The firstRAGBRAIended in Davenport in 1973. In honor of the ride's 50th anniversary, it's coming back.
"We feel that we're a bold destination," he said. "Whatever we can do to celebrate and honor the 50th of one of Iowa's most important state treasures, we want to be able to do that."
Davenport leaders and ride officials announced Thursday the theme for 2023 is Be Bold, Ride Gold. The ride will take place July 22-29, beginning in Sioux City and ending in Davenport. Visit Quad Cities CEO Dave Herrell said the theme is fitting for Davenport and the greater Quad-Cities region.