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Posts tagged ‘RAGBRAI 2013’

30 Aug

Stranger helps woman complete RAGBRAI mug collection

Emily Schettler - 1 comment

After five years, the empty space above Barbara McNeal’s fireplace is full thanks to a cardboard sign and a generous cyclist. The RAGBRAI coffee mug that McNeal has been on the ...

27 Jul

RAGBRAI XLI runs into the record book

Emily Schettler - 10 comments

FORT MADISON — Several people had previously tried to run a complete RAGBRAI, but none had finished the daunting task. Until Saturday, when ...

27 Jul

Air Force team provides helping hand along the route

Emily Schettler - 11 comments

There’s a story Mike Widener likes to tell about someone on RAGBRAI who once asked what kind of tire tubes the Air Force uses that cause so many flat tires. “They ...

26 Jul

California woman celebrates 90th birthday on RAGBRAI

Emily Schettler - 2 comments

FREEMONT — Celebrating a 90th birthday is a special milestone. Celebrating while riding 406 miles across the state of Iowa is an achievement Bette Winthers likely can claim to herself. The 89-year-old ...

26 Jul

Riders make best of soggy, less than ideal weather

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

OSKALOOSA — The rain has stopped but skies are overcast as cyclists make their way toward Fairfield this morning. Thousands of RAGBRAI campers and late-night partiers dealt with rain on and ...

25 Jul

Chicago lawyer spreads laughs along route

Emily Schettler - 1 comment

Tom Osran is a lawyer by trade. Before that he spent five years as a journalist, but his true calling is as a comedian. Or maybe not. That probably depends on ...

25 Jul

Kaeding trades training camp for ride across Iowa

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

For Nate Kaeding, the last Friday of July has typically meant the start of training camp. This year, the former Iowa Hawkeye football star will be winding down his first RAGBRAI, ...

25 Jul

Kathlynn’s Hope advocates promote message along the roure

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

BUSSEY — Advocates for stricter sentencing guidelines for those who commit crimes against children are taking their campaign on the road. The road along RAGBRAI to be exact. About halfway between ...

24 Jul

Biking through the snow on a very merry RAGBRAI

Timothy Meinch - 0 comments

Expecting the unexpected is a given for any RAGBRAI cyclist.

24 Jul

Police: RAGBRAI riders well-behaved in Des Moines

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

RAGBRAI riders caused few problems for law enforcement during their Des Moines stay, officials said today. No one was arrested Tuesday night at festivities downtown or at the campgrounds at Water ...

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