We have been helping people Pack for RAGBRAI for over 20 years. We want to share the essentials and a few pro tips on Packing for RAGBRAI.
Sleeping bag or blankets
Shower bag (small bag you can take to the shower with a change of clothing and all other items you will need to shower)
Riding Clothing (We Suggest packing each days clothing in an individual gallon zip lock bag)
at least two pairs of bicycling shorts
at least two jerseys
You can wash one each day but many people like have one set per day
wind Breaker or other long sleeve item for riding in the morning
Non Riding Clothing (You will want something to change into for the evening)
Tent (if you are not in our tent service)
Cash (Many of the food vendors along the route do not take credit card)
Cell phone charger
May want to Bring
foam sleeping pad or air mattress
Grandmas antique rocking chair
You may bring as many bags you want as long as they all weigh less than 30 lbs. individually. This is for your health and the health of our staff. Sometimes you may need to carry your gear up to a football field in length.