One of the challenges of RAGBRAI is keeping up with your group. Just like our Mississippi crew, many cycling clubs take on the challenge of RAGBRAI together. However in the throng of cyclists it is easy to become separated from the friends you want to ride with.
Most of the Mississippi cyclists elected to ride their own ride as many of us ride at different paces or preferred leaving earlier in order to get out ahead of the cycling masses. Somehow, Caroline Cyclists, Ann, Frank, Gaines and Melissa survived the week staying together.
Gaines, Ann, Melissa and Frank miraculously stayed together throughout the week.
I am not sure what their strategy was to keep within sight of each other, but many groups pick a spot in each pass-through city to stop and re-group. Others are a tad bit more creative and add a flair to their helmets! Read More