biking http://iowapublicradio.org en Ironman John Little http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ironman-john-little <div class="chat in"><div class="msg 1st">While most of us were enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers, 61-year-old Iowa City resident John Little was completing his 13th Ironman Triathlon in Cozumel, an island off the Yucatan Peninsula.<br /> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:53:36 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 33153 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ironman John Little Biking in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/biking-iowa <p>Cool, crisp air, beautiful fall foliage, great trails and great restaurants, autumn is a wonderful time to go for a long bike ride.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks with travel writer <a href="http://www.jennifer-wilson.com/">Jennifer Wilson</a> about bicycling destinations in Iowa.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:53:24 +0000 Charity Nebbe 29170 at http://iowapublicradio.org Biking in Iowa New Urbanism in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/new-urbanism-iowa <p>The advent of automobiles brought increased mobility to Americans, but cars also created suburban sprawl and isolation.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer looks at new urbanism, a movement that cultivates qualities found in older communities like walkability and connectivity.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:20:48 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27329 at http://iowapublicradio.org New Urbanism in Iowa NPR Reporters Travel RAGBRAI http://iowapublicradio.org/post/npr-reporters-travel-ragbrai <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">RAGBRAI, the annual bicycling ride across the state, made its way to Des Moines Tuesday. The trip wraps up this weekend in Fort Madison. Among the cyclists this year are NPR reporters Don </span>Gonyea<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Scott </span>Horsley<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Brian&nbsp;</span>Naylor<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:54:05 +0000 Clay Masters 24518 at http://iowapublicradio.org NPR Reporters Travel RAGBRAI Raptors and Watercolors http://iowapublicradio.org/post/raptors-and-watercolors <p>There is no substitute for seeing a soaring red tailed hawk, circling turkey vulture or bald eagle snatching a fish out of a river, but the paintings of the late <a href="http://www.uiowapress.org/people/james-landenberger">James Landenberger</a> capture some of the majesty of these moments.&nbsp; <span class="userContent">Talk of Iowa talks about Iowa's birds of prey with <a href="http://www.uiowapress.org/people/jon-stravers">Jon Stravers</a>, is the </span>the Driftless Area Coordinator for the <a href="http://www.audubon.org/">National Audubon Society's</a> <a href="http://birds.audubon Wed, 08 May 2013 18:58:24 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 20435 at http://iowapublicradio.org Raptors and Watercolors RAGBRAI's 40th Year http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ragbrais-40th-year <p>RAGBRAI XL, the Register&rsquo;s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, rolls out of Sioux Center on Sunday.&nbsp; On today&#39;s program, we talk about why this event has endured for forty years, why people from all over the world flock here to bike across Iowa in July, and we reminisce about RAGBRAI&#39;s past with Chuck Offenburger.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:08:28 +0000 Charity Nebbe 4897 at http://iowapublicradio.org RAGBRAI's 40th Year