Andy: Thanks for organizing the discussion and meet-up. I was on the road around 5:30, trying to beat the storm, so I pulled through Rockwell around 8:40 that morning. If the weather hadn’t been so threatening, I would have waited – but I chose to push on, and ended up only getting damp for the last 15 minutes. Looks like a fun pic!
I’ll be back for RAGBRAI #2 on my Catrike Expedition. The biggest “safety” problems that I have on my trike are: (1) riders on DF bikes aren’t used to looking down low before they maneuver; I had a rider swerve /crash into me last year as he didn’t see me, and (2) on the downhills, we can coast WAY faster than DF bikers – but there are a lot of…[Read more]
I recall seeing somewhere that the truck that transports rider gear from stop to stop opens up at 8:00 am. Being a morning person and hoping to avoid riding during the hottest part of the day, I was hoping to be packed up and on the road long before 8:00. Is there a way to keep my gear secure but leave before 8:00 (other than…[Read more]