BRING:  

-Folding Chair               -Cooler                    -Bike Floor Pump