The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI XLIX) The longest running cross-state bicycle tour celebrates its 49th year in 2022. Registration opens Nov. 15 and closes April 1, 2022. There is no longer a lottery. The registration is first-come, first served. If the rider cap is reached, a registrants will be put on a waiting list. Announcements of host cities and routes will be made over the winter. Dates: July 23-30, 2022
Tour des Trees — The Tour des Trees travels to Iowa in 2022. It is an annual long-distance cycling adventure which serves as the primary public outreach and community engagement event for Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund). Dates: Sept. 3-10, 2022 Check website for updates.
Ride Across Iowa This one-day Iowa crossing can either be ridden as a race or an extreme recreational bike ride. It’s 300 miles, but there’s also a 150-mile version. Council Bluffs to Muscatine. Date: 2022 to be announced
Iowa’s Ride — A fully supported bike ride that crosses the state from east to west. Details to come. Dates: 2022 TBA