2009 RAGBRAI

21 Jul

The twister and the tent

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Faith Community Church in Red Oak was housing approximately 2,000 RAGBRAI'ers. In the early afternoon, a sudden dust devil pulled up several tents and one went airborne and landed on ...

21 Jul

Live from Michael Morain

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Cool tree in Orient. Impatiens grow in the middle.

21 Jul

Souvenir DVDs of RAGBRAI XXXVII

TJ Juskiewicz - 15 comments

aKvideo, Inc. is riding RAGBRAI and producing the Official Souvenir DVD. Look for them out there in the yellow t-shirts! They have a crew riding the route on a tandem ...

20 Jul

Water, water everywhere, and lots of things to drink

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Greenfield, Ia. – It was raining here on Monday afternoon when the bicycles started to trickle into the square, but there was a sense that this was merely the calm ...

20 Jul

Church dome in Corning

Michael Morain - 0 comments

Forget about loaves and fishes. Members of the Corning United Methodist Church prepared steaming vats of chicken and noodles and hundreds of pie to raise money for the dome that ...

20 Jul

Riding in pajamas

Michael Morain - 1 comment

Annika Power knows how to ride RAGBRAI in style: She wears her pajamas and gets other people to pull her. The 3-year-old from Bend, Ore., glided behind her parents’ tandem ...

20 Jul

Nodaway’s big boar

Michael Morain - 2 comments

Hundreds of riders stopped at the Shipley farm a mile north of Nodaway to see Harry, a 5-year-old boar who weighs more than 900 hundred pounds. He seemed content despite ...

20 Jul

These moves are oh-so-Swede

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Stanton, Ia.—The to-do list for Billy Cleveland’s first time on RAGBRAI included seeing Mr. Porkchop and eating a lot of pie. On Monday, he accomplished something he never would have ...

20 Jul

Villisca is a #ragbrai gluttonfest.

Michael Morain - 0 comments

Villisca is a #ragbrai gluttonfest. So much food…

19 Jul

The sun sets on day one

RAGBRAI - 2 comments

Riders were still battling their way up the final grueling hills on the way to Red Oak when the sun set on Sunday. –L. Lars Hulsebus

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