RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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Exhibitor Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 RAGBRAI Expo!

RAGBRAI 2016 kicks off with the RAGBRAI Expo in Glenwood Iowa

The oldest, largest and longest multi-day bicycle touring event in the world, begins with the RAGBRAI Expo held in Glenwood Iowa, the starting town for RAGBRAI XLIV. The Expo offers a unique opportunity to exhibit, sell, sample and demonstrate products and services to more than 25,000 bicycle enthusiasts. RAGBRAI attracts participants from all 50 states and many foreign countries and provides an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your products and services to an enthusiastic, active and loyal group of cyclists.

RAGBRAI Expo Demographics

  • 25,000+ Expo participants
  • 80+ exhibitors
  • 67% men
  • 33% women
  • 69% have household income over $75,000
  • 50% have household income over $100,000
  • Participants of RAGBRAI XLIII came from all 50 states, Washington D.C., the Virginia Islands and 18 foreign countries.

 

Previous RAGBRAI Expo exhibitors include: Trek, Cannondale, Specialized, Giant, Bianchi, Yakima, Shimano, Primal, CamelBak, Topeak, Thule, Moxie Cycling, Serfas, Clif Bar, Saris, Keen, Canari, Gatorade, Chamois Butt’r, Polar Bottle, Mavic, Missouri Tourism, Wald, Ergo, Feedback Sports and more.

How to exhibit?

The print advertising and Expo booth combo provides an opportunity to attract potential bicycle enthusiasts months before the event.  For your ad to be included in the RAGBRAI Participant Guide, artwork, payment and contract agreement must be received in the RAGBRAI office by March 15, 2016.  Take a look at our Promotional Opportunities Brochure, join us at the expo on July 23rd, and become part of the RAGBRAI experience!

RAGBRAI 2016 Promotional Opportunities Brochure
RAGBRAI 2016 Promotional Opportunities Agreement

2015 Expo Exhibitors

How to advertise?

RAGBRAI.com is a great place for riders from all over to connect with each other and stay informed. It is a place for riders to share stories, view photo galleries, register and purchase RAGBRAI merchandise.

  • In July of 2015, RAGBRAI.com had over 2.2 million page views from nearly 306,000 unique visitors.
  • Non-ride months generate nearly a half million page views of traffic every month.
  • Unique visitors to RAGBRAI.com increased by 7% in 2015.

 

There are many opportunities to get involved with RAGBRAI.  Please see the brochure for a description of all those opportunities.  For questions please contact:

Scott Garner
Assistant RAGBRAI Director
Phone: 515-284-8483
Email: scott@ragbrai.com

 

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Latest Videos

  • 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.

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  • What will the route go for RAGBRAI 2016? Register reporter Kyle Munson and Michael Morain try again to get the early scoop.

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