The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) – is a yearly seven-day bicycle ride across the state. RAGBRAI is the oldest, largest and longest bicycle touring event in the world, and unlike anything you have ever experienced.
RAGBRAI 2019 begins July 21st and ends July 27th.
Join us for an unforgettable journey across Iowa. You will be exposed to Iowa's beautiful countryside and small-town hospitality by touring the state with 10,000 of your closest friends and at an unequivocally enjoyable pace.
Come be a part of the longest, largest, & oldest bicycle touring event in the world & do so with one of Iowa's oldest and most experienced bicycle clubs!
Bike Burlington is the perfect pairing of accommodating travel, support & camaraderie, helping riders make life-long memories & friendships on an incredible 7-day journey.
Whether a first-time rider or experienced veteran, Bike Burlington's camping & travel accommodations see to it that riders and their gear get safely across the state. With so many people participating in RAGBRAI, it's nice to have the personalized support of the bike club making for an even more enjoyable ride.
Registration opens November 15th, 2018
All riders need to be registered and paid by February 20th, 2019 (if after deadline contact Tyler at Bikeburlingtonragbrai@gmail.com)
Below is a step-by-step guide to registering for RAGBRAI with Bike Burlington:
1. To travel with our club you need to be a member. Yearly membership is $20.00 for single or $30.00 for family. You can download the application by clicking on the 'Membership Application' button on the left side of your screen. Or you have the choice of an electronic membership application. Pay the dues by check or by PayPal.
2. To begin, head to www.ragbrai.com and register for the ride through the Des Moines Register's registration process. When registering here, be sure to note sign up for Bike Burlington "group #11".
Here you will select the dates you will be riding. For example, some riders choose to participate it RAGBRAI for the entire week, while others only ride a day or two. Also, be sure to sign the electronic RABGRAI waiver and select your jersey size and style (if desired). Once the waiver is signed you will be allowed to pay for your wristbands. If you want to pay by check, your check will have to be in RAGBRAI's hands no later than February 20, 2019.
3. The final step in the process is to fill out the Transportation Support Application. (Link on left) Send the form in with your payment. We have the option to pay by Paypal, but the form will still need to be signed and mailed in.
The transportation and support fees are;
Week long rider $250.00 before March 31st and $275.00 after
Daily Rate is $35.00 a day before March 31st and $40.00 after (not including Bus)
- If riding daily with us and you need a bus ride one direction, Contact Tyler
P.O. Box 1135
Burlington, IA 52601
It is critical that you get your RAGBRAI payment to RAGBRAI before the 20th of February--all RAGBRAI waiver/fees for clubs have to be in the Des Moines Register's hands before March 1st.
All jerseys ordered at this time will have the inserts imprinted with BIKE BURLINGTON instead of the DES MOINES REGISTER and are $55.00 instead of $65.00.
The Transportation and Support fees when paid guarantee you a seat on the bus. If not paid before March 31st you may lose your seat on the bus!
Refunds: If you can't make the ride we will try to help you sell your wrist band, but can make no guarantees.
Camping Refunds: As with the wrist bands, we will try to help you sell your spot, but can make no guarantees.
If you have questions please contact Tyler Bickel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 319-572-2120.
It is critical that you get your payment to us before the 20th of February —all RAGBRAI waivers/fees for clubs have to be in the Des Moines Register's hands by March 1st. If you miss this date your order will be canceled and you can reapply directly with the Des Moines Register RAGBRAI general lottery.
All jerseys ordered at this time will have the inserts on the sides imprinted with BIKE BURLINGTON instead of the DES MOINES REGISTER and are $55 instead of the $65.
Refunds: Bike Burlington will not issue any refunds on wrist band purchases after Feb 20th. If you can't make the ride we will try to help you sell your wrist band, but can make no guarantees.
This years camping and transportation fee will be $250.00 if paid before March 31, $275.00 after March 31. (This includes drinks out of the BB coolers)