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RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:12 am
by Bill Call
We need riders to help share expenses:

https://ragbrai.com/ragbrai-2019-route- ... e-8-towns/

Send me a private message if you are interested.

Sun, Jul 21, 2019 – Sat, Jul 27, 2019

We are leaving on Friday, July 19th.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:33 pm
by michael gill
Hey Bill.

I can't do that, will be in Vermont. But I know you will have a great time. Wishing you tailwinds, and dry days.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:14 am
by Bill Call
michael gill wrote:Hey Bill.

I can't do that, will be in Vermont. But I know you will have a great time. Wishing you tailwinds, and dry days.


Thanks.

We rent an RV and park where we can.

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Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:46 am
by Gary Rice
Well Bill,

I see we do have something in common, after all! :lol:

At least you're still at it. I needed to stop cycling some time ago. :shock:

Safe journey, my great 'Deck debating partner! :D

Ride while you can. :D

Back to the banjo. :D

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:15 am
by Bill Call
On our way we just find a place to park the RV



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Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:17 am
by Bill Call
The time is near!

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Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:37 am
by michael gill
That's your RV parked in Happy Joe's parking lot?

Is someone driving the route with you, and so that is where you will sleep? And therefore you won't have to ride back across Iowa to get it at the end?

And do a lot of people have RVs following along? I imagine an enormous caravan, a traveling circus of cycling support.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:09 pm
by Bill Call
We will pick up a driver in chicago. We pay him to drive us to Council Bluffs on Saturday. His job is to to drive the RV to the mid day meeting town each day. He then drives to the overnight town. His hardist job is find a place to park each night.

We find a house that will let us park and use the facilities about three nights. The other nights we park in a field or vacant lot.

We only have 5 riders. We have had as many as 15. We stack the bikes on the RV and fit the best we can. This ride we can call sleep in the RV. On past rides some slept in tents.

The RV driver leaves in the morning, drives to the mid day town and then drives to the overnight town.

There is still time to slack in the back.

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Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:21 pm
by Dan Alaimo
I look forward to your reports, Bill.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:35 pm
by Bill Call
There is still time.


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Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:07 am
by Bill Call
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Small group

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:59 pm
by michael gill
That looks like great fun, Bill.

Stay cool.

Drink fluids of all kinds.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:03 pm
by Bill Call
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Mabdatory dtop at three flptds.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:38 pm
by Bill Call
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Passed Council Bluffs. In Omaha for dinner.

Re: RAGBRAI riders needed!!

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:01 pm
by Bill Call
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