The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa

2019 RAGBRAI

New Episode of the JustGoBike Podcast! Episode 121: RAGBRAI XLVII Preview

Sorry we missed the second half of the Route Inspection recaps! We got pretty tired. After a few days of rest, TJ and Andrea make up for it with an entire route recap of RAGBRAI XLVII! Almost one month away…

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Fred Dore, Jun 15, 2019 at 8:41 am

Question regarding topo of Iowa; just guessing the rivers, Missouri and Mississippi are the lowest elevation.. What is the highest elevation, and where on the 2019 route..??
Fred

David, Jun 15, 2019 at 9:36 pm

The highest elevation in the state is Hawkeye Point in the northwest part of the state. The peak elvation is 1670ft.

The highest point of this year’s route will be on day 2 when we roll through Adair. The elevation in Adair is around 1465ft.

The missouri river is rougly 500ft higher than the missippi. We will start around 1000ft and finish at 500ft.

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