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Velorosa Cycling Team

A women's team formed out of a passion for the sport on two wheels...cycling!

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I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel… the picture of freedom.”

Susan B. Anthony

About Velorosa

Velorosa exists to encourage, nurture, teach, and challenge women to get more involved in the cycling community. We welcome all women, who have an interest in two-wheeled athletics to join us as we learn, grow, and have fun together! Whether you currently enjoy leisure riding, racing, triathlons, mountain biking, touring, or just want a fun group of women to ride the trails in Central Iowa together, then you are in the right place. 
We invite you to join today to begin or continue your journey in the world of cycling!

Upcoming Events

  • Summer Party
    Summer Party
    Sat, Jun 01
    Cumming Tap
    Jun 01, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Cumming Tap, 117 N 44th St, Cumming, IA 50061, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Cumming Tap, 117 N 44th St, Cumming, IA 50061, USA
    Kick off the summer some music and dancing!
  • Team Training Ride 6/3
    Team Training Ride 6/3
    Mon, Jun 03
    Location is TBD
    Jun 03, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 03, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Team Training Ride 6/10
    Team Training Ride 6/10
    Mon, Jun 10
    Location is TBD
    Jun 10, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 10, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Wine, Wheels & Music
    Wine, Wheels & Music
    Thu, Jun 13
    Jasper Winery
    Jun 13, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Jasper Winery, 2400 George Flagg Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50321, USA
    Jun 13, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Jasper Winery, 2400 George Flagg Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50321, USA
    It’s our annual fun ride to team sponsor Jasper Winery for their outdoor music series!
  • Team Training Ride 6/17
    Team Training Ride 6/17
    Mon, Jun 17
    Location is TBD
    Jun 17, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 17, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Team Training Ride 5/24
    Team Training Ride 5/24
    Mon, Jun 24
    Location is TBD
    Jun 24, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 24, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Friday on the Farm Fun Ride
    Friday on the Farm Fun Ride
    Fri, Jun 28
    Middlebook Farm & Agrihood
    Jun 28, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Middlebook Farm & Agrihood, 4300 Cumming Ave, Cumming, IA 50061, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Middlebook Farm & Agrihood, 4300 Cumming Ave, Cumming, IA 50061, USA
    Let's hit the trails and head to Middlebrook Farms and the "Agri-hood" for their signature series "Friday on the Farm".
  • Team Training Ride 7/1
    Team Training Ride 7/1
    Mon, Jul 01
    Location is TBD
    Jul 01, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jul 01, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Biking for Beers to West Hills Brewery
    Biking for Beers to West Hills Brewery
    Sat, Jul 06
    West Hill Brewing Company
    Jul 06, 2024, 10:00 AM
    West Hill Brewing Company, 219 W Salem Ave, Indianola, IA 50125, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 10:00 AM
    West Hill Brewing Company, 219 W Salem Ave, Indianola, IA 50125, USA
    Getting Ragbrai ready and we’re going south and visiting our sponsor, West Hills Brewing!
  • Team Training Ride 7/8
    Team Training Ride 7/8
    Mon, Jul 08
    Location is TBD
    Jul 08, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jul 08, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Not A Savage Century Ride
    Not A Savage Century Ride
    Sat, Jul 13
    Start Location is TBD - Checkback!
    Jul 13, 2024, 7:45 AM
    Start Location is TBD - Checkback!
    Jul 13, 2024, 7:45 AM
    Start Location is TBD - Checkback!
    Yes, we’re riding 100 miles but we’re not savages! There will be frequent stops for hydration and food along the way! We call this the “FUN 100"
  • Team Training Ride 7/15
    Team Training Ride 7/15
    Mon, Jul 15
    Location is TBD
    Jul 15, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jul 15, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Team Training Ride 7/29
    Team Training Ride 7/29
    Mon, Jul 29
    Location is TBD
    Jul 29, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jul 29, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Team Training Ride 8/5
    Team Training Ride 8/5
    Mon, Aug 05
    Location is TBD
    Aug 05, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Aug 05, 2024, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Mondays May through August are designated for weekly team training rides in 2024!
  • Taco Tuesday to Minburn Fun Ride
    Taco Tuesday to Minburn Fun Ride
    Tue, Aug 06
    Minburn
    Aug 06, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Minburn, 210 4th St, Minburn, IA 50167, USA
    Aug 06, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Minburn, 210 4th St, Minburn, IA 50167, USA
    Tacos and Margaritas are a MUST on Tuesdays, right? Biking there makes it even better!
  • Sat, Aug 24
    Location is TBD
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    First we'll bike and then we'll make a big splash with an end of Summer Pink Pool Party!
  • Velorosa UBFM Volunteer Night
    Velorosa UBFM Volunteer Night
    Thu, Sep 12
    Des Moines
    Sep 12, 2024, 4:45 PM – 8:45 PM
    Des Moines, 511 Des Moines St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
    Sep 12, 2024, 4:45 PM – 8:45 PM
    Des Moines, 511 Des Moines St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
    Velorosa is proud to volunteer & support the Urban Bicycle Food Ministry of Des Moines as they distribute food and other necessities by bike to the homeless and food insufficient.
  • Glenwood Superbloom - Girls Only Gravel Event
    Glenwood Superbloom - Girls Only Gravel Event
    Sat, Sep 21
    Glenwood
    Sep 21, 2024, 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Glenwood, 22381 221st S, Glenwood, IA 51534, USA
    Sep 21, 2024, 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Glenwood, 22381 221st S, Glenwood, IA 51534, USA
    Let's paint the gravel pink for Iowa's first women's only gravel event hosted by the Prairie Bloom Cycling Club!

We're Proud To Be Sponsored By

We invite you to visit our Sponsors' websites for more information about their companies, products, and services. Simply “Click” their logo to get started.

Captain Roy's - Des Moines

Capt. Roy's

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