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Make Plans to Attend the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Make Plans to Attend the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Do you want to know the 2016 RAGBRAI Route? Attend the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party. This year the big event moves to CAPITAL SQUARE (400 Locust Street) for two levels ...

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Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

Do you have the best team jersey? The Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Primal Wear is hosting a Best Bike Jersey contest during the 2015 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

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Big Iowa Bicycle Summit Weekend Raises Big Funds for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Big Iowa Bicycle Summit Weekend Raises Big Funds for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Big Weekend at the Iowa Bicycle Summit, Iowa Bike Expo, and the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party is a big fundraiser for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

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Save $5 on your RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party ticket!

Save $5 on your RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party ticket!

Hurry, early ticket discounts end on January 15!

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Spazmatics to Play 2014 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party!  Tickets and Tables Now Available

Spazmatics to Play 2014 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party! Tickets and Tables Now Available

Be there as the RAGBRAI XLII overnight towns are revealed for the 42nd ride across Iowa! Join us for the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition ...

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The Weekend of January 25-26 Hosts Big Events for Bicycling

The Weekend of January 25-26 Hosts Big Events for Bicycling

Many bicyclists ride year round, but others dream of warmer weather and make plans for a full summer of riding. January 25 and 26 hosts events that will put ...

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RAGBRAI Training: Coach Ertl Returns!

RAGBRAI Training: Coach Ertl Returns!

Can you believe it? The 2013 RAGBRAI Route Announcement occurs in about two weeks! Equally amazing, at least to me, is that I have been writing these training ...

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More Vendors Roll in for the Iowa Bike Expo

More Vendors Roll in for the Iowa Bike Expo

More and more vendors are lining up to be a part of the Iowa Bike Expo on January 26, 2013 at the Iowa Events Center in Downtown Des Moines! It's ...

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RAGBRAI Guess the Route Contest is Now Open!

RAGBRAI Guess the Route Contest is Now Open!

Do you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XLI? Enter the contest and see how close you come. Last year, 5 of 8 towns was the ...

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Cyclists gear up for 2013 Iowa Bike Expo & Summit, RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Cyclists gear up for 2013 Iowa Bike Expo & Summit, RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Break out those bikes, and bundle up! The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is proud to announce the 2013 Iowa Bike Expo, Iowa Bicycle Summit and RAGBRAI Announcement Party. Last year’s ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • What to look for Wednesday on RAGBRAI

    Wednesday has it all: a resort, John Karras, a rodeo bull.

  • 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 ...

  • Covered wagons paved the way into Garden Grove

    The tiny community of Garden Grove is no stranger to mass caravans, but a covered wagon may be more appropriate than a carbon-frame road bike.

  • Ice water plunge could pay big bucks 

    A giant steel tub of blue ice water drew a herd of cyclists in Mount Ayr Tuesday. Think bobbing for apples, except hurling your entire body through floating icebergs and beneath ...

  • Patrol: Investigation into fatal bike crash to take a month; no charges yet

    OSCEOLA — An investigation to determine whether any criminal charges should be filed in a vehicle-bicycle collision that killed a cyclist Sunday could take over a month, said Sgt. Nathan ...

  • What to look for Tuesday on RAGBRAI

    The third day of RAGBRAI 2016 concludes in this year's smallest overnight town.

  • Riders share ghost encounters at ax-murder site

    The crime was more than 100 years ago, but the spookiness remains.

  • This RAGBRAI double rainbow brightened a day tinged with sadness

    Many riders shared images of the rainbows.

  • NPR's No Pie Refused carries on with just one fork

    Politics beckons most of the members of you're-riding-with NPR, No Pie Refused.

  • RAGBRAI's haircut king with a lizard on his head

    "It's only hair, is how I've always put it," Joe Vize shrugged.

Latest Videos

  • Chris Wilson of Sunnyville, CA, is trying to play Pokemon Go on RAGBRAI 2016 but good cell service has been as hard to find as a wild Pikachu.

  • Jim Hopkins of Windsor Heights, Ia., pedals on his 44th RAGBRAI.

  • RAGBRAI bicyclists brave an icy water tank in the hopes of finding a colored ring to win $100 but also to raise money.

  • Just an Iowa sunrise and bicyclists.

  • Skies will stay mostly clear tonight Tuesday will be another mainly sunny day with highs in the mid to upper 80s. A few more clouds are expected on Wednesday as a shift in the pattern begins to take place.

  • Walk through the campground and driveway where authorities say that RAGBRAI rider James Foley was hit and dragged in Shenandoah.

  • RAGBRAI riders take a break from climbing hills to slide down one during the second day of of the annual ride across Iowa.

  • Jacob Sikes of Kearney, Neb., stayed at the Villisca Axe Murder House several years ago. He's back for RAGBRAI -- despite the outcome of that initial visit.

  • David Chivers, president of Register Media, grew up in Des Moines and says he's wanted to ride RAGBRAI since he was 12 or 13.

  • Riders are greeted by bull riding and a unique bike sculpture in Corning, Iowa.

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