DES MOINES, IOWA (May 16, 2024) — The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is hosting a fundraiser to support 80/35 BMX in their efforts to bring a year-round all-weather Olympic-level indoor BMX racetrack and off-road cycling facility to the Greater Des Moines metro area. Organizers hope to highlight Iowa’s large and inclusive cycling, mountain bike, and skate community in their effort to raise funds.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 13, 2024) — BIKEIOWA announces their twentieth-annual Ride of Silence, taking place on May 15, 2024, in Des Moines, Iowa, at the Southwest corner of the State Historical Museum of Iowa in the East Village. This solemn international event will traverse and unite the globe as cyclists gather for a silent, slow-paced eight-mile ride to honor those who have lost their lives or been injured while cycling on Iowa's public roadways.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 3, 2024) — HF 2568 has been signed into law by Governor Kim Reynolds in a ceremony at the Iowa Statehouse. The bill was championed by the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, AARP Iowa, researchers at the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, and bike shops and clubs across Iowa. It extends critical protections to benefit everyone who uses crosswalks, including all forms of pedestrians, cyclists, and people using any other mobility device or personal conveyance.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 11, 2024) — The Iowa Bicycle Coalition has announced that HF 2568 passed the Iowa Senate unanimously without debate and will be sent to the Governor Kim Reynolds for signature. The measure previously passed the house in February with a large majority.

CORALVILLE, IOWA (March 13, 2024) — Registration is now open for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition’s ride series occurring in May and June to help local cyclists prepare for the RAGBRAI. The Pigtails Ride, Bacoon Ride, and Big Rove Ride are hosted by the Coalition and occur on some of Iowa’s favorite trails. These family-friendly events include food, drinks, and fun for the entire biking community.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 19, 2024) — BMX racers and cycling enthusiasts will come together on Wednesday, February 21, 8AM, at Ewing Park, 80/35 Track Parking Lot, 1701 E McKinley Ave, Des Moines, to announce their plans to launch a capital campaign to fund an indoor public Olympic-level BMX track and cycling park in Des Moines. The indoor track will be a resource for community wellness and promote access to sports and recreation.

Luke Hoffman speaks to Tall Dog Bike Club and Dream Team at Bike World in West Des Moines

CORALVILLE, IOWA (December 20, 2023) — Last week, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition set out to visit every local bike shop across the state of Iowa. They succeeded with staff, board members, and coalition members stopping by more than eighty bike shops from Council Bluffs to Davenport.

CORALVILLE, IOWA (December 11, 2023) — The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is visiting nearly 99 local bike shops across the state this week to celebrate “Support Your Local Bike Shop Week.” The event will highlight local bike shops and their economic and community impact.