RAGBRAI XLII Countdown – July 20-26, 2014
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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

  • 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

  • A high pressure system will bring cooler, drier air to central Iowa on Wednesday. RAGBRAI riders can look forward to a much more comfortable ride

  • Lance Armstrong met riders and the famed Mr. Pork Chop during a RAGBRAI stop in Bancroft on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

  • 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.

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