Day 6: Waverly to Independence
The route zigzags northeast toward Tripoli (pronounced trih-PO-la, by the way) and then curves past the Sweet Marsh Wildlife Management Area, a refuge for deer, doves and various ...
I’m hoping someone will be kind enough to sell me their week long pass at a discounted price. I started biking regularly last summer and really want to do Ragbrai! Unfortunately, I can’t afford the unexpected high cost to ride across the state. Can anyone help me out?
$150 is cheap for 7 days of riding, 7 nights of camping, the truck service to carry your bags across Iowa, and entry to beer gardens, etc.. It is also your cheapest expense, considering you will need to buy food every day, travel to/from RAGBRAI, etc.
As we get closer to the ride, you will find some people who can’t go at the last minute looking to get whatever they can…. I ended up not registering last year due to some financial issues…. I was hoping to buy a wristband at the last minute and at least do the last few days…. I actually had a few offers of free wristbands…. But I just couldn’t swing everything else that needed to fall in to place to make it happen…. TOADHEAD MAKES HIS TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO RAGBRAI IN 2013!!!!