I’m really frugal. I wear a light weight baseball cap under my helmet. It keeps the sun off my head, the brim helps with keeping the sun out of my eyes, and It seems to breathe better than cycling caps. For sleeves and legs, I prefer the white Pearl Izumi ones that you can buy many places. I also bought a pair of bright yellow/green ones from…[Read more]
Now that the daily maps are posted on the website, you can make laminated cards, similar to the ones provided by the Iowa hospital association, for yourself, in case you’re not going to make the expo before they run out. Download the image file, insert the image file in a powerpoint file or similar, size the images, and print the file out. Then…[Read more]
I haven’t heard anything either. I see on the enmotive site that I’m registered, but you can be registered & not be selected in the lottery, right? I thought that if we rolled over our registrations from last year, we were guaranteed a spot? Do I remember that wrong?
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]