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2010 Rider Cup Award: The Whiners

2010 Rider Cup Award: The Whiners

The Rider Cup Award is presented to the club or team that best promotes the RIDE RIGHT® philosophy before and during RAGBRAI. The Rider Cup will be presented to the ...

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The Heart of the RAGBRAI Nation: The Plover Hamball Update

The Heart of the RAGBRAI Nation: The Plover Hamball Update

I receive quite a few emails, letters and phone calls after RAGBRAI from many who were involved in the RAGBRAI experience. Some are glowingly positive, some offer constructive criticism ...

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RIDE RIGHT Community of the Year Award: Clear Lake

RIDE RIGHT Community of the Year Award: Clear Lake

The RIDE RIGHT Community Award is presented each year to the town that best promoted safety events and improved the safety level for riders in their community during RAGBRAI. Clear ...

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Don't hang up that bike just yet!

Don’t hang up that bike just yet!

You have just finished RAGBRAI and hopefully you had a wonderful time. The weather wasn't too bad, typical of Iowa in July. One thing is for certain. If ...

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RAGBRAI Shop Site - Now Open!

RAGBRAI Shop Site – Now Open!

The RAGBRAI Shop Site is now open. Please visit shop.ragbrai.org.

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2010 RAGBRAI Reunion (Ankeny, Iowa: August 28)

2010 RAGBRAI Reunion (Ankeny, Iowa: August 28)

RAGBRAI reunion: Ankeny, Saturday, Aug. 28

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Twitter posts offer daily diary of ride

Twitter posts offer daily diary of ride

Hundreds of RAGBRAI riders used Twitter this year to post updates throughout the week. The combined effect reads like a journal of the whole week, all told in notes of ...

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VIDEO: Tire-dip in the Mississippi River

VIDEO: Tire-dip in the Mississippi River

Riders start out their RAGBRAI experience by dipping their rear tires into the Mississippi River.

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VIDEO: Conquering Potter Hill

VIDEO: Conquering Potter Hill

Riders make their way up the big one.

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VIDEO: Riding an experimental bicycle

VIDEO: Riding an experimental bicycle

New Mexico riders test out a prototype "cargo bike" that holds two riders and includes an upright and a recumbent station.

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  • Munson: Celebrating a legend in Bancroft

    Tuesday was unofficial legends day on RAGBRAI XLII.

  • Milford police: Drunken driver injured RAGBRAI pedestrians

    A central Iowa woman was charged with drunken driving and failure to use headlamps late Sunday after authorities said she ran into two pedestrians who had been riding RAGBRAI, the ...

  • RAGBRAI, Lance Armstrong come to Mr. Pork Chop.

    Riders gave their best impressions of the pork chop call (check your volume before playing this video),

  • Time-lapse video: RAGBRAI through Bancroft

    We set up a camera in Bancroft to create this time-lapse video of RAGBRAI passing through. Take a look:

  • Braving the Karras Loop

    BANCROFT, Ia. — Some RAGBRAI riders decided to drudge through an extra 26 sweaty miles and conquer the Karras Loop, Tuesday. The loop, which went through Burt and Lone Rock, is ...

  • Video: Slow-motion toilet toss in Burt

    This is exactly what it says on the tin. The toilet toss in Burt on the Karras Loop, in slow motion.

  • Video: Meet the NPR crew and Matt Bernhard

    The Register's Michael Morain interviewed Matt Bernhard, son of Mr. Pork Chop Paul Bernhard, and Don Gonyea, Scott Horsley and Arnie Seipel of National Public Radio at the meeting town, ...

  • Peppermint spray refreshes cyclists

    "We're doing a peppermint aromatherapy spritz to kind of cool people off," said licensed massage therapist Christina Gibbs, owner of Spa-Dee-Dah.

  • Tooth fairy flits through RAGBRAI

    Wring out the floss and brighten those smiles, because the tooth fairy has come to RAGBRAI.

  • Serendipitous meeting with Team Nasty (but nice)

    Just how nasty is Team Nasty? Not very, according to its members.

Latest Videos

  • Bancroft is the home town of Paul Bernhard, the original Mr. Pork Chop.

  • The Andorfer family, led by father Gene, 80, uses RAGBRAI as a chance to spend a week together.

  • We asked RAGBRAI riders about their porkchop from the famous Mr. Pork Chop in Bancroft.

  • Titonka firefighters hostes a water battle fundraiser with fire hoses Tuesday afternoon.

  • A time-lapse video shows the flow of bicycles through Bancroft on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

  • The NPR crew and son-of-Mr.-Pork-Chop Matt Bernhard speak to the Register's Michael Morain.

  • Riders who took the Karras Loop for a 105-mile day got a special bonus: the toilet toss in Burt. We've slowed the video down for extra fun.

  • It's been very comfortable, except for being a bit warm when it's 100 degrees out.

  • RAGBRAI passed through Ringsted and impressed the mayor.

  • Team Nasty shares their strategy, and welcomes others to join them, for tackling headwinds.

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