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Note: All About Town rides on Tuesday nights are held in Iowa on even-numbered days and are held in Wisconsin on odd-numbered days.

Also note: There are regular Thursday afternoon bike rides starting at 1:15 p.m. sharp from the former Point Restaurant parking lot (2370 Rhomberg Ave., just south of the intersection of Hawthorne St. and Rhomberg, close to Eagle Point Park and the dam). These rides are generally 50 to 70 miles in length, and are held year-round, conditions permitting. For more information, please contact Ken Buesing.

Also also note: There are regular Thursday evening bike rides starting at Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA) at about 5:30 p.m. during the summer months. These rides are approximately 20 miles in length.

Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is an early-season, social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
Hazel Green Ride.
Although we typically have weekend rides whenever it's halfways nice out, this is traditionally our first official long weekend ride of the year. Time to get the dust off the saddle!
Junction 21 Restaurant & Bar (at the intersection of Old Highway Rd. and Sundown Rd. (7653 Old Highway Rd.), Centralia, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is an early-season, social-paced ride of about 20 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is an early-season, social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Junction 21 Restaurant & Bar (at the intersection of Old Highway Rd. and Sundown Rd. (7653 Old Highway Rd.), Centralia, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is an early-season, social-paced ride of about 20 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Asbury Hy-Vee (intersection of Asbury Rd. & Northwest Arterial, Asbury, IA)
Tailwind Ride.
Held on the traditional Cinco de Mayo holiday (observed). We go wherever the wind takes us, load up the bikes when we've had enough, and head back to Dubuque. The cost of the ride will be $20.00. This will cover the rental of the passenger van and a trailer to transport the bikes one way. We will also provide fresh fruit, snacks, and water while riding. Please bring your own power drink for the ride and snack/beverages for the return trip home. For more information, call Paul or Deb at (563) 588-9544, or e-mail them.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
TBA, Mt. Horeb, WI
The Great Alternative Marquette Ride.
The increasingly misnamed Marquette Ride will again be in the Mt. Horeb, WI metroplex. We will stay at a fine lodge in the area and ride two loops based on Mt. Horeb. Steve Halverson has kindly offered to map the route again this year. He promises to make some changes in the route -- like putting the brewery close to the end of the day instead of the beginning. When asked about that last hill he said he is pleading the "5th". We will need a head count for lodging, so for more information, call Paul or Deb at (563) 588-9544, or e-mail them.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Stone City, IA to Bellevue, IA
Grant Wood Scenic Byway 4th GEAR.
Here's a ride that we haven't promoted before. This is a 90-mile weekend ride from Stone City, IA to Bellevue, IA, with overnight camping at Eden Valley Refuge south of Baldwin, IA. (Many of you might remember this as the park that we passed between Baldwin and Lost Nation when we used to ride to Bettendorf on TOMRV Friday.) You can drop off your bike at the Stone City General Store (12612 Stone City Rd, Stone City, IA) at 6 a.m. Saturday, drive to Bellevue, and hop on a shuttle bus back to Stone City. Alternatively, you can have somebody drop you off at Stone City on Saturday and pick you up in Bellevue on Sunday. For more information, see the ride's website (http://www.grantwoodgear.com/).
Junction 21 Restaurant & Bar (at the intersection of Old Highway Rd. and Sundown Rd. (7653 Old Highway Rd.), Centralia, IA)
All About Town Ride.
Note that we start the late rides in June. This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
TBA
Lake Winnebago Ride.
A bit of travel for this one, as we visit our friends the Beasters for a trip around scenic Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin. More info later.
8 to 9 June (Saturday to Sunday)
Scott Community College, Belmont Rd. in Bettendorf, IA
This is a long-running and highly successful ride done by our friends at the Quad Cities Bicycle Club. A very challenging and beautiful ride (about 106 miles the first day and 85 miles the second day). If you haven't done it before, go give it a try!
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Asbury Park in Asbury (Asbury Rd. at Spring Green)
First DBC Picnic of 2013.
