RAGBRAI Day 6: A (Mount) Pleasant Day


On the ride

On the ride

On the ride

On the ride
On the ride Breakfast at Mama Raphael's.
On the ride Breakfast at Mama Raphael's.
On the ride After breakfast the road looks smoother.
On the ride The sag wagon is filling up as we get another glimpse of the Des Moines.


On the ride

Roadside flowers

Roadside flowers

Roadside flowers
On the ride Ready to roll down that hill into Keosauqua.
Roadside flowers These looked like wild phlox, but the fuzzy leaves make me think not.
Roadside flowers A local resident called these ubiquitous blooms Bird's Foot Trefoil.
Roadside flowers Clover.


Keosauqua

Keosauqua

Keosauqua

Keosauqua
Keosauqua Rolling across the bridge into town.
Keosauqua This bike is too big even for me.
Keosauqua The duck keeps an eye on things.
Keosauqua Big-wheel bike in riverfront park.


Keosauqua

Keosauqua

Keosauqua

Keosauqua
Keosauqua The 1899 hotel.
Keosauqua Checking the message board.
Keosauqua Most of Team Oregon Hawkeye.
Keosauqua How do I get onto this thing?


Keosauqua

On the support-vehicle route

On the support-vehicle route

On the support-vehicle route
Keosauqua Team Spank Me poses by the river.
On the support-vehicle route Now where IS that hose?
On the support-vehicle route Just bend over and relax.
On the support-vehicle route I know you're hiding in there.


On the support-vehicle route

On the support-vehicle route

On the support-vehicle route

On the support-vehicle route
On the support-vehicle route Oh, so you want to play games!
On the support-vehicle route Are you sure you want your feet there?
On the support-vehicle route Not exactly artistic, but it gets the job done.
On the support-vehicle route Watch where you're pointing that hose!


On the support-vehicle route

On the support-vehicle route

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant
On the support-vehicle route Cleaning the sewer pipe.
On the support-vehicle route All that fertilizer must be good for the flowers.
Mt. Pleasant Tents are pitched, and it's time for a beer.
Mt. Pleasant Oops, is that a railroad track?


Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant An adjacent camp.
Mt. Pleasant Foldable showers are set up and ready for the bikers.
Mt. Pleasant A visitor suggests we get something to eat.
Mt. Pleasant Here comes our shuttle bus.


Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant Sorry, Hank, there are no log Kybos.
Mt. Pleasant On the trolley.
Mt. Pleasant More of the campground, as seen from the trolley.
Mt. Pleasant Time to use the feet again.


Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant Now where is that next tram?
Mt. Pleasant Our limousine awaits.
Mt. Pleasant A different conveyance.
Mt. Pleasant Part of the Steam Power Museum.


Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant Waiting for the train.
Mt. Pleasant The beer tent must be nearby.