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23 Jul

RAGBRAI-made couple celebrated 20 years of marriage with family-filled ride

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They've told the story many times: When her husband proposed, Carla Leyen was thinking about being mooned.

23 Jul

Winterset couple displays bicycle of late son, who may have been youngest RAGBRAI rider in 1985

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When the Winterset couple learned that RAGBRAI was coming through their town, they decided to dig their late son’s old blue Schwinn out of storage to display in their bakery’s ...

22 Jul

RAGBRAI 2019: Route maps, and everything else you want to know for Tuesday

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RAGBRAI's third day is the easiest of the week, just 40 miles in and out of the Des Moines area and on to Indianola for the first time in a ...

22 Jul

RAGBRAI Day 2 in 70 seconds

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From the campground in Atlantic to the smiley-face water tower in Adair and beyond, we kept a watchful eye from the sky on RAGBRAI's second day.

22 Jul

‘Mr. Pork Chop saved my life yesterday’ says Houston man who added his own challenge to RAGBRAI

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Just bicycling across Iowa wasn’t enough of a challenge for this Houston man, so he attached an extra 50 pounds to his bike to force himself to slow down and ...

22 Jul

California friends riding RAGBRAI for first time: ‘It’s good to experience the heartland of America’

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“I just couldn’t get enough of the beauty around here, the rolling hills and the gorgeous homes and yards,” said the California woman experiencing Iowa for the first time on ...

22 Jul

Looking down on RAGBRAI: Watch riders leave Avoca

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A USA TODAY Network drone crew captured calming video of RAGBRAI moving out of Avoca and back onto Iowa's highways on Sunday.

21 Jul

RAGBRAI 2019: Route maps, and everything else you want to know for Monday

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RAGBRAI leaves Atlantic bound for central Iowa and Winterset on Monday. Find route maps, inside tips and more to make the most of Day 2.

21 Jul

2 decades later, Minnesota entrepreneur still selling bicycle bracelets to eager RAGBRAI riders

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Michael Murphy has been riding RAGBRAI since 1996 and making an entrepreneur of himself for almost as long.

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