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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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  • Lost and Found on RAGBRAI®

    Did you get home from RAGBRAI with less than what you started with?  Lost wallets, drivers licenses, and credit cards have already been returned to their owners.  We have several ...

  • Merchandise Returns and Exchanges

    Want to return or exchange an item you purchased on RAGBRAI? Here's how.

  • Meet the woman who rode RAGBRAI in combat boots

    Riders handed her cash from spandex pockets and small-town American Legions put up tip jars to help along the way. So far, Hameister’s raised more than $1,700 for the campaign, ...

  • RAGBRAI Reflections with John Karras

    by John Karras, Grampa RAGBRAI A strange, but predictable, thing happened this year to Ann and I on our way to our umpteenth time to ride RAGBRAI–we were physically unable to ...

  • Rock Valley's Jaydn Faber Wins the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

    The children of the RAGBRAI XLII overnight communities were invited to participate in the annual RAGBRAI Kids’ Art Contest.  The contest called for students in kindergarten through fifth grade to ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Don’t put your bike away now!

    Well, another RAGBRAI is done and in the books. I hope you enjoyed yourself and I also hope this blogs gave you some advice that helped you prepare adequately for ...

  • Top 10 things we'll remember about RAGBRAI XLII

    After 42 years, each ride can seem pretty much like the one before -- except when they don't.

  • RAGBRAI celebrity Taco Johnson helps dad, son connect

    How to make the boy understand and simultaneously stay better connected with him throughout the week? Eureka! The universal, ageless antidote for the doldrums: Legos.

  • Beer ride: Microbrews catch up on RAGBRAI

    RAGBRAI has a reputation for being awash in light beer from corporate breweries. Yet more craft brewers are training palates at the state's biggest rolling party.

  • Conquered: What cyclists defeated to finish RAGBRAI

    This was only my fourth time on the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, and yet I struggle to conjure an appropriate description of this bizarre, beloved pilgrimage that ...

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  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

  • Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point

  • Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks!

  • Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, is participating in his sixth RAGBRAI on a unicycle.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty on RAGBRAI and for their funky socks.

  • A Dutch woman describes the differences of biking in the Netherlands and biking in Iowa.

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