RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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Tragic House Fire Takes Life of Former RAGBRAI Dream Teamer

Tragic House Fire Takes Life of Former RAGBRAI Dream Teamer

It is with great sadness to report that the Dream Team lost one of their former members in a tragic house fire this week. Nyakouth Choul, 17, was found ...

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Dream Team Kids Reach Training Milestones

Dream Team Kids Reach Training Milestones

Several members of the Dream Team were awarded with "1,000 MILE" t-shirts during the weekend training ride to Sun Valley Lake. Congratulations to Kegan who has surpassed 1,500 training ...

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RAGBRAI’s Dream Team Training in Full Swing

RAGBRAI’s Dream Team Training in Full Swing

The Dream Team has another great group of riders participating in our indoor training program. Our focus is on those youth who will benefit the most from this experience. ...

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Dream Team is Ready for Outdoor Riding

Dream Team is Ready for Outdoor Riding

Each year the Dream Team has a slightly different personality. We have spent quite a bit of time recruiting through the schools in Des Moines and have signed up ...

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Dream Team Receives Gifts from Primal

Dream Team Receives Gifts from Primal

The RAGBRAI Dream Team will be sporting new jerseys this year thanks to Primal Wear. The owner of Primal heard about the kids of the Dream Team and ...

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Dream Team Training Begins

Dream Team Training Begins

With all the snow we have hanging around, it is a stretch to think the Dream Team will be biking outdoors soon. With the hope that the snow will ...

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The Dream Team Thanks Supporters

The Dream Team Thanks Supporters

During the January Meeting for Clubs and Teams, the Dream Team presented thank you plaques to teams that have been financial supporters of the Dream Team over the years.

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Dream Team: Helping Youth Conquer RAGBRAI

Dream Team: Helping Youth Conquer RAGBRAI

The Dream Team, a grass roots organization that has been training youth to participate in RAGBRAI since 1997, is going strong this year with 44 young riders (17 young women, ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • 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 ...

  • Top 10 things we'll remember about RAGBRAI XLII

    After 42 years, each ride can seem pretty much like the one before -- except when they don't.

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.

  • 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!

  • Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, is participating in his sixth RAGBRAI on a unicycle.

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