RAGBRAI LI Route Announced on Jan. 27!

  • July 28, 2010

    VIDEO: Mechanical whatchamacallit in Swaledale

    Thousands of riders stopped in Swaledale to take photos of Dale Caspers’ mechanical whatchamacallit, a contraption he had cobbled together from parts of old farm machinery.

  • July 27, 2010

    Good weather for wind farms near Clear Lake

    Hundreds of towering wind-farm turbines have provided an elegant, almost hypnotic backdrop for stretches of this year’s route, and many riders have stopped to snap photos.

  • July 27, 2010

    Gideons distribute scriptures near Garner

    For the Clear Lake-based chapter of Gideons International who passed out New Testaments from a tent near Garner, it was an easy day to bring up the scriptures about living water.

  • July 27, 2010

    VIDEO: Hobo serenade in Britt

    The Hancock County town of Britt made the most of its hobo heritage: signs with hobo symbols welcomed riders into town (one symbol meant “follow this road to good food”), locals ladled up bowls of mulligan stew and the Hobo Museum was open for tours.

  • July 27, 2010

    Happiest dog-biker in the world in Wesley

    A handful of dogs get to experience the sights and smells of RAGRBAI from trailers behind their owners’ bikes, but Pip Squeak has it even better. The 18-pound whippet/wire terrier mix rode in a harness strapped to his owner Kristi Bacon of Waterloo – the perfect place to feel the rush of wind in his face.

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