RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #10: The RIGHT Condition

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #10: The RIGHT Condition

This is my final article on RIDE RIGHT before the big ride. Ironically, the big tip is “Get yourself in good physical shape.” We start riding on Sunday, ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #9: The RIGHT Attention

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #9: The RIGHT Attention

It isn’t easy to concentrate for seven days of bicycle riding with 10,000 or more people, but you have to. There are all kinds of things to pay attention ...

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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 #7: The RIGHT Abilities

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #7: The RIGHT Abilities

Everyone has limits to their abilities. Riding with the RIGHT abilities means you should consider any impairments that could affect your safety, like alcohol consumption, medications or physical conditions, ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

Each year I have a few friends that want to ride RAGBRAI for the first time. They seek advice on training and logistics. It is really hard to ...

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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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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #4: The RIGHT Riding

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #4: The RIGHT Riding

The most fun on RAGBRAI comes from the people. You can ride across Iowa whenever you want, but only during one week, can you ride with 10,000 friends. ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #3: The RIGHT Communications

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #3: The RIGHT Communications

People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace. No matter who you are, you are going to pass another rider or you will be passed by another ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #2:  The RIGHT Gear

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #2: The RIGHT Gear

Almost all RAGBRAI riders will agree that a helmet is an essential piece of equipment that every rider needs. A helmet will protect your brain if you are involved ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #1: The RIGHT Stuff

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #1: The RIGHT Stuff

We have 10 days until RAGBRAI, so it is time for a daily RIDE RIGHT safety tip right up until the start of RAGBRAI! The big ride is just 10 ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • What to look for on Sunday on RAGBRAI

    It's about 50 miles out of the chute (plus a gravel loop?)

  • 19 photos: Riders flock to Missouri River dip site

    Glenwood is a few miles from the river, and some cyclists took advantage of a chance to get in the real Missouri on Saturday.

  • Tim Kaine's RAGBRAI resume

    It's true, the newly minted VP candidate rode in 1996.

  • What to look for Sunday on RAGBRAI

    It's about 50 miles out of the chute (plus a gravel loop?)

  • Man crosses paths with RAGBRAI on cross-continental trip

    Keith Davis traveled from Scotland to ride his bike from Alaska to South America. He stopped through Iowa for one day of RAGBRAI.

  • Siblings meet for first time at RAGBRAI

    To the average bystander, Deborah Anderson, 47, and Christian Parkes, 48, look like any brother and sister riding RAGBRAI together. Outside Vine Street Cellars in Glenwood, they joked and laughed with ...

  • Cyclists head west to dip in Missouri

    Hundreds of riders donated to the Glenwood baseball and softball club for a chance to get wet in the Missouri River, which is a few miles away from this year's ...

  • Video: Man rides bike across North and South America

    Keith Davis traveled from Glasgow, Scotland to ride his bike from Alaska to South America. He stopped through Iowa for one day of RAGBRAI.

  • Video: RAGBRAI Tire Dip in Glenwood

    Riders dip their back tires in tanks of Missouri River water before the start of RAGBRAI.

  • Video: WHO-HD forecast: Expect hot, dry day across Iowa

Latest Videos

  • Deb Anderson talks about meeting her brother, Christian Parkes, at RAGBRAI. The two spent time together outside Vine Street Cellars in Glenwood on Saturday.

  • Keith Davis traveled from Scotland to ride his bike from Alaska to South America. He stopped through Iowa for one day of RAGBRAI.

  • Riders dip their back tires in tanks of Missouri River water before the start of RAGBRAI.

  • The ridge of high pressure that kept our temperatures HOT this week is starting to break down, which will allow the weather to return to normal. Monday and Tuesday look to stay dry with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

  • Zoom around the expo to see what's happening in Glenwood.

  • RAGBRAI FRIDAY: Stop by West Chester Community Center, a former school which in its first year graduated two students in 1921. It is now known for its current \u0022residents\u0022 as locals call the ghostly sightings confirmed by two paranormal gro

  • The Todd House Museum in Tabor, was formerly a stop on the Underground Railroad during the Civil War era.

  • Lyle Dumont talks about his impressive model train display at the Dumont Museum in Sigourney. He began building it in 2008. You can see it Friday on RAGBRAI.

  • Whistle Nut and his bull, Ole, will be in Humeston offering RAGBRAI riders on Wednesday a chance to ride a professional rodeo bull.

  • As RAGBRAI rolls into Villisca on Day 2, riders may want to take advantage of $5 tours of the Villisca Ax Murder House. So what really happened? A tour guide explains one of Iowa's most gruesome, unsolved crimes.

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