Spring's beauty pops all along the RRVT!

With the purple wild phlox in bloom in so many places along the Raccoon River Valley Trail, it's about as beautiful as spring gets along the RRVT -- and just in time for this Memorial Day weekend. Randy Jensen took this photo on Saturday, May 16, just east of the town of Dawson when he and his wife Cindy Jensen were riding the Hiawatha Classic bike ride out of Perry. Cindy Jensen, by the way, is chairperson of the Raccoon River Valley Trail Association.

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"Git Lit Rides" will help support RRVT's trailhead public art projects
Waukee, 28 May, 2015

Andy & Amy Walsh, great trail supporters in Waukee, are having their Mickey's Irish Pub sponsor two sunset/moonlight "glow rides," with proceeds helping fund the "In the Shadow of the Rails" public art installations being developed all along the RRVT. The first ride is Thursday, June 4, from Mickey's to The Longest Yard in Dallas Center & back. A later ride is Thursday, July 2, from Mickey's to the Captain's Quarters in Adel & back. Fun bicycling, great trail, good cause! ...


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