Yeah, I agree the assessment hear that 4/15 decision date means very likely that this year’s RAGBRAI is going to be cancelled. Especially to consider that Iowa’s COVID-19 impact/reaction are behind of other states and major cities. The best hope is that the rest of country shows the pass of the pandemic apex and that gives Iowa some justification…[Read more]
Yes, the first five days are very similar to 2015 route. While I like to revisit the towns I have fond memories, I also like to see the new towns. Our team driver, the super handy engineer in John Deere, lives in Parksburg. I guess we’ll have a big party there.
Becky, my apology. The “you” I used never means you as Becky. And what I was trying to say is that in my personal opinion, RV might not be the most enjoyable way of doing RAGBRAI, to the RV riders themselves and others. The might-be precieved comforts a RV provides could not compensate the lose on other aspects of RAGBRAI’s total experience, for…[Read more]
I kind of understand/don’t understand/don’t wanna understand of doing RAGBRAI in RV way. If you think your RV are so nice to everyone else outside your cocoons, please spend a night in a tent surrounded by hundreds RV running generators all night (in some overnight towns you have to). I totally understand Ken’s saying of “spiritual way to do the…[Read more]
Omaha is easy to plan definitely. But I had fond memory of 2017 shuttle ride set by Orange City. The shorter ride in a pickup and nice talk along the way with the driver. The gentleman is proud of his town and crops, chicken, pigs and the college.
Just wish to be lucky to have that kind of ride again.
Not really want to stir up things. But it’s just too hard for me to rationalize the split character which is so intolerant to electrical bike rider but so cozy to person who double-crossed his long-time employer and is so sleazy about his motivation and intention.
Let DMR continue the west-east route and TJ start a new east-west route. The two routes make an X shape and meet on Iowa State Fairgrounds on Wednesday. After the big brawl, each rider will have the choice of continuing the original route or turning back for the either East or West half of the X.