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RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Silent Auction Item Pre-bidding Has Begun!

The RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party is on Saturday, January 26th, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. This event caps off the Iowa Bike Expo and Summit, January 25th-26th. The Iowa Bicycle Coalition will be hosting a Silent Auction at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

Pre-bidding begins today (January 2) at 12pm on our online auction: www.32auctions.com/IBCsilentauction2013

The online auction will run until January 22nd at 12pm.

This online auction is for pre-bidding for the live Silent Auction on January 26th. The bids received on this online auction will be listed as the opening bid during the live event. If the opening bid is not raised during the live event, the website bidder is the winner of the item, and will be contacted after January 26th.

Check out the online auction and begin bidding at 12pm today!

Buy tickets to the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party and be the first to know the 2013 route! Early-bird discount tickets for $30 available until January 15th! 



8 Responses on “RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Silent Auction Item Pre-bidding Has Begun!

R.J. Hieb

January 2, 2013 at 2:59 pm

I don’t ride the RAGBRAI. I am the one who supports my wife in her efforts. We will not participate this year because one of the founders, Donald Kaul, who is a columnist with the Des Moines Register, has advocated violence against our duly elected Congressional members unless they repeal the 2nd Amendment, outlaw the NRA, and confiscate all weapons.

He has a right to his opinion. And the paper has the right to publish his screed. His threats toward elected officials, however, is seditious. The paper’s willingness to publish this violent intent is irresponsible.

I hope that the next time someone of his ilk needs defense from a violent miscreant, the cops are at least an hour away.

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January 3, 2013 at 4:26 pm

Yeah…there’s a reason not to ride RAGBRAI…lighten up, Francis…


January 4, 2013 at 1:08 pm

We ride to get away from all the BS so count us in

Tom McGee

January 7, 2013 at 11:39 am

Is the route announcement party going to be streamed online so those of us who can’t make it to Iowa can get in on it?

Jeff Burchfield

January 17, 2013 at 12:56 pm

Yes Tom. The Route Announcement will be livestreamed again for those who are not able to attend the evening’s festivities.

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January 20, 2013 at 6:08 pm

Hi Jeff,
Do you know the livestream details?

Scott Carkhuff

January 24, 2013 at 1:04 pm

What time does the bike expo start on Saturday?

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March 31, 2013 at 10:40 am

I do agree with all the ideas you have introduced for your post. They are very convincing and will certainly work. Still, the posts are too quick for newbies. May just you please prolong them a bit from next time? Thank you for the post.

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