RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 3 – Perry to Des Moines

A big thanks to the Perry RAGBRAI Committee for the great hospitality for the pre-riders.  Bob Wilson, Perry Chamber Director, you are the best!  Also a shout out to Lee Coons and the Raccoon River Bicycle Shop in downtown Perry.  Thanks for fiixing our bikes and the goodies.  Be sure to stop by the bike
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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 2 – Harlan to Perry

Today’s ride is the toughest of the week at 83.0 miles (plus an additional 24 if you decide to do the Karras Loop) with 4,239 feet of climb.  The route features lots of rollers, too many to count, and one named hill – Mockingbird Hill just after Springbrook State Park. KIMBALLTON After riding 14.5 miles,
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