We’ll be joining the ride after it leaves Steve King’s district. The decision to not go to Orange City was made at the route release. The last time we passed through Orange City the riders were met at the intersection by the big windmill by a local politician that was greeting riders by saying “welcome to Orange City, we don’t want you here, we…[Read more]
This has been going on the past couple of years. Last year our driver was fined $550 and had points against his CDL. Being a professional truck driver we thought he was ok. The open containers and to many passengers per seat got him. If you have a 76 passenger bus you need seats for 76 and god forbid you have a pee tube the empties out side the…[Read more]
Johnny Holm doesn’t play southern routes… Ragbrai needs some new entertainment blood, I can’t even remember the last time of making it a point to see him. The beer gardens have become really lame since Michelob took over. Bring back Miller Light, at least they knew how to entertain a crowd.
I’m diabetic and have been doing Ragbrai for years. The big thing is, make sure you have whatever you need with you. I have glucose tabs and jelly beans etc. with me. I also ride with a diabetic rider sign attached to my seat. Not a big one, index card sized. I would also suggest getting a rider ID, it has your name, contacts, meds, and conditions…[Read more]