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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #8: The RIGHT Attitude

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #8: The RIGHT Attitude

Having the Right Attitude can go a long way when riding on RAGBRAI. You need to be considerate of others on the ride, as well as being predictable as ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #5: The Legal RIGHT

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #5: The Legal RIGHT

Veteran RAGBRAI riders understand the roads used by RAGBRAI are not closed to other vehicles. You will occasionally see bikes, cars, and even large trucks on the route in ...

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A Trooper’s RAGBRAI

A Trooper’s RAGBRAI

Not at my intersection… Four words that an Iowa State Patrol trooper knows well, especially on RAGBRAI. As you pass us by this week, consider the time and effort ...

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"Ask a Trooper" Discusses Bike Racks on Vehicles

“Ask a Trooper” Discusses Bike Racks on Vehicles

During a driving vacation out west, I noticed the popularity of bumper-attached bicycle and luggage racks. Are there any rules with these?

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Missing 11-year-old reunited with father on RAGBRAI

Missing 11-year-old reunited with father on RAGBRAI

Iowa State Patrol officers reunited an 11-year-old with his father after the boy had been missing for about eight hours during RAGBRAI on Monday. “It just worked out for ...

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Trooper Pam, Enjoy Your Retirement!

Trooper Pam, Enjoy Your Retirement!

Trooper Pam Brockman started with the Iowa State Patrol in 1977.  She has been helping RAGBRAIers safely navigate our great state directing traffic as part of the safety education team ...

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Trooper Domino Receives National Award

Trooper Domino Receives National Award

A Trooper with the Iowa State Patrol has been selected as one of 10 law enforcement officers from across the nation to receive an award from the National Association of ...

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Get Well Soon Trooper Domino and Chief Cain

Get Well Soon Trooper Domino and Chief Cain

The RAGBRAI family's thoughts and prayers are with the Iowa State Patrol's Trooper Mark Domino and Sumner Police Chief Dennis Cain who were allegedly shot while pursuing two suspected bank ...

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VIDEO: Troopers add personality to traffic control

VIDEO: Troopers add personality to traffic control

State Troopers keep vehicle and bicycle traffic clear and safe at major intersections along the RAGBRAI route.

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Charles City Ceremony to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of the Iowa State Patrol

Charles City Ceremony to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of the Iowa State Patrol

Join us at 6:30 pm in Charles City’s Central Park (300 block of North Main) for a special ceremony honoring the Iowa State Patrol. The 30 minute ceremony will ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI Web Store Now Open!

    The RAGBRAI Web Store is NOW OPEN!

  • RAGBRAI Training: Now that RAGBRAI is Over for Another Year, What Should You Do?

    Well, RAGBRAI came and went, and I hope you were well prepared and had a great time. Hopefully you learned something to do better for next year.

  • Adventure Traveler's Video Captures the Essence of RAGBRAI

    Check out this great ‪‎RAGBRAI‬ video from Ryan Van Duzer, who travels the world and creating content aimed at inspiring people to hit the road.

  • Congratulations to the Dream Team on Another Great Year!

    The Dream Team uses the power of a bicycle to assist youth in developing a positive approach to life’s challenges.

  • Congratulations to Grace from Shenandoah for Winning the 2016 RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest

    This year’s winner of the RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest is 9 year old Grace from Shenandoah. Grace’s artwork depicted the local theme in Shenandoah of “Peace, Love, Ride”

  • Good and bad luck of another unforgettable RAGBRAI

    Amid tragedy and serendipity, you can't make this stuff up.

  • RAGBRAI paves road to adulthood for 6-year rider

    DeAndre Parson said he wouldn't be in the position he's reached without the Dream Team.

  • Second cyclist dies while riding RAGBRAI; suffered heart attack

    A second cyclist has died along the RAGBRAI route this week. Clifton Kahler, 60, of Florida passed away Tuesday following a heart attack he suffered while riding along Highway 2, according ...

  • What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

    The final day of RAGBRAI 2016 promises to be the easiest of the week!

  • Check out one of RAGBRAI's oldest buses

    Omaha-based Team Pump's bus is one of the most colorful, and oldest, team buses currently operating in RAGBRAI.

Latest Videos

  • Take a look back on all the fun moments the Des Moines Register staff captured on video during RAGBRAI 2016.

  • Riders brave the swinging bridge in Columbus Junction.

  • Winds remain out of the northeast for Saturday and with partly sunny skies, highs will hold in the lower 80s. The weekend looks dry for the most part, perfect for those finishing up Ragbrai or maybe heading out to the Indianola Balloon Classic.

  • Omaha-based Team Pump's bus is one of the most colorful, and oldest, team buses currently operating in RAGBRAI.

  • Hal Colliver has been collecting signs since 1973. Its a hobby of his he loves to share with others who often stop by to look at his barn.

  • Teresa Condon and Tracy Henriksen have fun in their infant costumes.

  • Riders take over Wooden Wheel Vineyard

  • The complete century ride, including the Karras Loop, from Leon to Centerville on RAGBRAI 2016.

  • Lyle Dumont has built and rebuilt enough model trains and full size tractors to fill 30,000 square feet of space. Take a look around his collections

  • \u0022The best part of this job is hearing all the thank-yous,\u0022 Iowa State Patrol trooper says.

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