Thursday, July 20, 2006

RAGBRAI packing

  • Clothes in Ziplocks in case bags sit in the rain -- Check.
  • Sunscreen -- Check.
  • Camera -- Check.
  • Shower caddy -- Check.
  • Camp towel (where is my damn camp towel?)
  • Benadryl and Sudafed (for sure we will be camped next to a soybean or alfalfa field once or twice) -- Check.
  • Swim suit -- Check.
  • Air mattress -- Check! Whoo hoo we will be sleeping in total comfort this year.
  • Bike mirror
  • Bike gloves
  • Bike shorts
  • Bike tops -- Check, check, check. Check.
  • Bug spray -- Check.
  • Book -- Check.
  • Shuffle -- Check.
  • Cell phone and charger -- Check.
  • Bike tools -- Check.
  • Running shoes -- Check.
  • Refreshing "lavender-scented yoga cleansing wipes" found at Whole Foods. Individually wrapped. -- Check.
  • Maps (It's not like it's hard to find where you're going with 15, 000 fellow cyclists, but you gotta have maps) -- Check.
  • Dog to kennel -- Check. (We have been so spoiled by leaving Peggy with our neighbor for free. I had no idea what kennel charges are near us. One place STARTS at 37.95/day! So we drive her north to cheaper territory.)


  1. Have fun and good luck!

  2. TheJoester9:30 AM

    First Aid Kit - Mr. B, beer, and toe clips, need I say more?

  3. Give Lance a BIG WET KISS from me if you see him...oh and have a GREAT time.