RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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RAGBRAI Welcomes nuun as the Official Hydration Sponsor!

RAGBRAI Welcomes nuun as the Official Hydration Sponsor!

RAGBRAI is excited to welcome nuun as the official hydration sponsor of RAGBRAI! As a part of the sponsorship, nuun will be providing their electrolyte and carbohydrate sports drinks ...

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RAGBRAI Nutrition: Noodles & Company Has Your Dish

RAGBRAI Nutrition: Noodles & Company Has Your Dish

Whether you’re watching carbs, fat, sodium, etc…visit www.noodles.com/nutrition to find out the right dish for you!  Here are few things we think you should know about the food and ingredients in our ...

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Stay Twice with Best Western in Iowa & Enter to Win a Trek Madone Bike

Stay Twice with Best Western in Iowa & Enter to Win a Trek Madone Bike

Stay two qualified nights during the promotional period and you will be entered into a drawing to win a TREK Madone 3.1 OCLV Carbon Road Bike.

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RAGBRAI Welcomes WD-40 BIKE!

RAGBRAI Welcomes WD-40 BIKE!

RAGBRAI riders will enjoy the hands-on services of the WD-40 BIKE Tech Support Team. This group is run by an expert team of pro team mechanics and bike shop wrenches. ...

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Primal Becomes the Official Cycling Apparel Sponsor of RAGBRAI

Primal Becomes the Official Cycling Apparel Sponsor of RAGBRAI

Primal and RAGBRAI announced today that the apparel-maker has signed a five-year agreement with RAGBRAI – the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa™ – to be the official apparel ...

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Pepto-Bismol Saddles Up to Keep RAGBRAI Celebrants Covered This Summer

Pepto-Bismol Saddles Up to Keep RAGBRAI Celebrants Covered This Summer

To help celebrate the 40th year of the oldest, largest and longest multi-day bike tour, Pepto-Bismol is coming along for the ride by sponsoring its own team.

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RAGBRAI Welcomes OptumHealth as a “Friend of RAGBRAI”

RAGBRAI Welcomes OptumHealth as a “Friend of RAGBRAI”

RAGBRAI is proud to announce OptumHealth as a new corporate partner and “Friend of RAGBRAI”. OptumHealth’s mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest. RAGBRAI, ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI Training: How Much Riding Should I Do to Prepare for RAGBRAI?

    This is probably the most common question I receive so chances are you have wondered about this as well. I’ll start by giving my standard answer. I suggest ...

  • Chris Charron (1961-2016)

    We are saddened to learn that Chris Charron, of Maxwell, IA, passed away on Friday while visiting his daughter and grandchildren in Pennsylvania.

  • Remembering Chris Charron

    The thoughts and prayers of the ‪#‎RAGBRAI‬ Nation are with the family of Chris Charron. Chris had a huge heart and always thought of ways to help others.

  • A Reminder About RAGBRAI Registration

    The deadline for online week-long registration is April 1. You must have your entry submitted and payment made by April 1, don’t wait until after the lottery to submit your ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Saturday, July 30 - Washington to Muscatine

    Here is the complete route from Washington to Muscatine. The ride encompasses 49.7 miles with just 1,314 feet of climb. Riders will visit all first-time towns on their ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Friday, July 29 - Ottumwa to Washington

    Here is the complete route from Ottumwa to Washington. The riders will enjoy 68.5 miles that includes 2,541 feet of climb. Riders will make welcome stops in Hedrick ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Thursday, July 28 - Centerville to Ottumwa

    Here is the complete route from Centerville to Ottumwa. The route travels 50.7 miles with just 1,999 feet of climb. The morning ride over Rathbun Dam is a ...

  • Hydration Tips from nuun: 5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

    Here is the first in a series of hydration tips from nuun as you prepare for RAGBRAI. nuun is the official hydration sponsor of RAGBRAI. Staying hydrated is easier ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Wednesday, July 27 - Leon to Centerville

    The route treks mainly east for 65.1 miles with just 2,708 feet of climb. You can tell friends that you rode your bike to New York, Bethlehem and Mystic ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Tuesday, July 26 - Creston to Leon

    Here is the complete route from Creston to Leon. The route travels 58.5 miles with a challenging 3,318 feet of climb. You will get to ride some nice ...

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • What will the route go for RAGBRAI 2016? Register reporter Kyle Munson and Michael Morain try again to get the early scoop.

  • This year's logo theme is "It's time to take a break."

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