What happens when the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival collides with RAGBRAI? You get the BACooN RIDE: A SECOND HELPIN'!


Like to ride Bicycles? Like Bacon? Like the Raccoon River Valley Trail?

Put it all together and you have the inaugural BACooN RIDE starting and ending in Waukee. Take a 72 mile (or less by using optional starting points) on the Raccoon River Valley Trail featuring numerous bacon stops, a bacon-themed lunch and numerous drink specials at establishments along the way.


This is the ultimate RAGBRAI training ride as you BIKE, EAT & _______ (Fill in the blank!) like you do on RAGBRAI!


The event is presented by RAGBRAI, the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition and will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015! Not only will the BACooN RIDE be great fun, but 100% of the proceeds benefits the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, RAGBRAI's Dream Team and other great Iowa charities!

The BACooN RIDE registration includes:

  • Numerous BACON stops featuring BACON snacks and samples throughout the day
  • BACON-themed lunch
  • A commemorative PassPORK (punch card for your BACON treats!)
  • Awesome drink specials at numerous BACON party stops (including BACON-themed drinks)
  • Custom BACooN RIDE Steel Pint
  • Commemorative BACooN RIDE t-shirt
  • Ride support/mechanics

sponsoring BIKEIOWA since May 2014


BACoon Ride
Iowa Bicycle Coalition
P.O. Box 5562
Coralville, IA 52241 MAP




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