Above, riders are greeted by a welcoming committee of local firemen in Garrison, along with a refreshing mist to help them cool off in the summer heat. Below, the riders take advantage of gravity to get a much-needed rest for their legs and coast down a hill after leaving Clutier. Above, several members of the Killer Bees team roll into Vinton during Thursday's RABBRAI festivities. Below, a man takes advantage of the shade while getting his bike repaired. RAGBRAI passed through three area towns this year: Clutier, Garrison and Vinton.