RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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Good and bad luck of another unforgettable RAGBRAI

Good and bad luck of another unforgettable RAGBRAI

Amid tragedy and serendipity, you can't make this stuff up.

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He retains rare record of riding every RAGBRAI

He retains rare record of riding every RAGBRAI

DECATUR CITY, Ia. — Jim Hopkins painstakingly pedaled uphill along Iowa Highway 2 and remarked that he couldn’t remember such a beautiful day on RAGBRAI. Considering that Hopkins, 83, has ridden ...

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Munson: New RAGBRAI team of Muslim 'female heroes' gets rolling

Munson: New RAGBRAI team of Muslim ‘female heroes’ gets rolling

Most riders are able to train for RAGBRAI without fear of arrest. Not so for Mona Seraji. The pro snowboarder recounted how she had been arrested on her bike in Tehran, the Iranian ...

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Sneak Preview of Eight RAGBRAI XLIII Rookie Towns

Sneak Preview of Eight RAGBRAI XLIII Rookie Towns

RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz previews the 8 towns that the ride has never visited.

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Where Will RAGBRAI Go This Summer?

Where Will RAGBRAI Go This Summer?

The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route...

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Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie… and RAGBRAI?

Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie… and RAGBRAI?

Youth baseball diamonds in Brooklyn and Slater, Iowa, are proudly sporting new, state-of-the-art electronic scoreboards donated by Build Our Ballpark. Its efforts in this past RAGBRAI funded the new ...

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A little friendly rivalry

A little friendly rivalry

Riders traded out their official RAGBRAI and team jerseys out for some school pride Friday. And some rivalry. Larry Gross listed the rivalries he could take advantage of while riding in ...

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RAGBRAI 2010: Riders dip tires in Missouri River

RAGBRAI 2010: Riders dip tires in Missouri River

RAGBRAI begins with the traditional dipping of tires in the Missouri River.

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RAGBRAI 2010: Riders set up camp in Sioux City

RAGBRAI 2010: Riders set up camp in Sioux City

RAGBRAI riders pitch their tents in Sioux City for the first night.

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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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