My bike will be outside my tent at nite (that’s the rule at PBV). Do folks cover their bikes with a tarp at nite? Certainly do not want it soaked but if it rains during the ride itself (fingers crossed that it doesn’t) it’s going to get plenty wet anyway.
My first Ragbrai & I have appreciated all the great advice I have gotten on the Forums. My wife will be touring Iowa by car while I do the ride. We figure she should stay away from the route to avoid zillions of cyclists on the road. BUT, I thought it might be nice to meet in one of the overnite towns so she could get a little of the Ragbrai…[Read more]
I’m a Ragbrai Virgin, so forgive me if this doesn’t make sense.
As far as I can tell, the route release is just a PDF map; no actual road details.
From the picture, the Gravel Loop returns to the original route, where we would have to re-ride some earlier roads. If that is true, the actual Gravel would be less than the 20.9 additional miles…[Read more]