Night Two: Greenfield, Iowa

After 74-miles of severly trecherous road wrinkles, the team rolled in under grey skies and slight drizzle. That drizzle turned into rain well into the evening, but we didn’t let it dampen our spirits. Our evening in Greenfield, enhanced by the cool and wet weather, brought many bonding moments. As Roger pointed out, the “family” comes together when putting up the tents! So we put up the Chrysler building, set out the chairs, and relaxed.

After a delicious lasagna meal at the school, and some bonding with our camping neighbors from Ohio, we headed downtown. It’s funny how the vendors follow the riders on the route, setting up again each time in the next overnight town.

The night brought rain, but we were well protected in our tents. We had to do some rearranging to keep everyone dry, but it worked well. We were safe, warm, well rested, and by the next day, ready to ride another 77-miles!

Setting up camp in the rain... all hands on deck!
Setting up camp in the rain... all hands on deck!
Staying dry, Sue Ann, Randy, Lori, and Neil.
Staying dry, Sue Ann, Randy, Lori, and Neil.
Luckily, the Chrysler Building was big enough for everyone to get in out of the rain.
Luckily, the Chrysler Building was big enough for everyone to get in out of the rain.
Someone was kind enough to make sure Kathy's suitcase would be well protected from the elements.
Someone was kind enough to make sure Kathy's suitcase would be well protected from the elements.Miss Iowa joined RAGBRAI'ers in Greenfield for Dinner Monday night.
Heading downtown, sporting our panchos!
Heading downtown, sporting our panchos!
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