RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #8: The RIGHT Attitude

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #8: The RIGHT Attitude

Having the Right Attitude can go a long way when riding on RAGBRAI. You need to be considerate of others on the ride, as well as being predictable as ...

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RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #5: The Legal RIGHT

RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #5: The Legal RIGHT

Veteran RAGBRAI riders understand the roads used by RAGBRAI are not closed to other vehicles. You will occasionally see bikes, cars, and even large trucks on the route in ...

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A Trooper’s RAGBRAI

A Trooper’s RAGBRAI

Not at my intersection… Four words that an Iowa State Patrol trooper knows well, especially on RAGBRAI. As you pass us by this week, consider the time and effort ...

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"Ask a Trooper" Discusses Bike Racks on Vehicles

“Ask a Trooper” Discusses Bike Racks on Vehicles

During a driving vacation out west, I noticed the popularity of bumper-attached bicycle and luggage racks. Are there any rules with these?

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Missing 11-year-old reunited with father on RAGBRAI

Missing 11-year-old reunited with father on RAGBRAI

Iowa State Patrol officers reunited an 11-year-old with his father after the boy had been missing for about eight hours during RAGBRAI on Monday. “It just worked out for ...

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Trooper Pam, Enjoy Your Retirement!

Trooper Pam, Enjoy Your Retirement!

Trooper Pam Brockman started with the Iowa State Patrol in 1977.  She has been helping RAGBRAIers safely navigate our great state directing traffic as part of the safety education team ...

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Trooper Domino Receives National Award

Trooper Domino Receives National Award

A Trooper with the Iowa State Patrol has been selected as one of 10 law enforcement officers from across the nation to receive an award from the National Association of ...

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Get Well Soon Trooper Domino and Chief Cain

Get Well Soon Trooper Domino and Chief Cain

The RAGBRAI family's thoughts and prayers are with the Iowa State Patrol's Trooper Mark Domino and Sumner Police Chief Dennis Cain who were allegedly shot while pursuing two suspected bank ...

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VIDEO: Troopers add personality to traffic control

VIDEO: Troopers add personality to traffic control

State Troopers keep vehicle and bicycle traffic clear and safe at major intersections along the RAGBRAI route.

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Charles City Ceremony to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of the Iowa State Patrol

Charles City Ceremony to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of the Iowa State Patrol

Join us at 6:30 pm in Charles City’s Central Park (300 block of North Main) for a special ceremony honoring the Iowa State Patrol. The 30 minute ceremony will ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • JustGoBike Podcast Episode 4: Bike Laws, Bike Events and Bike Towns, Oh My!

    In this episode we talk with reporter Mackenzie Elmer of The Des Moines Register about cycling laws in Iowa and some of the bike accident and fatality cases she has ...

  • RAGBRAI Guess the Route Contest Winners Announced!

    Follow the link to find out the three winners of our 2017 Guess the Route Contest!

  • Iowa C.O.P.S. Team Awarded RAGBRAI Rider Cup

    The Iowa Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) bike team was awarded the prestigious RAGBRAI Rider Cup this weekend at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

  • Photos from the 2017 Route Announcement Party

    A crowd took in treats and tunes before hearing which eight towns will be hosts this summer.

  • 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.

Latest Videos

  • Take a closer look at where the 2017 RAGBRAI route will go.

  • T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI director, talks about the 2017 route after the announcement on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

  • Watch a replay of the full RAGBRAI route announcement live show.

  • A RAGBRAI icon Paul Bernhard aka \u0022Mr. Pork Chop\u0022 passed away November, 2016 and RAGBRAI Nation shared photos with Mr. Pork Chop on the ride through the years.

  • The Bacoon Ride returns for its fourth year on the Raccoon River Trail on Saturday, June 17.

  • From the creators of the Bacoon Ride comes the new ride for women, Pigtails at the Prairie Trail on Saturday, May 20.

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz announces the overnight towns for RAGBRAI 2017.

  • 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!

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