Did anyone else happen to notice that the number of people listed on the ‘Our Team’ page of iowasride website has changed from three to two since the site went live on Tuesday? I swear there were three people listed, but I don’t remember for sure. If that is the case, it might be telling, but maybe I’m remembering incorrectly.
My 12 y/o son made it all 480 miles. He only complained twice and even at that we stopped in the next town, he got something to eat and was then fine. In fact, food was the biggest thing that I had to stay on top of with him. Some of those long stretches caused him to run out of gas and we just had to find watermelon or something along the way.…[Read more]
Laura – It is just the two of us this year and he’s looking forward to hanging out with your three boys. Riley broke his arm training so he and Russ are out. At least I think Russ is out, he mentioned something about riding a few days.
My 12 y/o son and I are riding. He has ridden the previous two RAGBRAIs all week on the back of our tandem. This year he is riding his own bike all week. He’s pretty excited about accomplishing the goal and I think he’s ready. Maybe we’ll see you out there.
I think we might be some of the “other people w/kids” that goodlaura mentioned in the Lost And Found Adventures charter. We have always liked that charter and there are other kids for ours to interact with. Very laid back group of people and a lot of variety in ages.
Laura, I’m glad you guys will be back this year. I’ll be bringing my 11 y/o…[Read more]
I say do it, but you might want to invest in or rent a tandem. My daughter started riding with me on a tandem at age 9 until competitive softball took over her life. Last year, my 10 year old son rode on the tandem with me. They both did just fine as the tandem allowed them to work and rest as needed. Both of them told me about a week after…[Read more]
How do I search for someone I know is registered on RAGBRAI.com to add them as a friend on the site? I know he’s registered because I tried to invite him to my newly created RAGBRAI registration group and it told me so when I tried to invite him via his email address. Basically, it wouldn’t let me invite him to my private group, because he’s…[Read more]