We made a brief trip to Iowa City and Cedar Rapids this past weekend. Jacob really wanted to go see some bike racing and stand in the cold and Brita was excited to see her parents and spend some time with them.
Jingle Cross is one of the largest races in Iowa and attracts some of the top professional racers from around the country. Jacob opted out of racing this year since he hasn’t been riding his bike as much, but he did stand outside in the cold. It’s amazing to watch the pros do things like nose-wheelies going around steep off-camber descents:
It snowed Saturday night in Cedar Rapids so we stayed in at Brita’s parents house. We ended up with about three inches of snow but that didn’t stop Brita from enjoying some time with her parents. I think she liked her mother’s home cooked meals the most. All-in-all it was a pretty good weekend away from Pella.