RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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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

  • 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 ...

  • A big thanks to nuun hydration for supporting RAGBRAI

    A big thanks to nuun for supporting RAGBRAI and keeping riders hydrated this summer!

  • Thank you to TransIowa Equipment

    Thank you to TransIowa Equipment for helping keep the #RAGBRAI towns clean every day!

  • Thanks Jamis!

    Just wanted to thank Jamis Bikes for supporting #RAGBRAI this summer. This is the 3rd year Jamis has brought a fleet of bikes to Iowa.

  • Thanks Bianchi!

    Just wanted to thank Bianchi for their continued support of #RAGBRAI every summer by bringing their demo team to Iowa!

  • RAGBRAI Web Store Now Open!

    The RAGBRAI Web Store is NOW OPEN!

  • RAGBRAI Training: Now that RAGBRAI is Over for Another Year, What Should You Do?

    Well, RAGBRAI came and went, and I hope you were well prepared and had a great time. Hopefully you learned something to do better for next year.

  • Adventure Traveler's Video Captures the Essence of RAGBRAI

    Check out this great ‪‎RAGBRAI‬ video from Ryan Van Duzer, who travels the world and creating content aimed at inspiring people to hit the road.

  • Congratulations to the Dream Team on Another Great Year!

    The Dream Team uses the power of a bicycle to assist youth in developing a positive approach to life’s challenges.

  • Congratulations to Grace from Shenandoah for Winning the 2016 RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest

    This year’s winner of the RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest is 9 year old Grace from Shenandoah. Grace’s artwork depicted the local theme in Shenandoah of “Peace, Love, Ride”

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • Riders take over Wooden Wheel Vineyard

  • The complete century ride, including the Karras Loop, from Leon to Centerville on RAGBRAI 2016.

  • Lyle Dumont has built and rebuilt enough model trains and full size tractors to fill 30,000 square feet of space. Take a look around his collections

  • \u0022The best part of this job is hearing all the thank-yous,\u0022 Iowa State Patrol trooper says.

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