RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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Legendary RAGBRAIer Steve is in Need of Some RAGBRAI Love

Legendary RAGBRAIer Steve is in Need of Some RAGBRAI Love

Steve Van Deest has been riding his "custom" hand-cycle tandem bike for many years on RAGBRAI with his loving sister Carla pedaling behind him. Occasionally other family members would ...

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  • 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

  • Video: Hyperlapse tour of the RAGBRAI Expo

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

  • Honoring the Veterans of RAGBRAI on Monday

    This year RAGBRAI wanted to pay tribute to all the armed service members on our ride - so in Creston on Monday night, we will host a short service in ...

  • "Mile of Silence" and Iowa Bicycle Coalition Petition Brings Awareness to Fatal Bike Crashes

    There have now been eight people that died in bicycle deaths on Iowa's roads and trails. Eight is double the number from 2015 and the highest total since 2010. ...

  • 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, ...

  • Free Health & Wellness Screenings in Leon on RAGBRAI in Memory of Chris Charron

    In memory of Chris Charoon, Decatur County Hospital, an affiliate of the Mercy Health Network, has partnered with the Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and Hy-Vee to offer health and wellness ...

  • Donations Accepted at the RAGBRAI Expo and Karras Loop for Karras/Kaul Statue

    RAGBRAIers have the opportunity to immortalize the individuals that created this event that is known as RAGBRAI!

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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