RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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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

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

    by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition Each year I have a few friends that want to ride RAGBRAI for the first time.  They seek advice on training and logistics.  It is ...

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #5: The Legal RIGHT

    by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition 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 ...

  • Daily Maps for RAGBRAI XLIII are Now Available

    The daily route maps for RAGBRAI XLIII are now available for downloading. These PDFs include the route, overnight, pass-through and meeting towns, bike shop locations, distance between the towns, ...

  • RAGBRAI Partners with ICEdot for Annual Bicycle Ride

    RAGBRAI announced today its partnership with ICEdot to provide emergency identification and notification services to this year’s participants. Now in its 43rd year, the week-long bicycle touring event will offer ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI - Heat and Humidity

    In the past couple of blogs I’ve been dealing with the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI. This blog covers the final two, Heat and Humidity. I will deal with these together ...

  • How to Return/Exchange Merchandise

    Need to exchange or return merchandise? Send it our way! Please read this post to make sure you have the right address.

  • RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H's of RAGBRAI - Hills

    Here is the next installment of Coach David Ertl's series on the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI: Headwinds, Hills, Heat and Humidity. This week he focuses on Hills and how you ...

  • UPDATE: Wristband Packages and Registration

    RAGBRAI Wristband Package Shipping We will be shipping wristband packages until the end of June, so don’t worry if you have not received your package yet.  You will receive an email ...

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

    The most fun on RAGBRAI comes from the people. You can ride across Iowa whenever you want, but only during one week, can you ride with 10,000 friends. ...

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

    People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace. No matter who you are, you are going to pass another rider or you will be passed by another ...

Latest Videos

  • Byron Stuart talks about the memorabilia he's collected by operating Byron's in Pomeroy.

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz recaps the pre-ride.

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz talks about the route from Hiawatha to Coralville

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz on how to ride safely in bad weather

  • Bike shop owner and gravel rider Craig Cooper excited for RAGBRAI's first gravel loop.

  • Kathy Murphy of Cedar Rapids is one of the RAGBRAI pre-ride newcomers this year.

  • Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition says this year more stress is being given to safety for RAGBRAI

  • Scenes from the third day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Fort Dodge and Eldora.

  • Scenes from the second day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Storm Lake and Fort Dodge.

  • Scenes from the first day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Sioux City and Storm Lake.

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