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2018 Host Communities

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

Saturday, July 21

Overnight Town: Onawa

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Main Stage Entertainment: 35th & Taylor
Opening Acts: 4 on the Floor, In Due Time
RAGBRAI Expo from 12 noon – 9:00 pm

Sunday, July 22

Overnight Town: Denison

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Main Stage Entertainment: Johnny Holm Band
Opening Acts: Dueling Pianos of Andy Anderson and Mike Leeds, The Confidentials, Bad Authority, Omaha Street Percussion & Polka Police

SUNDAY – JULY 22, 2018
Onawa to Turin – 7.0 miles
Turin to Soldier – 10.8 miles
Gravel Loop to Moorhead – 18.8 miles (optional)
Soldier to Ute (Meeting Town) – 6.2 miles
Ute to Charter Oak – 6.5 miles
Charter Oak to Denison – 13.0 miles

Total Mileage: 43.5 miles (62.3 with the Gravel Loop)
Total Feet of Climb: 1,558 (2,627 with the Gravel Loop)
Click to download pdf of Sunday’s Map

Monday, July 23

 

Overnight Town: Jefferson

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Main Stage Entertainment: Hairball
Opening Acts: TBD

MONDAY – JULY 23, 2018
Denison to Aspinwall – 19.1 miles
Aspinwall to Manning – 3.7 miles
Manning to Templeton – 7.7 miles
Templeton to Dedham – 6.9 miles
Dedham to Coon Rapids (Meeting Town) – 8.2 miles
Coon Rapids to Scranton – 16.4 miles
Scranton to Jefferson – 9.7 miles

Total Mileage: 71.7 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 2,537
Click to download pdf of Monday’s Map

Tuesday, July 24

 

Overnight Town: Ames

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Main Stage Entertainment: Spazmatics & B2wins
Opening Acts: Danny Grause & Richard Arndt and The Brew, Dan Tedesco, 42-Romeo, The Feel Right Band, featuring Sharane Calister from the Voice

TUESDAY – JULY 24, 2018
Jefferson to Grand Junction – 7.3 miles
Grand Junction to Dana – 5.5 miles
Dana to Ogden – 15.5 miles
Ogden to Boone (Meeting Town) – 8.4 miles
Boone to Ledges State Park – 5.9 miles
Ledges State Park to Luther – 6.4 miles
Luther to Ames – 13.4 miles

Total Mileage: 62.4 miles (adjusted mileage total)
Total Feet of Climb: 1,262 (adjusted climb totals)
Click to download pdf of Tuesday’s Map

Wednesday, July 25

 

Overnight Town: Newton

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Main Stage Entertainment: A1A (Jimmy Buffett Tribute)

Opening Acts: Cody Carter, Damon DotsonSlipstream, The Beatless (Beatles Tribute), and Elton & Billy (Elton John & Billy Joel Tribute)

WEDNESDAY – JULY 25, 2018
Ames to Nevada – 9.3 miles
Nevada to Colo – 7.0 miles
Colo to State Center (Meeting Town) – 8.2 miles
State Center to Melbourne – 8.8 miles
Melbourne to Baxter – 11.2 miles
Baxter to Newton – 14.6 miles

Total Mileage: 59.1 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 1,777
Click to download pdf of Wednesday’s Map

Thursday, July 26

 

Overnight Town: Sigourney

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Main Stage Entertainment: The Pork Tornadoes
Opening Acts: Standing Hampton

THURSDAY – JULY 26, 2018
Newton to Reasnor – 8.3 miles
Reasnor to Sully – 9.8 miles
Sully to Lynville – 3.2 miles
Optional Karras Loop to New Sharon – 36.7 miles
Lynville to Montezuma (Meeting Town) – 13.9 miles
Montezuma to Deep River – 8.2 miles
Deep River to Keswick – 15.6 miles
Keswick to Sigourney – 9.6 miles

Total Mileage: 68.6 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 2,719
Click to download pdf of Thursday’s Map

Friday, July 27

 

Overnight Town: Iowa City

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Main Stage Entertainment: Jayhawks Blitzen Trapper
Opening Acts: Elizabeth Moen & Kevin “B.F.” Burt

FRIDAY – JULY 27, 2018
Sigourney to Harper – 10.3 miles
Harper to Keota – 5.1 miles
Keota to Wellman – 13.9 miles
Wellman to Kalona (Meeting Town) – 7.1 miles
Kalona to Riverside – 6.9 miles
Riverside to Hills –6.9 miles
Hills to Iowa City – 7.4 miles

Total Mileage: 57.6 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 1,413
Click to download pdf of Friday’s Map

Saturday, July 28

 

Overnight Town: Davenport

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Main Stage Entertainment: Downtown Davenport StreetFest
LeClaire Park/RAGBRAI Village Acts: Hot Rods

SATURDAY – JULY 28, 2018
Iowa City to West Liberty – 19.8 miles
West Liberty to Atalissa – 5.2 miles
Atalissa to Moscow – 4.9 miles
Moscow to Wilton (Meeting Town) – 3.6 miles
Wilton to Wild Cat Den State Park – 17.1 miles
Wild Cat Den State Park to Montpelier –3.0 miles
Montpelier to Blue Grass  – 5.1 miles
Blue Grass to Davenport – 10.2 miles

Total Mileage: 68.9 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 1,585
Click to download pdf of Saturday’s Map

The route (towns and roads) is subject to change.
Support vehicle maps will be released in early July.

 

 

 

 

 

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