RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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A Reminder About RAGBRAI Registration

A Reminder About RAGBRAI Registration

The deadline for online week-long registration is Saturday, April 1. You must have your entry submitted and payment made by April 1, don’t wait until after the lottery to submit your ...

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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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Latest Blog Posts

  • Top Ten Tips for RAGBRAI:  #2 Long Live Long Rides

    The second installment of my top 10 tips for RAGBRAI training is the most simple and basic. Ride your bike. Then repeat (almost daily).

  • Top Ten Training Tips for RAGBRAI:  #1 Riding Safely

    This year I am going to focus my training blogs on 10 important topics for preparing well for RAGBRAI. These are based on questions and comments I have received ...

  • Final Days to Register for RAGBRAI Week-long Riders

    The deadline for online week-long registration is Saturday, April 1. You must have your entry submitted and payment made by April 1, don’t wait until after the lottery to submit ...

  • A Reminder About RAGBRAI Registration

    The deadline for online week-long registration is Saturday, April 1. You must have your entry submitted and payment made by April 1, don’t wait until after the lottery to submit your ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: RAGBRAI is Coming, Let's Get Ready!

    Once again, Coach David Ertl will be providing training tips for you to use and follow as you prepare for your successful trip across Iowa this year. Many people ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Saturday, July 29 - Waukon to Lansing

    Here is the final daily RAGBRAI route for Saturday from Waukon to Lansing. The entire route will be new RAGBRAI territory as will journey travels 44.8 miles with some ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Friday, July 28 - Cresco to Waukon

    Here is the complete RAGBRAI route for Friday from Cresco to Waukon. The route travels 60.1 miles as we climb 2,483 feet.

  • RAGBRAI Route: Thursday, July 27 – Charles City to Cresco

    Thursday’s RAGBRAI route from Charles City to Cresco travels just 54.6 miles but we will start to experience some hills as we climb 2,257 feet.

  • RAGBRAI Route: Wednesday, July 26 - Clear Lake to Charles City

    Wednesday’s RAGBRAI route from Clear Lake to Charles City encompasses 57.5 miles and climbs 1290 feet.

  • RAGBRAI Route: Tuesday, July 25 – Algona to Clear Lake

    Here is Tuesday’s complete RAGBRAI route from Algona to Clear Lake. The day’s ride will cover 51.4 miles and just 934 feet of climb.

Latest Videos

  • The full 2017 RAGBRAI route is out. Watch this video for a detailed look.

  • 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.

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