Welcome to the Kel on Wheels Benefit Drive

Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is a rare neurodegenerative brain disease that has no known cause, treatment or cure.

Our friend and neighbor Kelly Koenig is a victim.

But he’s fighting back.  He can cycle and he can sing.

So, let’s all join Kel.  We’ll RIDE and raise money to fight this rare and progressive neurological disorder.  Then later, we’ll ROCK and raise money to help the Koenigs defray the significant expenses associated with Kel’s fight.

Want to participate?  Here’s how you can help:
Event Details

Tour de Pole Line

 WHEN:  Saturday, July 17, 2010 (Rain or shine)
 WHERE:  Decorah, Iowa
     Approximately 32-mile scenic bicycle ride. 
    The ride starts at Wold Park (Winneshiek Avenue and 5th                Street) in Decorah, Iowa.  You will roll along the Upper Iowa            bike trail, through the camp ground, out the Madison Road,              turn north to the Pole Line Road and back to Decorah. 
     Registration starts at 7:00 am.
     Kel and Karla will take off at 8:30 am.
     Ride support ends at 1 pm.
    One food/water stop along the way
     Note:  This will be a self-supported ride.  Please plan                        accordingly.

  Click here to register ($25)

Become a rider sponsor. You don't have to ride, but you can still be on a team! Choose a rider below and then click the "Sponsor Rider" button. A page will be displayed where you can confirm your choice, review the riders total donations, etc.

Walkers/Joggers.  Although no organized events are planned, walkers and runners can enjoy the new paved trail systems along the Upper Iowa and in the nearby hiking trails at Van Peenan park and Palisades Park. 

Then, stop by and have some lemonade and cheer Kel, Karla and the other cyclists as they arrive home.

Refreshments and entertainment for cyclists, hikers and supporters at Wold Park.  Bring a guitar or kazoo. You’ll entertain us!


A special thanks to:

All Our Sponsors! (Click here)

And to:

Decorah Newspapers

KDEC Radio

Inspire(d) Magazine

Due to the possible unavailability of hotel/motel rooms during the weekend of Kel on Wheels because of conventions, etc.,
there will be rooms available at the Luther College Tower Dorms.

Cost is: $30 per person

For reservations please contact Erik Berg at: