Bishop Zinkula will also be riding RAGBRAI. Amazing guy. He was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame (football) at Cornell College. As a junior at Cornell, he was named the Rams’ most valuable player and as a senior, elected team captain. He was named first-team All-Midwest Conference and first-team Academic All-American, 1976-78, and h…[Read more]
Tom’s Turkey legs. Salad bar at HyVee stores in the bigger towns. Eggs and breakfast meats at fire stations and other places advertising breakfast. Mr. Pork Chop is awesome! Carry nuts, paleo trail mix and Lara bars in your bike bag. Smoothie vendors have very nutritional offerings. Yogurt and fruit are widely available on the route.
Interesting question I never considered until this year. We are riding with Pork Belly Ventures for first time and didn’t realize until months after registering and paying they don’t offer adult beverages for sale in the evening. I thought it was odd. Anyone else have PBV experience?
I agree with Amanda and Gordon. The beauty of an “adventure” vacation like RAG is signing off from daily worries. On RAG, the world narrows way down to only a few essential things like staying hydrated, fed, and rested. Oh, and enjoying the view, food, and lovely people of Iowa. In spite of the physical exertion it is the most relaxing week of the year.
From RAGBRAI website: Daily wristbands and non-rider wristbands will be available for purchase on the ride at the RAGBRAI Expo the day before RAGBRAI begins, at the RAGBRAI merchandise trailers in each town, or at the RAGBRAI baggage truck during the week.