Hi Glenn. Some of this may depend on your logistics and where it’s easiest for you to catch your charter. I’m actually not familiar with CIC, which surprises me a little since I’m in central Iowa, but they look kosher based on their website. Looks like you could load in either DSM or Ankeny.
I am familiar with PBV, but only because I’ve been…[Read more]
Chuck – I was originally concerned about this year as well, but things are clearly working out and RAGBRAI is going to be just fine! The Dream Team has just committed, the Air Force Cycling Team (Guardian Angels of the Road for us) has also committed – and many of the larger charters as well. One of my biggest regrets in life was not starting to…[Read more]
Well…since you asked. I grew up in Des Moines and graduated from high school in 1973 (RAGBRAI start year), so have always known about it. I always thought it would be the coolest thing ever to do, but never really had the opportunity and the years rolled by… Then, in 2015 I thought what the heck am I waiting on?? Seemed like an excellent way…[Read more]
Totally agree! While I am certainly a charitable person, that’s not why I ride RAGBRAI. My charity comes in the form of what I spend in the communities that rarely have such an opportunity. It goes to the cheerleaders or hs bands fundraising to buy new uniforms, etc. I will ALWAYS remain loyal to RAGBRAI.
Legend & Legacy; an Iowa icon. Period.
I totally agree! 1 Iowa, 1 Ride We owe it to the legacy of RAGBRAI to try and get this resolved. This is a nightmare! Imagine the conflicts it’s going to create for vendors, charters, law enforcement, etc. In lieu of getting a resolution, I think we need to elicit as much support for RAGBRAI as possible. I’m going to contact my charter and let…[Read more]