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5 Sep

Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

Andrea Parrott - 0 comments

A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course's owner.

24 Jul

Police: RAGBRAI riders well-behaved in Des Moines

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

RAGBRAI riders caused few problems for law enforcement during their Des Moines stay, officials said today. No one was arrested Tuesday night at festivities downtown or at the campgrounds at Water ...

24 Jul

Des Moines first-timers agree: Iowa Capitol a sight to behold

Grant Rodgers - 0 comments

For riders climbing Walnut Street on Tuesday morning up to the Iowa Capitol, the must-have photo of the gold dome was a welcome relief. RAGBRAI riders from other states commented as ...

23 Jul

Tuesday was a day to remember

Kyle Munson - 0 comments

Bicycling was so popular Tuesday in Iowa that the helmeted two-wheeled zealots were forced to stop and walk the most claustrophobic segments of a blissfully flat, overcast 50-mile jaunt from ...

23 Jul

Day 4: What to know before heading out

Des Moines Register - 1 comment

Here’s a quick primer about today’s 50-mile ride from Des Moines to Knoxville: WEATHER: A cool morning will make some wear long sleeves, according to WHO-TV’s forecast — expect overnight lows in ...

23 Jul

Party mood slowed cyclists on journey to Des Moines; bars vow not to run out of beer

Josh Hafner - 0 comments

How much beer would a RAGBRAI require if a RAGBRAI rode through town? “It’s a whole hell-load of beer,” said Sara Middleton, the general manager of three downtown Des Moines bars. ...

23 Jul

Aerial photos: To Des Moines from Perry

See the masses from the air in these 42 photos taken from a plane above RAGBRAI XLI on Tuesday.

23 Jul

RAGBRAI’s earliest riders roll into Des Moines

Josh Hafner - 0 comments

Only a smattering of people walked about Des Moines’ RAGBRAI Village by 11 a.m., surveying the tents lining downtown’s Court Avenue and ...

22 Jul

Welcome back to Des Moines

Des Moines Register - 1 comment

The capital city has spruced up the place quite a bit since you last pedaled through town 16 years ago.

22 Jul

In Des Moines for RAGBRAI? Explore the city on two wheels

Des Moines Register - 2 comments

More than 600 miles of recreational trails weave through central Iowa. And should RAGBRAI riders in town for the Des Moines stop find a few minutes (or hours) to kill ...

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