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RAGBRAI Virtually the Best Bicycle Ride DAY 4

  • 22 July, 2020
  • Andrea Parrott

It’s time to get rolling! Day 4 of RAGBRAI Virtually the Best Bicycle Ride presented by TIDE. Today we ride in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment and Women’s Right to Vote, in partnership with Waterloo’s Grout Museum!

We can’t wait to share Waterloo with you in 2021 but until then we’ve pulled together some fun facts and trivia for you. From the Grout Museum to The Creature from the Black Lagoon to the Silos and Smokestacks Natural Heritage Area, Waterloo has something for everyone.

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RAGBRAI TOWN TRIVIA presented by Iowa Destination Marketing Alliance 
Guess the 2021 meeting towns! Follow our social media for daily clues to the location of our seven 2021 meeting towns. Answers will be revealed the following day on social. Your only hint: the towns won’t be released in the order we will visit them.

Clue 5: 

The Iowa Destination Marketing Alliance is comprised of tourism leaders from across the state of Iowa who have a hand in creating the overnight and meeting town experiences each year on RAGBRAI.  Visit: traveliowa.com/destinationiowa for more information. 

Monday’s mileage and elevation are:

MILEAGE: 67.9

FEET OF CLIMB: 1,649

Don’t forget to log on to Ride Spot and share your route and story to be entered into today’s daily prize drawing. Winner’s will be announced the week of July 27th.

RECIPE SPOTLIGHT

We couldn’t forget the food. Each day we will share a recipe from a friend of RAGBRAI. Today we have two recipes for you to enjoy!

First up is Bunny Tracks Pie with Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust from Blue Bunny! Somebody please make this for my birthday!

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Our second recipe comes from one of riders’ favorite breakfast vendors – Farm Kids! It’s Farm Kids Breakfast Burritos. If this doesn’t remind you of RAGBRAI we don’t know what will.

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SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS

Need inspiration on your daily rides? We’ve created a custom playlist for each day to keep you moving! It’s the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment and Women’s Right to Vote! So we collected some of our favorite music for, by, and about women. Enjoy!  Click this text to go to the playlist!

VIRTUALLY THE BEST OUTLET TENT

Literally the best deals on 2019-2012 RAGBRAI merchandise. Jerseys, shorts, bibs, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and more! Discounts up to 40%.

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VIRTUALLY THE BEST EXPO 

Over 20 of RAGBRAI’s favorite expo vendors, roadside vendors, and official RAGBRAI Bicycle Shops will be available for online sales all week long.

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100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT w/ the GROUT MUSEUM

REMEMBER THE LADIES: THE PATH TO SUFFRAGE Virtual Tour 

Winning the right to vote was a hard-fought battle for women. Iowans like Carrie Chapman Catt, Amelia Bloomer, Annie Nowlin Savery, and Anna B. Lawther were at the forefront of this effort.

Explore the relationship between suffragists in Iowa and the Cedar Valley and the national movement and learn about the changing roles of women throughout the 20th century.

VIRTUAL TOURS ARE $5 (50% OFF) July 18-25 FOR RAGBRAI RIDERS WITH PROMO CODE: VIRTOUR5 

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GROUT MUSEUM MERCHANDISE

RAGBRAI riders receive 20% off merchandise the week of virtual RAGBRAI. Use promo code: RAGBRAI20 at checkout.

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RAGBRAI® VIRTUALLY THE BEST PHOTO EXHIBIT at the GROUT MUSEUM 

You could be a part of a temporary exhibit at the Grout Museum during RAGBRAI XLVIII. All you have to do is snap a photo with your favorite female riding companions or Photoshop your group together if you are socially distancing. Save your photos to your Ride Spot Ride Story and then share them to the RAGBRAI Virtually the Best Private Facebook page for your chance to be a part of the exhibit. Not registered? No worries tag RAGBRAI in your story or post to be considered.

The Grout Museum will select a minimum of 50 photos for the exhibit. The RAGBRAI® Virtually the Best Photo Exhibit will open July 2021 as RAGBRAI riders roll through Waterloo on RAGBRAI XLVIII.

Registered virtual riders get exclusive access to the RAGBRAI “Virtually the Best” private Facebook page. Once you’ve registered click the link below, request an invitation, then start sharing your photos and videos. RAGBRAI “Virtually the Best” Private Facebook page link: www.Facebook.com/groups/RAGBRAI2020.

Use our hashtags  #virtuallythebest, #RAGBRAI2020, #RAGBRAIvirtuallythebest, #RAGBRAImyself, #RAGBRAI

Got GIPHY? We’ve created GIFs for you to start sharing today!  Search RAGBRAI giphy or stickers and share away!

 

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