The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa

Blog

23 Jul

Tall tales in Moravia

Michael Morain - 0 comments

Sure, Moravia is known for its Czech heritage and girls basketball champions, but the town has another – and much taller – claim to fame. James Stevens, the guy who cooked ...

23 Jul

O, tiny town of Bethlehem

Michael Morain - 0 comments

If the old Christmas hymn was about Iowa’s Bethlehem instead of the one over in the West Bank, they’d have to change the lyrics: It’s not just little, it’s tiny. The ...

23 Jul

Riders enjoy ice cream, relax in Moravia

RAGBRAI - 0 comments

The stars are a mainstay in this town during the Christmas season, but it wasn't until about 15 years ago that residents researched the meaning behind them, Lois Van Zante ...

23 Jul

Ring the bell, win a gun in Iconium

RAGBRAI - 0 comments

The church bell on the west edge of town beckoned riders to stop for pie, muffins and fruit halfway through today's route.

22 Jul

Riders kick back in Chariton

RAGBRAI - 7 comments

Charlie Anderson's friends finally convinced him to come to see small-town Iowa. And what better vantage point for the 32-year-old Bend, Ore. man than from the seat of a bike?

22 Jul

RAGBRAI photos on Metromix

- 0 comments

Our friends over at Des Moines Metromix sent a pair of photographers to Indianola Tuesday night to photograph the nightlife.

22 Jul

Live from Michael Morain

- 0 comments

Attention riders: The Civil War still rages south of Milo. Watch out for lawn-ornament canon fire.

22 Jul

Cyclists get “M*A*S*H’D in Milo”

RAGBRAI - 3 comments

Visiting cyclists in this town of 820 agreed that most everything -- the food, the fun, the friends -- is better on RAGBRAI. Karaoke is apparently the exception.

22 Jul

More beers than miles

Michael Morain - 1 comment

Overheard on#ragbrai in Milo: “We’ve drunk more beers than we’ve ridden miles.”

22 Jul

Rider waves brother’s flag

Michael Morain - 4 comments

The little American flag that flutters from a bag strapped to Bradd Markusch’s bike seat means a lot to him: It belonged to his brother, Clint, who died last month ...

Video Gallery

pagination