Adorable lemonade stand does brisk business

Kylah Smith, 8, and Connor Bengston, 4, give lemonade to riders in Buckeye. (Michael Morain/The Register) BUCKEYE — So here’s a question: Is this A) a cute lemonade stand, or B) the cutest lemonade stand ever? Either way, beverage moguls Kylah Smith, 8, and Konnor Bengston, 4, were doing a brisk business in Buckeye. They
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Munson: The Yoda, MacGuyver and Good Samaritan of RAGBRAI rolled into one

  Dean “Bareback” Mathias, left, stops to help Brently and Marybeth Cooper on Tuesday east of Fort Dodge.   RAGBRAI, Day 3 — I had biked alongside Dean Mathias for maybe a few hundred feet Tuesday morning when he insisted that we pull to the side of the road so he could oil my dry
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‘Biker heaven’ is an ice cream store in Radcliffe

RADCLIFFE, Ia. — Here’s the recipe for “biker heaven”: WiFi, air-conditioning and, maybe most importantly, ice cream. It’s All Good!, a small gift and dessert store in Radcliffe, was a popular destination for RAGBRAI riders to take a load off during the Karras Loop, an optional route that upped the day’s total to 100 miles. “Do
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Epic RAGBRAI walk through bridge construction

  Alden, Ia. — I’ve trudged through construction before on this bicycle trek at the height of summer “road closed” season.  But Tuesday’s two-wheeled-turned-two-legged logjam just west of Alden may have set a new standard for a RAGBRAI snarl. A pair of bridge repairs in quick succession, with nothing but gravel to tread, slowed the
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Karras Loop challenging, emotional for riders

John Karras sits to take pictures with RAGBRAI fans. RADCLIFFE, Ia. — Between human foosball, water fighting and pork burgers, the city of Radcliffe spent months ensuring there was plenty for RAGBRAI riders to do while taking a break from the Karras Loop, the optional add-on route that makes Tuesday’s ride more than 100 miles
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