2013 RAGBRAI

26 Jul

Band rides and plays RAGBRAI

Regina Zilbermints - 0 comments

Riders rolled up to the Backpocket Brewery trailer between Pella and Bussey on Thursday and joined the dance party on the lawn. Members of Chasing Shade, an Iowa City-based band, had ...

26 Jul

Riders make best of soggy, less than ideal weather

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

OSKALOOSA — The rain has stopped but skies are overcast as cyclists make their way toward Fairfield this morning. Thousands of RAGBRAI campers and late-night partiers dealt with rain on and ...

26 Jul

Light rain could soak riders this morning near Oskaloosa

Des Moines Register - 0 comments

RAGBRAI cyclists could get a brief soak this morning near Oskaloosa, the National Weather Service reports. Light rain could fall along the beginning portion of today’s route of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle ...

26 Jul

Fairfield to attempt fake mustache record

Regina Zilbermints - 0 comments

Hold onto your handlebars, Fairfield. Even the fake ones. Tonight RAGBRAI riders and Fairfield residents will attempt to break the world record for the most people wearing fake mustaches. The current record ...

26 Jul

Day 6: What to know before heading out

Des Moines Register - 0 comments

Here’s a quick primer about today’s 52-mile ride from Oskaloosa to Fairfield: WEATHER: It could be stormy early this morning. The afternoon will be mostly cloudy. Highs will be much cooler, in ...

25 Jul

Wrencher keeps riders rolling

Kyle Munson - 0 comments

Marty Doane specializes in the crucial grimy side of RAGBRAI. Doane is a veteran of the inaugural ride in 1973 who hasn’t really ridden it since. He’s been too busy ...

25 Jul

Woman finishes 4 days of ride; accident cost her memory of first RAGBRAI

Kyle Munson - 0 comments

Laura Baker, the 26-year-old graduate student from Waverly who doesn’t remember riding her first RAGBRAI last year because of a traumatic brain injury she suffered in a bike crash in ...

25 Jul

Chicago lawyer spreads laughs along route

Emily Schettler - 1 comment

Tom Osran is a lawyer by trade. Before that he spent five years as a journalist, but his true calling is as a comedian. Or maybe not. That probably depends on ...

25 Jul

Kaeding trades training camp for ride across Iowa

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

For Nate Kaeding, the last Friday of July has typically meant the start of training camp. This year, the former Iowa Hawkeye football star will be winding down his first RAGBRAI, ...

25 Jul

Expect rain Friday along RAGBRAI route

Lucas Grundmeier - 1 comment

Thunderstorms expected to form in northwest Iowa Thursday were expected to affect the overnight stop in Oskaloosa and Friday’s ride to Fairfield, meteorologists said. Thunderstorms were forecast to move through central ...

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