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Bike People

All About RAGBRAI 2013 (#105)

RAGBRAI XL ends with tire dips in Clinton, Bike People attends the Iowa Bicycle Summit 2013 for the release of the RAGBRAI XLI Route. Includes a interview with T.J. Juskiewicz , the director of RAGBRAI. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Bike People features the best bicycles, the coolest lifestyles and all the incredible people on 2 wheels.

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  • 2 Trails, Tattoos, and Pie (#101)

    Forrest & Suzet participate in two Central Iowa Rides; we learn how to find Iowa bike trails, fit helmets, and rules regarding rhubarb pie! [27 minutes]

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  • High Trestle Trail, Recumbent Bikes and Bowling (#102)

    Forrest shares some of the High Trestle Trail and Suzet takes a whirlwind tour of attractions in the area. Learn some of the key features of recumbent bikes and why people ride them. [27 minutes]

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  • RAGBRAI (1 of 2) (#103)

    Bike People goes on the road to share the experience of RAGBRAI XL – rider preparing for the ride and interviews from multiple days. Includes sharing tips on how to find people to ride with. [27 minutes]

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  • RAGBRAI (2 of 2) (#104)

    Bike People continues to share the experience of RAGBRAI XL – with even more rider interviews, bicycle repairs on the road, and Suzet rides the carousel in Story City. Forrest shows how to fix a flat tire in less than 90 seconds. [27 minutes]

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  • Commuting/In-Town Riding/Urban Assault Ride (#106)

    Bike People considers bicycling in cities, including the “B”-bike rental program, Des Moines Silent Ride and the Urban Assault Ride. Tips on safe commuter riding. [27 minutes]

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  • Special Needs Riders (#107)

    Bike People shares alternative ways to bike -- including an in-depth look at how a young man's life has been changed by finding a unique solution to get him out on the bike trails. Featured Trail: Raccoon River Valley Trail. [27 minutes]

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  • High Trestle Trail Tour (#108)

    This episode is all about the High Trestle Trail and surrounding area, from the trail's history and design to visits to local museums and attractions. [27 minutes]

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  • Interbike (#109)

    Bike Pople goes to Las Vegas to attend Interbike 2012, North America's largest bicycle trade event and show. With more than 1,000 suppliers and representatives from 4,000 bicycle retail stores, this event draws more than 20,000 attendees annually. [27 minutes]

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  • Memorial Trails and Fundraising Rides (#110)

    Bike People considers several trails and the people who have made them possible, along with some favorite fund raiser rides. [27 minutes]

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  • Non-Paved Fun (#111)

    Go off road! Discover singletrack and mountain bike trails, Cyclocross, and Iowa's most popular non-paved trails. Featred trail: Great Western Trail. [27 minutes]

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  • Western Iowa (#112)

    Bike People covers some of the trails and organized rides that happen in the western part of the state. [27 minutes]

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  • Holiday and Winter Riding (#113)

    Bike People shares ways to keep on riding after the temperatures drop below shirtsleeve weather. Included: Cranksgiving, Tour de Lights, the Tweed Ride, and more! [27 minutes]

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  • Episode #114

    Show hosts Forrest and Suzet visit the High trestle trail and talk about bike helmets. Take a ride with Brian Duffy and see Iowa through his eyes and his watercolor series "Ghost Road". Experience the inspirational stories of how several riders who have overcome their handicaps to enjoy bicycling. [34 minutes]

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