RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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RAGBRAI XXXVII Survey Results

RAGBRAI XXXVII Survey Results

We thank you for your feedback that will help make RAGBRAI safer and more enjoyable for all!

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RAGBRAI Reunion Recap

RAGBRAI Reunion Recap

It was a beautiful end-of-summer day for riding. We appreciate those who helped make this inaugural event take place. Mark your calendars for August 28, 2010 in Ankeny ...

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RIDE RIGHT Community of the Year Award: Council Bluffs

RIDE RIGHT Community of the Year Award: Council Bluffs

The RIDE RIGHT Community Award is presented each year to the town that best promoted safety events and improved the safety level for riders in their community during RAGBRAI. Council ...

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The 2009 Rider Cup Award:  Henry County High Wheelers Bicycle Club

The 2009 Rider Cup Award: Henry County High Wheelers Bicycle Club

The Rider Cup Award is presented to the club or team that best promotes the RIDE RIGHT® philosophy before and during RAGBRAI. The Rider Cup will be presented to the ...

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RAGBRAI is over, now what?

RAGBRAI is over, now what?

After RAGBRAI is over I always notice a lot less bike traffic on the bike trails around Des Moines. I suspect a lot of people make it through ...

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Tyson Helps to End Childhood Hunger by Feeding Riders

Tyson Helps to End Childhood Hunger by Feeding Riders

Tyson's commitment to "Powering the Spirit" is helping to end childhood hunger in Iowa by raising funds and awareness to feed children in our communities.

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Miller Lite Returns as Official Beer of RAGBRAI

Miller Lite Returns as Official Beer of RAGBRAI

RAGBRAI welcomes the return of the Miller Brewing Company as a Friend of RAGBRAI. Miller Lite is the official beer for RAGBRAI XXXVII. Miller Lite also hosts the music stops ...

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Arriving at RAGBRAI and more...

Arriving at RAGBRAI and more…

Information on campgrounds, airport shuttles, long-term parking, maps & directions and a complete list of activities and entertainment at the start of the ride in Council Bluffs and the ending ...

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Iowa Telecom Trailers Return to RAGBRAI

Iowa Telecom Trailers Return to RAGBRAI

The Iowa Telecom Trailers will be located in several overnight towns and other locations along the way. Stop by to check up on your e-mail messages, surf the web, or ...

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RAGBRAI Support Vehicle Route Maps

RAGBRAI Support Vehicle Route Maps

Download the route for Support Vehicles to utilize during RAGBRAI.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Get in Gear for RAGBRAI XLIII - 2015 Jerseys Released!

    We are pleased to introduce the official 2015 RAGBRAI XLIII jersey!

  • Introducing the RAGBRAI XLIII Logo!

    We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015!

  • RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

    All of us here at RAGBRAI would like to thank those who took the time to complete the surveys after RAGBRAI XLII.  4,470 online surveys were completed, providing ...

  • Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

    A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course's owner.

  • Lost and Found on RAGBRAI®

    Did you get home from RAGBRAI with less than what you started with?  Lost wallets, drivers licenses, and credit cards have already been returned to their owners.  We have several ...

  • Merchandise Returns and Exchanges

    Want to return or exchange an item you purchased on RAGBRAI? Here's how.

  • Meet the woman who rode RAGBRAI in combat boots

    Riders handed her cash from spandex pockets and small-town American Legions put up tip jars to help along the way. So far, Hameister’s raised more than $1,700 for the campaign, ...

  • RAGBRAI Reflections with John Karras

    by John Karras, Grampa RAGBRAI A strange, but predictable, thing happened this year to Ann and I on our way to our umpteenth time to ride RAGBRAI–we were physically unable to ...

  • Rock Valley's Jaydn Faber Wins the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

    The children of the RAGBRAI XLII overnight communities were invited to participate in the annual RAGBRAI Kids’ Art Contest.  The contest called for students in kindergarten through fifth grade to ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Don’t put your bike away now!

    Well, another RAGBRAI is done and in the books. I hope you enjoyed yourself and I also hope this blogs gave you some advice that helped you prepare adequately for ...

Latest Videos

  • We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015! If you join us on our ride across the state next year, you’ll be sure to see welcoming Iowans, lots of farmland and… well you’ll just have to watch the video to find out.

  • Bicyclist Shawn Gosch of Onawa was hit and killed June 20, 2014, by a motorist on Iowa Highway 7 west of Manson. Under Iowa law, the driver of the vehicle was charged with a misdemeanor for unsafe passing and fined little more than $1,550.

  • Look back on the ride of 2014 in this video highlight reel.

  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

  • Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point

  • Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks!

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