RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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Photo Galleries

  • 60 photos: 2015 Ragbrai Announcement Party

    62 photos from the Ragbrai Route Announcement Party at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

  • 50 photos: Zach Boyden-Holmes’ favorite RAGBRAI 2014 photos

    Register and Juice photographer Zach Boyden-Holmes rode along on this year's route. Check out his 50 favorite photos.

  • 100 photos: Best of RAGBRAI 2014

    Kick back, relax and enjoy our best 100 photos from last week's RAGBRAI.

  • 2014 Photos from you

    Upload your photos from the ride through the RAGBRAI app.

  • RAGBRAI 2014 photos: Independence to Guttenberg

    RAGBRAI 2014 photos: Independence to Guttenberg

  • Photos: Waverly to Independence

    Friday is Carter LeBeau day on RAGBRAI 2014.

  • 80 photos: Mason City to Waverly

    Thursday is College Jersey Day during the 66-mile ride from Mason City to Waverly.

  • 28 photos: Bret Michaels performs in Mason City

    Poison frontman Bret Michaels performed a free concert Wednesday night in Mason City during RAGBRAI.

  • Photos: Forest City to Mason City

    Wednesday is the shortest day of this year’s ride and by one measure the easiest day in RAGBRAI history.

  • Ultimate Mr. Pork Chop photo gallery

    Some of the best pictures taken at and around the Mr. Pork Chop bus over the years during RAGBRAI.

Video Galleries

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz annouces the 2015 overnight towns. Ride will start in Sioux City and end in Davenport.

  • The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route

  • We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015! If you join us on our ride across the state next year, you’ll be sure to see welcoming Iowans, lots of farmland and… well you’ll just have to watch the video to find out.

  • Bicyclist Shawn Gosch of Onawa was hit and killed June 20, 2014, by a motorist on Iowa Highway 7 west of Manson. Under Iowa law, the driver of the vehicle was charged with a misdemeanor for unsafe passing and fined little more than $1,550.

  • Look back on the ride of 2014 in this video highlight reel.

  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

  • Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point

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RAGBRAI Training: Gear Up Now for Another Fun and Successful RAGBRAI in 2015!

RAGBRAI Training: Gear Up Now for Another Fun and Successful RAGBRAI in 2015!

Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Once again Coach David Ertl will be providing training tips to help you prepare for a successful and fun RAGBRAI. Regardless of your goals, whether to ride the entire route or just do some of it, hopefully I will ...

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Discuss the RAGBRAI XLIII route with director TJ Juskiewicz

Discuss the RAGBRAI XLIII route with director TJ Juskiewicz

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

The route for RAGBRAI XLIII was unveiled on Saturday night. What do you think of the route? Have questions about how it was chosen or other details? Join us at noon on Tuesday for a discussion with ride director TJ ...

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Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

Sat, Jan 24, 2015

RAGBRAI begins July 19 in Sioux City and ends July 25 in Davenport.

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60 photos: 2015 Ragbrai Announcement Party

60 photos: 2015 Ragbrai Announcement Party

62 photos from the Ragbrai Route Announcement Party at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

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Watch here: RAGBRAI overnight towns announced soon

Watch here: RAGBRAI overnight towns announced soon

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Here's what you need to know about Saturday's overnight town announcement party and how to be the first to know.

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Where Will RAGBRAI Go This Summer?

Where Will RAGBRAI Go This Summer?

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route...

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RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Will Stream Live!

RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Will Stream Live!

Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Can't make it to the Route Announcement Party? Head to RAGBRAI.com for a live stream of the event starting at 8:30 Saturday night!

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Have some fun with RAGBRAI team-name generator

Have some fun with RAGBRAI team-name generator

Wed, Jan 7, 2015

Bicyclists on The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa love to dream up wild, kooky team names that often are as loud and colorful as their Spandex duds. Real RAGBRAI crews such as “Butt Ice” and “Road Kill” make that ...

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Quad Cities Bicycle Club Wins 2014 RAGBRAI Rider Cup

Quad Cities Bicycle Club Wins 2014 RAGBRAI Rider Cup

Wed, Dec 24, 2014

The Quad Cities Bicycle Club, the sixth-largest cycling club in the United States, celebrated their 50th Anniversary this past year while also celebrating the life of one of the most memorable riders who helped shaped the club.  The Quad Cities ...

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Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Do you have the best team jersey? The Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Primal Wear is hosting a Best Bike Jersey contest during the 2015 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

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Guess the Route Contest for RAGBRAI XLIII is Now Open!

Guess the Route Contest for RAGBRAI XLIII is Now Open!

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Do you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XLIII? Enter the contest and see how close you come. Last year, 6 of 8 towns was the best that anyone could do! Whoever correctly chooses the most overnight towns ...

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Get in Gear for RAGBRAI XLIII - 2015 Jerseys Released!

Get in Gear for RAGBRAI XLIII – 2015 Jerseys Released!

Wed, Nov 12, 2014

We are pleased to introduce the official 2015 RAGBRAI XLIII jersey!

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Introducing the RAGBRAI XLIII Logo!

Introducing the RAGBRAI XLIII Logo!

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015!

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RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

Mon, Sep 15, 2014

All of us here at RAGBRAI would like to thank those who took the time to complete the surveys after RAGBRAI XLII.  4,470 online surveys were completed, providing valuable information to help make RAGBRAI a safer and more ...

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Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

Fri, Sep 5, 2014

A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course's owner.

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