RAGBRAI a week away: What you need to know

Seems like just a year ago the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa was wrapping up in Fort Madison. By Sunday morning, July 20, thousands of cyclists will renew a four-decade tradition, pushing away from Rock Valley on RAGBRAI XLII.

Whether you are riding, helping, seeing riders pass through, or monitoring the fun from afar, here is all the information and inviting photos you could seek.

 

NEW TODAY: How Rock Valley is recovering from massive floods to help kick off RAGBRAI 2014

 

FOR RIDERS

Download the RAGBRAI iPhone app

NEW: Tips for newbies | Last-minute training tips

Entertainment schedule

MAPS: Updated route | A closer look at route highlights

Baggage information for each town

 

FOR SUPPORT DRIVERS

Support vehicle maps

 

FUN STUFF

RAGBRAI co-founder John Karras: The old magic is still there

Central Iowa BACooN Ride: A tasty RAGBRAI appetizer | 85 photos

Who is riding RAGBRAI in 2014?

NEW: Head over wheels in love on RAGBRAI

Video: Still riding after bike accident

Where it began: January’s route announcement party

RAGBRAI ROUTE INSPECTION: PREVIEWING THE RIDE

Rock Valley to Okoboji | Photos

Okoboji to Emmetsburg | Photos

Emmetsburg to Forest City | Photos

Forest City to Mason City | Photos

Mason City to Waverly | Photos

Waverly to Independence | Photos

Independence to Guttenberg | Photos

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