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Bike Pic March 27, yeah its Friday and with fond RAGBRAI memories

It’s Friday and time think about planning some warmer weather rides once the Coronavirus is soon a sad experience of our past. Maybe its time to start planning that #NextBikeAdventure and practicing Social Distancing as spring and 30 Days of Biking arrives?

Here in this photo, we caught these biker dudes having fun riding across Iowa on RAGBRAI last year.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Yeah Its Friday’ Bike Pic  

We are now rolling into our 15th 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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 appearance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic of the Day.

Have a great day!

Here on last year's RAGBRAI we caught this young cyclist carrying his ice cream cone, with anticipation, trying to make it back to his camp site before it melted.

Bike Pic March 22, ice cream smiles Sunday memories on RAGBRAI

This ice cream smiles Sunday bike pic, digging through the archives, we caught this young cyclist carrying his ice cream cone with anticipation. Trying to make it back to his campsite on RAGBRAI before it melted.

View the new  National Bike Guide and all the fun rides coming up in 2020.

Thanks for viewing today’s ‘ice cream’ Sunday Bike Pic

Now rolling into our 15th 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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 continue 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 pictures with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with an 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!

Yeah it’s Saturday, time to ride off on another bike adventure like RAGBRAI 

Bike Pic March 14, fun times ahead for that next bike adventure

It’s Saturday and time to plan that next bike adventure. Maybe planning some bike trips this summer, or signing up for 30-days of Biking.

Here in this photo from last year we captured these two bikers riding across Iowa on RAGBRAI.  Maybe its time to start planning your #NextBikeAdventure? What better way to continue enjoying all the fun in 2020. 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 ‘next bike adventure’ Pic of the Day  

We are now rolling into our 15th 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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 appearance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic of the Day.

Have a great day!

On this bike pic Sunday, digging through the archives, we found some biker chicks in heaven as they walk out of the ice cream shop after riding one of the many rides offered during the LaCrosse Bike Festival, over Labor Day Weekend.

Bike Pic Nov 24, ice cream smiles Sunday memories in La Crosse, WI

On this bike pic Sunday, digging through the archives, we found some biker chicks in heaven as they walk out of the ice cream shop after riding one of the many rides offered during the La Crosse Bike Festival, over Labor Day Weekend.

View the new  National Bike Guide and all the fun rides coming up in 2019.

Thanks for viewing today’s ‘ice cream’ Sunday 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 as 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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. Include a brief caption (for each), 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 continue 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 pictures with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with an 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!

This Bike Pic Friday digging through the summer archives we found this biker dude riding like a Deere past the cornfields in Iowa on Ragbrai.

Bike Pic Nov 22, yeah it’s Friday with fond summer memories and fun times

This Bike Pic Friday digging through the summer archives we found this biker dude riding like a Deere past the cornfields in Iowa on Ragbrai.

What better way to continue your summer fun and your #NextBikeAdventure. View all the great ideas and bike destinations in the latest Iowa Bike Guide and Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide. Then plan your next outing with family and friends in one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations.

Thanks for Viewing Our ‘Friday’ Bike Pic’  

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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 appearance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pics of the Day.

Have a great day!

On this bike pic Sunday, digging through the archives we found this biker chick in heaven enjoying an ice cream sandwich after a hard days ride. What's better than bicycles and ice cream?  This picture was shot on the 2017 RAGBRAI  bike tour.

Bike Pic Nov 10, ice cream smiles Sunday memories in Clear Lake, IA

On this bike pic Sunday, digging through the archives we found a biker chick in heaven enjoying an ice cream sandwich after a hard days ride. What’s better than bicycling and ice cream?  This picture was shot on the 2017 RAGBRAI  bike tour.

View the new  National Bike Guide and all the fun rides coming up in 2019.

Thanks for viewing today’s ‘ice cream’ Sunday Pic Day

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 as 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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. Include a brief caption (for each), 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 continue 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 an 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!

Riding into the Monday morning sun on RAGBRAI

Bike Pic Oct 28, riding into the Monday morning sun

Here this recumbent biker chick is having fun, with a little battery-powered help, pedaling into the Monday morning sun. Photo was captured on a picture-perfect RAGBRAI day riding across Iowa last summer.

What better way to continue your 2017 riding season fun and to plan your #NextBikeAdventure. View all the great ideas and bike destinations in the latest Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide. Then plan your next outing with family and friends in one of the HaveFunBiking Destinations.

Thanks for Viewing Our ‘Monday Morning’ Pic of the Day  

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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 appearance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic of the Day.

Have a great day!

Here is another bicycle rider having fun, pedaling into the morning sun on a picture perfect day riding out of Newton, IA, on RAGBRAI 2018.

