RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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Congratulations to Ben Behrends for Winning the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

Congratulations to Ben Behrends for Winning the RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest

We would like to congratulate all the young artists throughout Iowa who drew, painted or scultured RAGBRAI masterpieces leading up to RAGBRAI. We hope you saw some of the ...

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Munson: He will end RAGBRAI with canoe dip and float away

Munson: He will end RAGBRAI with canoe dip and float away

  Struggling uphill on RAGBRAI feels like enough of a chore near the end of the ride. But Forrest Ward of Marion has given his fellow bicyclists far less room to complain ...

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What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

A forecast and a few things to expect on the final day of RAGBRAI XLIII

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Dan Gable keeps low profile, surprises wrestling fans

Dan Gable keeps low profile, surprises wrestling fans

CORALVILLE — Olympic wrestling gold medalist and University of Iowa coaching icon Dan Gable held court in his front yard right where the RAGBRAI route scooped up a hill on ...

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Pastoral scenes, red carpet welcome riders to Coralville

Pastoral scenes, red carpet welcome riders to Coralville

"The ride from Solon to here was probably the prettiest stretch I've ever seen," said Pat Whelan of Minneapolis.

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DM Register thumps NPR in RAGBRAI pie-eating contest

DM Register thumps NPR in RAGBRAI pie-eating contest

  Mt. Vernon, Ia. — Neither rain nor a flat tire could derail the epic, inaugural RAGBRAI pie-eating contest between National Public Radio’s “No Pie Refused” team and a trio of ...

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Rain expected to clear from route this afternoon

Rain expected to clear from route this afternoon

The rain and clouds should clear out along the RAGBRAI route by 2 or 3 p.m.

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Returned wedding band was lost during high-five

Returned wedding band was lost during high-five

The wedding band lost on RAGBRAI this week is back with its owner, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

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Uber vehicles will have bike racks in Davenport

Uber vehicles will have bike racks in Davenport

Uber plans to test a new food-delivery feature in the Des Moines market Friday. The trial will partner with Thelma’s Treats, delivering ice cream sandwiches to the doorsteps of Uber ...

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  • My RAGBRAI Story: An Inspirational Tale from a First Time RAGBRAIer

    RAGBRAI XLIII was the culmination of a process that brought me from the edge of personal disaster to the brink of a new life. Just nineteen months ago I ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Reflections on RAGBRAI from a Training Perspective

    RAGBRAI is over for another year. Congratulations on riding more than 400 miles in one week (or however many miles you rode). Not many people ever ride their ...

  • Congratulations to Ben Behrends for Winning the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

    We would like to congratulate all the young artists throughout Iowa who drew, painted or scultured RAGBRAI masterpieces leading up to RAGBRAI. We hope you saw some of the ...

  • RAGBRAI® XLIII Lost and Found

    Do you recognize anything in this photo?  Several lost items were turned into us throughout the week including cell phones, keys, bike computers, eyewear and more.  All owners of wallets, ...

  • 20 RAGBRAI photos: Blue skies and countrysides

  • 15 RAGBRAI photos: Creative costumes of the ride

  • 10 RAGBRAI photos: Not your average bikes

  • 12 RAGBRAI photos: Dance it out

  • 15 RAGBRAI photos: Catching the sunrise

  • 15 RAGBRAI photos: The food

Latest Videos

  • "This is my gift to you guys," said pool owner Bud Henson whose house is right along the RAGBRAI route this year in Moscow, IA.

  • First time RAGBRAI rider experiences Iowa on two wheels.

  • All Ability Cycles gives bicycle rides to residents of the Hiawatha Care Center on Friday, July 24, 2015. The group gives rides to senior residents along the RAGBRAI route.

  • Jabara the camel stole the show in Mount Vernon for RAGBRAI.

  • DM Register scribes scarf more rhubarb cream pie than NPR!

  • Tony Ron, of Fort Dodge, sells jewelry made of recycled bicycle spokes to pay for a flight and visa to Ecuador.

  • Patty Ankrum explains a project in Mount Vernon to take advantages of the thousands of RAGBRAI cyclists passing through.

  • Hundreds of riders flock to Team Google's complimentary charging tent set up in the RAGBRAI meetup town.

  • Taking advantage of a creek that runs through Shellsberg, the Air Force RAGBRAI team held their own mini-triathlon to stay cool in the water.

  • Massage therapist restoring riders' muscles

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