FYI for Iowa’s Ride 2021

We wanted to inform you that we will be modifying Iowa’s Ride to a weekend event that will take place in Eldora, Iowa on July 16-18, 2021.

We had several of our small community schools or city facilities that were still not comfortable opening their facilities needed for overnight camping throughout this upcoming summer. Since we were mainly in smaller communities there were not many suitable options to safely camp other than school grounds or city parks. Although we were able to secure some alternative locations, we ultimately decided to modify the event to a weekend event based out of Eldora, Iowa.

There are several multi-day summer rides throughout the country that have been modified in some way, while many have been completely canceled until the summer of 2022.

Iowa’s Ride Weekender will now take place in Eldora with camping and evening fun on Friday and Saturday (July 16-17). There will be a designated 40-50 mile route on Saturday and several riding options to enjoy on Friday and Sunday. In addition to great riding, relax while floating in a tube down the Iowa River and cool off at the city pool located in the main camping area at the Eldora Municipal Park.

If you were previously registered for the 2020 ride, there are no registration fees. Visit the registration page for your free registration. Your registration will help the organizers property plan for the weekend.

If you have friends that would now like to register, it is still a free entry, but we encourage them to make a donation to the Eldora Rotary. Visit the registration page.

5 Replies

Amanda, March 30, 2021 at 1:03 pm

Where did this information come from? I don’t see any updates on the Iowa’ Ride website.


hnschipper, March 30, 2021 at 1:11 pm

Amanda, it was posted on their Facebook page this morning.


klkoopman, March 30, 2021 at 1:41 pm

Ironically, about the only place Iowa’s Ride “lives” is on the RAGBRAI Forum. Always great enthusiasm on the website of the institution it tried to kill.


Jeff Hansen, April 1, 2021 at 5:48 pm

It is posted on the Iowa ride know


Mike Murphy, April 1, 2021 at 6:44 pm

Iowa Ride needs to just go away. Crazy that the they need to get the word out about their failures on the site that they wanted to destroy. It’s a tough world out there and they couldn’t cut it. Now go away.


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