Gravel roads in Iowa during the summer can be anything from packed gravel/almost pavement-like, to loose gravel, to Class B (no county maintenance) roads and worse. I see the complete range, sometimes all on the same ride.
As this year’s gravel loop is fairly close to home for me (and right off some of my usual training rides), now that the…[Read more]
Typically, Verizon’s rural coverage outshines everything else put together. Enough to make me give up an AT&T plan with “unlimited” data a few years ago.
I say typically, though, because when Verizon acquired Alltel (where all the red in their red map came from), they gave up a section of southwest Iowa including basically everything south of…[Read more]
It streamed just fine on my Mac, with AirPlay to the big TV at 1080p The problem might have been on your ISP’s end.
FWIW, the livestream ended pretty abruptly after the actual announcement was made. Like they were being billed by the minute. The two Register reporters actually cut away while TJ was still at the podium discussing daily distances…[Read more]
My guess is that TJ and company will actively discourage riders from using the Wabash Trace on Sunday. I know he did last year when part of the route between Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids coincided with the Cedar Valley Nature Trail.*
Primarily due to narrow trail width (originally built for the width of one train) combined with large numbers of…[Read more]
KenH: Android users will be delighted to know that there is now an official RAGBRAI app for us too! The stupid thing is broken however. I click on “Routes and Maps” and I get nuthin’! “Host Towns”?? Ditto!! What good is this thing….
Android users have been complaining for years about not having an “official” RAGBRAI app, I guess now they’ll…[Read more]