The high trestle trail you refer to is for the IA:Central rando group (RBA Greg Courtney), their rides start in Ames, IA. That high trestle bridge looks pretty cool: http://iarando.drupalgardens.com/
The QC group (IL:Quad Cities, RBA…"
I did a ride with the QC group a few years back. I remember that the high trestle trail seemed pretty cool. I agree it is fun to mix it up. I have ridden with the St. Louis, Kansas City and Indianapolis clubs this…"
"Nice to mix it up. I did the QC 400K the week before. Also a tough route, my GPS recorded over 12000 feet of climbing. It was an out and back, with some scenic views of rural Iowa, including the Mississippi River valley. The QC 400K had just four…"