Category Archives: 2014

RAGBRAI 2014 Day 2

The ride from Okojobi to Emmetsberg was supposed to be a breeze.  At only 41 miles and 1,000 feet of elevation gain, it is the type of ride I can handle in my sleep.  Well, the ride was indeed a breeze, but not in the way that I expected. Since it was going to be a short day,  I got a late start.  The evening before, I enjoyed fine craft brews… Read More »

Entry to Iowa or RAGBRAI 2014 Day 1

Flying to Iowa from Washington State is never easy. Not lots of options for direct flights. Go figure. So through Dallas was the plan. Damn thunderstorms. One redeye to Chicago later, I arrived in Iowa with a lot of bags and not enough sleep. But I didn’t care! I was at RAGBRAI for the second time! Of course, I had a booth at the Expo. It was fun, although I… Read More »

RAGBRAI 2014… What you need to know Part 1

It is Tuesday morning and I did not sleep well last night.  My mind has been occupied with cycling half a year away and half way across the country.  This last weekend, the route for the 2014 edition of RAGBRAI was announced.  I watched the official announcement of the route on  I have done the essential research of the route.  I am really excited about RAGBRAI 2014!  Here are… Read More »