RAGBRAI humor keeps teen going

Fifteen-year-old Josh Livingston, of Seattle, is a first-time RAGBRAI rider. (MARY STEGMEIR / The Register) First-time rider Josh Livingston didn’t miss a beat this afternoon when asked his favorite part about RAGBRAI. “The downhill,” quipped the Seattle teen. The cyclist (and budding comedian) rolled into Des Moines’ Water Works Park today with his dad, Rob[…]

Riders stop for taste of history

Cyclists and non-bikers alike spent the afternoon at the Iowa Historical Building for the PedalPalooza event. By 4 p.m. the Nadas were playing on the terrace – after their singer had made it from Perry by bike just in time to shower and perform – state Rep. Dan Kelley was serving as DJ downstairs and[…]