• Mary replied to the topic Lansing in the forum RAGBRAI XLV – 2017 1 month, 1 week ago

    I looks like a very scenic and beautiful ride!!

  • Mary replied to the topic Dvd in the forum Miscellaneous 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    I got mine today,November 4th.

  • Mary started the topic Corn Bears! in the forum RAGBRAI XLIV – 2016 10 months ago

    Watch out for those corn bears!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ Saw this on my Facebook news feed, with a photo of a bear in the cornfield:

    “Iowa Department of Natural Resources
    Yesterday at 11:55am ยท

    Yes, that’s a black bear in an Iowa cornfield!

    Brian Gibbs spotted this black bear just outside Yellow River State Forest recently. We’ve only had 2 bear reports this…[Read more]

  • I just remembered two more places I sometimes stop to eat. There are Maid Rite stands in some of the towns–perhaps the meeting towns? You can get a loose meat burger with the fixings in a cup, no bun. And sometimes you can find some authentic taco stands in pass through towns, serving corn tortilla shells tacos, but be sure to check about the…[Read more]

  • Ahhhh…pancakes–how could I forget pancakes!! I’ve gotten used to not eating a lot of the foods I used to eat. Also, I can make a lot of things at home, buy from stores that carry a lot of packaged gluten free food, but on the road, on a bike, it is different. Bringing some of your own packaged foods helps a lot. After doing without pizza for…[Read more]

  • Thank you morleyruth for mentioning the EPIC gluten free protein bar—I have not heard of them before. I”ll have to try it out before Ragbrai and see if I like it. Lara bars are ok. Since I’ve gone gluten free seven years ago, I still find it a bit depressing to ride into town and see all the food stands everywhere and know that I can no longer…[Read more]