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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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  • Meet the woman who rode RAGBRAI in combat boots

    Riders handed her cash from spandex pockets and small-town American Legions put up tip jars to help along the way. So far, Hameister’s raised more than $1,700 for the campaign, ...

  • RAGBRAI Reflections with John Karras

    by John Karras, Grampa RAGBRAI A strange, but predictable, thing happened this year to Ann and I on our way to our umpteenth time to ride RAGBRAI–we were physically unable to ...

  • Rock Valley's Jaydn Faber Wins the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

    The children of the RAGBRAI XLII overnight communities were invited to participate in the annual RAGBRAI Kids’ Art Contest.  The contest called for students in kindergarten through fifth grade to ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Don’t put your bike away now!

    Well, another RAGBRAI is done and in the books. I hope you enjoyed yourself and I also hope this blogs gave you some advice that helped you prepare adequately for ...

  • Top 10 things we'll remember about RAGBRAI XLII

    After 42 years, each ride can seem pretty much like the one before -- except when they don't.

  • RAGBRAI celebrity Taco Johnson helps dad, son connect

    How to make the boy understand and simultaneously stay better connected with him throughout the week? Eureka! The universal, ageless antidote for the doldrums: Legos.

  • Beer ride: Microbrews catch up on RAGBRAI

    RAGBRAI has a reputation for being awash in light beer from corporate breweries. Yet more craft brewers are training palates at the state's biggest rolling party.

  • Conquered: What cyclists defeated to finish RAGBRAI

    This was only my fourth time on the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, and yet I struggle to conjure an appropriate description of this bizarre, beloved pilgrimage that ...

  • Colorado couple undaunted by RAGBRAI's tiny hills

    Dave and Kathi Dibbern perched themselves on a tree stump Saturday in Garber, the final pass-through town before RAGBRAI’s finish line in Guttenberg. They ride a tandem bicycle. And they’re unafraid ...

  • Video: How does it feel to finish RAGBRAI?

    Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

Latest Videos

  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

  • Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point

  • Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks!

  • Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, is participating in his sixth RAGBRAI on a unicycle.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty on RAGBRAI and for their funky socks.

  • A Dutch woman describes the differences of biking in the Netherlands and biking in Iowa.

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