Iowa Bike Expo Seminars

The Iowa Bike Expo on January 25 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines will feature a number of seminars and meetups during the day on the classroom level above Hy Vee Hall.  These sessions are free and open to the public.  You can RSVP to reserve your spot at https://iabikeexpo.eventbrite.com

 

Safe Routes to School Meeting

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM, Room 302

This meeting will discuss SRTS across the state, the importance of helmets as discussed by special guest Robert Harding of the Brain Injury Alliance, and a special Safe Routes to School training on walking school buses.

 

Bike Advocates Meetup

11 AM to 12 PM, Room 312

Are you working on advocacy issues at the local level? This is an opportunity to share what is going right in your community with other advocates.

 

Bicycle Rodeo

1 PM to 3 PM, Expo Floor

Bicycles and helmets will be provided as children travel through stations on safety and handling.

 

Community Bike Programs

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, Room 312

Join staff and volunteers from community bike programs over Iowa and learn about best practices.

 

Iowa Bike Racing Forum & IBRA Meeting

10:30 to Noon, Room 302

Learn more about racing and changes for the upcoming year. In addition, leaders from Iowa’s mountain biking leagues will be hosting meetup.

 

Consumer Product Seminar

1:30 to 2 PM, Room 312

Di2 and beyond (technology and advancement in bike componentry) Shoe and pedal technology advancement Bike Lights a whole new world opened to cyclist!!!

 

Electric Bike Seminar

2 PM, Room 312.

Learn the latest on E-bikes. One of the latest products with increasing sales across the US.

 

Iowa Women Bicycling

1 PM to 2:30 PM, Room 302

More women are bicycling. How do we expand the women’s bicycling movement.

 

Writing RAGBRAI

2:30 to 3 PM, Room 303

Writing RAGBRAI Writing about RAGBRAI was even more fun than riding RAGBRAI. Come hear Greg Borzo share his experiences researching and writing his popular book: “RAGBRAI: America’s Favorite Bicycle Ride.” . Don’t miss this short, entertaining presentation, that will end with a free raffle.

RIDE RIGHT

3 PM to 5 PM, Room 303-306

The annual RIDE RIGHT safety meeting.

 

Iowa Dirt Strand

3 PM to 5 PM, Room 312

Soft, Dirt, Mountain Bike Trail Builders gathering to discuss the latest trends and ideas in un-paved trails.