Sorry, Mootsman and others. The reason I wrote a silly unenforceable set of rules is that Ragbrai has tried so many rules in the past (I started in 1999) that were unenforceable (remember when we COULDN’T GO TO MARNE) that to make up rules that will make Ragbrai covid safe is just plain silly. “social distancing” is impossible. masks are…[Read more]
I propose all riders, staff, servers and observers observe a “do not wear clothes” protocol. keeping everyone clean and sanitary is an ABSOLUTE requirement. Bike helmets and shoes have to be an obvious exception for safety reasons. Observers will be encouraged to spray the riders with a disinfectant as the pass by. This is the only truly safe…[Read more]
Hey Phil, Surprise, I’m from Vernon Hills been on Ragbrai many times. And I was thinking the same thing. Maybe we could meet in person and plan something for the summer. Independence grove comes to mind. but anywhere along the Des Plains river trail or millenium trail would work. Let me know.
hi Hills Angels!!
My name is dave Taylor, Ragbrai name Papa T.Hope we’re riding with the Angels this year, but it sure looks unlikely. I guess they are going to announce whether the Ragbrai will go six days from now. I’ll come back then.
You make a good point (about Lawsuits) Regarding events this summer and the problem with tort reform in this country. If cash awards from lawsuits are allowed later this year for anyone getting the covid 19 that they may have contracted a a large gathering of people, Then there will be NOBODY willing to schedule a large gatherings of people.…[Read more]
Escape from New York was/is a cycling team made up of Firefighters and Law enforcrment from the big Apple that Rode Ragbrai for as long as I can remember. Are any of you guys out there planning to ride this year? I sure as hell hope so.