"Does RAGBRAI have to be held during the hottest time of the year in Iowa? — Eric Doll, WDM
Zoom in: Fall or spring would offer seasonal change and interest to the ride while eliminating some of the pitfalls of summer, Doll writes in to Axios.
- Summer is peak construction season and the plastic water bottle usage "is obscene," he says.
State of play: Holding the ride when public schools are still in session would make the event almost impossible to plan, Anne Lawrie, director of RAGBRAI's cycling division, tells Axios.