Iowa's Ride could have flat tire
Sheldon opts out of being overnight host
March 11, 2021
An upstart cross-state bike ride is facing an uphill climb.
Iowa's Ride, which was established in 2019, was supposed to traverse the Hawkeye State from east to west last July on its inaugural trip. It was slated to pass through northwest Iowa with overnight stops in Emmetsburg, Sheldon and Rock Rapids, but the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the brakes on the event.
The ride was postponed to the summer of 2021; however, speculation about its viability has grown significantly in recent months. The mounting uncertainty led Sheldon's Iowa's Ride Committee to withdraw last week from hosting riders th...