Weird rule for PBV. I would put my bike in, but I use my own tent. I think I have done gallon zip lock bags in the past for the seat, that works too. I carry most of my clothes in those so I usually have extras. Might be worth repacking as PBV did leave my bags under the truck one year to keep them dry only to have the bags in a low spot so…[Read more]
The map shows you going the other direction. Ragbrai shows you going to Walnut City 2 times, the other map does not. One or the other is a mistake. I’m guessing it is https://www.ridespot.org/rides/108688 as RAGBRAI’s official matches up with miles.
I’m guessing if we are on a big highway RAGBRAI has taken this into account and restricted traffic that day. Traffic doesn’t want to be mixed in with us because of how many of us we have on the road all day long.
I have ridden past years on big highways that are basically RAGBRAI only for that day.
PBV didn’t use to post their location, but have plenty of signs on route to find their location. She might have a hard time parking near PBV, but if she can find a place to park she should be fine with everything else. She would be able to meet you halfway one or any days on route. Follow the vehicle route and they meet up everyday about…[Read more]
RAGBRAI doesn’t shut down the route to traffic but limits it or at least lets the towns know what routes to avoid the riders. That being said, not sure how traffic will be on those roads without RAGBRAI limiting the traffic. Be careful on these routes.