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20 Aug

RAGBRAI Team Caps Salute to Fallen Iowa Police Officers

TJ Juskiewicz - 2 comments

Mark Ludwick, an agent with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, decided to ride RAGBRAI in honor of a police officer from his hometown killed in the line of duty.

10 Aug

RAGBRAI 40th Video Shown in Cedar Rapids

TJ Juskiewicz - 3 comments

Many people have asked about the video that was shown in Cedar Rapids during the 40th Celebration. The video featured footage from the early 70's and some messages from ...

1 Aug

RAGBRAI 2012: Dr. Pie’s favorites of the 40th ride

Kyle Munson - 3 comments

RAGBRAI’s “Dr. Pie,” Mark Hilton from Indiana, embarked on his first full ride this year since 1998. I bicycled with him for a day as he reacquainted himself with small-town ...

26 Jul

RAGBRAI 2012: Marshalltown weathers storm without injuries, damage

Grant Rodgers - 9 comments

MARSHALLTOWN, Ia. – Though last night’s storm ruined the town’s planned activities, Marshalltown weathered it without serious injuries or damage, Police Chief Mike Tupper said this morning. One rider who fell was ...

26 Jul

RAGBRAI 2012: ‘It’s been a family affair,’ a 40-year veteran says

Grant Rodgers - 6 comments

MARSHALLTOWN, Ia. — As the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa celebrates its birthday tonight in Cedar Rapids, eight dedicated people will take the stage for a short ceremony. They ...

26 Jul

RAGBRAI 2012: Storms lash town overnight

Grant Rodgers - 0 comments

MARSHALLTOWN, Ia. — The heat has eased, but the first thing to take its place Wednesday night in parts of Iowa was 70-mph wind gusts. There was no immediate word of ...

25 Jul

RAGBRAI 2012 Medical director rolls with the heat

Grant Rodgers - 0 comments

STORY CITY, Ia. — Cruising at 65 mph, Bob Libby has one of the fastest rides on the RAGBRAI route: an ambulance. As medical director for the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle ...

25 Jul

Munson: The characters that give RAGBRAI 2012 meaning

Brian Smith - 1 comment

ZEARING, Ia. — This is what RAGBRAI’s random, homespun social magic is all about, folks: On a whim I park my bicycle and knock on the door of a farm ...

25 Jul

RAGBRAI 2012: Hands across Hamilton County

Michael Morain - 7 comments

Jewell — Well, at least it was a good idea. Locals in Jewell and Ellsworth were hoping to persuade RAGBRAI riders to set aside their bikes for a moment at 10 ...

25 Jul

RAGBRAI 2012: At ride’s midpoint, 1st-timers share what they’ve learned

Josh Hafner - 4 comments

RAGBRAI first-timers pedaled through the hump day of the statewide bicycle trek on Wednesday. So far, the ride’s uninitiated – known by the word “virgin” penned on their legs – ...