How to get from Glenwood to the Archeological State Preserve

If you’re staying in Glenwood at an AirBnB or at the Glenwood Lake Park campground, there’s a nice way to get to the Archeological State Preserve on the other side of Highway 34 without crossing fast moving traffic. There’s a tunnel. Here’s a link to the route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37523115 This route will take you from the Glenwood Lake Park to the Glenwood Archeological State Preserve through a tunnel under highway 34. …

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Route Dilemmas

Race directors have to make decisions and trade-offs all the time. But some decisions are not just trade-offs, they are true dilemas, meaning there is no good answer. After riding the 100km route for the Glenwood Gravel last week I was faced with a true route dilema, a version of the Trolley Problem, a gravel Kobayashi Maru… I had to decide between “death by a thousand cuts” or “a swift …

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Bottom Bracket Biking Podcast

When I was thinking about the Iowa Gravel Series and how to get the word out, I knew I wanted to talk to Anthony and Jenn. So, I reached out and they were amazing. To say the least, if I hadn’t already been a huge fan of the show, I certainly am now!

Site is live! There’s so much to do…

Getting a site live is a big deal, so I’m just going to take a moment to celebrate this… Alright… celebration done. Now back to work. The idea of putting on 5 races in one season has been on my mind for some time. And, in theory I knew it would be a lot of work, but I didn’t realize how many thing I would want to do to support …

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