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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Condition

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Condition

This is Mark's 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: The RIGHT Attention

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: 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: The RIGHT Attitude

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: 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: The RIGHT Abilities

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: 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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Looking for a Few More RIDE RIGHT Ambassadors

Looking for a Few More RIDE RIGHT Ambassadors

RAGBRAI is looking for RIDE RIGHT Ambassadors to help make RAGBRAI as safe as possible.

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition 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 ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #5: The Legal RIGHT

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #5: The Legal RIGHT

by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition 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 ...

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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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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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