After much consideration, and after compiling input from our RAGBRAI Advisory Board, volunteers, County Emergency Management Coordinator, local law enforcement, and local health officials, Maquoketa has made the difficult decision to not host the 2021 RAGBRAI. While we were excited to be chosen as an…[Read more]
I would say there needs to be a lot more hand sanitizer available if RAGBRAI were to happen in 2021. I usually carry my own in my jersey pocket on RAGBRAI because it sometimes can be hard to find. Every kybo should have hand sanitizer (or a central hand sanitizing/washing station), and there should be hand sanitizer placed throughout the food…[Read more]
My first RAGBRAI was 1998. My friend and I grew up in Iowa and had always seem RAGBRAI on the news. We were in college and one day decided just to go do it. We bought $80 mountain bikes at Wal-Mart (it was all we could afford as poor college students.) We were so naive. We had hardly any training miles under our belts. The first day, we applied…[Read more]
My friend who loves in the Cedar Rapids area lost his house. Part of the roof of the school behind his house blew off and into his house. Another friend sustained minimal damage but still has no power.
Why would you assume you can camp in town when RAGBRAI has been cancelled this year? I would not show up in any town expecting towns to be ready to accommodate riders. If you’re going to go, call ahead and make arrangements.
Looking at the map of the route mentioned in the article posted above by Ken, that route as outlined from LeMars to Cherokee doesn’t go through a single town. That would be quite a stretch without a town!