Local Restaurant was offering a free roll of toilet paper with every $30 carryout purchase.
That is in addition to their Sunday “Brunch in a Box” with Mimosas to-go.
I have yet to see a Bloody Mary carryout special.
No need for second pair of riding shoes “just in case of rain”.
After a storm passes during your riding day (storms usually pass after a hour or two), take off your shoes in a pass-through town and hang out in the sun while you enjoy food & beverage. Many bring flip-flop sandals. Others just ride with SPD Bike Sandals. Just DON’T ride with the…[Read more]
Unfortunately, some if the big town hosts spend big money to try to make a big impression and end up charging BIG prices for virtually everything. My biggest 2019 memory was the prices in Council Bluffs.
The Council Bluffs camp locations for charters were also quite memorable. I fully understand that many towns along the Missouri and Mississippi…[Read more]
Last time I recall such a classic t-shirt was XXX/2002 (all maps on back) – “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Cycling” back when the DMR was part of the Tribune Company. Not sure which bike shop I bought it from as the shirt only states “Used with permission”
The story mentions a foundation titled “A Community Thrives”
A DMR/USA Today Network news story dated April 8, 2019 includes some information: A Community Thrives is sponsored by the USA TODAY NETWORK, the parent company of the Des Moines Register. The 3-year-old program invests in charities that support education, arts and culture, wellness, and…[Read more]
When was it announced that the IBC does not endorse RAGBRAI as an event that safely promotes cycling in Iowa? Or do a few individuals feel that the IBC is choosing one side because of our current society’s “us vs them” mentality where everyone must take sides?
I suspect that once the RAGBRAI leadership team is announced, the IBC Board of…[Read more]