Iowa Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Iowa (IA) is sometimes referred to as the land between the two rivers, referring to it's position between the Missouri River to the west and the Mississippi River to the east. On those borders you'll find motorcycle roads featuring some very nice rolling & winding river roads. The center of the state showcases motorcycle rides passing through sweeping parries and rural farming communities. When it's time to pull over and stretch your legs, you can enjoy amenities highlighting pioneer history, contemporary arts, national landmarks and family theme parks.




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March 27, 2015
The Saylorville Loop is a popular cruise for may motorcyclists. The loop takes you across the spillway and over the Mile Long...
Sweeping, slow curves. Nice newer pavement. Keep an eye out for wildlife and sand/dirt in some of the intersections.
Just northeast of Des Moines, start on NW Horseshoe Rd, then take the road that travels along the dam side of the...
January 25, 2015
This route has everything Iowa has to offer. You'll pass through farm lands, state parks and small local communities. You'll find more...
About 75% of the roads on this route are in excellent condition. 20% are old highways or patched black tops and 5%...
This loop will start and end at the Coralville Reservoir spillway at the south end of the lake.
I run this...
July 31, 2014
You will pass rolling hills down these winding roads beautiful houses you will also go through the coravill dam so you will...
Pavement = best near cedar rapids no heavy machine so no dividets no potholes almost no gravel (gravel is brought on by...
Start point is sugar bottom road right where meffafy bridge starts by sugar bottom take the sugar bottom road all the way...
November 26, 2013
This trip provides an excellent mix of views and experiences that are presented by the various environments along historic Highway IA-92. The...
Majority of this trip is on lightly utilized State Highways. Mostly fair condition roads. With towns that you actually pass "THROUGH" there...
This trip starts in Des Moines, Iowa at the intersections of SW 63rd St/IA-28 South & Army Post Rd.

1. Head...
September 10, 2013
Nice farm land with few intersections. some blind curves but easy to navigate with mostly good visibility.
A nice rolling road. Once you start the nice gentle turn you arrive around some nice turns that is very pleasant. I...
Leaving DeWitt on Y70 head North. Go for about 5 miles and the road will vear to the right and become 182nd...
July 5, 2013
This is the most amazing ride we have been on for a long time. I started in Cumming Iowa and ended at...
The entire route is very nice. You will have hills, sharp curves and lots of country side scenic views.
From Indianola, IA take Route 92 east to Knoxville, IA then take route 14 north up to Lake Red Rock. Cross over...
June 23, 2013
Much of this ride runs along side the Mississippi River. You will see barges, trains, and an old school house just to...
This road has many curves and hills. I cannot speak for the road quality right now becuase it is under some construction...
Take Mississippi River Road north out of Keokuk and just follow the road until you get to Montrose. For a longer ride...
October 9, 2012
Onawa is a decent size town just east of the Missouri river. It is flat and boring for the first couple of...
Winding roads with lot's of curves for 20 miles of your trip. Pavement is in excellent shape the entire route. Elevation changes...
Interstate 29 just South of Souix City, IA you take the Onawa exit. Continue thru town and stay on Highway 37. You...
March 30, 2012
Nice curvey road with rolling hills, lined with farms and goes through Shimek Forest, through Indian Lake Park/White Timber Area and ends...
Nice curvey road with rolling hills. Not the newest pavement but no potholes.
Start the route in Donnellson, IA by taking Route 2 west. In Farmington stay on Route 2 by taking a left at...
March 10, 2012
Good view of the Mississippi river and of the neighboring hills. The majority of the route, hugs the river and you'll be...
Well use highway with good maintenance and the roads follow hills so you'll enjoy the turns and elevation changes.
You start at Brownsville MN and head south on 26 you will go through Reno, MN and New Albin, IA. When you...
August 18, 2011
You get to see lots of trees, and corn and also get to travel along the river for a short distance, but...
Not too bad overall, some roads are periodically under constructions, but for the most part the roads are pretty well maintained.
We start off in Cedar Rapids iowa, On blairsferry road NE at walmart, we head west on blairsferry and take a left...
October 1, 2009
Large Hills and Valleys Gorgeous vistas. This is a very enjoyable loop!
Twisties galore on County Road A26. Road quality was good to excellent.
Starting a Waukon, Iowa take Hwy. 9 east to Lansing Iowa. At Lansing take Hwy 26 to the junction of County Road...
July 1, 2009
The White Pole Highway reveals plenty of beautiful Iowa Countryside. You'll see corn, beans, and rolling hills of Iowa pasture land.
The road is good. There is occasional construction, but the ride is generally very smooth. There are some twists and turns and...
We knew we wanted to ride the White Pole Highway so we started our loop in Urbandale and headed west on I-80...
March 1, 2009
Iowa's Loess Hills have 220 miles of scenic loops and byways. Only one other place in the world (yes the world)...
There are several Loops off the Byway Spine you can take although some are partly gravel (and even dirt), so stop at...
Starting at Missouri Valley, IA take HWY 30 East (Lincoln Hwy) to Logan. Left at stop light (N.2nd Ave) onto Hwy 127....
January 1, 2009
The namesake for this Iowa motorcycle ride is Poopy's Pub and Grub which is touted as "Illinois Biggest Biker Destination." As...
The road from Anamosa to Sabula is a two land highway, can be bumpy in spots but is paved and fine to...
Start in Anamosa Iowa and follow highway 64 all the way to Sabula, Iowa. Continue east on 64 and cross over from...
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Iowa

