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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

  • 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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