I’ve heard people on our team complain about the variance in the official route versus what their computers say when they are on a bike. It seems to be the variance can be attributed to the type of vehicle used to take the measurements. If you are walking it is going to measure every pot hole you step in. If you are on a bike the shorter tire span…[Read more]
It’s a great time to pick up wristbands and if you are looking for a team Team Pilderwasser has a few spots left. We purposely seek to add 4-6 procrastinators each year because they just seem to fit in well with our group. This will be our team’s 14th Ragbrai. We have charterd a bus out from Keokuk and/or can meet you in Council Bluffs or pick you…[Read more]
We Start at the End:
We start at the end of the ride so that when the ride is over your vehicle is positioned to get you home. This makes your last day on Ragbrai much more enjoyable. Most charters do not offer this service and the last day usually requires riders to finish quickly in order to make it in time for the bus so they can ride a few…[Read more]
This is my 14th Ragbrai. Last year was hilly on the last day. Was pulling my 6 year old daughter and had to walk up the hill. I wasn’t the only one. In fact most walked up the last two hills that day. Point is that it was one of the funnest days I ever had on Ragbrai. Don’t worry about the hills, go at your own pace and have fun.
Team Pilderwasser has one spot left. Membership includes Ride out from Davenport or pick you up along the way. Great camping spots usually close to downtown festivities. Email me for details firstname.lastname@example.org
Look at the forecast before you leave and adjust. Bring sweats and if it’s cold you can wear them to bed. I’ve been on hot Ragbrai’s and some rather cool ones of course you can usually support the local economies and buy stuff on the road if needed.