Day 2 of RAGBRAI is 71.2 miles from Ida Grove to Pocahontas.
Miles: 71.2 miles
Feet of climb: 1,694
Themes: College Jersey Day, PeopleforBikes Day
Contact Laura Faxon at 630-450-6324 when you've registered to be added to the list of riders. We do not need to ride together but to get credit for the miles ridden, you must send me an email within two days after completing the ride that lists each day and the miles rode, and a line with the total miles ridden. If you are riding in a group then one person can submit the miles for everyone, please include their name and email address.
Overnight City Info:
The smallest overnight town on the route, population 1,590, Pocahontas is a first-time RAGBRAI host. It takes its name from the Native American woman, daughter of the Powhatan chief, whose much-romanticized involvement with English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia, inspired tall tales, a William Makepeace Thackeray poem and a Disney animated movie.
Riders will encounter a 25-foot-tall depiction of Pocahontas, standing next to a giant teepee in the city's Princess Park, as they pedal into town