Gorgeous RAGBRAI views on western Iowa hills, Onawa to Denison

DENISON, Iowa, July 22, 2018 — Photographer Don Poggensee was along the way Sunday as the 46th RAGBRAI — that’s the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa — began with a hilly ride from Onawa to Denison. Today, Monday, July 23, the riders roll on to Jefferson for their next overnight stay.  You can get a feel for the event in these photos.

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Oh, those hills west of Denison — but the views are spectacular!

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Up and down and up some more!

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Prayer helps on some of these western Iowa hills.

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Big view from up high.

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Whole lot of bicycles!


It was a different kind of day in Denison.

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Ready for a song?

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Bicycles and flamingoes.


Ride’s over — let’s eat!

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