RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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50 photos: Zach Boyden-Holmes’ favorite RAGBRAI 2014 photos

50 photos: Zach Boyden-Holmes’ favorite RAGBRAI 2014 photos

Register and Juice photographer Zach Boyden-Holmes rode along on this year's route. Check out his 50 favorite photos.

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Video: RAGBRAI rolls through Nora Springs

Video: RAGBRAI rolls through Nora Springs

Experience the morning RAGBRAI excitement in Nora Springs.

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RAGBRAI's Team Tucker rides with St. Bernard in tow

RAGBRAI’s Team Tucker rides with St. Bernard in tow

One of the most beloved first-time riders on this year's RAGBRAI hasn't pedaled a single mile.

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Why I RAGBRAI on a recumbent

Why I RAGBRAI on a recumbent

TERRIL–Mike Leegard calls himself the human power plant. Solar panels behind his recumbent help keep his younger sisters connected to the world during the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. “I ...

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Flag flap: Is it OK to bike across the painted Stars and Stripes?

Flag flap: Is it OK to bike across the painted Stars and Stripes?

Rock Valley, Ia. — Here’s why RAGBRAI bicyclists won’t roll across 24 depictions of the Stars and Stripes painted on the highway as they roll out of town Sunday morning between ...

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All You Need to Know About the RAGBRAI Baggage Transport Trucks

All You Need to Know About the RAGBRAI Baggage Transport Trucks

A great benefit of your RAGBRAI registration is baggage transport between the overnight towns. In addition, RAGBRAI establishes a campground exclusively for riders who utilize the RAGBRAI baggage transport.   Here’s how ...

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RAGBRAI 2014 route: Small towns, northern ride

RAGBRAI 2014 route: Small towns, northern ride

A return to small-town Iowa is in store for more than 10,000 riders rolling across the state in RAGBRAI’s 42nd year. The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa — the ...

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RAGBRAI 2014 logo is revealed

RAGBRAI 2014 logo is revealed

The logo for the next Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa has been revealed. The logo, unveiled Thursday in Des Moines, was designed by Suzanne Milosevich, the designated artist in ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI Training: Rule #3: Ride Fast

    All right, I know I’ve said numerous times in this blog that RAGBRAI is not a race, so why would I tell you to go out and ride fast in ...

  • Wristband Transfer Form Now Available

    Wristband Transfers: If you are unable to participate in RAGBRAI, and won’t be asking for a refund on your registration, you have the option to sell your wristband packet on our ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Rule #2 : Ride Far

    Rule #1 is Ride Consistently. Rule #2 is built upon Rule #1. Riding consistently will prepare your body for the daily rigors of riding on RAGBRAI. ...

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 7 - Washington to Muscatine

    Today we completed our ride from the Missouri to the Mississippi and rode 49.7 miles from Washington to Muscatine with 1,314 feet of climb.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 6 – Ottumwa to Washington

    Today we rode 68.5 miles from Ottumwa to Washington, with 2,541 feet of climb.

  • 45 photos: Friday RAGBRAI Route Preview

    Take a peek at ride what riders could encounter between Ottumwa and Washington in July.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 5 – Centerville to Ottumwa

    Today we rode 53.2 miles from Centerville to Ottumwa, with 1,999 feet of climb. The landscape stole the show today, we had to stop many times for photo ops.

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 4 – Leon to Centerville

    Today we rode 65.1 miles from Leon to Centerville, with 2708 feet of climb. Some riders braved the wind and added 32.3 miles to the route to complete the Karras ...

  • RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 3 – Creston to Leon

    It was nice for Tuesday’s ride to be a shorter day allowing riders to recover from some longer hilly days.  The ride checks in at 58 miles of beautiful southern ...

  • 20 photos: Tuesday RAGBRAI route preview

    Take a peek at ride what riders could encounter between Creston and Leon in July.

Latest Videos

  • On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 a "ghost bike" was installed in rural Boone County to mark the spot where Mark Snopek was killed while riding his bike on August 8, 2007.

  • RAGBRAI 2016 Jersey

  • Merchandise Monday! Riders Try on the 2016 RAGBRAI Jersey

  • Darrel Harken of Riceville said goodbye to his daughter Grace as she headed home on her bike. Moments later he and his other daughter Hannan stop at a car accident only to discover the woman who was hit by a car is Grace.

  • Where will RAGBRAI ride in 2016? See the full RAGBRAI XLIV route including overnight and stopover towns.

  • Register reporters talk with RAGBRAI founder John Karras about the announcement that RAGBRAI and the Des Moines Register were working to create a statue of Karras and fellow founder Don Kaul.

  • RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz talks about the southern Iowa 2016 route. "We haven't been to some of these towns in a long time!" he says.

  • Miss the live RAGBRAI 2016 overnight town announcement show? Join Kyle Munson, Michael Morain as they chat with RAGBRAI riders and towns vying for a spot on this year's route. And learn the overnight towns, of course!

  • Watch as RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz unveils the 2016 RAGBRAI overnight towns. The route is heading to the southern cities of Glenwood, Shenandoah, Creston, Leon, Centerville, Ottumwa, Washington and Muscatine.

  • Get the details on this year's RAGBRAI overnight towns in southern Iowa.

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