Rode GAP & C&O in 2017 week immediately preceding RAGBRAI. I probably wouldn’t do that again as was pretty beat up coming into Iowa, but I would have been much better with more recovery time in between.
About the adventure as a whole, I had an absolute great time. Rode self supported with my wife, but spent overnights in B&B’s and whatnot.…[Read more]
I flew into MLI two years ago for RAGBRAI. Taxi service seemed unavailable and I think I got the only uber in Moline that afternoon. I was just trying to go from MLI to Bent River Brewing to wait to get picked up by other team members to go to our end point assembly.
I would hope two years sees things better, but I’d start researching at…[Read more]
I had frog toggs last year and they sat in my storage box. I believe we just had a slight bit of rain coming into Shenandoah, but nothing big. I might bring the jacket again, but not the pants. Hope we don’t need them, though.
As for shoes, don’t worry about wet shoes. Get sandals.
I used to ride in road shoes… until I found sandals.…[Read more]