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23 Jul

Ring the bell, win a gun in Iconium

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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

22 Jul

Rider waves brother’s flag

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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 ...

22 Jul

From Oz to Ackworth

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Dorothy, Toto and all their friends from Oz stopped for beer this morning at the Shady Oaks Golf Course in Ackworth. The costumed cyclists were part of a group from ...

22 Jul

Sandyville gets a stoplight

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Sandyville, Ia. — Rusting, broken-down cars and trucks that line the main drag through this town of 60 might outnumber the vehicles that still run and drive, but today Sandyville got its first stoplight. And ...

22 Jul

It’s still foggy in Indianola

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It’s still foggy in Indianola as #ragbrai rolls out. My glasses fogged up when I stepped outside.

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