RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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2011 Host Communities



Saturday, July 23rd

Glenwood, Iowa

Web site: Glenwood


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Sunday, July 24th

Atlantic, Iowa

 

Web site: Atlantic


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Monday, July 25th

Carroll, Iowa

Web site: Carroll

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Tuesday, July 26th

Boone, Iowa

Web site: Boone

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Wednesday, July 27th

Altoona, Iowa

 

Web site: Altoona


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Thursday, July 28th

Grinnell, Iowa

 

Web site: Grinnell


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Friday, July 29th

Coralville, Iowa

 

Web site: Coralville

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Saturday, July 30th

Davenport, Iowa

 

Web site: Davenport

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2011 RAGBRAI Route

Route subject to change

Sunday, July 24

GLENWOOD
Silver City
Carson (Meeting Town)
Griswold
Lewis
ATLANTIC

Monday, July 25

Atlantic
Elk Horn
Kimballton
Manning (Meeting Town)
Templeton
Dedham
Willey
CARROLL

Tuesday, July 26

Carroll
Lidderdale
Lanesboro
Churdan (Meeting Town)
Paton
Dana (Karras Loop)
Pilot Mound
BOONE

Wednesday, July 27

Boone
Luther
Slater (Meeting Town)
Sheldahl
Alleman
White Oak
Elkhart
Bondurant
ALTOONA

Thursday, July 28

Altoona
Mitchellville
Colfax (Meeting Town)
Baxter
Rock Creek State Park
GRINNELL

Friday, July 29

Grinnell
Brooklyn
Victor
Ladora
Marengo (Meeting Town)
West Amana
South Amana
Homestead
Oxford
CORALVILLE


Saturday, July 30

Coralville
Iowa City
West Branch
Springdale
Moscow
Wilton (Meeting Town)
Durant
Walcott

DAVENPORT

MILEAGE AND CLIMB

Sunday – Day 1 — 64.2 miles    4,946 climb
Monday – Day 2 — 65.4 miles   4,798 climb
Tuesday – Day 3 — 70.9 miles  1,784 climb
Wednesday – Day 4 — 56.1 miles    1,246 climb
Thursday – Day 5 — 57.5 miles   3,294 climb
Friday – Day 6 — 75.3 miles    2,800 climb
Saturday – Day 7 — 64.8 miles    2,338 climb
Total — 454.2 miles   21,206 climb

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Latest Videos

  • The full 2017 RAGBRAI route is out. Watch this video for a detailed look.

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  • T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI director, talks about the 2017 route after the announcement on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

  • Watch a replay of the full RAGBRAI route announcement live show.

  • A RAGBRAI icon Paul Bernhard aka \u0022Mr. Pork Chop\u0022 passed away November, 2016 and RAGBRAI Nation shared photos with Mr. Pork Chop on the ride through the years.

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