2013 RAGBRAI

24 Jul

Water fight proves to be ‘barrel’ of fun for two riders

Katherine Klingseis - 0 comments

Some RAGBRAI riders got a little soggy in Monroe. But it wasn’t from rain. It was from spraying fire hoses. Two teams of two or three people used fire hoses to ...

24 Jul

Police: RAGBRAI riders well-behaved in Des Moines

Emily Schettler - 0 comments

RAGBRAI riders caused few problems for law enforcement during their Des Moines stay, officials said today. No one was arrested Tuesday night at festivities downtown or at the campgrounds at Water ...

24 Jul

Unicyclists head across Iowa

Regina Zilbermints - 0 comments

Most RAGBRAI cyclists have opted for a two-wheeled instead of four-wheeled trek across Iowa. A few take it a step farther and go down to one wheel. Tim Roberts, 30, and Jason ...

24 Jul

RAGBRAI politics: Bruce Braley to ride Friday

Des Moines Register - 0 comments

Even in the quietest year of Iowa’s political quadrennium, it’s probably unavoidable that RAGBRAI riders are going to end up rubbing handlebars with candidates looking for votes. Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley ...

24 Jul

Riders get sneak peek at butter cow

Mary Stegmeir - 1 comment

RAGBRAI riders got a sneak peek Wednesday of butter sculptures that will be unveiled next month during the Iowa State Fair. Some of the cyclists who peddled through the fairgrounds in ...

24 Jul

Water Works park a ghost town

Sharyn Jackson - 0 comments

Thousands of riders camped here last night, but by 11 a.m., Des Moines Water Works Park was a ghost town. Only one tent was still pitched, with a couple of ...

24 Jul

Editorial cartoon: Branstad rolls along on RAGBRAI

abackstrom - 0 comments

Gov. Terry Branstad didn’t have to worry about speed limits or cornfields flying last his view Tuesday. branstad was among the thousands of people who arrived in Des Moines on ...

24 Jul

Hill draws concern but no issues arise

Regina Zilbermints - 0 comments

Authorities in Des Moines were so worried about a steep downhill on the route just past the Iowa State Fairgrounds they stationed two ambulances at the bottom. But as the last ...

24 Jul

Des Moines first-timers agree: Iowa Capitol a sight to behold

Grant Rodgers - 0 comments

For riders climbing Walnut Street on Tuesday morning up to the Iowa Capitol, the must-have photo of the gold dome was a welcome relief. RAGBRAI riders from other states commented as ...

24 Jul

RAGBRAI riders could ‘milk’ a cow in Monroe

Katherine Klingseis - 0 comments

RAGBRAI riders could “milk” a cow in Monroe without the risk of spilling even a drop of milk. A painted cow with water-filled udders stood outside Jersey Freeze, a Monroe ice ...

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