Each year these shops have their repair vans on the bike route taking care of the riders. Other than RAGBRAI, the bike shops are the only vendors with permission to sell official RAGBRAI t-shirts and other RAGBRAI mementos. If you need help to prepare for RAGBRAI, any of these shops will be happy to assist you.
The Official RAGBRAI® Bicycle Shops will be providing daily copies of the Des Moines Register for RAGBRAI participants and residents of the host communities.
Remember to wear your helmet whenever you are on a bike and always RIDE RIGHT!
- Bike Country
825 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50021-2058
Web site: bikecountry.com
- Connecticut Yankee Pedaller
906 Court Avenue
Chariton, IA 50049-1826
Web site: cypbikes.com
- Letsche’s Bike Shop
215 West Main Street
Cherokee, IA 51012-1851
Web site: letsches.com
- Boulevard Sports
4211 Chamberlain Drive
Des Moines, IA 50312-2210
Web site: blvdsports.com
- Bikes to You
921 Broad Street
Grinnell, IA 50112-2047
Web site: bikestoyou.com
- Harper’s Cycling & Fitness
1106 Grandview Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761-1631
Web site: harperscycling.com
- Rider Sales, L.L.C.
102 East 3rd Street, Suite B
Washington, IA 52353-2205
- Bike World
126 S. 3rd
Ames, IA 50010
Web site: bikeworldiowa.com
- Rasmussen Bike Shop
301 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265-3715
Web site: rasmussenbikeshop.com
- Spoken Wheel Cyclery
420 Washington Avenue
Iowa Falls, IA 50126-2313
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We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015! If you join us on our ride across the state next year, you’ll be sure to see welcoming Iowans, lots of farmland and… well you’ll just have to watch the video to find out.
Look back on the ride of 2014 in this video highlight reel.
A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.
As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.
Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.
Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.
Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point
Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.
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