The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

See ya never, northwest Iowa

Iowa's Ride not coming anymore

 

April 1, 2021

A new bike ride slated to traverse the entire state will be much shorter.

Officials with Iowa's Ride announced Tuesday the event will be held over one weekend July 16-18 in Eldora. Previously, the ride was supposed to take place July 18-24 starting in Dubuque and ending in Rock Rapids. Emmetsburg and Sheldon were named overnight towns on the original route.

According to a release from Iowa's Ride, officials wouldn't have been able to adequately accommodate riders and adhere to COVID-19 distancing guidelines.

"We had several of our small community schools or city facilities that were still n...



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