July by bike: How to watch the Tour de France and take part in RAGBRAI

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Cyclists leave Lidderdale, Iowa, on the RAGBRAI course in 2011.
Cyclists leave Lidderdale, Iowa, during The Des Moines Register’s annual bike ride across Iowa, also know as RAGBRAI, July 26, 2011. Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

Two of the largest biking events in the world take place in July: The Tour de France and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, better known as RAGBRAI. We talk to an enthusiast and a participant of both events.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Ed Tiles Guest
  • Amber Carlsen Guest

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