RAGBRAI XXXIX CORALVILLE JULY 29
RAGBRAI will enter Coralville from the West on IWV Rd, turning north on Camp Cardinal Blvd, which becomes 22nd Avenue, then east on 9th Street, south on 18th Avenue, east on 8th Street, where riders will enter the Coralville RAGBRAI campus at S.T. Morrison Park. The park will be the hub of activities with campgrounds, aquatic center, entertainment, beverage garden, and food vendors. 38 Special will perform in the Town Center Parking Ramp at 8 pm. Tickets are $10, free for those wearing the official RAGBRAI wristband. www.38special.com

Volunteers are needed for a variety of areas, including beverage garden, information center, parking, sanitation, set-up, and entertainment. Register to volunteer at: www.coralvilleRAGBRAI.com
The Trekwomen Bike Demo Tour provides women of all abilities the opportunity to test ride a Trek WSD (Women’s Specific Design) bike, and try the latest women’s products from Gary Fisher and Bontranger. Tech reps educate riders on products and proper bicycle fit. www.fitforwomentour.com Check out the latest WSD bikes and gear at trekbikes.com/women.   
The Davenport to Coralville RAGBRAI Training Ride will be on Saturday, July 9, sponsored by SCHEELS. The 65 mile training ride is a fundraiser for the Coralville and Davenport RAGBRAI Committees. The route is the reverse of the July 30 RAGBRAI route. It will begin at 8:00 am at the dip site in Davenport and end at SCHEELS at Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, traveling through Walcott, Durant, Wilton, Moscow, Rochester, Springdale, West Branch, and Iowa City.
The $25 registration fee includes the choice of Coralville or Davenport official RAGBRAI T-Shirt, pancake breakfast, snacks along the route, emergency bike repair/SAG Wagon Service (if needed), and route end refreshments at SCHEELS.  There will be a shorter route that joins up in West Branch for the last 15 miles. http://www.coralville.org/index.aspx?NID=466

IOWA CITY BIKE LIBRARY
The Iowa City Bike Library is located at 408 E. College Street. Bikes are available for checkout on Saturdays 10 am – 1 pm. Supply of bikes is limited, so arrive early. You can check out a bike for 6 months with a deposit which varies depending on the type and condition of the bike. They accept donations of bikes in good or repairable condition. For a small fee, you can use their tools, books, and equipment to tune up or repair your bike from Noon – 1pm on Saturdays. There are volunteer opportunities for skilled bike mechanics and other tasks such as bike checkout, data entry, helping patrons, bike stripping & salvage, bike pick up, cleaning & organizing and recycling. www.bikelibrary.org

SHARED USE LANES ON EAST MAIN STREET IN ROBINS

At the May 16th Robins City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to install shared-lane pavement markings on East Main Street. East Main Street begins in Robins at N. Troy Road and runs southeast to C Avenue NE.

TOUCH THE EARTH OUTDOOR RECREATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM
The Touch the Earth Outdoor Recreation and Education program provides opportunities for members of the University of Iowa and surrounding communities to learn about a variety of outdoor activities. Some of the past classes have included bicycle touring, mountain biking, canoeing, marathon training, hiking, trail running, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
http://recserv.uiowa.edu/Apps/Programs/TouchTheEarth.aspx

SPLASH PADS AT HAYES PARK AND CEDAR VALLEY PARK
Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department recently opened new splash pads at Hayes Park, 1924 D Street SW, and Cedar Valley Park, 2250 Blakely Boulevard SE. Spray features are activated when you run your hand across the sensor on the fire hydrant. Water is turned on at 10:00 am each day, and turned off at 8:00 pm. Other splash pads are located at Cleveland Park, Daniels Park, Hidder Park, Jacolyn Park, Noelridge Park (near Harding School on Golf Street), Redmond Park and Time Check Park. For more information, contact Park Operations at (319) 286-5760.

JAZZ UNDER THE STARS CONCERTS IN AUGUST
In August, Jazz 88.3 KCCK presents free Jazz Under the Stars concerts on Thursday evenings 7:00 pm at Noelridge Park, bike parking area provided to the left of the stage. Food and refreshments available for purchase. You’re also invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and your own picnic to the park. In the event of rain, concerts will be held indoors at Parlor City Pub and Eatery 1125 3rd St. SE. www.kcck.org

August 4 – Ariel Pocock
arielpocock.com

August 11 – Funk Daddies
www.funkdaddies.com

August 18 – Dennis McPartland and The Jazz Underground

August 25 – Bob Dorr and The Blue Band
www.theblueband.com

 FARMERS MARKET GREENE SQUARE PARK
 Bike parking provided 7:30 am – Noon on 1st and 3rd Saturdays:
 July 2nd and 16th
 August 6th Bike Day LAMBA Skills Demonstration
 August 20th
 September 3rd, September 17th Linn County Safe Kids Day
www.downtowncr.org

 HALL BICYCLE COMPANY
www.hallbicycle.com

SUMMER HOURS:
Mon. & Thur. 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
Tue, Wed and Friday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed

NORTHTOWNE CYCLING & FITNESS
www.northtownebikes.com

SUMMER HOURS:
Mon. & Thur. 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Tue, Wed, Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

CLUBS AND ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS
 Bicyclists of Iowa City (BIC) www.bicyclistofiowacity.org
 Bikeiowa   www.bikeiowa.com
 Cedar Rapids BMX  www.CedarRapidsBMX.com
 Cedar Valley Running Association (CVRA)  www.CVRA.net 
 Cedar Valley Association for Soft Trails www.cvast.org
 East Iowa Ski Club (EISC)  www.EastIowaSkiClub.com
 Hawkeye Bicycle Association (HBA) www.HawkeyeBike.org
 Iowa Bicycle Coalition  www.iowabicyclecoalition.org
 Iowa Bicycle Racing Association  www.Bikeiowa.org
 Iowa City Cycling Club (ICCC)   www.iowacitycyclingclub.com
 Iowa Coalition of Off-Road Riders (ICORR) www.ICORRmtb.org
 League of American Bicyclists  www.bikeleague.org
 Kennedy Mt. Biking Club (Chain Gang)  www.Kenn.cr.d12.ia.us
 Linn Area Cyclers Bike Club  www.lacofcr.com www.lacofcr.org
 Linn Area Mountain Bike Assoc. (LAMBA) www.LAMBAonline.org
 Linn County Trails Association (LCTA) 
 www.LinnCountyTrails.org
 Marion-Cedar Rapids Road Hogs Bike Club 
 http://northtownebikes.com/for/roadhogs
 Midwest Xtreme Triathlon Club www.MWXTRI.com
 North Liberty / Coralville Running and Bicycle Club (CRABS)
 www.meetup.com/North-Liberty-Coralville-Running-and
 Bicycling-Club
 Sticks in the Water Paddlers [email protected]
 Think Bicycles  www.thinkbicycles.org
 University of Iowa Cycling Club (UICC)  www.iowacycling.org