2023 will be the fifth time Ames will host RAGBRAI as an overnight town, and no better timing than the 50th Anniversary!RAGBRAI riders love to have fun and our theme “Cycling Fun and GAMES” reflect the fun we will have at the welcome events and evening entertainment on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.

2023 Route

The route for the 2023 RAGBRAI stop in Ames, Iowa


RAGBRAI has been through Ames, Iowa 5 times.

First ride through Ames, Iowa was in 1973. The last ride through Ames was in 2023.RAGBRAI has been in Ames, Iowa in 1973, 1983, 2008, 2018, and 2023.