Howdy Ho Everybodies!
Day 7 of RAGBRAI started out on a bittersweet morning. Happy to finally be reaching their destination, but sad that their journey was about to end.
Because of RAGBRAI, the Musher got to meet new fans and old fans, and even fans so determined to meet her, they followed the Winter Chick direction signs
She got to see a new state up close and personal, try new foods, enjoy the company of like minded peoples, and test herself on a 440 mile endurance test.
So, Day 7, the final journey began.
The final leg of the journey began in Fairfield and would end with the participants dipping their tires in the mighty Mississippi.
Around 1pm Central time, they cruised to the finish at Fort Madison, and dipped those well worn wheels into the Mississippi, then celebrated under the not so burled but covered in bicycle arch.
Congratulations Winter Chicks, you have arrived!
I'm very proud of you!
Thank you Iowa for taking care of my Musher, and treating her so well and thank you to the RAGBRAI coordinators, you put on a heck of a party.
Extra special thankity thank you very much you are so wonderful and fantabulous to the extraordinary Shelly RAGBRAI Minion! Without you, this wouldn't have happened and I'm forever grateful for everything that you did to make the Musher happy, safe, and comfy without me.