Social time starts at 6, with the meal at 6:30. We provide the meat, you provide the side dishes, beverages, and table service.
Junction 21 Restaurant & Bar (at the intersection of Old Highway Rd. and Sundown Rd. (7653 Old Highway Rd.), Centralia, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Prairie du Chien, WI
This is a weeklong ride that many of our club members have done through the years.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
Shullsburg Ride.
This is a very popular ride through some scenic country. The basic route is 70 miles. We go through Georgetown and Cuba City and have lunch in Shullsburg. The return trip then goes through New Diggings and Hazel Green. It's a good time, and good training for RAGBRAI.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Asbury Park in Asbury (Asbury Rd. at Spring Green)
Pre-RAGBRAI Picnic.
Social time starts at 6, with the meal at 6:30. You can't know what RAGBRAI's like until you do it, but you can ask how you can prepare for it! Same deal as last time (we provide the meat, you provide the side dishes, beverages, and table service).
DuTrac Credit Union (3465 Asbury Rd., just west of JFK)
Annual Harold Hoeweler Memorial Pre-RAGBRAI Ride.
Your last chance for long-distance RAGBRAI training before the real thing! Our route will take us through Sherill, Balltown, and Farley before we return to Dubuque on Old Highway. About 60 miles total. This year we shifted this ride to Saturday from Sunday to ensure that we have a place to stop for lunch. See you there!
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Econofoods, 3355 John F Kennedy Rd (about one mile north of the intersection of US 20 and JFK on the west side of town)
Load for RAGBRAI.
Econofoods, 3355 John F Kennedy Rd (about one mile north of the intersection of US 20 and JFK on the west side of town)
Leave for RAGBRAI.
We'll meet at 6:00 a.m. to leave no later than 7:00 a.m.
Council Bluffs, IA to Fort Madison, IA
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Junction 21 Restaurant & Bar (at the intersection of Old Highway Rd. and Sundown Rd. (7653 Old Highway Rd.), Centralia, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Asbury Park in Asbury (Asbury Rd. at Spring Green)
Last DBC Picnic of 2013.
Social time starts at 6, with the meal at 6:30. Here's where you can bring your RAGBRAI memories (some of the photos can stay home, though). Same deal as last time (we provide the meat, you provide the side dishes, beverages, and table service).
Junction 21 Restaurant & Bar (at the intersection of Old Highway Rd. and Sundown Rd. (7653 Old Highway Rd.), Centralia, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Tyrol Basin (on Bohn Road just off County JG west of Mount Horeb, WI)
Wright Stuff Century (a.k.a. "Mount Horrible Ride").
This is a ride sponsored by the Bombay Bicycle Club in Madison, WI. This ride winds through scenic western Dane County and northern Iowa County in Wisconsin. There are 30, 60, and 100 mile routes available with sag stops, sag support, and a spaghetti dinner included.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
Just a reminder, we're getting back into the early rides again. This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Trackside Bar & Grill (709 Peosta St. (County Y21) in Peosta, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Murphy Park (Grandview Ave. at Highway 52-61-151, Dubuque, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
Fall Colors Ride.
Hopefully there will be some beautiful color out by this time.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Murphy Park (Grandview Ave. at Highway 52-61-151, Dubuque, IA)
All About Town Ride.
This is the last AAT ride in Iowa for the year, so don't miss the fun! This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
Wisconsin Welcome Center (at the intersection of U.S. 61-151 and Wisc. 35 east of the Iowa-Wisconsin bridge)
All About Town Ride.
Last official All About Town ride for the year! This is a social-paced ride of about 20 to 30 miles at 14 mph or so, with occasional regrouping so that nobody gets lost. The exact route is decided upon at the time of the ride, based upon who shows up and how fast they want to go.
TBA
Annual Fall Potluck.
Social time starts at 6, with the meal at 6:30. Meeting after the dinner. We provide the meat, you provide the side dishes, beverages, and table service.
TBA
Mark Your Mileage/Christmas Ride.
Dress warm! We will be biking a undetermined number of miles (>= 0) and then return to disclose our mileage for the year.

NOTE: There are various roads on which we ride that may be under construction this summer. Therefore, ALL routes are tentative and subject to change!!!! Please be aware of this. We will try to keep you updated on any changes.

Last revised Monday, April 8, 2013
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