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6 Jun

Route Inspection Ride: Day 6 – Ottumwa to Mount Pleasant

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For the third straight day, it was another beautiful day. With nice temps, the sun was shining and the wind and your back for the western portions, it was ...

5 Jun

Route Inspection Ride: Day 5 – Chariton to Ottumwa

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It was another beautiful day in Iowa. With temps in the 70s, cloud cover and little wind to speak of, it was a perfect day for riding. The ...

3 Jun

Route Inspection Ride: Day 4 – Indianola to Chariton

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What a gorgeous day! It was 70 degrees, sunny and a nice tailwind straight out of the north. What else could one ask for? It was the ...

2 Jun

Route Inspection Ride: Day 3 – Greenfield to Indianola

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It has rained from the end of the ride yesterday for 24 straight hours until everyone was off the bikes this afternoon. It could be worse as we all ...

31 May

Route Inspection Ride: Day 1 – Council Bluffs to Red Oak

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Twenty riders gathered this morning at the trailhead to the Wabash Trace Natural Trail in Council Bluffs to begin the annual RAGBRAI Route Inspection Ride. This 442-mile fact finding ...

31 May

You Still Have Time to Get in Shape for RAGBRAI

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Don't look now, but it is June already and RAGBRAI is next month! Yikes! I hope you are well are your way to getting in shape for this ...

30 May

Route Inspection Riders are Ready to Roll

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The Route Inspection Ride team arrived in Council Bluffs this afternoon and checked out the impressive Bob Kerrey Pedestrian bridge that crosses the Missouri River connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa and ...

28 May

Overnight Town Committees Get History Lesson

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With just 50 days to go until RAGBRAI, the eight RAGBRAI Overnight Host Town Committees came to Des Moines for a planning workshop. Close to 50 leaders from Council ...

28 May

Train in the Rain

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I did something today that I don't usually do. I headed out for a ride in the rain. You see, it's been kind of a rainy spring here ...

27 May

Dream Team: Helping Youth Conquer RAGBRAI

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The Dream Team, a grass roots organization that has been training youth to participate in RAGBRAI since 1997, is going strong this year with 44 young riders (17 young women, ...

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