Iowa’s Hurricane: August 10 Derecho

On Monday, August 10, local trails were damaged and destroyed in a matter of minutes. Some of you reading this experienced the Derecho that swept across the state of Iowa, leaving such catastrophic devastation that power is still out, many homes are uninhabitable, and an estimated one-third of the state’s crops were lost. This devastation
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Resources for Small Businesses

Things are changing quickly and you may not know where to look for resources to assist with business decisions and helping your employees. Here is a shortlist of current resources. We will continue to update as we learn more. Iowa Economic Development https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/our-agency-detail-resources/6710 Outdoor Industry Association COVID-19 Resources Business Resources Iowa Small Business Development Association 
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2020 Iowa Bicycling Day at the Capitol

Elected officials want to hear from you! Time and again, we hear how important local stories are for elected officials when making decisions on behalf of their constituents. It doesn’t matter if you prefer trails, roads, singletrack, or gravel for riding your bike, your voice matters and we need all of our collective voices to
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Retailer Challenge Match Spotlight: Hall Bicycle Company

Hall Bicycle Company 419 2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401(319) 362-1052info@hallbicycle.com@hallbicycleHelp us meet our match: www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/match In downtown Cedar Rapids lives one of the oldest bike shops in the country. Hall Bicycle Company is also one of the longest-running Trek dealers, as they began carrying the brand the year after Trek was born. What was
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Retailer Challenge Match Spotlight: Bike Tech

Bike Tech217 Washington StCedar Falls, IA 50613(319) 266-5979brentj@biketechcf.comwww.biketechcf.com@biketechcfHelp us meet our match: www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/match. In one of the vibrant downtown areas in Iowa, there is a century-old post office, now the home of Bike Tech, a 24-year-old Cedar Falls bicycle retailer. Bike Tech has been in its current location for five years and owned by Brent
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Retailer Challenge Match Spotlight: Scheels

Help us meet our match: www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/match Who would have guessed that the number one Trek retailer in the nation would have started as a humble hardware store in 1902? This is Scheels’ story and today there are twenty-seven stores nationwide, with four stores in Iowa (Cedar Falls, Sioux City, Iowa City, and Des Moines); each
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Retailer Challenge Match Spotlight: World of Bikes

World of Bikes 723 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240 (319) 351-8337 https://worldofbikes.com/ info@worldofbikes.com Help us meet our match: www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/match A few blocks from downtown Iowa City seems like an unlikely place for one of the top Salsa retailers in the Midwest, but it’s the home to longtime retailer World of Bikes. For over
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Retailer Challenge Match Spotlight: Northtowne Cycling & Fitness

Northtowne Cycling and Fitness1150 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402(319) 393-6557https://www.northtownebikes.com/info@northtownebikes.comHelp us meet our match: www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/match There aren’t many retailers that can claim 94 years in business, but Northtowne Cycling and Fitness is one of the elite few. This Cedar Rapids-based, family-owned bicycle and fitness business has been in the same family for
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