RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
Friends of RAGBRAI

Blog

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! 

http://iowabicyclecoalition.org/routeannouncement

 

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.

Profile photo of Neal

Neal

January 3, 2013 at 4:26 pm

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

strut

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.

Profile photo of Steve

Steve

January 20, 2013 at 6:08 pm

Hi Jeff,
Do you know the livestream details?
Thanks!

Scott Carkhuff

January 24, 2013 at 1:04 pm

What time does the bike expo start on Saturday?

increase views youtube

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.

Leave a Reply

Latest Blog Posts

  • Are You Interested in Becoming a RAGBRAI RIDE RIGHT Ambassador?

    We appreciate any help that we receive from RAGBRAI clubs and individuals to help make RAGBRAI as safe as possible. We are asking for volunteers to serve as RAGBRAI ...

  • Online Registration Closes June 01

      Don’t wait until the last minute!  The online registration system will not be available after June 1.  To confirm your registration status, go to My RAGBRAI/My Profile/Registration Status.  Your registration ...

  • Top Ten Training Tips #6: Is Your Bike in Shape?

    So far these training tips have focused on getting your engine (you) in shape for RAGBRAI. But you don’t do it alone.

  • Heart Healthiness is Businessolver's RAGBRAI Goal

    We love fitness at Businessolver. Trying to send a constant and consistent message of heart healthiness is our goal. We love RAGBRAI at Businessolver. Trying to send ...

  • Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI #5:  Drink Before You Are Dry, or Sweat Happens

    Hydration is an important consideration when riding a bicycle across Iowa in what is often one of the hottest weeks of the year!

  • Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI #4: Fueling for Cycling

    As you are preparing for RAGBRAI and during the ride itself, fueling your body properly is an important aspect of successful performance. Food means a lot of things to us.

  • Making Lifetime Memories with Dad: A Teen's Essay on her RAGBRAI Adventures

    A mom sent us this excellent essay from her teenage daughter's adventures on RAGBRAI with her dad. Thanks for sharing with us and I'm glad that Hallie and her ...

  • RAGBRAI XLV Lottery Is Here!

    You can’t win if you don’t enter.  That’s how the saying goes anyway.  If you submitted your registration by the deadline, including your waiver and payment, then you are included ...

  • Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI - #3: Training Endurance is Important, but...

    My Training Tip #2 indicated that building endurance is the most important thing about preparing for a successful RAGBRAI, but I’m here to tell you that a close second to ...

  • AAA Offers New Membership Benefit: Bicycle Roadside Service

    AAA-The Auto Club Group is pleased to announce that free bicycle service is now included with all membership levels. This innovative service will provide an additional level of safety ...

Latest Videos

  • The full 2017 RAGBRAI route is out. Watch this video for a detailed look.

  • Take a closer look at where the 2017 RAGBRAI route will go.

  • T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI director, talks about the 2017 route after the announcement on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

  • Watch a replay of the full RAGBRAI route announcement live show.

  • A RAGBRAI icon Paul Bernhard aka \u0022Mr. Pork Chop\u0022 passed away November, 2016 and RAGBRAI Nation shared photos with Mr. Pork Chop on the ride through the years.

  • The Bacoon Ride returns for its fourth year on the Raccoon River Trail on Saturday, June 17.

  • From the creators of the Bacoon Ride comes the new ride for women, Pigtails at the Prairie Trail on Saturday, May 20.

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz announces the overnight towns for RAGBRAI 2017.

  • The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will go north in 2017, starting in Orange City, ending in Lansing, and overnighting in six more Iowa towns along the way. It's rated the third-easiest RAGBRAI ever.

  • Attendees at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party joined in a mass \u0022pork chop\u0022 call in honor of ride legend Mr. Pork Chop, Paul Bernhard, who died last year.

Find us socially

Email Signup

Sign up for the latest RAGBRAI news and notes (if there is no news in a day, you won’t get an e-mail).

© 2017 RAGBRAI | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy