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Anamosa to Clinton, Iowa: July 28, 2012

This was the most exciting day of the entire 7-day event.  It was probably the most exciting because it was the last day of what had been a pretty grueling week.  But looking back now, I don’t remember it that … Continue reading

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Marshalltown to Cedar Rapids to Animosa, Iowa: July 26-27, 2012

As “promised” yesterday, I took the day off because of the heat…and maybe, in the back of my mind, because of the 85-mile distance.  I had another restful day.  After finding my bike in amongst all the rabble of “other” … Continue reading

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Webster City to Marshalltown, Iowa: July 25, 2012

After a day off – sagging this old, hot, and tired body – I am rip roarin’ and ready to go.  (I Googled it and it means what I mean, okay!)  I left before dawn today, at 5:12 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Cherokee to Lake View, Iowa: July 23-24, 2012

It’s hard to believe that it has been 2 months since I rode in RAGBRAI.  I would really like to finish posting the pages for this event, but there have been so many pressing matters that have prevented me from … Continue reading

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Sioux Center to Cherokee, Iowa: July 22, 2012

First day of RAGBRAI:  My Garmin is programmed for the ride.  I got up about 5:30 and went for coffee to get me going.  After all the morning routine was finished, I was ready to ride about 6:45 a.m.  Big … Continue reading

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Clinton to Sioux Center, Iowa: July 21, 2012

Before I get too deeply into my post, I want to write a few words to explain why my tardiness in posting my RAGBRAI experience.  (Hmmm…Have you ever known me to use a few words when many words are available.) … Continue reading

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Medart to Tallahassee, Florida: March 30, 2012

The last day…I am both…sad…and glad. Just like any “vacation,” the last day is always “out there” until it is here. When you first arrive at your vacation destination the last day seems distant, but as each day passes the … Continue reading

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