The original post commented on PUBLISHED service times versus ACTUAL service times. Many riders plan the last half of their day using the published service times because they would rather spend extra time in the pass-through towns rather than arrive in the overnight town “early”. Our team’s best day was Thursday on XXVI when it took us 14…[Read more]
How are you getting your bags to LaMars? Drop them off at the main camp instead of the hotel. Set up one tent at the main campground on Saturday and put other bags in the tent overnight. Backpack your overnight needs for the hotel. Return on bike with backpacks Sunday morning. Take down tent and load bags on truck.
I just leave all the bike bands on my bike. I have had people take photos the bands on my top tube. Alternatively, wearing RAGBRAI merchandise or having a “RAGBRI” auto license plate creates many unexpected fun conversations in this state to the east. No body ink required.
Although I drove in a hurry to the health club, found the closest parking space and took the escalator to the second floor to use the treadmill & stair climber, I am somehow still a day late to post this comment. Maybe I should have taken my bike for a ride and stopped at a bar instead.