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  • Multiple riders suffer from heat exhaustion

    Several riders needed emergency medical assistance after suffering from heat exhaustion during Monday’s ride, according to a Palo Alto County authorities. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the western two-thirds of the state for Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures are expected to reach the 90s, with high humidity too. At 4 p.m. on Monday, […]

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  • Behind the scenes: State Patrol on RAGBRAI

    Iowa State Patrol troopers are putting in long hours to make sure that every intersection, bar and street is safe for cyclists and drivers alike during RAGBRAI. Eleven troopers ride the route and direct traffic to ensure collisions don’t occur. Troopers put in 10 to 12 hours of work a day, said Sgt. Scott Bright. “We look […]

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  • 35 photos: RAGBRAI portraits taken in Graettinger

    via RAGBRAI

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  • Sights from the road: pup in tow, cross country youngster, team Stop A Lot

    GRAETTINGER–It was a short, but sweaty push Monday from Milford/Okoboji to Graettinger with only one stop in Terril. Per usual the 28-mile stretch, just 12-miles short of the overnight town of Emmetsburg, offered no shortage of spectacles, shenanigans and characters on wheels. Many of those moments unfold on the road between the obvious party spots […]

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  • Video: RAGBRAI slip-and-slide in slow motion

    Slip-and-slides are a common sight during RAGBRAI — especially when it’s as muggy as the start of this week is turning out to be. For this slide at Terril, we’ve slowed the video down and added dramatic music for your viewing pleasure. via RAGBRAI

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  • Video: Introducing Joe Malloy, Joe Malloy, and Joe Malloy

    Three generations of the Malloy family are riding RAGBRAI. Michael Morain caught up to them in Graettinger: via RAGBRAI

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