RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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For Australian, a gastronomic tour of Iowa

For Australian, a gastronomic tour of Iowa

Gary Whitby has a long list of foods to try on his three-week trip through Iowa and the United States. Fortunately, the 45-year-old from Perth, Australia, has a week of the ...

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RAGBRAI 2013 preparation in Council Bluffs

RAGBRAI 2013 preparation in Council Bluffs

Before they started pedaling, thousands of cyclists spent a day getting ready in Council Bluffs.

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Arriving in Council Bluffs for RAGBRAI & What's Happening on Saturday

Arriving in Council Bluffs for RAGBRAI & What’s Happening on Saturday

To arrive at the start of RAGBRAI in Council Bluffs, please follow these driving directions.  Most of the RAGBRAI activities (RAGBRAI Expo, Food Vendors & Entertainment, Meetings, etc) will be ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Riders are Ready to Roll from Council Bluffs

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Riders are Ready to Roll from Council Bluffs

Visit the Photo Gallery to see the neat things you’ll see on Saturday during RAGBRAI this summer! The Route Inspection Pre-Ride Team arrived in Council Bluffs this afternoon preparing for their seven-day ...

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RAGBRAI 2013: Short, south, through Des Moines

RAGBRAI 2013: Short, south, through Des Moines

RAGBRAI is trading villages for some big cities in its 41st year, including a stop midway through Iowa that will have more than 10,000 bicyclists rolling into the state capital. Interactive ...

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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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Video Message from Ed and Tyler of Barenaked Ladies on playing at RAGBRAI

Video Message from Ed and Tyler of Barenaked Ladies on playing at RAGBRAI

Barenaked Ladies' Ed Robertson and Tyler Stewart invite you to join them as they rock RAGBRAI in Council Bluffs as part of RibFest.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI Training: Get Out (or Stay In) and Ride!

    RAGBRAI XLIII is still five months away but that is no reason not to think about getting on your bike and starting your preparation. I don’t know what the weather ...

  • Huey Lewis and The News to Kickoff RAGBRAI in Sioux City

    Huey Lewis and The News to Kickoff RAGBRAI in Sioux City. The Sioux City RAGBRAI Committee announced today that Huey Lewis and The News will be the featured entertainment ...

  • Paper Application Deadline

    The deadline for mailing paper applications is this Sunday, February 15.

  • RAGBRAI Training: Gear Up Now for Another Fun and Successful RAGBRAI in 2015!

    Once again Coach David Ertl will be providing training tips to help you prepare for a successful and fun RAGBRAI. Regardless of your goals, whether to ride the entire ...

  • 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 ...

  • Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

    RAGBRAI begins July 19 in Sioux City and ends July 25 in Davenport.

  • 60 photos: 2015 Ragbrai Announcement Party

    62 photos from the Ragbrai Route Announcement Party at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

  • Watch here: RAGBRAI overnight towns announced soon

    Here's what you need to know about Saturday's overnight town announcement party and how to be the first to know.

  • Where Will RAGBRAI Go This Summer?

    The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route...

  • RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Will Stream Live!

    Can't make it to the Route Announcement Party? Head to RAGBRAI.com for a live stream of the event starting at 8:30 Saturday night!

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz annouces the 2015 overnight towns. Ride will start in Sioux City and end in Davenport.

  • The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route

  • 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

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