RAGBRAI to swing behind hospital entering Charles City

CHARLES CITY, Iowa — More details have been revealed this week about the path thousands of bicyclists will take July 26 through Charles City.

Riders in the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will enter on Hwy. 14 and turn south on Quill Avenue to follow a route behind the Floyd County Medical Center. From Quill, they’ll turn left onto 215th before turning left again at South Main Street, passing Molstead Motors on the way to Riverside Park.

Floyd County Engineer Dustin Rolando presented the route Tuesday at the Floyd County Board meeting.

The riders will head out of town on 220th Street to Ionia and then New Hampton.