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nprontheroad:

RAGBRAI Inventory
Miles traveled: 431 Feet climbed: 11,316 Pieces of pie savored: 25 (9 a la mode) Flat tires: 4* Other repairs: 1 new brake lever** Pork chops eaten: 18 Friendly, welcoming Iowans met: 1,276 Guys who told us to get off their lawn: 1 I “Heart” NPR buttons distributed: 1 gallon Zip-lock baggie full Pairs of bike shorts ripped: 1*** People Who Told Us They Rode RAGBRAI for the First Time After Hearing About It On NPR last year: 25 People Who Told Us They’d Ridden All 42 RAGBRAIs: 1 Coolest Detour: Buddy Holly crash memorial Un-coolest Detour: 2 am kybo search Times Cheating Death due to Unexpected Rumble Strip Encounter: 1 Weeks till Next RAGBRAI: 51
 *all Horsley’s. Thanks to the mechanics in Rockford for the new rim tape. Smooth sailing ever since.
**ask Arnie about the cool high school kid in Independence who patched him up in time for those big descents on the last day.
***ask Gonyea, but he probably won’t tell you.
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nprontheroad:

RAGBRAI Inventory

Miles traveled: 431
Feet climbed: 11,316
Pieces of pie savored: 25 (9 a la mode)
Flat tires: 4*
Other repairs: 1 new brake lever**
Pork chops eaten: 18
Friendly, welcoming Iowans met: 1,276
Guys who told us to get off their lawn: 1
I “Heart” NPR buttons distributed: 1 gallon Zip-lock baggie full
Pairs of bike shorts ripped: 1***
People Who Told Us They Rode RAGBRAI for the First Time After Hearing About It On NPR last year: 25
People Who Told Us They’d Ridden All 42 RAGBRAIs: 1
Coolest Detour: Buddy Holly crash memorial
Un-coolest Detour: 2 am kybo search
Times Cheating Death due to Unexpected Rumble Strip Encounter: 1
Weeks till Next RAGBRAI: 51


*all Horsley’s. Thanks to the mechanics in Rockford for the new rim tape. Smooth sailing ever since.

**ask Arnie about the cool high school kid in Independence who patched him up in time for those big descents on the last day.

***ask Gonyea, but he probably won’t tell you.