RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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Tragic House Fire Takes Life of Former RAGBRAI Dream Teamer

Tragic House Fire Takes Life of Former RAGBRAI Dream Teamer

It is with great sadness to report that the Dream Team lost one of their former members in a tragic house fire this week. Nyakouth Choul, 17, was found ...

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Dream Team Kids Reach Training Milestones

Dream Team Kids Reach Training Milestones

Several members of the Dream Team were awarded with "1,000 MILE" t-shirts during the weekend training ride to Sun Valley Lake. Congratulations to Kegan who has surpassed 1,500 training ...

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RAGBRAI’s Dream Team Training in Full Swing

RAGBRAI’s Dream Team Training in Full Swing

The Dream Team has another great group of riders participating in our indoor training program. Our focus is on those youth who will benefit the most from this experience. ...

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Dream Team is Ready for Outdoor Riding

Dream Team is Ready for Outdoor Riding

Each year the Dream Team has a slightly different personality. We have spent quite a bit of time recruiting through the schools in Des Moines and have signed up ...

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Dream Team Receives Gifts from Primal

Dream Team Receives Gifts from Primal

The RAGBRAI Dream Team will be sporting new jerseys this year thanks to Primal Wear. The owner of Primal heard about the kids of the Dream Team and ...

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Dream Team Training Begins

Dream Team Training Begins

With all the snow we have hanging around, it is a stretch to think the Dream Team will be biking outdoors soon. With the hope that the snow will ...

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The Dream Team Thanks Supporters

The Dream Team Thanks Supporters

During the January Meeting for Clubs and Teams, the Dream Team presented thank you plaques to teams that have been financial supporters of the Dream Team over the years.

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Dream Team: Helping Youth Conquer RAGBRAI

Dream Team: Helping Youth Conquer RAGBRAI

The Dream Team, a grass roots organization that has been training youth to participate in RAGBRAI since 1997, is going strong this year with 44 young riders (17 young women, ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • 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 ...

  • Covered wagons paved the way into Garden Grove

    The tiny community of Garden Grove is no stranger to mass caravans, but a covered wagon may be more appropriate than a carbon-frame road bike.

  • Ice water plunge could pay big bucks 

    A giant steel tub of blue ice water drew a herd of cyclists in Mount Ayr Tuesday. Think bobbing for apples, except hurling your entire body through floating icebergs and beneath ...

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • Walk through the campground and driveway where authorities say that RAGBRAI rider James Foley was hit and dragged in Shenandoah.

  • RAGBRAI riders take a break from climbing hills to slide down one during the second day of of the annual ride across Iowa.

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