Icicle Bicycle Ride Start the cycling season off with the Clinton area RiverBend Bicycle Club annual Icicle Bicycle Ride. This year’s ride is Saturday, March 24th with registration from 9:30 am to noon. Registration and the ride begin at Happy Joe’s Pizza Parlor, 408 South First Street in Clinton, IA. The 28-mile route will take riders along the Clinton riverfront bike trail and over the Mississippi River via the North Bridge. In Illinois, riders will be given the option of traveling north to Thomson, IL along the Great River Trail or a more scenic route along the Mississippi River dike, past Fulton’s authentic Dutch windmill before reaching the Great River Trail. There will be a SAG Stop at the turnaround point at Arnold’s Bike Shop in downtown Thomson, where riders can enjoy refreshments, snack and a bathroom break. Riders can also check out Thom’s Inn across the street, where you can purchase a Starbucks coffee or an adult beverage. Upon returning to Happy Joe’s in Clinton, you will be provided with a delicious buffet lunch, get a chance to visit with fellow riders and perhaps win one of the awesome door prizes!! Early registration fee is $20 before March 14th. Registration fee from March 15th – March 24th is $25. The best part...100% of the profits goes to the RiverBend Bicycle Club’s Scholarship Fund!! Checks & cash ONLY will be happily accepted the day of the ride. Go to www.rbbcclinton.com for registration and details. For additional information, please contact Rori Meyer through the following modes of communication: cell/text 563-219-1484 or email Rkoepfler@aol.com.