The organizers of the Bacoon Ride are seeking additional volunteers to help with the bicycle ride on June 20.  The ride has nearly 3,000 participants along the Raccoon River Valley Trail.

The event needs crossing volunteers to assist with trail crossing locations at various times and locations along the trail.  Crossing volunteers will alert riders of an approaching intersection and warns riders if there is crossing traffic.

Volunteers can signup online at or by contacting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition at 515.309.2867.

The event is a benefit for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, the Dream Team, and many other Iowa charities and nonprofits.