RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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Congratulations to the Dream Team on Another Great Year!

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.

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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

  • RAGBRAI XLV: Take it easy, go north

    The overnight towns for the 45th RAGBRAI have finally been revealed!

  • 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.

Latest Videos

  • The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will go north in 2017, starting in Orange City, ending in Lansing, and overnighting in six more Iowa towns along the way. It's rated the third-easiest RAGBRAI ever.

  • Attendees at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party joined in a mass \u0022pork chop\u0022 call in honor of ride legend Mr. Pork Chop, Paul Bernhard, who died last year.

  • 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.

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