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Special Program to "Celebrate 40 Years" at 9pm Thursday in Cedar Rapids

Special Program to “Celebrate 40 Years” at 9pm Thursday in Cedar Rapids

On Thursday, July 26 in Cedar Rapids, we will have a brief, but meaningful program with some special guests to celebrate our 40th beginning at 9pm just prior to the ...

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Counting Crows Announce Opening Bands for RAGBRAI's 40th Celebration in Cedar Rapids

Counting Crows Announce Opening Bands for RAGBRAI’s 40th Celebration in Cedar Rapids

The Counting Crows summer tour is being billed as the “Outlaw Roadshow”. The tour will pull into downtown Cedar Rapids on Thursday, July 26th as part of RAGBRAI’s 40th Celebration. ...

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Now on Sale: Counting Crows at RAGBRAI's 40th Bash Tickets in Cedar Rapids

Now on Sale: Counting Crows at RAGBRAI’s 40th Bash Tickets in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will host Counting Crows live in concert on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Tickets to this special evening event ...

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Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI Announces Counting Crows Tickets on Sale April 15

Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI Announces Counting Crows Tickets on Sale April 15

Cedar Rapids and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will host Counting Crows live in concert on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Tickets to this special evening event commemorating ...

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Counting Crows to Headline RAGBRAI's 40th Anniversary Bash in Cedar Rapids

Counting Crows to Headline RAGBRAI’s 40th Anniversary Bash in Cedar Rapids

On Thursday, July 26, 2012 the community of Cedar Rapids and RAGBRAI will host a celebration event to commemorate the 40 years of the oldest, largest and longest touring bicycle ...

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  • RAGBRAI rider plays guitar made from cigar box

    Check out these two guys who brought some interesting guitars along for RAGBRAI.

  • Video: How did Joe Sixpack get his nickname?

    Ever heard of a beer columnist? Well RAGBRAI has! Hear what Donald 'Joe Sixpack' Russell has to say about being a beer reporter.

  • 86-year-old world bicycling champ takes it easy on RAGBRAI

    Carl Grove doesn't look like a world champion. He doesn't look 86 years old, either, but it's true.

  • Native's kids visit Iowa for first time on RAGBRAI

    Though 58-year-old Tom Murray is from Storm Lake, his kids, who live in China and Minnesota, had never visited the state.

  • RAGBRAI riders visit Buddy Holly's last stop

    RAGBRAI riders boogied on the dance floor with their decorated helmets and sweat-drenched shirts, as they visited the last place Buddy Holly played before he died in a plane crash ...

  • Forest City starts cleanup, plans for more toilets next time

    Cleanup is "a community effort," said Gary Ludwig, the chairman of Forest City RAGBRAI. "That's what RAGBRAI is about. Everyone does something."

  • Lance Armstrong lost-bag tweet elicits disparaging responses

    Lance Armstrong asked on Twitter Tuesday night for help finding a lost bag in Forest City. The replies included no sign of the bag, but plenty of jabs about Armstrong's ...

  • Video: Lance Armstrong hangs out with fans in Bancroft

    Mr. Pork Chop was the star of the show, but Lance Armstrong also shook some hands in Bancroft on Tuesday. The Register's Mary Willie put together this video:

  • What to look for Wednesday

    Here’s a quick look ahead toward Wednesday’s 38-mile ride from Emmetsburg to Forest City

  • RVs roll alongside bikes in Forest City

    Bicycles make the main appearance during RAGBRAI, but in Forest City, motor homes and recreational vehicles are king.

Latest Videos

  • Chuck Shropshire of Ventura Fire Department helps riders navigate through his town.

  • Check out these two guys who brought some interesting guitars along for the RAGBRAI ride!

  • The Des Moines Register Illustrator talks about his design for this year's fantastic RAGBRAI poster!

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

  • A high pressure system will bring cooler, drier air to central Iowa on Wednesday. RAGBRAI riders can look forward to a much more comfortable ride

  • Lance Armstrong met riders and the famed Mr. Pork Chop during a RAGBRAI stop in Bancroft on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

  • 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.

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