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.
The forecast high for council bluffs for next Saturday and Sunday are 100* with lows in the upper 70’s. If this forecast holds, I fear it will cost someone(s) their life. A/c will be hard to come by as everyone will be swarming the library’s and stores and consequently overloading those places cooling systems. Has the actual temp ever actually mad…[Read more]
a small percentage will stay Saturday night. a small percentage will head back to the start town. the majority will embark on their travels to get home. there won’t be activities into the night like the rest of the overnight towns.
Whatever you are the most comfortable on. Speed is not a concern on RAGBRAI. If you are most comfortable on the roadie take it, if it’s the crossrip, take it. Unless the Cervelo is super aggressive in the geometry it would probably be my pick. The crossrip is an aluminum bike and aluminum has a harsher ride over carbon or steel, and adds up over…[Read more]
Free Water on the Route – all towns need to provide water bottle filling stations, or do a better job of marking the location
NOTE: All towns are given instruction to provide water bottle filling stations, they are usually located on the way out of town.
After last year’s first 2 days this was a terrible response. If there was water stations in s…[Read more]