RIDERS FROM ALL FIFTY STATES WILL PARTICIPATE IN RAGBRAI
(Des Moines) According to the Des Moines Register RAGBRAI riders will be coming from all over the world.
In thirty-nine years the ride has grown from mainly riders from Iowa and bordering states to just over a third of all riders from Iowa, and the rest from all 50-states and 13-foreign countries.
The breakdown looks like this: Iowa-37%, Illinois-10.5%, Minnesota-5.5%, Colorado-4.2%, Wisconsin and Texas-3.6%, California-7%, Missouri-3.2%, Nebraska-3.1%, Arizona-1.7%, Florida-1.6%, and Washington-1.2%.
The foreign countries include; Albania, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Peru, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
July 24, 2011