Hi Amanda, I am so sorry to hear about your accident. 🙁 I hope your recovery goes well and you can get back out there on the bike soon. It was nice to meet you in Paullina! It’s always fun to put a face to a name. My gal and I had an absolute blast on RAGBRAI 45! This was the best RAGBRAI ever. Best was all the great people I met along…[Read more]
Our group had zero issues getting out of Lansing. The RV was parked on the shoulder of Highway 9 about a mile west of town. We rolled out for home about 3:30. I think I rode into the dip site about 12:30 or 1 and it was busy but not packed. As expected it was tighter quarters there but I had no trouble dipping the tire and getting some photos.…[Read more]
I always look forward to the second Iowa Craft Beer Trailer stop daily. I usually have a beer or two and a brat. I generally meet up with some people from my group then head into town. I really liked the Confluence Blue Corn Lager and I also liked last year the Singlespeed/Confluence Long Ride Pale Ale.
reedkennethia thanks for setting me straight on Pork Chop Day. I wonder if the route will pass through Bancroft again on Monday in honor of Mr. Pork Chop? If the ride does go through Decorah on Friday I will definitely stop at Toppling Goliath Brewing for a beer. RAGBRAI is always fun whether it’s long or short, hilly or flat. Now I just need…[Read more]
Yes Karras loop is Monday. I didn’t hear what day the gravel loop was. Did I hear right that a Mr. Porkchop day was on Wednesday? I believe Thursday is RAGBRAI jersey day and Friday is College jersey day.