I live in Hawaii. :-) While I’ve now ridden RAGBRAI four times, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2019, it’s just too expensive to fly to Iowa every summer when I have other places to visit as well. If I lived anywhere closer…well…who knows?
As long as folks using ebikes ride safely I’m fine with it. Here in Hawaii we do have a few problems with folks riding ebikes in bike lanes unsafely, not calling out that they are passing, passing to close and stuf…but that has nothing to do with ebikes, that has to do with courtesy and safety and regular bike riders are as guilty of it as anyone.
I’ve not toured after RAGBRAI on either of the two I’ve done previously. But this year I’m heading to a specific Great Lake; Lake Michigan. I’ve got a high school reunion to attend near Milwaukee the weekend following RAGBRAI.
I’d love to bike around Erie sometime as I have a friend in the area who’s offered to host me several times – just never…[Read more]
I’m wondering if anyone has a good idea on how to get from our hotel in Bellevue NE to Glenwood on Sunday very early. My friend is riding only one day and we’ll be stashing a car in Shenandoah for him to return in after Day 1. However with no hotel near Glenwood we are about 16 miles away. Yeah, we could ride, I’ve suggested it, but he’d rather…[Read more]