I have really enjoyed the Expo in years past but haven’t ridden Ragbrai since 2015. I typically try to arrive at the start town around noon so I can get through the Expo before it gets extremely crowded. The 80 vendors registered for this year seems quite a bit less than I remember. Does anyone know how much the number of vendors fluctuates from y…[Read more]
If I wasn’t in the middle of a move, with all of my old pictures now in Oregon and I’m in Texas, I would really have to post a picture of myself as a kid wearing “Clam Digger” shorts. My mom had my brothers and I really in style as kids. And, we weren’t exposed to marriuanna??? while digging clams, but we did build up a lot of ENDURANCE!!
There is no CVS pharmacy in Coralville. So remember when you plan on meeting at a business or park etc, make sure you not only have the name of the business (Caseys, CVS, etc) but the name of the town correct too.
My Bad. I didn’t double check my notes, so I have inadvertently given misleading information to anyone wishing to visit a…[Read more]
Iceman, we used your system for backup last year. Must be some type of Texas logic, thinking alike.
For those who unfamiliar with each night’s town, you can analyze aerial photographs to determine a meeting place close to camping or the evening’s activities. Well known landmarks like Casey’s or Hy-Vee work well ss back up meeting places. We…[Read more]
I’m Ok with putting up and taking down my own tent. It’s only a 5 minute process.
However, a service that I haven’t seen offered yet is for someone to carry my Garmin, so that it can record the ride, and then I get credit for the ride on Garmin Connect and on Strava. That way I can amaze my friends and fluff up my mileage totals without…[Read more]