RAGBRAI information

The 2018 edition of RAGBRAI will take place July 21-28, 2018. The overnight towns are Onawa, Denison, Jefferson, Ames, Newton, Sigourney, Iowa City, and Davenport. The Sigourney stop is not far from Spoke Folk's home base of Ottumwa. The complete route and pass through towns will be revealed in March. Ride details can be viewed at RAGBRAI.com.

Club newsletters will contain important Spoke Folk RAGBRAI logistics information on gear loading, departure times, parking, and more, as the ride draws closer.


The registration period has ended.  If needed for any reason, (reference, last minute changes or additions, etc.), the club registration form for the 2018 ride is available here. To register with Spoke Folk, you must also have a Spoke Folk membership for the current calendar year. The membership form is available here. See the latest newsletter for more details.


RAGBRAI has posted a training plan to help you prepare for the ride.


A list of things to bring along on RAGBRAI.

Safety:  Ride Right

Safety on RAGBRAI is very important.  Ride Right has a Facebook page now with some good tips. This link goes to the video that has some good info on bike safety and training for Ragbrai.  Even for those of you that are veteran riders, it is a good video to watch.

Spoke Folk Bicycle Club, Ottumwa, Iowa