I’m not sure about this, but you might be able to get away with parking around Jack Trice Stadium/the Iowa State Center (Fisher theatre, Stephens Auditorium, etc). Most of the parking there is open without a pass unless there’s a huge event going on. I’m not sure whether you are allowed to park there overnight, though. Alternatively, most of…[Read more]
Hi everyone! This will be my first time doing RAGBRAI. As far as bikes go, I have always had a mountain bike. I have been looking into getting a nice bike for the ride, probably a hybrid, but after a trip to a local bike store yesterday, it seems like its really hard to find one which fits me and is comfortable, looks appealing to me, and is…[Read more]
I have a ride to Iowa all figured out, so I don’t need that, but I just wanted to say it’s so nice to see other people from the area are going to be doing RAGBRAI too! I’m from Peotone and have been training on the rural back roads between Peotone and Beecher. WILL COUNTY REPRESENT!!!!
It’s very reassuring to hear some of these stories! I was a little worried that I wasn’t going to be prepared enough for the ride, especially after I started talking with a friend from my home area who does a lot of bike riding; she seemed a little shocked when I was telling her about doing RAGBRAI. I’ve never done anything even remotely…[Read more]