Love it! Wondering how the climbs compare to the past two years. My first year was 2017 and those last two days….ugh. I’ve lost weight and trained a lot since then, so I’ll be ready. Just wondering! Be looking for “Team Goat” again this year! A small group of 57-year-old women that are long time friends from Oskaloosa High School! We come from…[Read more]
Our team is not open to more members because we are high school girlfriends from 1980 and our car is full. However, I just wanted to let you know that not everyone drinks on Ragbrai! We don’t at all. I know others don’t as well, especially families that participate. I think the drinking is just what you see advertised a lot. However, many ride…[Read more]
I am so excited for you! My high school girlfriends and I did it in 2017 for the first time ever and we had a BLAST! We were 55 and had just taken up cycling, but completed every single mile. I’m overweight, too. We plan to do it again this summer. We were able to find homes for every night. We contacted relatives, work connections, group…[Read more]
I don’t drink, so was not upset by this. However, as a ‘virgin’, I did notice the lack of any kind of fuel/treats on that portion when I needed them them most! I felt like we had been deserted! It was hot, I was walking the hills and had no place to refuel.
What a beautiful story and tribute to your brother. I will definitely look for you, as I am riding in memory/celebration of my husband’s life. He battled Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) for three years, three months and passed on 12/12/16. I am a newbie to biking, but he loved to ride and watch cycling on t.v. I am using the training as a way to manage…[Read more]