• Sun May 31 2015
  • Posted May 31, 2015
We want to Welcome Back several of our Sponsors that have renewed their sponsorship.

We have a wide variety of sponsors who advertise with BIKEIOWA. Please support them as they support us. BIKEIOWA would not be possible without their support!

Please support ALL the BIKEIOWA sponsors!

Bike World

3 locations to serve you! Ames, Urbandale and the West Des Moines Store. They are Iowa's largest Trek, Giant, Electra, Catrike, Surly, and Cervelo dealer. We offer best-in-class products, while our easy going staff has the expertise to meet all your needs.

Bike Country

Located in Ankeny - "The store cyclists trust!" Want a new bike? Need some cool new bike clothes or accessories? Go see them! Our Staff is friendly, experienced, and knowledgeable. If your bike needs some TLC, our mechanics are experienced and will give you full service. They have a Customer Appreciation Day on June 6th.

Raccoon River Valley Trail

The RRVT is “becoming one of America’s best recreational trails." With over 44k views this 89 mile trail goes through 16 different communities and is home to several great events like the Tour the Raccoon, BACooN Ride, Pedaler's Jamboree and several weekly training and social rides.

BACoon Ride

Like to ride Bicycles? Like Bacon? Like the Raccoon River Valley Trail? The "Ride for the Cured" is back for a Second helping - The BACooN RIDE Too! A SECOND HELPIN' is on Sat June 20th in Waukee.

Orlondo's Bar & Grill

A MUST-STOP if you are riding around Des Moines or headed to the Great Western Trail. The ice-cold beer, AWESOME pizza and award-winning salads will want to make you stay longer. Park you bike in one of the many bike racks, and enjoy the patio and green space out back while watching cyclists on the trail.

Kyle's Bikes

Located in Ankeny - Kyle's Bikes is a full service bike shop that caters to the Commuter crowd. They carry Specialized and Jamis bicycles and a ton of accessories and apparel! The shop hosts weekly rides, sponsors several racrs and and is involved heavily with bicycle-awareness and advocacy around the Ankeny area.

Hotel Pattee

A Destination Unto Itself, this boutique hotel captures the culture and experiences of the local area into its 40 individually themed-rooms and the public spaces. Jay and his staff are super-bicycle-friendly. Check out their Cyclist Amenities page. They recently partnered with the Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid to create The Frontier Shack to bring food service to the High Trestle Trail.

Cumming Tap

Located 8 miles from Des Moines on the Great Western Trail, the Cumming Tap is home to the largest Taco and Steak Nights in Central Iowa. They've updated their patio are are host to several events each year.

Ichi Bike

Located in the East Village in Des Moines, this A Custom-One of a kind Cruiser Bike shop will build one-of-a-kind creations to suit your wild heart’s desire. They specialize in top electric brands, cargo, cruisers, bmx, vintage bikes and more. Let them customize a bike just for you, and feel the thrill of life on two wheels. Ichi Bike also offers repair service, bike parts and all the best accessories.

Iowa Distilling

Iowa Distilling Company is located in a 100-year-old brick building in Cumming, Iowa (Warren County) right across the street from the Cumming Tap along the Great Western Trail.We hope you enjoy thier hand-crafted creations made from Iowa's finest natural ingredients. Stop by Monday - Friday: By Appointment. - Stop by to try a sample and see the stills in action.

Des Moines Cycle Club

DMCC is one of the oldest bicycle clubs west of the Mississippi and have been promoting bicycling in Iowa and throughout the United States for the past 25+ years. Over the years we have sponsored many cycling events often raising thousands of dollars for various charities. They love to ride our bikes and are actively accepting new members. Check out the two-day ride called the Tour the Raccoon that DMCC hosts on June 13th.

Mickey's Irish Pub

Mickey's Irish Pub in Waukee is a bike-friendly business along the popular Raccoon River Trail right along the convergence of the North Loop. They offer cold Beer, great food and friendly staff. Mickey's blends the best of a traditional Irish Pub with familiar faces and excellent food. Check out they BIG patio. They will be the starting location at the BACooN Ride on June 20th, the Pedaler's Jamboree on Sept 5th and host to the W.A.C.OFF Wednesday Fun Rides.

Sully's Irish Pub

Sully’s is a strong supporter of the biking community and offers a $5 team pitcher special (domestic beer) to any group of 5 or more bikers every day! Located at the corner of 63rd & Grand in West Des Moines, they are located near Walnut Creek Trail, Sands Volleyball, Rasmussen Bike Shop and Valley Junction, there is no reason not to stop by and say hello. Sully’s is the oldest Irish bar in the Des Moines metro area and home to the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Tent Party in Central Iowa with heated tent and no cover!

Founder's Irish Pub

Founder's is situated right off the Chichaqua Bike Trail in Bondurant, IA,Founder's Irish Pubprovides an authentic atmosphere to enjoy the Emerald Isle's renowned spirits, favorite foods and live musical entertainment and a HUGE patio!
Lively and festive anytime of the day,Founder's Irish Pubis the perfect place to gather with friends or meet new people.

Rasmussen Bike Shop

Located at 301 Grand Ave. in West Des Moines, just west of 63rd and Grand, Rassy's is near the Center Trails, Bill Riley Trail and the Walnut Creek Trail. So stop in for a relaxed shopping experience with the most knowledgeable and friendly staff in the region. They pride themselves on friendly service, 24-hour turn-around time on repairs.

Skunk River Cycles

Skunk River Cycles - located in downtown Ames, IA - has the experienced and knowledgeable staff to get the bike you currently own safely on the road, or to help you find a new bike that fits your needs. Our mechanics will gladly repair all makes, models and years of bicycles. Repair estimates and bike fittings are free.

Beaverdale Bicycles

Beaverdale Bikes is a new shop in town and they are specializing in commuting, touring and custom-built bicycles.They chose Arkel for the same reason many "Iowa Baggers" do.. They are the best dang panniers on the planet! They also carry Schmidt and other dynamo hubs for all your lighting needs.

Tshirt Graphix

T Shirt Graphix is a custom screenprinting, design and retail shop, located in Des Moines, Iowa. We are family owned and operated and enjoy working with everyone. If you are a school, business or organization, give us a call. We are happy to assist you in bringing your ideas to life! They have printed all the BIKEIOWA apparel since day one!

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