VZW engineer here. Allow me to dispel a few myths and inaccuracies that we all usually hear regarding cell service on RAGBRAI.
There are two primary reasons for not being able to post to Instagram or checking your Facebook. First is not having enough resource blocks (LTE) available on a radio/baseband unit at a given cellsite. (too many devices…[Read more]
Heh, I’m in the same boat. I can only do part/half of the ride this year and was looking to start in C’ville as well. I have relatives in Keosauqua, but I didn’t want to ask them to shuttle me from the ending town to the middle without finding an alternate form of transportation first. (they’re older) I’d be more than willing to pay $100-150 for a ride.
According to RI’s tourism brochure linked to above, the RAGBRAI staff are already committed to staying at the Holiday Inn the entire week. Seems like an odd place to stay if Davenport wasn’t the end city.
I figured out what a few of the overnight towns are and which city is the last. I’ll give away the final town as sort of a route-buster clue. Hint: It’s across the river from Rock Island, IL.…[Read more]