Maybe it’s because I live and ride in Iowa, but I had no issue with the roads. Were some rough? Sure. Can I distinctly remember a certain section? Nope. It is completely unrealistic to expect good to great condition roads all week long. Counties can’t just go out and repair the RAGBRAI route without it being budgeted or planned. Many times a…[Read more]
Cascade to Dubuque via Farley, Holy Cross, Balltown, and Sherrill would be my choice. finish at A.Y. McDonald Park. Great surface for the whole route.
I don’t think Petersburg from Dyersville would fly though. There isn’t enough draw there to make up for what would end up being a lack of services(would be similar to this year’s day 4 and 5 pass…[Read more]
Time to start speculating. Where are we going to next year? Pattern would indicate a northern route. Think the Mississippi River overnight town will be a thing or a one and done? Marquette/McGregor would be a fun finish.
My wife and I got to spend Tuesday on our Triple with our 6 year old. Soooo many memories. He had an amazing time. His smile when we rolled up to a road side slip-n-slide and turning him loose was pretty amazing.