End of the RAGBRAI road -- for now

Updated: July 29, 2013, 2:29 PM ET
By Heather Burns | espnW

This is the seventh and final blog in a series by espnW deputy editor and native Iowan Heather Burns, who completed the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa.

I sent a text to my significant other from the final town before the end of RAGBRAI XLI.

"Ten miles from the finish," I wrote.

"Woohoo, proud of you," was the answer back.

It brought a little tear to my eye. Every time I train for this ride -- ...

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