Aaron Butikofer is taking part again this year in RAGBRAI and will be traveling 428.1 miles, with a total of 12,576 feet of climb during the event.   The longest day, on July 23, featured a ride of 71.7 miles.  Aaron is the son of Charlotte and Eric Butikofer, and the grandson of Cindi Ohrt.

In 2017, Aaron was the youngest participant this event.

RAGBRAI is an annual seven-day bicycle ride across the state and this is the 46th year for the event. RAGBRAI is the oldest, largest and longest recreational bicycle touring event in the world.