RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Condition

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Condition

This is Mark's final article on RIDE RIGHT before the big ride. Ironically, the big tip is “Get yourself in good physical shape.” We start riding on Sunday, ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Attention

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Attention

It isn’t easy to concentrate for seven days of bicycle riding with 10,000 or more people, but you have to. There are all kinds of things to pay attention ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Attitude

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Attitude

Having the Right Attitude can go a long way when riding on RAGBRAI. You need to be considerate of others on the ride, as well as being predictable as ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Abilities

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip: The RIGHT Abilities

Everyone has limits to their abilities. Riding with the RIGHT abilities means you should consider any impairments that could affect your safety, like alcohol consumption, medications or physical conditions, ...

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Looking for a Few More RIDE RIGHT Ambassadors

Looking for a Few More RIDE RIGHT Ambassadors

RAGBRAI is looking for RIDE RIGHT Ambassadors to help make RAGBRAI as safe as possible.

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #6: The RIGHT Frame of Mind

by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition Each year I have a few friends that want to ride RAGBRAI for the first time.  They seek advice on training and logistics.  It is ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #5: The Legal RIGHT

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #5: The Legal RIGHT

by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition Veteran RAGBRAI riders understand the roads used by RAGBRAI are not closed to other vehicles.  You will occasionally see bikes, cars, and even large trucks ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

The most fun on RAGBRAI comes from the people. You can ride across Iowa whenever you want, but only during one week, can you ride with 10,000 friends. ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace. No matter who you are, you are going to pass another rider or you will be passed by another ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #2:  The RIGHT Gear

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #2: The RIGHT Gear

Almost all RAGBRAI riders will agree that a helmet is an essential piece of equipment that every rider needs. A helmet will protect your brain if you are involved ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI Training: How Much Riding Should I Do to Prepare for RAGBRAI?

    This is probably the most common question I receive so chances are you have wondered about this as well. I’ll start by giving my standard answer. I suggest ...

  • Chris Charron (1961-2016)

    We are saddened to learn that Chris Charron, of Maxwell, IA, passed away on Friday while visiting his daughter and grandchildren in Pennsylvania.

  • Remembering Chris Charron

    The thoughts and prayers of the ‪#‎RAGBRAI‬ Nation are with the family of Chris Charron. Chris had a huge heart and always thought of ways to help others.

  • A Reminder About RAGBRAI Registration

    The deadline for online week-long registration is April 1. You must have your entry submitted and payment made by April 1, don’t wait until after the lottery to submit your ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Saturday, July 30 - Washington to Muscatine

    Here is the complete route from Washington to Muscatine. The ride encompasses 49.7 miles with just 1,314 feet of climb. Riders will visit all first-time towns on their ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Friday, July 29 - Ottumwa to Washington

    Here is the complete route from Ottumwa to Washington. The riders will enjoy 68.5 miles that includes 2,541 feet of climb. Riders will make welcome stops in Hedrick ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Thursday, July 28 - Centerville to Ottumwa

    Here is the complete route from Centerville to Ottumwa. The route travels 50.7 miles with just 1,999 feet of climb. The morning ride over Rathbun Dam is a ...

  • Hydration Tips from nuun: 5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

    Here is the first in a series of hydration tips from nuun as you prepare for RAGBRAI. nuun is the official hydration sponsor of RAGBRAI. Staying hydrated is easier ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Wednesday, July 27 - Leon to Centerville

    The route treks mainly east for 65.1 miles with just 2,708 feet of climb. You can tell friends that you rode your bike to New York, Bethlehem and Mystic ...

  • RAGBRAI Route: Tuesday, July 26 - Creston to Leon

    Here is the complete route from Creston to Leon. The route travels 58.5 miles with a challenging 3,318 feet of climb. You will get to ride some nice ...

Latest Videos

  • 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.

  • Join the "Tr3s" amigos for the 2016 BACooN ride June 18 on the Raccoon River Valley Trail. There will be a plethora of bacon.

  • What will the route go for RAGBRAI 2016? Register reporter Kyle Munson and Michael Morain try again to get the early scoop.

  • This year's logo theme is "It's time to take a break."

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