RAGBRAI XLII Countdown – July 20-26, 2014
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Riders, runners mingle in Davenport

Riders, runners mingle in Davenport

Davenport — For all the concern about traffic, crowds and water, the final day of RAGBRAI seemed to end on a high note as thousands of riders rolled into Davenport ...

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Mississippi flooding prompts minor changes in Davenport

Mississippi flooding prompts minor changes in Davenport

Minor flooding in Davenport should have only minor effects on RAGBRAI, organizers said Friday. Record rainfall in Dubuque prompted concerns about Mississippi River flooding downstream in Davenport. Joe Taylor, president of the ...

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Davenport officials plan minor route changes if river floods

Davenport officials plan minor route changes if river floods

The record rainfall Wednesday and Thursday in the Dubuque area has prompted RAGBRAI organizers in Davenport to make contingency plans to deal with a rapid rise of the Mississippi River. Only ...

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This year's route: Glenwood to Davenport

This year’s route: Glenwood to Davenport

By PERRY BEEMAN pbeeman@dmreg.com RAGBRAI XXXIX will offer one of the annual bike ride’s shorter but hillier routes, and promises one of the brassiest endings on record. When participants in the Register’s Annual ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • 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.

  • 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.

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • 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.

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