RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

A forecast and a few things to expect on the final day of RAGBRAI XLIII

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Uber vehicles will have bike racks in Davenport

Uber vehicles will have bike racks in Davenport

Uber plans to test a new food-delivery feature in the Des Moines market Friday. The trial will partner with Thelma’s Treats, delivering ice cream sandwiches to the doorsteps of Uber ...

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 7 - Coralville to Davenport

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 7 – Coralville to Davenport

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Coralville to Davenport!

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Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

RAGBRAI begins July 19 in Sioux City and ends July 25 in Davenport.

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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

  • Driver who fatally struck rider devastated, wife says

    She said her family has been harassed since Sunday by people they don't know who heard about the crash that killed Wayne Ezell in the news.

  • Teammates sell supplies to raise money for injured rider

    “If the response is good we will go buy more and sell it the rest of the week.”

  • No bull: RAGBRAI is wacky fun with charismatic critters galore

    What pulls people back to RAGBRAI are these goofy little diversions we can't imagine.

  • Hooked on RAGBRAI after bus leads man to Iowa

    Apparently this is the world capital of school buses with decks.

  • Lance Armstrong returns to the RAGBRAI route

    Spotted on RAGBRAI: Lance Armstrong, eating a piece of pie and hitting the golf course. According to an Instagram post from photographer Elizabeth Kreutz, Armstrong started his RAGBRAI journey on Tuesday, ...

  • Rider overcomes fear to reach childhood RAGBRAI goal

    "You can't quit. You have got to get that tired dipped."

  • Police: Driver who hit, dragged RAGBRAI rider was twice over limit

    The Foley Boys team will be holding a fundraiser in Millerton on Wednesday to help raise money for the victim's family.

  • Video: The calmest rodeo bull in Iowa?

    Whistle-nut and Ole have been a rodeo duo for over seven years and stopped at Humeston during RAGBRAI.

  • What to look for Wednesday on RAGBRAI

    Wednesday has it all: a resort, John Karras, a rodeo bull.

  • He retains rare record of riding every RAGBRAI

    DECATUR CITY, Ia. — Jim Hopkins painstakingly pedaled uphill along Iowa Highway 2 and remarked that he couldn’t remember such a beautiful day on RAGBRAI. Considering that Hopkins, 83, has ridden ...

Latest Videos

  • Ryan Francois of Des Moines and his brother Eric talk about skating the Karras loop and why they love to do it.

  • Centerville has two great loves: its record-breaking square and pancakes

  • Watch Leland Schwartz of Story City and Bruiser compete for glory (and beer).

  • Whistle-nut and Ole have been a rodeo duo for over seven years and stopped at Humeston during RAGBRAI.

  • Over a century old, the house was host to touring riders Wednesday on the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

  • Chris Wilson of Sunnyville, CA, is trying to play Pokemon Go on RAGBRAI 2016 but good cell service has been as hard to find as a wild Pikachu.

  • Jim Hopkins of Windsor Heights, Ia., pedals on his 44th RAGBRAI.

  • RAGBRAI bicyclists brave an icy water tank in the hopes of finding a colored ring to win $100 but also to raise money.

  • 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.

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