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    RAGBRAI '08

    Ragbrai will be in Ames Tuesday night. Has Ames been an overnight town before? Any ideas for the campground - showers? About then I could use an airconditioned dorm room with shower if anyone has one. I suppose summer school students are invited to the beer garden.


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    Re: RAGBRAI '08

    This Tuesday night? Maybe the snow will be melted.


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    Re: RAGBRAI '08

    Closer to July 22, when it is, historically, much warmer. We'll ride in from Jefferson that day and leave for Tama-Toledo on Wednesday. They might just avoid the campus entirely, though it would offer some amenities.


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    Re: RAGBRAI '08

    Quote Originally Posted by BenEClone View Post
    Ragbrai will be in Ames Tuesday night. Has Ames been an overnight town before? Any ideas for the campground - showers? About then I could use an airconditioned dorm room with shower if anyone has one. I suppose summer school students are invited to the beer garden.
    The Regsiter's website has a great map that shows all of the overnight stops in RAGBRAI's 35-year history.

    DesMoinesRegister.com | RAGBRAI's overnight towns, 1973-present | The Des Moines Register

    Ames has been an overnight stop twice before, including the first RAGBRAI in 1973. The second and last time was 1983, so it's been a while.



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    Re: RAGBRAI '08

    Quote Originally Posted by BenEClone View Post
    Ragbrai will be in Ames Tuesday night. Has Ames been an overnight town before? Any ideas for the campground - showers? About then I could use an airconditioned dorm room with shower if anyone has one. I suppose summer school students are invited to the beer garden.
    Back in '83 I know they used the Stuart Park across from Hilton on Elwood (err University Blvd). I would assume they'd use that, Brookside Park, and many of the other city parks.



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    Re: RAGBRAI '08

    we should give them all a Ames welcome, and cheer them all on fanatics



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    Re: RAGBRAI '08

    Will they camp out at JTS?

    Or will they be staying at the most expensive house in the wholr metro area near Ankeny golf course:



    $4M pad.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Georges, Hallice, Deonte, Abdel, Monte, Matt, Jordan, and again McKay.

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