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Going carless: Learn the basics of commuting by bike

If you are eager to learn more about bicycling but are not sure where to begin, ride (or walk) to World of Bikes next week for Bicycle Commuting 101. The two-hour event starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. Part of the event will function as an organized workshop that details how to maintain and accessorize bikes, and part of it will be a discussion of safety and how cyclists can create routes that feel safe to them. […]

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Bike to it, ladies: Local groups seek to get more people, especially women, biking safely

Andrea Cohen hauled a fat bike onto a stand in the back of the World of Bikes shop Wednesday night to show a group of women how to clean, degrease and lube a bike during the winter. “I have about five years of Iowa winter commuting, so I’ve gone through pretty much every form of […]

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Handmade bike exhibit rolls through downtown Iowa City

Handmade Bike

As part of Iowa City’s participation in the national Bike to Work Week, May 3 – 8, the University of Iowa Museum of Art has curated a collection of hand-built bikes that are currently on display in downtown businesses as part of the Downtown District’s inaugural Handmade Bicycle Exhibition… […]

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