1. While they are a valued partner, the Des Moines Register does not oversee RAGBRAI and has not for many years. RAGBRAI is fully independent of the DMR and operates under the endurance sports division of Gannett.
2. RAGBRAI does not ensure safety, nor has any bicycling event since…[Read more]
If we decide to stagger, then it won’t be in the way people might think. We’d simply assign suggested start windows of, say, 90-120 minutes for “early riders”, mid, late. Perhaps you agree to do this voluntarily and receive an “early starter” helmet sticker. We’re not likely to enforce this, per se, but it would be…
Yes, there’s no way we could take on the responsibility or liability of Covid-19 testing ourselves. Instead, we would conceivably require proof of a recent negative test prior to arriving onsite in LeMars. This is very similar to what airlines & countries are implementing for international travel.
In any case, it’s still very much a function…[Read more]