I think the initial post captures the state of affairs quite well. There’s no ride like RAGBRAI, no ride with the history, the traditions & the pageantry of RAGBRAI. As an out of state rider, who doesn’t watch ESPN or read the Register except in the last week of July, I had never heard of this controversy until the September email. I think TJ…[Read more]
I ran a bunch of Iowa’s Ride’s webpages through the wayback machine, and although I didn’t do every page, I found nothing that had been updated after Oct 16th. The wayback machine is an internet tool that allows you to see when web pages have been updated & what they looked like in the past.
I don’t think training speed is the issue. At most you have to make around 80 miles a day, & it’s best but not required to be off road by 6:00 pm when SAG ends. That’s pretty doable even at 10 miles an hour, plus your average speed on the ride is affected by a lot of things, like crowds, hills, headwinds, lines at food stands, stuff you stop to…[Read more]