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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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  • Get in Gear for RAGBRAI XLIII - 2015 Jerseys Released!

    We are pleased to introduce the official 2015 RAGBRAI XLIII jersey!

  • Introducing the RAGBRAI XLIII Logo!

    We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015!

  • RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

    All of us here at RAGBRAI would like to thank those who took the time to complete the surveys after RAGBRAI XLII.  4,470 online surveys were completed, providing ...

  • Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

    A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course's owner.

  • Lost and Found on RAGBRAI®

    Did you get home from RAGBRAI with less than what you started with?  Lost wallets, drivers licenses, and credit cards have already been returned to their owners.  We have several ...

  • Merchandise Returns and Exchanges

    Want to return or exchange an item you purchased on RAGBRAI? Here's how.

  • Meet the woman who rode RAGBRAI in combat boots

    Riders handed her cash from spandex pockets and small-town American Legions put up tip jars to help along the way. So far, Hameister’s raised more than $1,700 for the campaign, ...

  • RAGBRAI Reflections with John Karras

    by John Karras, Grampa RAGBRAI A strange, but predictable, thing happened this year to Ann and I on our way to our umpteenth time to ride RAGBRAI–we were physically unable to ...

  • Rock Valley's Jaydn Faber Wins the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

    The children of the RAGBRAI XLII overnight communities were invited to participate in the annual RAGBRAI Kids’ Art Contest.  The contest called for students in kindergarten through fifth grade to ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: Don’t put your bike away now!

    Well, another RAGBRAI is done and in the books. I hope you enjoyed yourself and I also hope this blogs gave you some advice that helped you prepare adequately for ...

Latest Videos

  • We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015! If you join us on our ride across the state next year, you’ll be sure to see welcoming Iowans, lots of farmland and… well you’ll just have to watch the video to find out.

  • Bicyclist Shawn Gosch of Onawa was hit and killed June 20, 2014, by a motorist on Iowa Highway 7 west of Manson. Under Iowa law, the driver of the vehicle was charged with a misdemeanor for unsafe passing and fined little more than $1,550.

  • Look back on the ride of 2014 in this video highlight reel.

  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

  • Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point

  • Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks!

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