RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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RAGBRAI on Small Town Big Deal This Evening!

RAGBRAI on Small Town Big Deal This Evening!

Small Town(s)... Big Deal! RAGBRAI will be featured on an episode of Small Town Big Deal tonight (Thursday, December 5)!

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2013 Rider Cup Award: Adaptive Sports Iowa Team

2013 Rider Cup Award: Adaptive Sports Iowa Team

A physical disability or visual impairment should not be a barrier to anyone that wants to experience RAGBRAI.  That is the philosophy of the Adaptive Sports Iowa Team, the ...

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2013 RAGBRAI Lost and Found Items

2013 RAGBRAI Lost and Found Items

If you lost an item on RAGBRAI, email us at info@ragbrai.com with your name, wristband number, and a brief description of your item.  We will continue to receive items from ...

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Gov. Branstad to ride one day of RAGBRAI

Gov. Branstad to ride one day of RAGBRAI

Gov. Terry Branstad’s public schedule released today includes mention of a more rigorous activity than a press conference where the sweat is induced by TV lights and persistent questions: Branstad ...

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RAGBRAI Pass-through Town Spotlight: Shelby (Sunday)

RAGBRAI Pass-through Town Spotlight: Shelby (Sunday)

Lots of great things going on in Shelby, Iowa on Sunday during RAGBRAI!

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RAGBRAI Pass-though Town Spotlight: Underwood (Sunday)

RAGBRAI Pass-though Town Spotlight: Underwood (Sunday)

Underwood is READY for RAGBRAI! Check out all the happenings in store for your wild side on Sunday's ride!

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It's Not Too Late to Ship with High Country Shipping!

It’s Not Too Late to Ship with High Country Shipping!

We specialize in ease of travel. No more hauling your heavy bike case and luggage to and from the airport. Bypass long check-in lines, skip the wait at ...

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Vote For Your Favorite in the RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest

Vote For Your Favorite in the RAGBRAI Kid’s Art Contest

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

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Purchasing Day Passes or Non-Rider Wristbands on RAGBRAI

Purchasing Day Passes or Non-Rider Wristbands on RAGBRAI

If you are interested in purchasing day passes or non-rider wristbands on the ride, please complete this application and bring with you with cash or check to speed up your ...

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AA & NA Meetings During RAGBRAI

AA & NA Meetings During RAGBRAI

AA Meetings are held in every overnight town. Many towns will also host NA meetings. Meeting times and locations are listed.

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Latest Blog Posts

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

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

  • Guardian angels of RAGBRAI are here to work

    "We signed up to serve," the airmen say.

  • Pickup drags, severely injures man in tent in Shenandoah

    The truck left a driveway and hit the man late Sunday, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

  • Colleague: Fallen cyclist 'lived life the right way'

    Wayne Ezell was killed by a pickup truck that struck him from behind as he rode his bike.

  • 11 photos: Scenes from the gravel loop

    It was a rocky detour to the Irish capital of southwest Iowa, Imogene.

  • What to look for Monday on RAGBRAI

    Gird yourself for a 75-mile day with almost 4,000 feet of climb.

  • More on Tim Kaine's RAGBRAI blast with Team 'Nightwing'

    David Miles has the backstory on Virginia Sen. and presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s odyssey across Iowa in 1996. Kaine rode the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa ...

  • Sobering silence disrupts the "rolling party"

    TABOR, Ia. — An uncharacteristically somber tone punctuated day one of RAGBRAI. A Mile of Silence defined a stretch of road Sunday between Malvern and Tabor, where riders were asked to pause ...

  • In tense summer, Iowa C.O.P.S. ride to remember fallen officers

    MALVERN, Ia. — Away from RAGBRAI’s gaudy beauty and sweet, boisterous cacophony, eight police officers biked to the middle of a quiet cemetery just outside of town to pay respects to ...

  • Starting RAGBRAI with totaled RV

    MALVERN, Ia. — Team Red Dog started day one of RAGBRAI on a downer note with a totaled RV. A volunteer driver drove the rented vehicle beneath a train trestle with ...

Latest Videos

  • Riders take on the steepest day of RAGBRAI with 4,000 feet of climb.

  • T.J. Juskiewicz, director of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, discusses the death of a rider early Sunday west of Glenwood just as the annual ride was beginning.

  • T.J. Juskiewicz, director of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, discusses the death of a rider early Sunday west of Glenwood just as the annual ride was beginning.

  • The Des Moines Register asked RAGBRAI cyclists their thoughts on how cyclist safety could be improved.

  • RAGBRAI riders make a pit stop in Randolph to battle it out in bubble suits during the first day of the ride.

  • Winds will shift from the southwest to the north through the day. Temperatures will reach 90 degrees. More sunshine is on tap for Monday and Tuesday.

  • Police officers ride for the fallen on the first day of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

  • RAGBRAI riders hit the water slide in Tabor, the midpoint town on the first day from Glenwood to Shenandoah.

  • Ghost bike marks start of one mile of silence honoring and remembering those lives lost and affected by bicycle related deaths.

  • Deb Anderson talks about meeting her brother, Christian Parkes, at RAGBRAI. The two spent time together outside Vine Street Cellars in Glenwood on Saturday.

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