2015-08-29

Greene County Swap Meet Car, Truck, Motorcycle & Tractor Show

This motorcycle event will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 9:00 AM and it will taking place at Greene County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, IA. Come join us, this a free event, NO REGISTRATION FEE! Registration time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Show: 12:00 - 4:00 PM We'll give Dash Plaques for first 50 entries There will be door prizes, peoples choice awards for Cars, Motorcycles, and Tractors at 3:30 PM. There will lots of fun too! Visit our website fro more info: http://www.jeffersoniacarshows.info/ ~3

2015-08-29

AHeinz57 7th Annual "Ruff Ride" (poker run)

This motorcycle event is being hosted by AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM and it will be held at Corner Tap Pub in Adel, IA. Mark your calendars fro the 7th annual celebration of Iowa's largest rides which will take off from Adel again this year for a trip through some of Iowa's small towns. BBQ dinner and music by Abby Normal on the outdoor stage after the ride. Don't miss out on this great event as we ride for the homeless dogs of IA and AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport. Please follow us on Facebook and let us know if you're coming for the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/832232116854799/ Hope to see you there! ~3

2015-08-22 : 2015-08-23

Jami Jam IV: Ride For Mental Health Action & Awareness

This motorcycle event will be hosted by Jeremy Thielen on Saturday, August 22, 2015 through Sunday, August 23, 2015 and it will be held at Mainstreet Bar in Terril, IA. Please come join us and show your support in a ride for Mental Health Action and Awareness. Cars and other vehicles are welcome, please just stay behind the cycles. Registration place: Okoboji Harley-Davidson Okoboji, IA Registration time: 11:00 - 11:45 AM Cost: $20.00/hand Top 3 hands will win 50% of the take! There will be 5 stop charity poker run through the beautiful Iowa Great Lakes Area. ***Lake Park, Jackson, Superior, Wallingford, and Terril*** After the ride, we'll grab a bite to eat, enjoy the auction, 50/50 raffle, prize drawings, games, and more exciting activities! All proceeds benefit local mental health organizations and charities. You may visit our Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/681181925296507/ ~3

2015-08-21 : 2015-08-23

Iowa State BTW Rally and Iowa heartland Trikers Trike-In

This motorcycle event will be held on Friday, August 21, 2915 through Sunday, August 22, 2015 and it will taking place at Holmdahi Park in Kellogg, IA. Please come and join us. There will be trike games and a trike and bike show and car show at city park in Grinnell IA on Saturday and a trike run. Event patches will be available for purchase for $5.00 each. Come show up and show your support! Please visit our website for more info: http://www.iowastatebtwchapter.com/ ~3

2015-08-15

Critter Crusaders Two Wheels Four Paws Poker Run

This motorcycle event will be hosted by Critter Crusaders of Cedar Rapids on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 8:30 AM and it will held at Wild Hogs Saloon and Eatery in Walford, IA. Come join us for the annual poker run. Crusaders is a 501c non profit who provides advanced medical and rescue placement for our homeless animals. Registration time: 8:30 AM Blessing of the Bikes: 9:30 AM Kickstands up: 10:00 AM Cost: $20.00/person - one Poker Hand Best 3 hands pay out Ride will start at the Wild Hogs and there will be 4 stops then loop back to Wild Hogs. 100% of the proceeds ALWAYS go towards our animals in need. Please visit our website for more info: http://www.crittercrusaderscr.com/ ~3

     

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