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Gears for Good charity bike rides raise awareness and funds for families living with bleeding disorders. All funds raised by riders support Hemophilia Federation of America’s Helping Hands program, which supports families with urgent funding to assist with basic living expenses such as housing, transportation, and utility bills. 

Team Resilience will take on Iowa from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River for a total of 427 miles and 14,735 Feet of Climb! With full support from Team Wimpy, you will feel fully supported during your RAGBRAI journey. All that you will need is your gear, bike and tent!

 
FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENTS:
 
Riders fundraising goal is $200. 
Please contact TeamHFA@hemophiliafed.org directly with any questions.  

HFA will provide you with all of the tools you need to, hopefully, exceed this goal! We understand that it is difficult asking for donations, so we are going to be check in frequently on your progress to give you support.  We will also be available to you for any questions you may have. 
     
LOCATION:
 
The state long ride travels through the following towns in Iowa: Council Bluffs, Atlantic, Winterset, Indianola, Centerville, Fairfield, Burlington and Keokuk.
 
WHAT'S INCLUDED:
 
Guaranteed entry to the ride
•Professional cycling jersey
•Week long support through Team Wimpy
•Buddy system for rookie riders
•Personal fundraising page

•Preloaded emails to send to help you reach your goal
•Ongoing fundraising support from HFA

Team Wimpy will provide the following for our riders:
•Motor Coach service from Waterloo, Iowa to the RAGBRAI start town and from the RAGBRAI
end town back to Waterloo, Iowa.
•Bike Transportation provided from Waterloo, Iowa to the RAGBRAI start town and from the RAGBRAI
end town back to Waterloo, Iowa.

Hauling of your gear from Waterloo, Iowa to the start town and then every day thereafter to each overnight
stop town during RAGBRAI and then finally back to Waterloo, Iowa.

Reserved Camping locations
Daily shower service (at Team Wimpy campsite, Team Wimpy facility) - Except for 1st RAGBRAI overnight town
Two porta potties will be available at each RAGBRAI overnight town (at Team Wimpy campsite, Team Wimpy facility)
Charging station for portable electronic devices (At Team Wimpy campsite, Team Wimpy facility)
Cold drinks provided during the Motor Coach ride to the start of RAGBRAI and on the return trip back to loading area
Camp Chairs (Limited quantities)
Optional Services with added fees:

Tent Service - We put up and take down your tent.
Trip Insurance 
Daily Cold Beverages
 
RIDE OVERVIEW:
 
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Council Bluffs to Atlantic
Total Ride: 58 miles 
Feet of Climb: 2,592


Monday, July 22, 2019
Atlantic to Winterset
Total Ride: 68 miles 
Feet of Climb: 2,044


Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Winterset to Indianola
Total Ride: 39 miles
Feet of Climb: 1,443


Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Indianola to Centerville
Total Ride: 78 miles 
Feet of Climb: 2,977


Thursday, July 25, 2019
Centerville to Fairfield
Total Ride: 65 miles 
Feet of Climb: 2,328


Friday, July 26, 2019
Fairfield to Burlington
Total Ride: 57 miles 
Feet of Climb: 1,626


Saturday, July 27, 2019
Burlington to Keokuk
Total Ride: 62 miles 
Feet of Climb: 1,725
 

Please contact TeamHFA@hemophiliafed.org with any questions or concerns.