Yes, we have 20% no-shows which had registered. The No.1 reason? Delayed or finally-done physical check-ups find health issues which need surgery and can be operated until recently. One special case is, though, still being locked down in Canada.
07/22: Pre-Ride. Shower@motel, Urbana
07/23: Pre-Ride. Shower@motel, Altantic
07/24: Sunday, Le Mar @ camping ground, skipped
07/25: Sac City @ Host Family, Garden Hose, felt good on a hot day
07/26: Fort Dodge @ Host Family, shower offered, but again preferred garden hose
07/27: Iowa Falls @ Host Family, shower offered and taken
07/28: Waterloo @…[Read more]
1.) Anyone agree that Lytton is the best overall town this year? Kind of rare that a passing-through town would have won my vote.
2.) The first day is long and hot with much less riders on road. While no official counting, but this year’s attendance must have down significantly, the older the age groups drop sharper.
3.) Also I noticed that…[Read more]
Thanks, Scotty. Yeah, I’m looking for a riding record file, not just the route file like the “official” route you mention, which doesn’t have time/speed information. So I’d appreciate if you can share yours with me. You can private message me if you prefer.
Haha, I see a perfect self-portrait of helicopter dad. They’ll be fine. They’ll find a way by themselves. The friendly Iowans and Rigbra’ers will bail them out. And it will be one of their best stories and bragging rights.
So far all of your stories are rated-G Hallmark ones. I’ll contribute a PG-13 one.
2017, Day-3, Britt, Iowa, where the National Hobo Museum is.
Our group was about leaving after the museum visited, games played, bar hanged in long enough. Then someone did the head counting asked “where is Don”, referring to one of the lawyer teammate. I saw him…[Read more]
Cycling is good for cardiovascular and thigh but not much exercise on other parts. Volleyball is on short burst of energy on jump, move and spike. I having trying actively on both to compensate on each other. I’m hoping maintain my jumping capability longer enough to count on the big tall boys going downhill faster so that one day I can compete…[Read more]