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No doubt about it, this has been a weird winter. But then again, we did have record floods in September last fall. And then 50 degrees in February? Surely not! Except that day when it was. Then 4 days later we were in single digits with blustery winds. Yep. It’s Iowa....read more
I love summer. Open windows, bare feet, tank tops, swimming, birds chirping, DAYLIGHT, warm sunshine and cold drinks. I've never really been a fan of winter. Shoveling, slippery roads, heavy clothes, air that hurts my face.... But this winter has been different. I've...read more
Mountain bikers are intense, extreme, and don't want anyone else getting in the way of their ride. Or so I thought. I've been road biking and running for about 6 years now. But six months ago, I was invited to a couple gatherings of people interested in building...read more
Help us get the word out about our awesome new trail system by sharing your adventures on social media. Here's how: Come explore our trails! Take lots of photos of your adventure and post them to social media! Use the hashtag #ridevinton on your Tweets, Facebook posts...read more
We're big fans of fat tire bikes and several of our members own fat bikes. Our lower trail is going to be ideal for riding during the winter months. So if you get cabin fever and want to give try your hand at the adventure of snow biking, come on out and #ridevinton!...read more
Matt Phippen has worked for Scheels in Coralville, IA for almost 20 years and has been active with the biking community for as long. He is a member in Vinton's mountain biking club, Vinton Off Road Cyclists. Phippen noticed as more and more families with young...read more
VORC hosted a grand opening event for the Riverside Trails System yesterday, Sunday, October 2, 2016. Outdoor enthusiasts from Cedar Falls to North Liberty made their way to check out the brand new trail system. It also happened to be Take Your Kid Mountain Biking...read more