RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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Day 2 Photos: Shenandoah to Creston

Day 2 Photos: Shenandoah to Creston

Images from Day 2 of RAGBRAI, which takes riders from Shenandoah to Creston.

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Video: RAGBRAI riders take a water slide break in Tabor

Video: RAGBRAI riders take a water slide break in Tabor

RAGBRAI riders hit the water slide in Tabor, the midpoint town on the first day from Glenwood to Shenandoah.

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Day 1 photos: Glenwood to Shenandoah

Day 1 photos: Glenwood to Shenandoah

Check out photos from Day 1 of RAGBRAI.

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45 photos: Friday RAGBRAI Route Preview

45 photos: Friday RAGBRAI Route Preview

Take a peek at ride what riders could encounter between Ottumwa and Washington in July.

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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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Latest Blog Posts

  • JustGoBike Podcast Episode 4: Bike Laws, Bike Events and Bike Towns, Oh My!

    In this episode we talk with reporter Mackenzie Elmer of The Des Moines Register about cycling laws in Iowa and some of the bike accident and fatality cases she has ...

  • RAGBRAI Guess the Route Contest Winners Announced!

    Follow the link to find out the three winners of our 2017 Guess the Route Contest!

  • Iowa C.O.P.S. Team Awarded RAGBRAI Rider Cup

    The Iowa Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) bike team was awarded the prestigious RAGBRAI Rider Cup this weekend at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

  • Photos from the 2017 Route Announcement Party

    A crowd took in treats and tunes before hearing which eight towns will be hosts this summer.

  • RAGBRAI XLV: Take it easy, go north

    The overnight towns for the 45th RAGBRAI have finally been revealed!

  • Introducing the JustGoBike Podcast!

    A weekly podcast on the culture of biking, cycling just for the fun of it, and tales from the #RAGBRAI Nation!

  • RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Tickets Still Available!

    Where will RAGBRAI go in 2017? North? South? Central? Join us for the Route Announcement Party on Jan. 21 and find out!

  • Gear up for RAGBRAI with Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 Week Wellness Challenge

    A New Year is just around the corner! Plan for a healthy start in 2017 by taking part in the annual 10 Week Wellness Challenge! It’s a great ...

  • Only 50 Days 'til the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party!

    Join us as we reveal Iowa's biggest secret on January 21, 2017 at the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines.

  • Guess the Route Contest is Now Open for RAGBRAI XLV!

    Do you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XLV? Enter the contest and see how close you come.

Latest Videos

  • Take a closer look at where the 2017 RAGBRAI route will go.

  • T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI director, talks about the 2017 route after the announcement on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

  • Watch a replay of the full RAGBRAI route announcement live show.

  • A RAGBRAI icon Paul Bernhard aka \u0022Mr. Pork Chop\u0022 passed away November, 2016 and RAGBRAI Nation shared photos with Mr. Pork Chop on the ride through the years.

  • The Bacoon Ride returns for its fourth year on the Raccoon River Trail on Saturday, June 17.

  • From the creators of the Bacoon Ride comes the new ride for women, Pigtails at the Prairie Trail on Saturday, May 20.

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz announces the overnight towns for RAGBRAI 2017.

  • The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will go north in 2017, starting in Orange City, ending in Lansing, and overnighting in six more Iowa towns along the way. It's rated the third-easiest RAGBRAI ever.

  • Attendees at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party joined in a mass \u0022pork chop\u0022 call in honor of ride legend Mr. Pork Chop, Paul Bernhard, who died last year.

  • Just Go Bike is a weekly podcast that uses bikes to talk about the cool people who ride them. Tell your friends!

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