[quote quote=1294866]The rotation has seemed to be north, central, south so 2019 should be south.
Amanda, as for the 6 day original route for the 50th edition, I’d suggest to the route people 2 nights in 1 town with a loop route with 2-3 mileage options for the additional day. Maybe the century town being in Minnesota. Like the TdF dips into o…[Read more]
I heard an interesting “rumor” on the ride this year. The route for RAGBRAI 50th will be like the first year’s route. Start in Sioux City and end in Davenport. However the first RAGBRAI was only 6 days so not sure how that will work.
Just throwing it out there…
One more tip. Don’t set up on the left-hand side of the road. Set up on the right-hand side. Most bikers get off on the right side. Ride right rules say to get off on the right and not on the left. The left side is for the speedy guys! LOL
plus the main group will probably be done about 10:30. What I mean by that is there will be a steady s…[Read more]
That is a great idea to honor your friend. I would set up about a half a mile from the start of the Mile of Silence. Then you can tell your story to those who stop. Or you could hand them out to riders the night before.
Our team will be honoring a wonderful guy too. JD Hunt was a fantastic driver for us and just an all around great guy. Black…[Read more]
This will be my 20th RAGBRAI. Never locked it. Have put it in my tent – mainly to keep it dry. Some hosts have offered their garages to our group for overnight storage. I have left my bike out, next to tree most of the nights. She is always waiting for me the next morning!
I heard you can put a $20 bill on your seat and walk away. When you come…[Read more]
I am a fungi loving princess 👑! I would never sic my pet pig on anyone…maybe. Hey TJ if you need a job in the future, I can always use more sherpas!
Maybe the hairdresser got RAGBRAI confused with the Dam to Dam run in Des Moines. This year was the last year for it. RAGBRAI will end when pigs fly. Oh, wait that is this year in Sigourney! See…[Read more]
[quote quote=1287410]For the day, i tuck $60 cash in the elastic of my bibs/shorts. Easy access. Not falling out. Saw someone else do this one year and adopted it. Otherwise, just keep light wallet with id and cc in a waterproof bag (not a ziplock in my case) in backpack or bag on bike.[/quote]
Doesn’t it get damp? I saw a sign in a convenience…[Read more]
I use to bring a plastic tablecloth, covered my bike and secure it with clothespins. I never knew what to do with it on the morning since it was covered with dew. Didn’t want to put it back in my bag. I think i bungeed it to the outside of my bag. Now I leave it next to a tree or under an extended roof, if possible. This is my 20th RAGBRAI and I…[Read more]
I suggest bike sandals instead of bike shoes. They are cooler for the Iowa in July and if caught in a rain shower, they dry off quickly. Plus you get the awesome sandal tan! All the cool kids wear sandals! LOL
I always unclip my left foot when I slow down and stop. I broke my left ankle last RAGBRAI and was worried I would lose the ability to…[Read more]
When the royal Secretary signed up our royal club for RAGBRAI, she forgot to request a driver and vehicle pass. Don’t worry, I did not go “off with her head” ballistic when I found out. Well, maybe a little. But then I remembered I was the one who registered our merry little group of Black Fungi! LOL
Anyway if you aren’t going and want to sell…[Read more]