Border Bike Ride: The Official Interstate Ride IA/MN  

Border Bike Ride: The Official Interstate Ride IA/MN

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Shooting Star State Trail


Sat, Aug 24    
All Day



Bike the to the border and beyond! Prairie Visions is supporting the Wapsi-Great Western Line Trail Association in hosting an Iowa to Minnesota bike ride.

The event includes multiple bike route options.

  • Family Route: 22 miles round trip, entirely on the Wapsi-Great Western Line Trail in Iowa
  • Intermediate Route: 40-50 miles, on WGWL Trail and county hard-surface roadways
  • Advanced Route: 56 miles, on WGWL Trail, Shooting Star Trail, and county hard-surface roadways

Ride commences at Wapsi-Great Western Line Trailhead & Welcome Center (110 East Main Street, Riceville IA 50466)

Want to ride with a group?  Riders can collect and depart at quarter past the hour between 7 A.M. and 5 P.M.  Riders may also depart as they wish.  Shuttle available upon request.

It is $12 to ride, and Star Wars themed Border Bike apparel is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Listing of refreshment establishments and map provided to registered riders a week prior to the Border Bike.  Physical map provided at registration check-in.  Many establishments providing specials to officially banded Border Bike riders, like free coffee or soda with a purchase of any kind, etc.

See you on the trail!

Co-hosted by Prairie Visions/Friends of Shooting Star State Trail

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