Northwest Iowa Towns In The Running For RAGBRAI® XL Overnight Stays

Date posted - January 27, 2012

A number of northwest Iowa towns are in the running for the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa — or RAGBRAI in 2012.

It will be RAGBRAI 40 — or in roman numerals — RAGBRAI XL.   Des Moines Register Media and RAGBRAI will host the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Auditorium.  Proceeds from the event benefit The Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

RAGBRAI enthusiasts who aren’t able to attend the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party can learn the overnight towns as soon as they are announced by watching live video at, following on twitter at RAGBRAI_IOWA or becoming a fan of RAGBRAI at

Video of the event will start at 8:15 p.m.

By Scott Van Aartsen News Director


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