RAGBRAI XLII Countdown – July 20-26, 2014
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RAGBRAI 2014 photos: Independence to Guttenberg

RAGBRAI 2014 photos: Independence to Guttenberg

RAGBRAI 2014 photos: Independence to Guttenberg

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Photos: Waverly to Independence

Photos: Waverly to Independence

Friday is Carter LeBeau day on RAGBRAI 2014.

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The talk of the bikes: Solar panels, cooler + 4 people

The talk of the bikes: Solar panels, cooler + 4 people

You think you have a snazzy bike? Check out the Quadra Bike. With solar panels, a canopy and room for four people it's been drawing attention on RAGBRAI 2014.

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RAGBRAI pre-ride photos: Emmetsburg to Forest City

RAGBRAI pre-ride photos: Emmetsburg to Forest City

RAGBRAI pre-ride photos: Emmetsburg to Forest City

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RAGBRAI pre-ride photos - Okoboji to Emmetsburg

RAGBRAI pre-ride photos – Okoboji to Emmetsburg

RAGBRAI pre-ride photos - Okoboji to Emmetsburg

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RAGBRAI pre-ride photos - Rock Valley to Okoboji

RAGBRAI pre-ride photos – Rock Valley to Okoboji

Photos from the Route Inspection in Rock Valley

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RAGBRAI XLII: Day-by-day breakdown of the route

RAGBRAI XLII: Day-by-day breakdown of the route

Day 1: Rock Valley to Okoboji Rock Valley is a pleasant town of 3,354 in Sioux County, which you may have heard is ordered and well-mannered countryside. Folks there even call ...

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46 Photos: 2014 Route Announcement Party

46 Photos: 2014 Route Announcement Party

46 photos from the 2014 route announcement party

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RAGBRAI Photo Booth: 207 photos from the 2014 Route Announcement Party

RAGBRAI Photo Booth: 207 photos from the 2014 Route Announcement Party

RAGBRAI Photo Booth: 207 photos from the 2014 Route Announcement Party

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Whoa! RAGBRAI riders overlook the scenic view in Guttenberg

    Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • "Strawberry Shortcake" greets RAGBRAI riders

    The 15-year-old Starmont High School student hands out strawberry hard candies to RAGBRAI riders in Strawberry Point

  • Iowa's favorite bachelor steals hearts in Strawberry Point

    A tire dip in the Mississippi is a rite of passage for RAGBRAI riders - but a smile and a hug from Iowa's favorite bachelor was the must-have photo opportunity ...

  • Best library on RAGBRAI? This couple knows

    David and Marianne House say small town libraries are like a big window into a community. So they’ve stopped at nearly every one along the route of the 42nd Register’s Annual ...

  • What to look for Saturday

    It's the final day of RAGBRAI XLII. Here’s a quick look ahead toward Saturday’s 69-mile ride from Independence to Guttenberg and the Mississippi River

  • Chris Soules of 'Bachelorette' will be in Strawberry Point

    Chris Soules is scheduled to appear from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Strawberry Point fire and rescue fundraiser, representatives said.

  • Goodies stand aiding family's adoption fund

    Someday, Tyler and Miki Granberg can tell their future kiddo that RAGBRAI helped bring them together.

  • Team Sign Me scours RAGBRAI for autographs

    Westgate, Ia. — Pete Renss from Rochester, Minn., scurried into the library here and asked the librarian behind the counter to sign his white T-shirt. The librarian isn’t a celebrity. But ...

  • Why I RAGBRAI on a unicycle

    Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, will celebrate his golden birthday Saturday by unicycling into Guttenberg from Independence. The 25-year-old (for several more hours anyway) is ...

  • RAGBRAI celebrity Taco Johnson helps dad, son connect

    How to make the boy understand and simultaneously stay better connected with him throughout the week? Eureka! The universal, ageless antidote for the doldrums: Legos.

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks!

  • Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, is participating in his sixth RAGBRAI on a unicycle.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty on RAGBRAI and for their funky socks.

  • A Dutch woman describes the differences of biking in the Netherlands and biking in Iowa.

  • Brian Klitzke of Des Moines has brought along a Lego Minifigure known as Taco Johnson which he has been taking pictures in settings across the state during RAGBRAI and sharing images on the social media site Instagram.

  • RAGBRAI riders crammed into the school to warm up. Wish you were here!

  • A lightning bolt shook awake campers around 3 a.m. in Waverly. Some head home early due to morning storm.

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