Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | by TJ JuskiewiczShare
We are excited to open registration for the oldest, longest and largest recreational bicycle tour in the world. We hope that you will join us July 20-26, 2014 for our 42nd ride experiencing that unmatched Iowa hospitality and homemade goodness that is RAGBRAI.
Registration is now open for RAGBRAI XLII, an event that will surely add to your cycling memories!
If you are new to RAGBRAI, welcome! You can create your profile on entries.ragbrai.com. Click on “Create a profile,” which is the first step towards submitting a RAGBRAI entry. You’ll create a log-in that you can use to register and to check the status of your entry. Fill out the form, click submit and you will receive an email from RAGBRAI confirming your profile creation and your username and password that you will use to log-in when you register for RAGBRAI XLII.
If you have registered for RAGBRAI in the past, you will now see that we are accepting an online waiver for all riders that are over the age of 18! We hope this simplifies the registration process for individuals and team/group members.
If you registered for last year’s ride, please take a minute to review your online profile and make any necessary changes. Have you moved? Do you have a new email address? These are important forms of contact that need to be accurate in order for you to receive correspondence from RAGBRAI.
To review your profile, go to entries.ragbrai.com; log-in with your username and password; click “Edit your profile,” located on the right side of the page; and update your profile as needed.
Forgot your password? Click on “Lost Password” on entries.ragbrai.com; type in your username and email address; click “Recover”; and an email with your password will be sent to you.
Forgot your username? Send and email to email@example.com with your first name, last name, and date of birth. We will be glad to send you an email with your current username.
RAGBRAI XLII Registration Fees
Week-long Rider ~ $160
Week-long Non-Rider ~ $35
Daily Wristbands ~ $25 a day
Vehicle Passes ~ $40
RAGBRAI XLII Jersey ~ $55
(Purchased with registration, saves $10!)
RAGBRAI XLII Full Kit (Jersey & Shorts) ~ $110
(Purchased with registration, saves $20!)
RAGBRAI XLII Full Kit (Jersey & Bibs) ~ $120
(Purchased with registration, saves $20!)
New for 2014
The RAGBRAI Souvenir Pack and the Premium Souvenir Packs have been revamped for 2014! Participants will receive a commemorative RAGBRAI t-shirt, RAGBRAI XLII water bottle and RAGBRAI XLII DVD that highlights the fun of RAGBRAI. The Premium Packs will include a RAGBRAI XLII Poster Print. The Souvenir Packs are $35 and $50 for the Premium Souvenir Pack. T-shirts and Water Bottles will be sent with your credentials and jerseys, while posters and DVDs will be mailed after the ride.
Key Dates for 2013/2014
December 2 (Monday)
“Guess the Route Contest” Opens Online
January 24-25 (Friday-Saturday)
Iowa Bicycle Coalition’s Iowa Bike Summit
January 25 (Saturday)
Iowa Bicycle Coalition’s Iowa Bike Expo
January 25 (Saturday afternoon from 3pm-5pm)
RIDE RIGHT Meeting for Clubs & Teams
Veteran’s Auditorium in Downtown Des Moines
January 25 (Saturday evening from 8pm-11pm)
RAGBRAI’s Route Announcement Party
Veteran’s Auditorium Ballroom in Downtown Des Moines
benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition
February 15 (Saturday)
Deadline for Paper/Manual Applications
Pass-Through Route Announcement
April 1 (Tuesday)
Deadline for Applications
May 1 (Thursday)
Lottery Results Online
May 15 (Thursday)
Deadline for Refunds
July 19 (Saturday)
July 20-26 (Sunday-Saturday)
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