Join Scott from BIKEIOWA.com
to hear about what's on his radar in the Iowa cycling scene this weekend. #FridayFives
is a new series for Summer 2020 and we plan to share fun destinations, events and happenings each week.
1) BACK TO SCHOOL TEAMWORK
Due to the pandemic, water fountains are turned off for drinking, but the water bottle fill feature remains on. Teachers shared concerns with them that some children may not have reusable bottles.
2) SALSA CYCLES RECALL
Scott shares details about the Salsa Cycles
Cutthroat V2 Fork Recall. The Cutty is a very popular gravel bike, and if you've got one you better make sure your serial number doesn't include "CCAPG" or " CCCPG."
3) BARS CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 20
Governor Kim Reynolds
announced on Thursday, August 27, that bars, taverns, breweries and night clubs in six Iowa counties had to close by 5PM. That gave establishments in Black Hawk, Dallas, Johnson, Linn, Polk and Story counties a SIX HOUR notice to close for 24 DAYS!
Restaurants must stop selling alcohol at 10pm. This includes several cyclist friendly establishments: Sullys Irish Pub
, Barn Town Brewing
, Fong's Pizza Ankeny
, Founders Irish Pub
, Nite Hawk Bar & Grill
, Hessen Haus
, High Life Lounge
, The Iowa Taproom
, Captain Roy's
, University Library Cafe
, el Bait Shop
, Whiskey River Ankeny
, Victory Lane Cafe
, Truman’s KC Pizza Tavern
and Royal Mile
If you can, please support these businesses during these times!
4) RAGBRAI ROADSHOW
will host 8 events across the state between September 5 and October 17. It's call the RAGBRAI ROADSHOW
. They'll set up their mini-merchandise trailer in a bicycle-friendly location and RAGBRAI Director Dieter Drake will host rides on the local trails. They'll have 2020 merchandise, discounted outlet merchandise and COVID-19 precautions.
All dates and locations are subject to change.
5) SPECTACULAR HEATHER POSKEVICH
The route, which includes about 200 miles of gravel, crosses the Continental Divide twice and starts and ends in Bozeman Montanna.
Heather finished the race at 8:49AM MST on Day 5 (08/28/2020). Her overall average speed was 9.8 mph and her moving average was 14 mph! She won 2nd place overall and 1st place woman, plus she was 344 miles ahead of 3rd place when she finished!
CONGRATS to HEATHER on this BAD ASS ACHIEVEMENT!
THAT’S IT FOR THIS WEEK !
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RIDE SAFE & STAY HEALTHY!