RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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Bike and Luggage Shipping



If you’re flying to RAGBRAI, or don’t want the hassle of lugging your bike to the starting point, we encourage you to ship your bike directly to RAGBRAI. The following companies are independent of The Des Moines Register and RAGBRAI officials.  They have been sanctioned by The Des Moines Register and RAGBRAI to provide bike and luggage shipping to the start town and back from the end town.  All arrangements are made between you and the shipping company and do not involve The Des Moines Register and RAGBRAI Officials.

ONLY REGISTERED RIDERS WITH PARTICIPANT CREDENTIALS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SERVICE.

The Start and End towns for RAGBRAI XLIII will be announced at the Route Announcement Party on Saturday, January 24, 2015.


 

hcs_logoRAGBRAI has worked with High Country Shipping (HCS) for several years to provide bike and luggage shipping to and from our event.  If you contact HCS, they will arrange for all shipping details, send you shipping labels in advance and arrange for timely pick-up.

In addition, they will monitor your shipment to insure its on-time arrival, e-mail you when it arrives in Iowa, and deliver your bike to the start of RAGBRAI.  During RAGBRAI High Country Shipping will transport your bike box across the state to the finish.

At both the start and finish High Country Shipping will have a booth conveniently located next to RAGBRAI’s bike shop partners; Letsches Bike Shop for assemblies at the start and Harper’s Cycling & Fitness for disassemblies at the finish.

Shipped bikes should not arrive earlier than two weeks prior to the start of the ride.  Riders are strongly encouraged to make their reservation in advance with HCS online. After your online order is placed, HCS will then contact you to confirm shipping.  Riders will be charged when their bike arrives on time in Iowa.

Have Your Bike Waiting for You
Instead of You Waiting for Your Bike
877-231-1363
www.HighCountryShipping.com


 

TriTeamLogoTri Team Transport will be offering bike and gear transport for athletes participating in RAGBRAI XLIII.  They have partner shops in major Texas markets including Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth. They also offer transport from Oklahoma City.  They will be transporting bikes fully assembled to the start town of RAGBRAI and will meet you at the end town to take them back.

You may sign up for transport services on our website at http://www.triteamtransport.com/registration.php

Simply select the partner shop that you will be dropping off at and deliver the bike with all items attached.  For this event athletes may use code “springbok” in the discount section from now till Jan 1, to receive transport of one bag at no charge.

Typically lead time to an event is 5 days out from delivery to your destination.  Tri Team Transport will have two pick up days preceding the event start in the starting town.  They will then meet you near the end town and have a drop off location to take your bikes back to the original host shop in Texas or Oklahoma City.

Contact Kevin Russell at kevin@triteamtransport.com with any questions you may have pertaining to service of this event.


 

 

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