Iowa City Bike Library finds a new home, at last

After more than five years of location insecurity, the Iowa City Bike Library (ICBL) is ready to settle down in its own “vast, ethereal space.” “It is true! The Iowa City Bike Library has purchased a building at 1222 South Gilbert Court,” ICBL posted to its Facebook page Tuesday morning. “Situated South of CommUnity, two […]

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Bike-sharing program coming to Iowa City

Bike sharing comes to Iowa City

The University of Iowa and City of Iowa City are teaming up to develop a bike-sharing program that could come into effect as early as next spring. Under the proposed program, residents will be able to pick up and drop off bikes at any of the distribution stations 24 hours a day, which will be […]

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Coralville bike shop and lounge set for grand opening

Trail's End

With bicycling season and warmer weather around the corner, Trail’s End in Coralville (498 1st Ave.) is preparing for its grand opening celebration, set for Saturday, April 25. The newly opened bicycle and triathlon shop — located across the street from the Iowa River Power Restaurant — features fitting and repair services, training workshops and […]

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On two wheels: Tips for biking through the winter

Winter Biking

It’s common to dread winter’s wrath, but one way to acclimate to low temperatures and snow is by commuting on bike. It might seem intimidating, but bike riding in colder months is easy with some level of preparation. To encourage winter biking, the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, in conjunction with the UI Bicycle […]

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