RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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  • Patrol: Investigation into fatal bike crash to take a month; no charges yet

    An investigation to determine whether any criminal charges should be filed in a vehicle-bicycle collision that killed a cyclist Sunday could take over a month, said Sgt. Nathan Ludwig, spokesman ...

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    Many riders shared images of the rainbows.

  • NPR's No Pie Refused carries on with just one fork

    Politics beckons most of the members of you're-riding-with NPR, No Pie Refused.

  • RAGBRAI's haircut king with a lizard on his head

    "It's only hair, is how I've always put it," Joe Vize shrugged.

  • Guardian angels of RAGBRAI are here to work

    "We signed up to serve," the airmen say.

  • UPDATE: Driver charged in dragging of critically injured rider

    The truck left a driveway and hit the man late Sunday, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

  • Colleague: Fallen cyclist 'lived life the right way'

    Wayne Ezell was killed by a pickup truck that struck him from behind as he rode his bike.

  • 11 photos: Scenes from the gravel loop

    It was a rocky detour to the Irish capital of southwest Iowa, Imogene.

Latest Videos

  • Just an Iowa sunrise and bicyclists.

  • Skies will stay mostly clear tonight Tuesday will be another mainly sunny day with highs in the mid to upper 80s. A few more clouds are expected on Wednesday as a shift in the pattern begins to take place.

  • Walk through the campground and driveway where authorities say that RAGBRAI rider James Foley was hit and dragged in Shenandoah.

  • RAGBRAI riders take a break from climbing hills to slide down one during the second day of of the annual ride across Iowa.

  • Jacob Sikes of Kearney, Neb., stayed at the Villisca Axe Murder House several years ago. He's back for RAGBRAI -- despite the outcome of that initial visit.

  • David Chivers, president of Register Media, grew up in Des Moines and says he's wanted to ride RAGBRAI since he was 12 or 13.

  • Riders are greeted by bull riding and a unique bike sculpture in Corning, Iowa.

  • Joe Vize of Dubuque shows off his lizard hairdo.

  • Riders take on the steepest day of RAGBRAI with 4,000 feet of climb.

  • T.J. Juskiewicz, director of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, discusses the death of a rider early Sunday west of Glenwood just as the annual ride was beginning.

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