RAGBRAI 41 to stop in Harlan this July

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January 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Des Moines Register announced Saturday night the route for this year’s annual bike ride across Iowa. RAGBRAI 41 kicks off July 21st in Council Bluffs. Along the way to the final stop in Fort Madison, riders on the world’s oldest, largest and longest tour will make overnight stops in Harlan, Perry, Des Moines, Knoxville, Oskaloosa and Fairfield. The trip runs July 21st through the 27th.

The 83-miles Harlan to Perry leg of the 406.6-mile trip is also the hilliest for the journey, with 4,239 feet of total climb. This year’s event marks the sixth time the community has hosted the event.