Melon City Bike


June 16, 2011

10th Annual Shamrock Ride – Saturday, March 17 – Dyersville, Iowa. 10:00 am – ??? Party Ride. Distance: 21 miles flat. FREE

Melon City Bike Club – St. Paddy’s Ride – Sunday, March 18 – 1:00 p.m.

Meet at Pearl City Station on Riverfront Road bikes if 30+ and roads are dry. Otherwise, mountain bikes.

Icicle Bicycle Ride – Saturday, March 24 – Clinton 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Distance: 28 miles flat. Cost: $15.00 includes sag stop refreshments, buffet lunch at Happy Joe’s Pizza Parlor and numerous door prizes. Registration is located at 408 South First Street in the Clinton Happy Joe’s Pizza Parlor, between 10 a.m. and noon. Walk-ins are welcome!

Spring Ride – Saturday, March 24 – Iowa City. Noonish to Duskish – Leave from Old Capitol Brew Works at 525 Gilbert in Iowa City. Party Ride. Leisurely pace (average speed less than 10 mph). Ride to Hills and back to Iowa City. Sand Run Road finally finished and has nice bike lane south of Iowa City.

April Fool’s Ride – Sunday, April 1 – Muscatine. 1:00 p.m. – Meet at Pearl City Station.

Sunday Afternoon Rides – 1:00 p.m. – Meet at Pearl City Station. Ride 25-30 miles. If the weather conditions for riding are questionable, call Joe Mann at 263-9403.

Tuesday Night Rides – Beginning March 13th. This early in the season we will start riding at 5:30 p.m. from Harper’s Cycling & Fitness. In April — rides will start at 6:00 p.m.

TOMRV is the Tour of the Mississippi River Valley , a Midwest cycling tradition. Each spring about 1,500 bicycling enthusiasts come to ride the TOMRV tour. They enjoy a challenging ride on scenic ways, through Midwest farmland and along the Mississippi River. Date: Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10.