Ragbrai – Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa – is a non-competitive, seven-day bicycle ride in the state of Iowa. The trip was first held in 1973 and has continued to this day as the most extensive bicycle touring event in the world. The event draws many cyclists from the U.S. as well as […]
Stretching 237.7 miles long and 100 feet wide, Missouri’s scenic Katy Trail State Park features a crushed limestone path for hiking or biking and is likely the skinniest state park in the country. It was started over a century ago as the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad, also known as the K-T, for which it found its name. […]
The crispness of fall is in the air and soon the leaves will be turning their marvelous golden colors. The best way to start enjoying the fall foliage is to take a bike ride on some of the country’s most beautiful trails.
Outside of my professional endeavors of educating young minds about corrosion and engineering, I enjoy traveling and cycling around the cities and counties I travel to. However, when it comes to domestic travel, my wife and I enjoy participating in long distance bike rides. We’ve cycled across Iowa in the RAGBRAI, across Missouri’s Katy Trail, […]