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Mount Ayr Man on Mission to Improve Safety for Cyclists

Mount Ayr Man on Mission to Improve Safety for Cyclists

Before Chris Doster’s trip to Des Moines for this coming weekend’s bike summit, his road was filled with bumps and curves.

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Free Expo Added to Iowa Bicycle Summit

Free Expo Added to Iowa Bicycle Summit

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition has added an expo to the Iowa Bicycle Summit for the first time in 2012. This event will feature the latest in bicycle gear, events, ...

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Summit Offers Enthusiasts Chance for Winter Bike Fix

Summit Offers Enthusiasts Chance for Winter Bike Fix

The Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo has grown into more than just a small gathering of engineers. It’s a winter fix for bicyclists looking toward warmer months.

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Pre-bidding Opens for Silent Auction at RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Pre-bidding Opens for Silent Auction at RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is hosting the annual silent auction fundraiser at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party on January 28, 2012. Pre-bidding for silent auction items has begun online

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What’s Happening with the Iowa Bicycle Coalition?

What’s Happening with the Iowa Bicycle Coalition?

From the Iowa Goes by Bicycle Challenge to the Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition does not slow down as winter sets in!

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Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo Lines up Top Speakers

Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo Lines up Top Speakers

Would you like to see the best bicycle facilities and trails in your community? Come to the 8th Annual Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo on January 27 & 28th, ...

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RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Moves to New Vets Auditorium Ballroom

RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Moves to New Vets Auditorium Ballroom

Be there as the RAGBRAI XL overnight towns are revealed for the 40th Anniversary Ride! Join us for the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition on ...

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Portland Bike Coordinator to Lead Iowa Bicycle Summit Workshop

Portland Bike Coordinator to Lead Iowa Bicycle Summit Workshop

Roger Geller will facilitate the bicycle facility workshop for the 2012 Iowa Bicycle Summit. Since 1994, Geller has been the Bicycle Coordinator for the City of Portland, Oregon.

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Big Changes for 2012 Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo

Big Changes for 2012 Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo

If you haven’t attended the Iowa Bicycle Summit & Expo yet, this is the year to circle January 27 & 28 on your calendar now. The 2012 event promises ...

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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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