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

  • 20 photos: Day 7 of RAGBRAI pre-ride Coralville to Davenport

    20 photos: Day 7 of RAGBRAI pre-ride Coralville to Davenport

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 6, Hiawatha to Coralville

    RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 6, Hiawatha to Coralville. Check out a few of our favorite photos from our ride!

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 5, Cedar Falls to Hiawatha

    RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 5, Cedar Falls to Hiawatha. Check out a few of our favorite photos from our ride!

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 4, Eldora to Cedar Falls

    RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 4, Eldora to Cedar Falls Check out a few of our favorite photos from our ride!

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 3, Fort Dodge to Eldora

    RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 3, Fort Dodge to Eldora Check out 33 of our favorite photos from our third day of pre-ride.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 2, Storm Lake to Fort Dodge

    RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 2, Storm Lake to Fort Dodge. Check out 22 photos from our ride!

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 1, Sioux City to Storm Lake

    RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 1, Sioux City to Storm Lake Check out 45 of our favorite photos from pre-ride Day 1.

  • 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.

Video Galleries

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz recaps the pre-ride.

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz talks about the route from Hiawatha to Coralville

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz on how to ride safely in bad weather

  • Bike shop owner and gravel rider Craig Cooper excited for RAGBRAI's first gravel loop.

  • Kathy Murphy of Cedar Rapids is one of the RAGBRAI pre-ride newcomers this year.

  • Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition says this year more stress is being given to safety for RAGBRAI

  • Scenes from the third day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Fort Dodge and Eldora.

  • Scenes from the second day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Storm Lake and Fort Dodge.

  • Scenes from the first day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Sioux City and Storm Lake.

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz points out highlights of the pass-through towns along the route cyclists will follow July 19 to 25, 2015.

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RAGBRAI Partners with ICEdot for Annual Bicycle Ride

RAGBRAI Partners with ICEdot for Annual Bicycle Ride

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

RAGBRAI announced today its partnership with ICEdot to provide emergency identification and notification services to this year’s participants. Now in its 43rd year, the week-long bicycle touring event will offer riders the ability to register with ICEdot, allowing first-responders to ...

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RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI - Heat and Humidity

RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Heat and Humidity

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

In the past couple of blogs I’ve been dealing with the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI. This blog covers the final two, Heat and Humidity. I will deal with these together because they are related and should be dealt with in ...

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How to Return/Exchange Merchandise

How to Return/Exchange Merchandise

Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Need to exchange or return merchandise? Send it our way! Please read this post to make sure you have the right address.

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RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H's of RAGBRAI - Hills

RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Hills

Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Here is the next installment of Coach David Ertl's series on the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI: Headwinds, Hills, Heat and Humidity. This week he focuses on Hills and how you can deal with them. Even though everyone who doesn’t ...

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UPDATE: Wristband Packages and Registration

UPDATE: Wristband Packages and Registration

Thu, Jun 11, 2015

RAGBRAI Wristband Package Shipping We will be shipping wristband packages until the end of June, so don’t worry if you have not received your package yet.  You will receive an email when your package is sent.  Reminder: if you registered as ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

The most fun on RAGBRAI comes from the people. You can ride across Iowa whenever you want, but only during one week, can you ride with 10,000 friends. Keep in mind that 30% of the riders are new ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

Wed, Jun 10, 2015

People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace. No matter who you are, you are going to pass another rider or you will be passed by another rider. Communication is essential, especially when starting, stopping or ...

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RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H's of RAGBRAI - Headwinds

RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Headwinds

Mon, Jun 8, 2015

In my last blog, I discussed the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Hills, Headwinds, Heat and Humidity. This time I am going to focus on Headwinds and how you can deal with them. Let’s face it, no cyclist ...

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 7 - Coralville to Davenport

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 7 – Coralville to Davenport

Sun, Jun 7, 2015

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Coralville to Davenport!

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 6, Hiawatha to Coralville

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 6, Hiawatha to Coralville

Sat, Jun 6, 2015

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Photos: Day 6, Hiawatha to Coralville. Check out a few of our favorite photos from our ride!

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 6 - Hiawatha to Coralville

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 6 – Hiawatha to Coralville

Fri, Jun 5, 2015

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Hiawatha to Coralville!

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 5 - Cedar Falls to Hiawatha

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 5 – Cedar Falls to Hiawatha

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Cedar Falls to Hiawatha!

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 4 - Eldora to Cedar Falls

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 4 – Eldora to Cedar Falls

Wed, Jun 3, 2015

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Eldora to Cedar Falls!

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 3 - Fort Dodge to Eldora

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 3 – Fort Dodge to Eldora

Tue, Jun 2, 2015

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Fort Dodge to Eldora!

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 2 - Storm Lake to Fort Dodge

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 2 – Storm Lake to Fort Dodge

Mon, Jun 1, 2015

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Storm Lake to Fort Dodge!

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