RAGBRAI XLII Countdown – July 20-26, 2014
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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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Johnny Holm Band Returns for RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Johnny Holm Band Returns for RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party

Be there as the RAGBRAI XLI overnight towns are revealed for the 41st ride across Iowa! Join us for the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition ...

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RAGBRAI Route Party Raises Record Funding for Iowa Bicycle Coalition

RAGBRAI Route Party Raises Record Funding for Iowa Bicycle Coalition

The RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party has set a new record for fundraising with $77,000 of funding generated for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, a non profit bicycle advocacy organization. Over ...

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  • What to look for Wednesday

    Here’s a quick look ahead toward Wednesday’s 38-mile ride from Emmetsburg to Forest City

  • RVs roll alongside bikes in Forest City

    Bicycles make the main appearance during RAGBRAI, but in Forest City, motor homes and recreational vehicles are king.

  • Munson: Celebrating a legend in Bancroft

    Tuesday was unofficial legends day on RAGBRAI XLII.

  • Milford police: Drunken driver injured RAGBRAI pedestrians

    A central Iowa woman was charged with drunken driving and failure to use headlamps late Sunday after authorities said she ran into two pedestrians who had been riding RAGBRAI, the ...

  • RAGBRAI, Lance Armstrong come to Mr. Pork Chop.

    Riders gave their best impressions of the pork chop call (check your volume before playing this video),

  • Time-lapse video: RAGBRAI through Bancroft

    We set up a camera in Bancroft to create this time-lapse video of RAGBRAI passing through. Take a look:

  • Braving the Karras Loop

    BANCROFT, Ia. — Some RAGBRAI riders decided to drudge through an extra 26 sweaty miles and conquer the Karras Loop, Tuesday. The loop, which went through Burt and Lone Rock, is ...

  • Video: Slow-motion toilet toss in Burt

    This is exactly what it says on the tin. The toilet toss in Burt on the Karras Loop, in slow motion.

  • Video: Meet the NPR crew and Matt Bernhard

    The Register's Michael Morain interviewed Matt Bernhard, son of Mr. Pork Chop Paul Bernhard, and Don Gonyea, Scott Horsley and Arnie Seipel of National Public Radio at the meeting town, ...

  • Peppermint spray refreshes cyclists

    "We're doing a peppermint aromatherapy spritz to kind of cool people off," said licensed massage therapist Christina Gibbs, owner of Spa-Dee-Dah.

Latest Videos

  • Bancroft is the home town of Paul Bernhard, the original Mr. Pork Chop.

  • The Andorfer family, led by father Gene, 80, uses RAGBRAI as a chance to spend a week together.

  • We asked RAGBRAI riders about their porkchop from the famous Mr. Pork Chop in Bancroft.

  • Titonka firefighters hostes a water battle fundraiser with fire hoses Tuesday afternoon.

  • A time-lapse video shows the flow of bicycles through Bancroft on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

  • The NPR crew and son-of-Mr.-Pork-Chop Matt Bernhard speak to the Register's Michael Morain.

  • Riders who took the Karras Loop for a 105-mile day got a special bonus: the toilet toss in Burt. We've slowed the video down for extra fun.

  • It's been very comfortable, except for being a bit warm when it's 100 degrees out.

  • RAGBRAI passed through Ringsted and impressed the mayor.

  • Team Nasty shares their strategy, and welcomes others to join them, for tackling headwinds.

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