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

  • 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.

  • We Will Miss You Mr. Pork Chop!

    RAGBRAI lost a true legend today with the passing of Mr. Pork Chop, Paul Bernhard. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bernard family.

  • 2017 Full Kit Now Available!

    RAGBRAI XLV jersey, shorts, and bibs now available with registration or on the RAGBRAI Web Store!

  • RAGBRAI XLV Registration Now Open!

    Registration for RAGBRAI XLV is up and running.  If you registered for the ride in 2016, use the same username and password to log in and register.  All of your ...

  • Veteran's Day

    On this Veteran’s Day, we honor all Americans who have served or made the ultimate sacrifice for our country including the service men and women of our RAGBRAI military teams. ...

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • Hal Colliver has been collecting signs since 1973. Its a hobby of his he loves to share with others who often stop by to look at his barn.

  • Teresa Condon and Tracy Henriksen have fun in their infant costumes.

  • Riders take over Wooden Wheel Vineyard

  • The complete century ride, including the Karras Loop, from Leon to Centerville on RAGBRAI 2016.

  • Lyle Dumont has built and rebuilt enough model trains and full size tractors to fill 30,000 square feet of space. Take a look around his collections

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