How RAGBRAI Began! Unearthed Photos from Karras and Kaul’s 1971 Ride that Spawned RAGBRAI

by Kyle Munson, The Des Moines Register No offense to organized religion, but one of the most powerful creation stories in my life has been that of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Our gospel according to RAGBRAI preaches that columnist Donald Kaul and copy editor John Karras in 1973 published a blurb
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