RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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Introducing the RAGBRAI XLV Logo!

Introducing the RAGBRAI XLV Logo!

Explore. Bike. Discover. RAGBRAI XLV registration opens November 15!

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Siblings tackle Parkinson's and one RAGBRAI day together with a tricycle

Siblings tackle Parkinson’s and one RAGBRAI day together with a tricycle

Mary Beth Sixt-Jackson, 57, didn't let Parkinson's disease keep her from RAGBRAI.

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RAGBRAI rider killed in crash identified

RAGBRAI rider killed in crash identified

The crash happened west of Glenwood, the starting town.

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How to Return/Exchange Merchandise

How to Return/Exchange Merchandise

Need to exchange or return merchandise? Send it our way! Please read this post to make sure you have the right address.

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Discuss the RAGBRAI XLIII route with director TJ Juskiewicz

Discuss the RAGBRAI XLIII route with director TJ Juskiewicz

The route for RAGBRAI XLIII was unveiled on Saturday night. What do you think of the route? Have questions about how it was chosen or other details? Join us at ...

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Best library on RAGBRAI? This couple knows

Best library on RAGBRAI? This couple knows

David and Marianne House say small town libraries are like a big window into a community. So they’ve stopped at nearly every one along the route of the 42nd Register’s Annual ...

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Why I RAGBRAI on a unicycle

Why I RAGBRAI on a unicycle

Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, will celebrate his golden birthday Saturday by unicycling into Guttenberg from Independence. The 25-year-old (for several more hours anyway) is ...

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Riders pack up early after rain, lightning

Riders pack up early after rain, lightning

WAVERLY–Some riders are packing up early after storms rolled into Waverly overnight. “Why not leave early when it’s cold and wet,” said Ann Marie ...

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Serendipitous meeting with Team Nasty (but nice)

Serendipitous meeting with Team Nasty (but nice)

Just how nasty is Team Nasty? Not very, according to its members.

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Sights from the road: pup in tow, cross country youngster, team Stop A Lot

Sights from the road: pup in tow, cross country youngster, team Stop A Lot

It was a short, but sweaty push Monday from Milford/Okoboji to Graettinger with only one stop in Terril.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • 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.

  • Black Friday Sale!

    Click to find out our Black Friday coupon code for free shipping at www.RAGBRAI.com/shop

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    The RAGBRAI Crew is thankful for... you!

  • Great Holiday Deals at Primal Wear!

    Get phenomenal deals on cycling gear now through November 30 at primalwear.com!

  • 'Mr. Pork Chop' leaves behind meaty RAGBRAI legacy

    If there's any justice in this life or the next, Wednesday's lunch special in heaven was a thick, juicy slab of Iowa pork chop served on a paper towel.

  • We Will Miss You Mr. Pork Chop!

    RAGBRAI lost a true legend today with the passing of Mr. Pork Chop, Paul Bernhard. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bernard family.

Latest Videos

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

  • The Register's Brian Powers and Kyle Munson look for the secret to the 2017 route of RAGBRAI XLV. Overnight towns will be announced Saturday. Watch live at 8:30 p.m. at RAGBRAI.com.

  • Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition talks about proposed bicycle safety legislation on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

  • The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (edition 45) begins July 23 in ... well, we won't find that out until January, but the logo for the 2017 ride is here.

  • Take a look back on all the fun moments the Des Moines Register staff captured on video during RAGBRAI 2016.

  • Riders brave the swinging bridge in Columbus Junction.

  • Winds remain out of the northeast for Saturday and with partly sunny skies, highs will hold in the lower 80s. The weekend looks dry for the most part, perfect for those finishing up Ragbrai or maybe heading out to the Indianola Balloon Classic.

  • Omaha-based Team Pump's bus is one of the most colorful, and oldest, team buses currently operating in RAGBRAI.

  • Hal Colliver has been collecting signs since 1973. Its a hobby of his he loves to share with others who often stop by to look at his barn.

  • Teresa Condon and Tracy Henriksen have fun in their infant costumes.

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