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20 photos: Tuesday RAGBRAI route preview

20 photos: Tuesday RAGBRAI route preview

Take a peek at ride what riders could encounter between Creston and Leon in July.

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 2 – Shenandoah to Creston

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 2 – Shenandoah to Creston

Today’s ride is the longest of the week with over 75 miles of scenic riding with about 4,000 feet of climb. Click the link to read more about the ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 1 – Glenwood to Shenandoah

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 1 – Glenwood to Shenandoah

Over 35 riders gathered in Glenwood to start the annual RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride. We rode just under 50 miles and 2,614 feet of climb. Click the link to ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Ready to Launch from Glenwood

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Ready to Launch from Glenwood

The RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Team arrived in Glenwood this afternoon preparing for their seven-day journey across the state, encompassing 420 miles across the state, from Glenwood to Muscatine.

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Set for June 5-11

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Set for June 5-11

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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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Ready to Launch from Sioux City

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Ready to Launch from Sioux City

The RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Team arrived in Sioux City this afternoon preparing for their seven-day journey across the state. One of their first visits was checking out the ...

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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Set for May 31- June 6

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Set for May 31- June 6

For the eleventh consecutive year, the RAGBRAI staff and a select group of cyclists will ride the entire RAGBRAI route 50 days in advance of the event. The mission ...

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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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Latest Blog Posts

  • RAGBRAI XLV: Take it easy, go north

    The overnight towns for the 45th RAGBRAI have finally been revealed!

  • Introducing the JustGoBike Podcast!

    A weekly podcast on the culture of biking, cycling just for the fun of it, and tales from the #RAGBRAI Nation!

  • RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Tickets Still Available!

    Where will RAGBRAI go in 2017? North? South? Central? Join us for the Route Announcement Party on Jan. 21 and find out!

  • Gear up for RAGBRAI with Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 Week Wellness Challenge

    A New Year is just around the corner! Plan for a healthy start in 2017 by taking part in the annual 10 Week Wellness Challenge! It’s a great ...

  • Only 50 Days 'til the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party!

    Join us as we reveal Iowa's biggest secret on January 21, 2017 at the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines.

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

    Do you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XLV? Enter the contest and see how close you come.

  • Black Friday Sale!

    Click to find out our Black Friday coupon code for free shipping at www.RAGBRAI.com/shop

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    The RAGBRAI Crew is thankful for... you!

  • Great Holiday Deals at Primal Wear!

    Get phenomenal deals on cycling gear now through November 30 at primalwear.com!

  • 'Mr. Pork Chop' leaves behind meaty RAGBRAI legacy

    If there's any justice in this life or the next, Wednesday's lunch special in heaven was a thick, juicy slab of Iowa pork chop served on a paper towel.

Latest Videos

  • The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will go north in 2017, starting in Orange City, ending in Lansing, and overnighting in six more Iowa towns along the way. It's rated the third-easiest RAGBRAI ever.

  • Attendees at the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party joined in a mass \u0022pork chop\u0022 call in honor of ride legend Mr. Pork Chop, Paul Bernhard, who died last year.

  • Just Go Bike is a weekly podcast that uses bikes to talk about the cool people who ride them. Tell your friends!

  • The Register's Brian Powers and Kyle Munson look for the secret to the 2017 route of RAGBRAI XLV. Overnight towns will be announced Saturday. Watch live at 8:30 p.m. at RAGBRAI.com.

  • Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition talks about proposed bicycle safety legislation on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

  • The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (edition 45) begins July 23 in ... well, we won't find that out until January, but the logo for the 2017 ride is here.

  • Take a look back on all the fun moments the Des Moines Register staff captured on video during RAGBRAI 2016.

  • Riders brave the swinging bridge in Columbus Junction.

  • Winds remain out of the northeast for Saturday and with partly sunny skies, highs will hold in the lower 80s. The weekend looks dry for the most part, perfect for those finishing up Ragbrai or maybe heading out to the Indianola Balloon Classic.

  • Omaha-based Team Pump's bus is one of the most colorful, and oldest, team buses currently operating in RAGBRAI.

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