RAGBRAI Day 7 West Union to Lansing

Today was our final day of riding. Many riders were making bus and travel connections so they were in a hurry to get to the end. Today had a different feel from the other days because riders were not spending as much time in the towns and stops. Our streak of great weather continued withContinue reading “RAGBRAI Day 7 West Union to Lansing”

RAGBRAI Day 5 Mason City to Charles City

A shorter day today gave us a little extra time to relax in camp. Every day we ride with riders all around us. You are never alone on this ride. At every stop you encounter locals eager to talk about life in their town or other bike riders talking about what made them decide toContinue reading “RAGBRAI Day 5 Mason City to Charles City”

RAGBRAI Day 6 Charles City to West Union

A few more hills today as we continue across Iowa. Every day we have a town with services and food about 10-20 miles apart. These towns go all out to welcome riders with food, entertainment, plus displays about local information and history. Cities compete ever year to be a RAGBRAI “pass-through” town. Because RAGBRAI runsContinue reading “RAGBRAI Day 6 Charles City to West Union”

RAGBRAI Day 4 Emmetsburg to Mason City

Today’s ride was 105 miles to honor one of the founders of RAGBRAI who recently passed away. Many years ago RAGBRAI always included one 100 mile day. They have discontinued this in recent years but added it back this year. Lucky us! Weather was pleasant and we had a steady tail wind so the dayContinue reading “RAGBRAI Day 4 Emmetsburg to Mason City”

Day 112 Chicago, IL to Warrenville, IL

Today’s Stats: 6 miles on bike, 28 miles on the train. Saturday August 14, 2021 We want to say a big THANKS to everyone for your support, prayers, positive thoughts and friendship throughout this journey. The love and encouraging comments from all of you kept us going. There was many a day that we hadContinue reading “Day 112 Chicago, IL to Warrenville, IL”