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RAGBRAI pre-ride team ready to roll from Rock Valley

RAGBRAI pre-ride team ready to roll from Rock Valley

The Route Inspection Pre-Ride Team arrived in Rock Valley this afternoon preparing for their seven-day journey across the state. Jim Green, Dan McKay and the RAGBRAI Staff (T.J. Juskiewicz, ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Set for June 1-7

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Set for June 1-7

There really is only one good way to inspect the selected roads for a bike event… get out and ride it on a bike! And that is exactly what ...

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Revisiting the RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride

Revisiting the RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride

We had a great week on the RAGBRAI route visiting the towns along the RAGBRAI route and inspecting the roads and traffic patterns along the way. Here are some ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 7 – Fairfield to Fort Madison

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 7 – Fairfield to Fort Madison

We had one of our largest group of riders join us on today's RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-ride from Fairfield to Fort Madison on Saturday. The ride was more challenging ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 6 – Oskaloosa to Fairfield

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 6 – Oskaloosa to Fairfield

"A perfect day of riding," according to Mark and Jen Wyatt! This is the easiest day of the week (on paper of course!) with just 52 miles and ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride: Guest Bloggers Kaeding & Schamberger

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride: Guest Bloggers Kaeding & Schamberger

A couple of our RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-riders offered to write a guest blog. Read the adventures of Josh Schamberger, President of the Iowa City/Coralville Area CVB, and Nate ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 5 – Knoxville to Oskaloosa

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 5 – Knoxville to Oskaloosa

The day for just 52 miles, but there are a few real good Iowa hills to tackle. Some of them are a good mile of climb, but it comes ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride: Des Moines to Knoxville Gallery

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride: Des Moines to Knoxville Gallery

Photos from the RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-ride from Des Moines to Knoxville on Wednesday.

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 4 - Des Moines to Knoxville

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 4 – Des Moines to Knoxville

IOWA STATE CAPITOL On our ride out of Des Moines, riders will pedal up a steep hill past our Iowa State Capitol. Located at East 9th Street and Grand Avenue, the ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride: Perry to Des Moines Gallery

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride: Perry to Des Moines Gallery

Photos from the RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-ride from Perry to Des Moines on Tuesday.

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  • Discuss the RAGBRAI XLIII route with director TJ Juskiewicz

    The route for RAGBRAI XLIII was unveiled on Saturday night. What do you think of the route? Have questions about how it was chosen or other details? Join us at ...

  • Just announced: The 8 RAGBRAI XLIII overnight towns

    RAGBRAI begins July 19 in Sioux City and ends July 25 in Davenport.

  • 60 photos: 2015 Ragbrai Announcement Party

    62 photos from the Ragbrai Route Announcement Party at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

  • Watch here: RAGBRAI overnight towns announced soon

    Here's what you need to know about Saturday's overnight town announcement party and how to be the first to know.

  • Where Will RAGBRAI Go This Summer?

    The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route...

  • RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Will Stream Live!

    Can't make it to the Route Announcement Party? Head to RAGBRAI.com for a live stream of the event starting at 8:30 Saturday night!

  • Have some fun with RAGBRAI team-name generator

    Bicyclists on The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa love to dream up wild, kooky team names that often are as loud and colorful as their Spandex duds. Real RAGBRAI ...

  • Quad Cities Bicycle Club Wins 2014 RAGBRAI Rider Cup

    The Quad Cities Bicycle Club, the sixth-largest cycling club in the United States, celebrated their 50th Anniversary this past year while also celebrating the life of one of the most ...

  • Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

    Do you have the best team jersey? The Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Primal Wear is hosting a Best Bike Jersey contest during the 2015 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

  • Guess the Route Contest for RAGBRAI XLIII is Now Open!

    Do you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XLIII? Enter the contest and see how close you come. Last year, 6 of 8 towns was the best ...

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz annouces the 2015 overnight towns. Ride will start in Sioux City and end in Davenport.

  • The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route

  • 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

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