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WATCH: RAGBRAI director talks today's pre-ride

The Gazette RAGBRAI riders in July 2015 head toward the Old Capitol building on the University of Iowa campus. Coralville and Hiawatha hosted overnight stops in 2015, and Iowa City and other cities in Iowa's midsection are hoping to be overnight stops this year. The route will be announced tonight in Des Moines.
The Gazette RAGBRAI riders in July 2015 head toward the Old Capitol building on the University of Iowa campus. Coralville and Hiawatha hosted overnight stops in 2015, and Iowa City and other cities in Iowa's midsection are hoping to be overnight stops this year. The route will be announced tonight in Des Moines.

Iowa cyclists will get a taste of RAGBRAI fever today at the RAGBRAI pre-ride from Sigourney to Iowa City.

The Gazette was live before the ride started with TJ Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI Director.

RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, draws about 12,000 cyclists annually. This year’s route The route is pegged at 428.1 total miles with 12,576 feet of climb. This makes it the seventh shortest and fourth flattest in the ride’s history.

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