Okoboji Expedition Co.

Location & Directions 712-332-9001
Mon - Sat: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: Closed

Feature Items

  • Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon - 2015/2016

    No pavement? No problem. Specialized's Diverge Comp Carbon takes less-than-ideal surfaces and turns them into an ideal ride. It features a light, responsive FACT 10r… [more]

  • Surly Cross Check Frameset - 2014
    $479.00 - $480.00

    Surly's Cross Check is one of the most versatile framesets going and ready to be built into a commute-conquering, backroad-exploring, 'cross-riding machine. Finely… [more]

  • WeThePeople Sterling Frame - 2015
    $375.99 - $424.99

    WeThePeople team rider, Pete Sawyer, has taken his riding to the next level, and his signature frame, the Sterling, has helped him get there. Made from seamless, butted… [more]

  • WeThePeople Irish Frame - 2015
    $375.99 - $424.99

    WeThePeople's Irish Frame is the signature ride of team rider, Jason Phelan. This frame has clean, simple lines, but there is fierce streak and rugged construction… [more]

  • Heller Bloodhound Frame - 2016

    Delivering dialed carbon hardtail performance and the terrain-munching capabilities of super fat tires, the Bloodhound puts you on the scent of new riding opportunities… [more]

  • Specialized Secteur Double - 2015
    Product Rating
    5.0 stars
     (3 Reviews)

    Specialized's Secteur Double boasts a lightweight and lively Specialized A1 Premium aluminum frame with a back-friendly riding position that keeps you feeling great mile… [more]

  • Surly Straggler 650b Frameset - 2015

    See that fire road? How about that gravel grinder you've always thought about doing? Surly's Straggler is just the steed you need to explore all the backroads and… [more]

  • Specialized Allez Comp - 2015
    Product Rating
    4.5 stars
     (8 Reviews)

    From easy rides on your favorite roads to leg-testing centuries and forays into racing, Specialized's Allez Comp has got you covered. Its svelte E5-aluminum frame… [more]

  • Specialized Amira SL4 Expert - Women's - 2015

    If you feel the need for speed, look no further than Specialized's Amira SL4 Expert. Its FACT 10r carbon frame and fork fly up steep climbs, soar across the flats, and… [more]

  • Specialized Roubaix SL4 Elite Disc - 2015

    Thanks to Specialized's FACT carbon frame and fork and its vibration-damping Zertz inserts, you'll ride faster, further, and more comfortably than ever on the… [more]

  • Surly Pugsley SS - 2015

    Surly's Pugsley SS has the kind of simple, trail-tackling, late-night-having, any-terrain, anywhere radness that simply can't be denied. One speed and massive tires… [more]

  • Specialized Roubaix SL4 Sport - 2015
    Product Rating
    5.0 stars
     (1 Review)

    Thanks to Specialized's FACT carbon frame and fork and its vibration-damping Zertz inserts, you'll ride further and more comfortably than ever on the velvety-smooth… [more]

  • Specialized Allez Comp Race - 2015

    Find out how fun fast can be on Specialized's Allez Comp Race! Its svelte E5-aluminum frame with Smartweld technology is paired with a tapered FACT carbon fork for a… [more]

  • Specialized Roubaix SL4 Comp - 2015

    Thanks to the Specialized FACT carbon frame and fork and its vibration-damping Zertz inserts, you'll ride faster, further, and more comfortably than ever on the… [more]

  • Specialized Dolce Comp EQ- Women's - 2015

    When you're on Specialized's Dolce Comp, the miles add up like never before. You won't want to stop pedaling the lightweight E5 Premium aluminum frame. Up front, the… [more]

  • Specialized Ruby Expert - Women's - 2015

    Looking for a fabulous companion for all your cycling adventures? Look no further than the Specialized Ruby Expert. This bike sports Specialized's FACT carbon frame and… [more]

  • Specialized Alias Comp Tri - Women's - 2015

    Specialized's Alias Comp is an aero road bike with triathlons on the brain. Its Specialized FACT 10 carbon frame is aero, stiff, and light, plus it accommodates both… [more]

