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

  • 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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