It’s a “Bike Ride” folks! The world will not stop spinning if this “Bike Ride” is cancelled until 2021 or until a vaccine is available. Any possibility of putting our fellow riders and our small town Iowa hosts in danger of contracting this virus is the only reason needed to postpone this “Bike Ride”…Life will go on!
I always use a combination of pipe insulation and pool noodles secured by zip ties. I wrap the handlebars in bubble wrap, and do the same to the derailleurs. You can add a short piece of pipe insulation on your front and rear wheels between a section of spokes, and ask the loader to hang the hook and bungee in those sections of your…[Read more]
Here is an epic challenge for you to consider on Century Day…Enjoy the ride, notice I said ride not race, and take time to enjoy everything that Ragbrai has to offer. Save your 5 hour 100 mile ride for a club ride when you get home, and in July kick back, meet some new friends, take time to thank the locals for their hospitality, and enjoy a…[Read more]
Hi Mootsman! This will also be my sixth Ragbrai, and all of them with Pete & Tammy at PBV. I used their tent service the first two years, and had no issues. The only thing that I would double check was the position of the ground tarp to make sure that it was not extending past the footprint of the tent.
I rode alone my first year in 2012, and between the heat, headwinds, and tornado warnings, I swore I would never venture back to Iowa from PA! This will be my fifth Ragbrai this year, and will be looking forward to meeting up with the friends I made in 2012 from Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Texas, and Illinois! It’s…[Read more]
I too received an email from Mariah on Monday that the packets were still going out, and then received my email notice on Tuesday morning with the tracking number. Looks like mine is out for delivery today.