RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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RAGBRAI XLV Registration Now Open!

RAGBRAI XLV Registration Now Open!

Registration for RAGBRAI XLV is up and running.  If you registered for the ride in 2016, use the same username and password to log in and register.  All of your ...

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RAGBRAI Registration Opens Soon

RAGBRAI Registration Opens Soon

Registration for RAGBRAI XLV is set to open next week on Tuesday, November 15.  If you registered for the ride in 2016, you will use the same username and password ...

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The Results Are In...

The Results Are In…

Before we get too far down the road planning RAGBRAI XLV, lets take a quick look back at what a great time we all had in 2016!  Here is a ...

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Only Riding a Few Days on RAGBRAI This Year?

Only Riding a Few Days on RAGBRAI This Year?

You can purchase day wristbands or non-rider wristbands before the start of the ride.  Look for our registration table at the Glenwood High School on expo day, Saturday, July 23 from ...

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As You Prepare to Leave for RAGBRAI...

As You Prepare to Leave for RAGBRAI…

Be sure to remember your RAGBRAI wristband packet.  To be safe, place the Gold Bike Band on your bike, and your Rider band on your wrist before you leave home. ...

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Are you planning to ride the Gravel Loop through Imogene?

Are you planning to ride the Gravel Loop through Imogene?

We have an option for you if you don’t want to take your road bike on the gravel loop.   Look for Jamis Bikes on the corner of J18 and L68, ...

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Wristband Transfer Form Now Available

Wristband Transfer Form Now Available

Wristband Transfers: If you are unable to participate in RAGBRAI, and won’t be asking for a refund on your registration, you have the option to sell your wristband packet on our ...

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Online Registration Closes June 1

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 ...

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RAGBRAI Expo Exhibitor Preview

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 ...

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RAGBRAI Lottery Results Are In!

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 ...

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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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