RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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Where RAGBRAI Begins!

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Hours: 12 – 9 p.m.
Location: TBD

Information on the 2017 RAGBRAI Expo will be announced soon!!

Information on the 2016 RAGBRAI Expo is available below

For information, contact:
Scott Garner
Assistant RAGBRAI Director
Phone: 515-284-8483
Email: scott@ragbrai.com

RAGBRAI, the oldest, largest and longest touring bicycle ride in the world, begins with the RAGBRAI Expo. Free and open to the public, the RAGBRAI Expo will showcase our 10 official bike shops, bicycle/component manufactures from around the country, travel and tour operators, and retailers associated with the cycling industry.

Over 80 exhibitors will feature product demonstrations, the latest in cycling gear and apparel, tour and travel destinations, health and nutritional information and much more!

Be sure to visit our RAGBRAI trailers and Outlet Tent to check out the latest official RAGBRAI merchandise and apparel.

For more information on exhibiting at the Expo, visit the Exhibitor Information page:  

Exhibitor Information

Download the RAGBRAI Expo Brochure and Application:

RAGBRAI 2016 Promotions Brochure
RAGBRAI 2016 Promotional Opportunities Agreement

Click below for a list of exhibitors at the 2016 RAGBRAI Expo:  
2016 Expo Exhibitors

2016 Brochure



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