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Mount Ayr Man on Mission to Improve Safety for Cyclists

Mount Ayr Man on Mission to Improve Safety for Cyclists

Before Chris Doster’s trip to Des Moines for this coming weekend’s bike summit, his road was filled with bumps and curves.

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Free Expo Added to Iowa Bicycle Summit

Free Expo Added to Iowa Bicycle Summit

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition has added an expo to the Iowa Bicycle Summit for the first time in 2012. This event will feature the latest in bicycle gear, events, ...

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Summit Offers Enthusiasts Chance for Winter Bike Fix

Summit Offers Enthusiasts Chance for Winter Bike Fix

The Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo has grown into more than just a small gathering of engineers. It’s a winter fix for bicyclists looking toward warmer months.

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Pre-bidding Opens for Silent Auction at RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Pre-bidding Opens for Silent Auction at RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is hosting the annual silent auction fundraiser at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party on January 28, 2012. Pre-bidding for silent auction items has begun online

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What’s Happening with the Iowa Bicycle Coalition?

What’s Happening with the Iowa Bicycle Coalition?

From the Iowa Goes by Bicycle Challenge to the Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition does not slow down as winter sets in!

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Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo Lines up Top Speakers

Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo Lines up Top Speakers

Would you like to see the best bicycle facilities and trails in your community? Come to the 8th Annual Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo on January 27 & 28th, ...

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RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Moves to New Vets Auditorium Ballroom

RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Moves to New Vets Auditorium Ballroom

Be there as the RAGBRAI XL overnight towns are revealed for the 40th Anniversary Ride! Join us for the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition on ...

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Portland Bike Coordinator to Lead Iowa Bicycle Summit Workshop

Portland Bike Coordinator to Lead Iowa Bicycle Summit Workshop

Roger Geller will facilitate the bicycle facility workshop for the 2012 Iowa Bicycle Summit. Since 1994, Geller has been the Bicycle Coordinator for the City of Portland, Oregon.

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Big Changes for 2012 Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo

Big Changes for 2012 Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo

If you haven’t attended the Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo yet, this is the year to circle January 27 & 28 on your calendar now. The 2012 event promises ...

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  • Video: RAGBRAIers 'show us (their) wheels'

    We've asked RAGBRAI riders to "show us your wheels" and we got exactly what we asked for.

  • Munson: Wednesday was so easy ...

    I had an inkling that Wednesday was the easiest RAGBRAI day in history when I zoomed by the Mr. Pork Chop bus before 9 a.m. and rolled into Clear Lake ...

  • What to look for Thursday

    Here’s a quick look ahead toward Thursday’s 66-mile ride from Mason City to Waverly

  • 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 ...

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI riders show us their wheels.

  • Beer columnist Don "Joe Sixpack" Russell from Philly rides his first RAGBRAI.

  • Brian Denney and Gretchen Imhoff from Springfield, Ill., were married July 23 in Clear Lake in the middle of RAGBRAI.

  • Team CUBS based in Chicago plays Kybo roulette for the first time in six years to raise money for Camp Courageous in Monticello.

  • Rider Renee Dowlin gets help in a pinch from Dennis Kain of Boulevard Sports in Des Moines.

  • Another beautiful day for Thursday but expect the humidity and warm temperatures to return to Central Iowa on Friday.

  • 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.

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