  • Surly Krampus - 2015
    Product Rating
    5.0 stars
     (2 Reviews)

    One part fat bike, one part 29er, and two parts awesome, Surly's Krampus rolls fast, holds speed, and devours corners. Surly built the frame and fork with chromoly and… [more]

  • Surly Straggler - 2016

    See that fire road? How about that gravel grinder you've always thought about doing? Surly's Straggler is just the steed you need to explore all the backroads and… [more]

  • Specialized Dolce Elite Disc EQ -Women's - 2015

    Hit the open road on Specialized's Dolce Elite Disc EQ! It features a light aluminum frame with a carbon fork and quick-rolling Axis wheels for confident handling,… [more]


Take A Staycation - On Your Bicycle!

Summer has begun! If you can't take a long extended vacation, try a staycation around the city or lake front. Your bicycle is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle, wind down, relax and enjoy yourself! How about a day trip to Ft. Defiance State Park to hone youre mountain bike skills?  Maybe you'd like to cycle Spirit Lake Bike Trails or simply explore downtown Okoboji. Hop on, explore, stop and visit. Take a staycation today! At Okoboji Expedition, we have all the cycling gear you need to make your staycation a fun adventure.

Your bicycle is your ticket to a staycation!

Need A Car Rack?

Are you in need of transporting both you and your bike to your ride? You take care of the vechicle, we'll take care of the car rack! Whether you need a roof mounted carrier, hitch mount, spare wheel mount or anyting in between, we can help you. Oh, you drive a truck? No problem. We've got that covered too with a truck bed carrier. No matter your need, Okoboji Expedition Co. is your Bicycle Rack Headquarters!

Welcome to the Okoboji Expedition Co.

Okoboji Expedition Co is a bicycle and outdoor sports store in Okoboji, Iowa. We are located on the eastern shore of West Okoboji Lake in the Iowa Great Lakes region. The Okoboji Expedition Company carries bicycles, kayaks, cycling apparel, cross country skis, and snowshoes along with all the needed accessories for all of the above. We also specialize in custom bike fittings and offer winter spinning classes.

We offer bicycle products from Specialized, Orbea, Co-motion and Serotta. We also stock Delsyk and Prijon kayaks, Tubbs snowshoes, Atomic cross country skis and outdoor clothing from Mavic, Pearl Izumi and Louis Garneau. Stop in and see us… you’ll be glad you did.

Read about the Okoboji Bicycle Club
owner: Taylor Huseman

Which Specialized Will You Take Home?

Nothing feels as good as a Specialized mountain bike!

From fast-rolling, 29-inch whips, to plush downhill bikes and everything in-between, Specialized makes awesome mountain bikes to satisfy your needs. Stop by and have a look!

The Iowa Great Lakes Trail

The Iowa Great Lakes Trail winds its way through the Iowa Great Lakes region, which offers plenty of outdoor opportunities for visitors-from its popular blue lakes and sandy beaches to quieter natural areas, many protected with INHF assistance. The multi-use Iowa Great Lakes Trail provides local citizens and visitors a safe place to bike, walk, rollerblade, run and cross-country ski.

For a guided bicycle tour, call Okoboji Expedition Co. at 712-332-9001.  We have Tuesday and Thursday training rides.  We service bicycles, sell bicycle accessories and rent and sell quality bicycles.  Kayaks, cross country skis and accessories are available for purchase or rent.  The Okoboji Expedition Co. is next to Okoboji Plaza on Highway 71 in Okoboji.

The trail winds along rural, community and nature areas in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes Region, including Spirit Lake, Okoboji, West Okoboji, Arnolds Park, Milford and Lake Park.  (pdf Map)

The Iowa Great Lakes Trail Map

Drew's Daily Cycling Tip

70 to 90 RPM is a good pedaling cadence for most riders.

Cycling Glossary - Word of the Day

Merckx, Eddie

(Say: Eddie Mer - ks) - One of the greatest road racers in cycling history, dubbed the "Cannibal" for how he devoured opponents often riding off the front seemingly effortlessly. "Eddie" as he is commonly called, won the Tour de France 5 times.