The Iowa Ride was the by-product of many RAGBRAI event staff not agreeing with the Des Moines Register’s handling of the Carson King controversy. In November, the Iowa Ride changed its run-date to July 12th through the 18th; leaving the 19th through the 25th for RAGBRAI.
But still, official Saturday, neither of these races are coming anywhere near Floyd County.
RAGBRAI’s overnight stops:
The closest stop is in Waterloo; which is 50 miles away.