The vast majority of the vendors are Iowa based vendors so the money spent stays in Iowa. I just think having some of these vendors in town could cause a bottleneck in some places and cause longer lines. It could also push people to more “off route” activities, which I know is something RAGBRAI doesn’t necessarily like. I get what T.J. is saying…[Read more]
I would think that between now and RAGBRAI something would be worked out to accommodate Mr. Porkchop, BikeIowa, IowaCraftBeerTent, etc. The thing that makes those places special is that they are all out on the route in the middle of nowhere.
The Lake Delhi Dam actually failed on 7/24, which was Tuesday of RAGBRAI. Downtown Manchester was under water and there were whispers of somehow trying to get another town in the area to be an emergency host.
I’ve got a biking Spotify playlist that includes the following:
“Big Me” – Foo Fighters
“Friends of P” – The Rentals
“Rock the Casbah” – The Clash
“Supernova” – Liz Phair
“Back in the Saddle” – Aerosmith
“Hammer to Fall” – Queen
“Party Hard” – Andrew W. K.
“Brian Wilson” – Barenaked Ladies
“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”- REM
“I Believe In A…[Read more]