The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa

2016 Host Communities

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RAGBRAI XLIV
July 24-30, 2016

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

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Saturday, July 23
Overnight Town: Glenwood

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Main Stage Entertainment: Pop Rocks
Opening Acts: Lemon Fresh Day & Oreo Meatwagon
RAGBRAI Expo from 12 noon – 9:00 pm
RAGBRAI Opening Ceremony at 6:00 pm

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Sunday, July 24
Overnight Town: Shenandoah

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Main Stage Entertainment: Peace, Love, Etc.
Opening Acts: Secret WeaponHamilton LoomisMatt Cox Band, Chad Elliott, The Smoking Brodies & Eric Nelson

 

Sunday’s Route:
Glenwood to Malvern – 13.6 miles
Malvern to Tabor (Meeting) – 11.8 miles
Tabor to Randolph – 7.2 miles
Gravel Loop to Imogene – 18.2 miles (optional)
Randolph to Shenandoah– 17.1 miles

Total Mileage: 49.7 miles
(67.9 with Optional Gravel Loop)
Total Feet of Climb: 2,614
(3,620 with Optional Gravel Loop)

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Monday, July 25
Overnight Town: Creston

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Main Stage Entertainment: Double Vision
Opening Acts: Templeton FadeOreo Meatwagon

Monday’s Route:
Shenandoah to Essex – 6.2 miles
Essex to Bethesda – 10.7 miles
Bethesda to Villisca – 14.6 miles
Villisca to Nodaway – 4.8 miles
Nodaway to Corning (Meeting) – 13.0 miles
Corning to Prescott – 9.2 miles
Prescott to Creston– 16.7 miles

Total Mileage: 75.2 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 3,994

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Tuesday, July 26
Overnight Town: Leon

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Main Stage Entertainment: Rhino
Opening Acts: Vocal Trash & Stone Lizard

Tuesday’s Route:
Creston to Diagonal – 19.8
Diagonal to Mount Ayr (Meeting) – 12.1
Mount Ayr to Kellerton – 9.6
Kellerton to Decatur City – 12.2
Decatur City to Leon– 4.8

Total Mileage – 58.5 miles
Total Feet of Climb – 3,318

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Wednesday, July 27
Overnight Town: Centerville

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Main Stage Entertainment: Hairball
Opening Acts: John Stone

Wednesday’s Route:
Leon to Garden Grove – 13.6
Garden Grove to Humeston (Meeting) – 7.7
Humeston to Cambria – 6.0
Cambria to Millerton – 5.5
Millerton to New York – 2.4
New York to Bethlehem – 1.8
Bethlehem to Confidence – 6.9
Confidence to Walnut City – 13.0
(Option Karras Loop) – Additional 32.3 miles
Walnut City to Mystic – 2.3
Mystic to Centerville– 5.9

Total Mileage – 65.1 miles
(97.4 miles with Optional Karras Loop)
Total Feet of Climb – 3,318
(4,258 with Optional Karras Loop)

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Thursday, July 28
Overnight Town: Ottumwa

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Main Stage Entertainment: Rick Springfield
Opening Acts: Sell-Out

Thursday’s Route:
Centerville to Rathbun – 5.7 miles
Rathbun to Moravia (Meeting) – 10.2 miles
Moravia to Unionville – 9.6 miles
Unionville to Blakesburg – 12.5 miles
Blakesburg to Ottumwa– 13.6 miles

Total Mileage – 50.7 miles
Total Feet of Climb – 1,999

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Friday, July 29
Overnight Town: Washington

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Main Stage Entertainment: Hello Weekend
Opening Acts: Lexi Parr and the Ruby Blonde Band
Late Night Acts: Gimikk

Friday’s Route:
Ottumwa to Hedrick – 17.0 miles
Hedrick to Hayesville – 14.4 miles
Hayesville to Sigourney (Meeting)  – 7.2 miles
Sigourney to Wooden Wheel Vineyard – 15.7 miles
Wooden Wheel Vineyard to West Chester – 4.7 miles
West Chester to Washington– 9.5 miles

Total Mileage – 68.5 miles
Total Feet of Climb – 2,541

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Saturday, July 30
Overnight Town: Muscatine

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Main Stage Entertainment: TBD
Opening Acts: TBD

Saturday’s Route:
Washington to Columbus Junction (Meeting) – 22.8
Columbus Junction to Fredonia – 1.9
Fredonia to Letts – 8.3
Letts to Ardon Creek Vineyard & Winery – 5.9
Ardon Creek Vineyard & Winery to Muscatine – 10.8

Total Mileage – 49.7 miles
Total Feet of Climb – 1,314

The route (towns and roads) is subject to change.

Support vehicle maps will be released in early July.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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