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Clubs/Teams Meeting



Saturday, January 24, 2015
Iowa Events Center
in Downtown Des Moines
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the RAGBRAI/RIDE RIGHT Meeting for Clubs and Teams.  This is the annual January meeting of the RAGBRAI club and team representatives, but interested individuals may attend as well.  The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 24, at the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines (730 3rd Street).  The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  and there is no fee to attend this meeting.  Click for directions.

The purpose of the Meeting for Clubs and Teams is to improve safety of the event and to make the ride more enjoyable for all. The meeting will be comprised of presentations as well as a open forum session.  We cannot improve RAGBRAI without the help and input of our clubs and teams. This meeting is an opportunity to express your thoughts and concerns about RAGBRAI. The feedback generated from these meetings will lay the groundwork that can be implemented to make RAGBRAI safer and more enjoyable on the road and in the towns that we visit. It is our hope that you will share this information learned with the rest of your team members.

General Meeting of RAGBRAI Clubs & Teams
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street in Downtown Des Moines

AGENDA

2:30pm – 3:00pm
RAGBRAI Club & Team Representatives Check-in 
 
3:00pm –3:15pm
RAGBRAI Overview & Introductions of RAGBRAI Staff/Crew
T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI Director
 
3:15pm – 3:25pm        
Discuss Safety & Medical Initiatives
Bob Libby, RAGBRAI Medical Coordinator
 
3:25pm – 3:40pm
Discuss New Safety Initiatives
Dan McKay, RIDE RIGHT Chairman
 
3:40pm –3:50pm
Iowa State Patrol – Initiatives for 2014
Sgt. Scott Bright
 
3:50pm – 4:00pm
Working with Town Committees to Secure Campgrounds
Jack Stubbe, Logistics Coordinator
 
4:00pm –4:05pm
RAGBRAI SAG Wagons
RAGBRAI’s SAG Drivers  
 
4:05pm –4:10pm
RAGBRAI Baggage Trucks
Joe Connolly, RAGBRAI Crew
4:10pm –4:15pm   
RAGBRAI Bike Shops
 
4:15pm –4:20pm
Karras Loop & Loop Patches
 
4:25pm –4:30pm
Route Marking (Bike Route, Vehicle Route & Meeting Town)
Mark Reid, RAGBRAI Crew Member
 
4:30pm –4:40pm
Recognize Clubs & Teams
James Hart, Dream Team Mentor
 
4:40pm –4:50pm
Iowa Bicycle Coalition Update
Mark Wyatt, Executive Director of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition
 
4:50pm – 5:00pm
Q & A and RAGBRAI Open Forum
Registration Site Rebuild for 2014
T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI Director
 
5:00pm
Adjourn meeting
______________________________________________________________

8:00pm -11:00pm
RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party
benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition
The Grand Ballroom at the Iowa Events Center

 

 

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