REGISTRATION - RAGBRAI

RAGBRAI XLVIII has been postponed to July 25-31, 2021. The route will remain the same. Registration is closed at this time. The refund and transfer options are listed below. Registration for the 2021 ride will reopen November 15, 2020. You can read the full statement HERE

 

REFUND OPTIONS FOR REGISTERED RIDERS

All riders who have registered and paid for 2020, will have three options.

  1. Transfer their 2020 registration to the 2021 ride. Any rider who chooses this option is not subject to the lottery and will receive their wristband and bike band in 2021. In addition, they will receive a $15 merchandise voucher good through Dec. 31, 2020.
  2. Request a full refund of their 2020 registration.
  3. Donate their registration to Iowa Bicycle Coalition. The non-profit works 365-days a year to advocate, educate, and enhance bicycle laws and safety in the state. Their work goes a long way in making Iowa safe and fun for cyclists.

All riders are required to fill out a request form by June 01, 2020, to be eligible for a full refund. Riders who do not fill out a form by June 01, 2020, will automatically be transferred to the 2021 ride.

REQUEST FORM

PREFER TO DOWNLOAD THE REFUND REQUEST FORM?  CLICK HERE 

You can submit the downloaded form in one of two ways: please allow four weeks for any refunds submitted via the downloaded form. 

  • Email the completed form to info@ragbrai.com
  • Mail the completed form to:
    • Des Moines Register
    • ATTN: RAGBRAI REFUND
    • 400 Locust St. Suite 500
    • Des Moines, Iowa 50309

DETAILED FAQ 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FAQ

  • Registered riders must fill out a REQUEST FORM and select one of the three options by June 01, 2020.
  • Any registered rider who does not complete a REQUEST FORM by June 01, 2020, will automatically be transferred to the 2021 ride and not eligible for a full refund.
  • Groups who are set-up as Group Pay, your group leader will need to fill out the REQUEST FORM for the group. One check will be cut and mailed to your leader.
  • Groups who are set-up as Individual Pay, each registered rider will need to fill out their own REQUEST FORM. Checks will be mailed directly to each rider.
  • Groups with vehicles, your group leader will request a refund on your vehicle(s) for your group via the REQUEST FORM.
  • Refunds are processed three times a week and can take two weeks to process.

PRE-ORDER MERCHANDISE:

Riders who ordered merchandise as a part of their registration can request a refund or keep their merchandise order.  Requests can be made via the REQUEST FORM linked above. Shipping timelines for all pre-order merchandise are listed below.

  • If you ordered a sleeved jersey, sleeveless jersey, Gemini tank, shorts, or bibs your order will ship in mid-June 2020, same as before. A confirmation email will be sent when your items are shipped.
  • If you ordered the basic souvenir pack or premium souvenir pack, your order will be shipped in mid-June 2021 ahead of the 2021 ride.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • REQUEST FORMS are due on June 01, 2020
  • Email confirmation for all TRANSFERED riders will be sent in June 2020 with a $15 merchandise voucher.
  • RAGBRAI XLVIII registration reopens November 15, 2020
  • 2021 RAGBRAI Expo is July 24, 2021, in Le Mars, Iowa
  • RAGBRAI XLVIII is July 25-July 31, 2021

Questions?

Contact us at info@ragbrai.com