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Coralville is the first Overnight Town to Announce Their RAGBRAI XLIII Theme!

Coralville is the first Overnight Town to Announce Their RAGBRAI XLIII Theme!

Lights, Camera, Action! Get ready for a night of glitz, glamour and Lycra during our Hollywood-themed visit to Coralville!

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RAGBRAI Overnight Town Leaders Gather in Des Moines for Workshop

RAGBRAI Overnight Town Leaders Gather in Des Moines for Workshop

Over 200 community leaders from the RAGBRAI XL Overnight Town’s local organizing committees gathered in Des Moines for an all-day workshop to prepare them for this summer's event.

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RIDE RIGHT Community of the Year Award: Clear Lake

RIDE RIGHT Community of the Year Award: Clear Lake

The RIDE RIGHT Community Award is presented each year to the town that best promoted safety events and improved the safety level for riders in their community during RAGBRAI. Clear ...

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Overnight Town Leaders Gather in Des Moines

Overnight Town Leaders Gather in Des Moines

Over 150 community leaders from the RAGBRAI XXXVIII Overnight Town’s local organizing committees gathered in Des Moines for an all-day workshop to prepare them for this summer's event.

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Live chat at noon: RAGBRAI overnight towns

Live chat at noon: RAGBRAI overnight towns

Join in the online chat about the RAGBRAI XXXVIII route on Monday, Feb. 1st at noon. The RAGBRAI Director, T.J. Juskiewicz, will be discussing the new overnight towns and ...

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Route Inspection Riders are Ready to Roll

Route Inspection Riders are Ready to Roll

The Route Inspection Ride team arrived in Council Bluffs this afternoon and checked out the impressive Bob Kerrey Pedestrian bridge that crosses the Missouri River connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa and ...

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Overnight Town Committees Get History Lesson

Overnight Town Committees Get History Lesson

With just 50 days to go until RAGBRAI, the eight RAGBRAI Overnight Host Town Committees came to Des Moines for a planning workshop. Close to 50 leaders from Council ...

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Replay live chat with RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz

Replay live chat with RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz

RAGBRAI Director TJ Juskiewicz answered questions from riders on Feb. 2, a few days after the 2009 RAGBRAI overnight towns were announced.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • A big thanks to nuun hydration for supporting RAGBRAI

    A big thanks to nuun for supporting RAGBRAI and keeping riders hydrated this summer!

  • Thank you to TransIowa Equipment

    Thank you to TransIowa Equipment for helping keep the #RAGBRAI towns clean every day!

  • Thanks Jamis!

    Just wanted to thank Jamis Bikes for supporting #RAGBRAI this summer. This is the 3rd year Jamis has brought a fleet of bikes to Iowa.

  • Thanks Bianchi!

    Just wanted to thank Bianchi for their continued support of #RAGBRAI every summer by bringing their demo team to Iowa!

  • RAGBRAI Web Store Now Open!

    The RAGBRAI Web Store is NOW OPEN!

  • RAGBRAI Training: Now that RAGBRAI is Over for Another Year, What Should You Do?

    Well, RAGBRAI came and went, and I hope you were well prepared and had a great time. Hopefully you learned something to do better for next year.

  • Adventure Traveler's Video Captures the Essence of RAGBRAI

    Check out this great ‪‎RAGBRAI‬ video from Ryan Van Duzer, who travels the world and creating content aimed at inspiring people to hit the road.

  • Congratulations to the Dream Team on Another Great Year!

    The Dream Team uses the power of a bicycle to assist youth in developing a positive approach to life’s challenges.

  • Congratulations to Grace from Shenandoah for Winning the 2016 RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest

    This year’s winner of the RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest is 9 year old Grace from Shenandoah. Grace’s artwork depicted the local theme in Shenandoah of “Peace, Love, Ride”

  • Good and bad luck of another unforgettable RAGBRAI

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

Latest Videos

  • 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

  • \u0022The best part of this job is hearing all the thank-yous,\u0022 Iowa State Patrol trooper says.

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