I always bring one folding 20″ tire when ever I do a week long ride. Only once did I have to replace (front tire on a Vision) a tire on the ride. Usually I just leave it in my camping bag, relying on sag service if problems occur.
You should know bentjay triking is all about the experience. The longer we are out there the more fun we have. That being said, I will be bringing my Vision to a couple of week long rides this year, just not RAGBRAI.
Also riding east west shuttle. This will be my 5th Ragbrai, all with charters. Used PBV last year for first time. A bit pricey with the tent rental (single) but worth it. Only two MINOR complaints. a) one time my tent area was at bottom of a hill. had some pretty good hikes to get anywhere, but it is what it is. b) sometimes its difficult to…[Read more]
Count me in!
I’ve been on 4 previous Ragbrai’s, 2010,2013,2015, and 2016. All on my Terra Tour.
Being a slow fat rider, I tend to finish later in the afternoon exhausted and ready to sleep.
This route will enable us retired party animals the ability to enjoy post route activities.
Also planning on tackling THE BIG BAM RIDE in Missouri; June…[Read more]