RAGBRAI XLV Countdown – July 23-29, 2017
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2015 Host Communities



RAGBRAI XLIII
July 19-25, 2015

Here’s a day-to-day breakdown of the RAGBRAI XLIII  Overnight Host Communities.

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Saturday, July 18
Sioux City, Iowa

Web site: Sioux City 

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Main Stage Entertainment: Huey Lewis & The News
Opening Act: Damon Dotson
Other Entertainment: Collective Soul & Dishwalla (at Hard Rock Casino on Friday night)

RAGBRAI Expo from 12 noon – 9:00 pm

    

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Sunday, July 19
Ride from Sioux City to Storm Lake ~ 74 Miles
Leeds*, Kingsley, Washta (Meeting), Quimby & Hanover *

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Storm Lake, Iowa
Web site: Storm Lake

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Main Stage Entertainment: Arch Allies 
Opening Acts: Mighty Nish Band & Brad Morgan

    

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Monday, July 20
Ride from Storm Lake to Fort Dodge ~ 68 Miles
Newell, Fonda, Pomeroy (Gravel Loop), Manson (Meeting) & Clare

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Fort Dodge, Iowa

Web site: Fort Dodge

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Main Stage Entertainment: Spazmatics 
Opening Acts: Saucy Jack

  

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Tuesday, July 21
Ride from Fort Dodge to Eldora ~ 71 Miles
Duncombe, Webster City, Boondocks, Williams, Alden (Meeting), Buckeye & Radcliffe (Karras Loop)

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Eldora, Iowa
Web site: Eldora

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Main Stage Entertainment: Johnny Holm Band
Opening Acts: Dogs on Skis, Ike Thomas, Drew Campbell & Cliff D. Cory

    
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Wednesday, July 22
Ride from Eldora to Cedar Falls ~ 56 Miles
Steamboat Rock
, Cleves*, Ackley, Austinville*, Aplington, Parkersburg (Meeting) & New Hartford

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
Web site: Cedar Falls

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Main Stage Entertainment: Hairball
Opening Acts: Karla Ruth, Joe Price, Dylan Sires and Neighbors, Bob Dorr and the Blue Band
The Devon Worley Band
& The New Black Seven

  
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Thursday, July 23
Ride from Cedar Falls to Hiawatha ~ 69 Miles
Hudson, LaPorte City, Mount AuburnVinton (Meeting), Shellsburg & Palo

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Hiawatha, Iowa
Web site: Hiawatha

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Main Stage Entertainment: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX
Opening Acts: Pop Rocks, The Janeys & The Pork Tornadoes

  
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Friday, July 24
Ride from Hiawatha to Coralville ~ 62 Miles
Whittier*, Springville, Mount Vernon (Meeting), Lisbon, Sutliff Cider, Solon & Coralville Dam*

Coralville

Iowa River Landing at Coralville, Iowa
Web site: Coralville

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Main Stage Entertainment: Cheap Trick
Opening Acts: Slap N’ Tickle & Gimikk
Late Night Act: The Swing Crew

  
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Saturday, July 25
Ride from Coralville to Davenport ~ 65 Miles
University Heights, Iowa City, West Liberty, Atalissa, Moscow*, Wilton (Meeting), Durant & Walcott

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Davenport, Iowa
Web site: Davenport

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Main Entertainment: 44th annual Street Fest

  

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* Denotes towns with limited services or unincorporated

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Sunday, July 19 
Ride from Sioux City to Storm Lake
Leeds*, Kingsley, Washta (Meeting), Quimby & Hanover *

Monday, July 20 
Ride from Storm Lake to Fort Dodge
Newell, Fonda, Pomeroy (Gravel Loop), Manson (Meeting) & Clare

Tuesday, July 21
Ride from Fort Dodge to Eldora
Duncombe, Webster City, Boondocks, Williams, Alden (Meeting), Buckeye & Radcliffe (Karras Loop)

Wednesday, July 22
Ride from Eldora to Cedar Falls
Steamboat Rock, Cleves*, Ackley, Austinville*, Aplington, Parkersburg (Meeting) & New Hartford

Thursday, July 23
Ride from Cedar Falls to Hiawatha
Hudson, LaPorte City, Mount Auburn, Vinton (Meeting), Shellsburg & Palo

Friday, July 24
Ride from Hiawatha to Coralville
Whittier*, Springville, Mount Vernon (Meeting), Lisbon, Sutliff Cider, Solon & Coralville Dam*

Saturday, July 25
Ride from Coralville to Davenport
University Heights, Iowa City, West Liberty, Atalissa, Moscow*, Wilton (Meeting), Durant & Walcott

* Denotes towns with limited services or unincorporated

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2015 Baggage truck locations

 

 

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