Bike Pic July 20, have fun riding into 2019 RAGBRAI sun

This bike pic Saturday, as cyclists gather into Council Bluffs, IA. for RAGBRIA we dug into the photo archive. Here, we captured this biker chick, pedaling into the morning sun riding out of Newton, IA, on RAGBRAI 2018.

What better way to continue your 2017 riding season fun and to plan your #NextBikeAdventure. View all the great ideas and bike destinations in the latest Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide. Then plan your next outing with family and friends in one of the HaveFunBiking Destinations.

Thanks for Viewing Our ‘ Morning Sun’ Pic of the Day  

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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 appearance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic of the Day.

Have a great day!

Billed as the largest one-day bike shows in the Midwest, the Iowa Bike Expo offers free admission for those shopping for destinations, gear, bikes, and more. Mark your calendars for January 26, 2019

The 2019 Iowa Bike Expo is scheduled for January 26th

Billed as the largest one-day bike shows in the Midwest, the Iowa Bike Expo offers free admission for those shopping for destinations, gear, bikes, and more. Mark your calendars for January 26, 2019 (10:00 AM to 4:30 PM)  in Des Moines at the Iowa Events Center,  Hy Vee Hall, 833 5th Avenue Des Moines, IA 50309.

What you will see in the Iowa Bike Expo

If you are looking for bicycle equipment, destinations, events, and more this is the event you want to attend. You will find many Iowa trail systems, events, and equipment vendors exhibiting from all over the country there to show you the latest. There will also be educational seminars helping you get in touch with bike advocacy, find the latest consumer trends, and learn about new places to ride.

Expo Schedule

See the current schedule of workshops, entertainment, etc. here

Current 2019 Exhibitors

The list is growing, so check here for updates to the list.

Active Edge Sports Massage
Adaptive Sports Iowa
All Ability Cycles
Altoona Road Riders
Barr Bicycle
Big Bam
Big Cock Bike Shop
BiKASE
Bike Country
Bike Rags
Bike Sparta
Bike Tour Vacations
Bike World
BikeFlights.com
BikeIowa.com
Black Girls Do Bike: Des Moines
Black Hawk Bike Coalition
Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival
Borah Teamwear
Bourbon Country Burn
Capitol Row
Captain Roy’s
Cedar Falls Tourism
Central Iowa Charters
Chainspirations
Charles City Whitewater
Chichaqua Valley Trail
CIRREM/MADCO100
CITA
Confluence Brewing Company
Connecticut Yankee Pedaler
Corridor MPO
Costco Wholesale
Crit Fit Army Cycling Apparel
Custom Tags
DaBluz Boutique
Des Moines Bicycle Collective
Des Moines Cycle Club
Direct Impulse Design
Dream Team
ElevenPine
Ends of the Earth Cycling
Ergon USA
EVELO Electric Bicycles
Firetrucker Brewery
Gran Fondo Cedar Valley
Great Cycle Challenge
Iowa Craft Beer Tent
Iowa Games & Iowa Senior Games
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Iowa Ortho
Iowa Scholastic MTB Club
Jeff C Williams Bicycle Art
JETT PHC
Kaddy Rack
Kandango
Key Potential Chiropractic
Kryptonite
Kyle’s Bikes
Lake Country Cyclists
Madrid Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota Trails Magazine
Moonlight Classic Bike Ride
Moxy Monitor
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Old Man On A Bike Apparel
Omaura Skin
Optimum Chiropractic
Pedal Across Wisconsin
Pingora Outdoors
Quad Cities Bicycle Club
Raccoon River Valley Trail Association
RAGBRAI
Rails to Trails
Ridebiker Alliance
Rolling Prairie Trail
RS Welding Studio
Sauk Rail Trail
Silca
SRAM
The Happy Mutant
Thrive Family Chiropractic
Tour De Brew QC
Tour de Nebraska
Tour of Minnesota
Trek
Urban Bicycle Food Ministry
Velocity USA
Velorosa Cycling
Vero Chiropractic
Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Whiterock Conservancy
Wilderness Voyageurs Bike Tours

For directions and more information on the announcement party

For Directions to the Expo Hall, Lodging and the RAGBRAI Announcement Party check here

Have Fun!

Here in this bike pic, digging through our summer archives, we captured this biker couple wearing altered wedding attire as they pedaled across Iowa. See more fun photos on the RAGBRAI 2018 website.

Bike Pic Nov 17, fond memories with wedding train across Iowa

Here in this bike pic, digging through our summer archives, we captured this biker couple wearing altered wedding attire as they pedaled across Iowa. See more fun photos on the RAGBRAI 2018 website.

What better way to continue your summer fun and your #NextBikeAdventure. View all the great ideas and bike destinations in the latest Iowa or Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide. Then plan your next outing with family and friends in one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations.

Thanks for Viewing Our ‘Saturday’ bike 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 editor@HaveFunBiking.com. 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 appearance while you are riding and having fun. You could be in one of our next Pic of the Day.

Have a great day!