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29 photos: 2016 RAGBRAI route announcement party

29 photos: 2016 RAGBRAI route announcement party

Check out photos from the 2016 RAGBRAI route announcement party in Des Moines on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

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20 RAGBRAI photos: Blue skies and countrysides

20 RAGBRAI photos: Blue skies and countrysides

20 RAGBRAI Photos: Blue Skies and Countrysides

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15 RAGBRAI photos: Creative costumes of the ride

15 RAGBRAI photos: Creative costumes of the ride

See some of the most outlandish outfits of RAGBRAI 2015.

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10 RAGBRAI photos: Not your average bikes

10 RAGBRAI photos: Not your average bikes

We found (at least some of) the weirdest bikes traveling the RAGBRAI route.

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12 RAGBRAI photos: Dance it out

12 RAGBRAI photos: Dance it out

RAGBRAI is a party on and off the bicycle. We collected 2015's best dancing photos.

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15 RAGBRAI photos: Catching the sunrise

15 RAGBRAI photos: Catching the sunrise

A classic RAGBRAI photo is the cyclist silhouetted against an Iowa sunrise.

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15 RAGBRAI photos: The food

15 RAGBRAI photos: The food

Don't look at this photo gallery hungry.

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12 RAGBRAI photos: Getting wet and wild on the route

12 RAGBRAI photos: Getting wet and wild on the route

Outdoors in Iowa in July? Water recreation is a necessity. Here's how it played out on RAGBRAI in 2015.

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Video: Bud's gift to RAGBRAI

Video: Bud’s gift to RAGBRAI

“This is my gift to you guys,” said pool owner Bud Henson whose house is right along the RAGBRAI route this year in Moscow, Iowa. Not a rider himself, Henson ...

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RAGBRAI Day 7 photos: Coralville to Davenport

RAGBRAI Day 7 photos: Coralville to Davenport

RAGBRAI Day 7 photos: Coralville to Davenport

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Online Registration Closes June 1

    In order to receive your wristband, your registration must be complete, paid, and finalized by June 1.  For a registration to be finalized, it must be submitted with waiver and payment ...

  • Merch Monday - Riders Try On the 2016 Jersey!

    It's Merchandise Monday! This week we had real RAGBRAI riders try on our 2016 jersey for size, and this is what they thought.

  • RAGBRAI Training: 5 Rules of Training

    I am going to let you in on a little secret. My secrets of coaching. Shhh. Don’t tell anyone. But here they are.

  • Businessolver Foundation Partners with RAGBRAI Foundation

    We are proud to announce our partnership with the Businessolver Foundation in memoriam of Chris Charron, former Businessolver and Register employee.

  • RAGBRAI Expo Exhibitor Preview

    The RAGBRAI Expo is where RAGBRAI begins and is always a great way to start off the week. Check out the latest bicycles, clothing and accessories as you take a ...

  • Variety- the Children's Charity Joins RAGBRAI 2016!

    Variety is partnering with RAGBRAI this year to give bikes to kids in 5 overnight towns!

  • Hydration Tips from nuun: If It Isn't Broke...

    ... then you are missing the opportunity. two and half years ago, we asked ourselves the question: if we started all over again, how would we design nuun? would it be ...

  • Want to be in a RAGBRAI Video?

    Hey RAGBRAI Nation! We want to show off our 2016 merchandise and we want YOUR help! We are looking for a wide range of riders to be featured in an ...

  • RAGBRAI Lottery Results Are In!

    Did you make the cut? Do you know where you will be spending your vacation during the last full week of July 2016? Emails have been sent to those who ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: How Much Riding Should I Do to Prepare for RAGBRAI?

    This is probably the most common question I receive so chances are you have wondered about this as well. I’ll start by giving my standard answer. I suggest ...

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI 2016 Jersey

  • Merchandise Monday! Riders Try on the 2016 RAGBRAI Jersey

  • Darrel Harken of Riceville said goodbye to his daughter Grace as she headed home on her bike. Moments later he and his other daughter Hannan stop at a car accident only to discover the woman who was hit by a car is Grace.

  • Where will RAGBRAI ride in 2016? See the full RAGBRAI XLIV route including overnight and stopover towns.

  • Register reporters talk with RAGBRAI founder John Karras about the announcement that RAGBRAI and the Des Moines Register were working to create a statue of Karras and fellow founder Don Kaul.

  • RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz talks about the southern Iowa 2016 route. "We haven't been to some of these towns in a long time!" he says.

  • Miss the live RAGBRAI 2016 overnight town announcement show? Join Kyle Munson, Michael Morain as they chat with RAGBRAI riders and towns vying for a spot on this year's route. And learn the overnight towns, of course!

  • Watch as RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz unveils the 2016 RAGBRAI overnight towns. The route is heading to the southern cities of Glenwood, Shenandoah, Creston, Leon, Centerville, Ottumwa, Washington and Muscatine.

  • Get the details on this year's RAGBRAI overnight towns in southern Iowa.

  • Join the "Tr3s" amigos for the 2016 BACooN ride June 18 on the Raccoon River Valley Trail. There will be a plethora of bacon.

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