RAGBRAI ANNOUNCEMENT: Eight Overnight Towns Chosen Tonight

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The day is finally here.

On Saturday evening, the eight overnight towns chosen for the 2014 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will be announced.

In downtown Des Moines, there will be a RAGBRAI route announcement party starting at 8 p.m. at the Iowa Events Center.  The announcement party will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center inside the Iowa Events Center.

Tickets for the announcement party are on sale through the RAGBRAI website here.  Proceeds from the party will benefit the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

Live video of the announcement will be streamed on the RAGBRAI website here.  The RAGBRAI route announcement party starts at 8 p.m.

The 42nd RAGBRAI event will be held from July 20 through July 26.  The pass-through towns are expected to be announced in early March.

RAGBRAI fans can follow the ride on Twitter @RAGBRAI_IOWA and become Facebook Fans of RAGBRAI here.

Check out a list of the towns chosen for the 2014 RAGBRAI route here.