Of course at the expo, overnight towns and on the route itself, I see the pop-up bike repair places. I’ve never had to stop at one, but assuming I needed a small adjustment or a minor fix taken care of, is there a charge for a registered RAGBRAI rider?
You are not missing anything, I only see the podcast as well, and, honestly, a pretty weak one at that. Very little information given. I get the sense the hosts are trying to wrap up quickly to get to dinner with the team.
I love the event each year but I do cringe at the use of all the single-use plastic water bottles and plasticware. You see it everywhere from the pass through towns to the roadside kids selling water. Of course, most of this will never find its way to a recycling center.
RAGBRAI, is anybody addressing the issue and seeing what can be done to…[Read more]
I read in the letter from Matt Phippen that the biggest concern he has heard on his first week on the job is town shut down times. For someone like me who starts early and ends early each day, how big of an issue is this?
You take a great tradition that you have ran for 17 years, like RAGBRAI, and then ‘take-your-ball-and-go-home’ and leave it to start a competing event from scratch because you did not like how a newspaper treated some guy at a football game. Brilliant!