Just got an email from the RAGBRAI folks, someone turned in my cards to lost and found, and they are sending them back to me!!!
RAGBRAI is such a wonderful experience, this was my third time. Most significant are the people, those who are part of the amazing organization, and the vast majority of the incredible people who come from all over to…[Read more]
On day three after the huge traffic jam by Grand Junction I stopped at Dana. Stood in line for close to an hour to get a breakfast burrito. Not sure of the name of the vendor, something like Iowa Kids?
That was the last time I remember seeing my driver’s license, credit card & health insurance card. I remember opening my zipper wallet to get…[Read more]
I have been modifying my RAGBRAI playlist on Spotify, always looking for new material to provide the spark I need to peddle across Iowa. It is a nice feature to download the playlist on my iPod Touch because cellular service is very bad during the whole week riding…
I ride a Catrike. Last year I was in better condition and could keep pace with most everyone else cruising on a smooth flat road. Up hill is always a challenge for trikes, but we have one advantage, instead of expending huge amounts of energy peddling continuously up a big hill, we can pull over, grab the brakes and rest before continuing to the…[Read more]
Looking forward to seeing more trikes this summer. These are the best for multi-day, long distance riding. When you are done each day, nothing hurts (butt, neck, hands, etc.), except your legs from peddling, but that is less and less an issue with each new day. Going up hills is the best, if you get tired, pull over to the side, grab the brakes,…[Read more]
2015, my first, was brutal, many significant hills the first day. I definitely was not fully prepared and after the first day I had extreme pain in both feet, middle three toes on both feet were numb for weeks after. Got that issue resolved by moving my SPD cleats to mid-sole. Many thanks…[Read more]