RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

What to look for Saturday on RAGBRAI

A forecast and a few things to expect on the final day of RAGBRAI XLIII

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Uber vehicles will have bike racks in Davenport

Uber vehicles will have bike racks in Davenport

Uber plans to test a new food-delivery feature in the Des Moines market Friday. The trial will partner with Thelma’s Treats, delivering ice cream sandwiches to the doorsteps of Uber ...

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RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 7 - Coralville to Davenport

RAGBRAI Pre-Ride Day 7 – Coralville to Davenport

Here is what you can expect to see on RAGBRAI on your ride from Coralville to Davenport!

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Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

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

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Riders, runners mingle in Davenport

Riders, runners mingle in Davenport

Davenport — For all the concern about traffic, crowds and water, the final day of RAGBRAI seemed to end on a high note as thousands of riders rolled into Davenport ...

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Mississippi flooding prompts minor changes in Davenport

Mississippi flooding prompts minor changes in Davenport

Minor flooding in Davenport should have only minor effects on RAGBRAI, organizers said Friday. Record rainfall in Dubuque prompted concerns about Mississippi River flooding downstream in Davenport. Joe Taylor, president of the ...

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Davenport officials plan minor route changes if river floods

Davenport officials plan minor route changes if river floods

The record rainfall Wednesday and Thursday in the Dubuque area has prompted RAGBRAI organizers in Davenport to make contingency plans to deal with a rapid rise of the Mississippi River. Only ...

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This year's route: Glenwood to Davenport

This year’s route: Glenwood to Davenport

By PERRY BEEMAN pbeeman@dmreg.com RAGBRAI XXXIX will offer one of the annual bike ride’s shorter but hillier routes, and promises one of the brassiest endings on record. When participants in the Register’s Annual ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI Training: Rule #3: Ride Fast

    All right, I know I’ve said numerous times in this blog that RAGBRAI is not a race, so why would I tell you to go out and ride fast in ...

  • Wristband Transfer Form Now Available

    Wristband Transfers: If you are unable to participate in RAGBRAI, and won’t be asking for a refund on your registration, you have the option to sell your wristband packet on our ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Rule #2 : Ride Far

    Rule #1 is Ride Consistently. Rule #2 is built upon Rule #1. Riding consistently will prepare your body for the daily rigors of riding on RAGBRAI. ...

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 7 - Washington to Muscatine

    Today we completed our ride from the Missouri to the Mississippi and rode 49.7 miles from Washington to Muscatine with 1,314 feet of climb.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 6 – Ottumwa to Washington

    Today we rode 68.5 miles from Ottumwa to Washington, with 2,541 feet of climb.

  • 45 photos: Friday RAGBRAI Route Preview

    Take a peek at ride what riders could encounter between Ottumwa and Washington in July.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 5 – Centerville to Ottumwa

    Today we rode 53.2 miles from Centerville to Ottumwa, with 1,999 feet of climb. The landscape stole the show today, we had to stop many times for photo ops.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 4 – Leon to Centerville

    Today we rode 65.1 miles from Leon to Centerville, with 2708 feet of climb. Some riders braved the wind and added 32.3 miles to the route to complete the Karras ...

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 3 – Creston to Leon

    It was nice for Tuesday’s ride to be a shorter day allowing riders to recover from some longer hilly days.  The ride checks in at 58 miles of beautiful southern ...

  • 20 photos: Tuesday RAGBRAI route preview

    Take a peek at ride what riders could encounter between Creston and Leon in July.

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI 2016 Jersey

  • Merchandise Monday! Riders Try on the 2016 RAGBRAI Jersey

  • Darrel Harken of Riceville said goodbye to his daughter Grace as she headed home on her bike. Moments later he and his other daughter Hannan stop at a car accident only to discover the woman who was hit by a car is Grace.

  • Where will RAGBRAI ride in 2016? See the full RAGBRAI XLIV route including overnight and stopover towns.

  • 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.

  • Join the "Tr3s" amigos for the 2016 BACooN ride June 18 on the Raccoon River Valley Trail. There will be a plethora of bacon.

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