EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. — As an official Friend of RABRAI® sponsor, Crescent Electric Supply Company will be very visible across the state leading up to the Des Moines Register’s Annual Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). Stretching across the state from West to East, RAGBRAI is the longest, largest and oldest recreational bicycle touring event in the world.
Specially designed and outfitted Crescent Electric vans will travel the route and support more than 50 riders wearing custom designed Crescent RAGBRAI jerseys. In addition, company employees will host hospitality booths at the kickoff expo on July 21 in Onawa and during overnight stops in Ames and Iowa City.
“RAGBRAI has become a summer tradition in Iowa, attracting riders from all over the world to our beautiful State,” noted Bob Settle, Crescent’s Vice President of Marketing. “Crescent Electric is proud to support this great event and our many customers, employees and friends who participate.”
This year marks the 46th annual RAGBRAI event. Starting in Onawa on July 21, the seven-day ride covers more than 400 miles with overnight stops in cities along the route, ending on July 29 in Davenport, Iowa on the banks of the Mississippi River. 8,500 riders are registered for the full seven-day ride and tens of thousands more will participate in daily segments of the ride.